Aretha Franklin’s 50 Greatest Hits

When a panel of 179 music experts chose "The Greatest Singers of All Time" for Rolling Stone in 2008, Aretha Franklin — who died of pancreatic cancer on August 16 ...
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25 Most Dangerous Drugs

The opioid epidemic is an ever-growing struggle: 72,000 Americans died from a drug overdose last year, the most on record, according to data released in August by the U.S. Centers ...
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Counties With the Worst Drug Problem in Every State

Drug overdoses killed 72,000 Americans last year, a 10% increase from 2016 and the highest death toll from drugs in U.S. history. These preliminary findings from the Centers for ...
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100 Saddest Movies of All Time

“Sa-a-a-d movies always make me cry,” sang Sue Thompson in her 1961 hit song of (almost) the same name. In her case, as it turned out, it wasn’t really the ...
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40 Most Popular Female Wrestlers

While the world of professional wrestling has just started to embrace its female contingent -- the WWE introduced two of its three active women’s championships in the last five years, ...
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Friday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

August 17, 2018: The S&P 500 closed up 0.3% at 2,850.12. The DJIA closed up 0.4% at 25,669.02. Separately, the Nasdaq was flat at 7,816.33. Friday was a positive day ...
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JC Penney, Applied Materials Visit Friday’s 52-Week Low Club

August 17, 2018: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 110 equities making new 52-week lows in Friday's session. On the NYSE advancers led decliners by about 2.45 ...
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Apple, Caterpillar Dominate the Dow Friday

August 17, 2018: Markets opened mixed Friday but all three major indexes are pointed at a positive close for the day. Sanctions on Iran are said to include penalties as ...
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Movies Critics Love but Audiences Hate

Film critics view movies with a critical eye. They consider artistic composition, acting, and other elements when evaluating a movie. And their opinions matter. Film critics can influence consumer choices ...
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Movies Audiences Love but Critics Hate

Hundreds of movies are released in the United States each year. To help navigate the deluge of films, filmgoers often turn to movie critics. We trust these connoisseurs to evaluate ...
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US Oil Rig Count Unchanged, Crude on Track for 3% Weekly Loss

In the week ending August 17, 2018, the number of land rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 869, unchanged compared to the previous week and up by ...
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Walmart E-Commerce To Rise 40% of an Undisclosed Number

When Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) reported second-quarter results Thursday morning, the company's stock soared 10%. In guidance for the last half of its 2019 fiscal year, Walmart reaffirmed a previous ...
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Apple hacky hack hack

Can you spot the discrepancies in these two accounts? (Hint: Look for the sentence that doesn’t quite track). [in-text-ad] From The Hacker News: Though Apple servers are widely believed ...
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What Analysts Are Saying About Cisco After Earnings

Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) reported its most recent quarterly results earlier this week and closed out its fiscal year. Overall the networking giant dominated this quarter, and investors cheered ...
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August Consumer Sentiment Slides to 11-Month Low

The preliminary University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index for August slipped 2.7% to a reading of 95.3, after posting a reading of 97.9 in July. The preliminary reading is 1.5% ...
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