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Google wants you to zip line through the Amazon

Wanna go on a zip line without all the harnesses and fear? Just hook your browser through to Google.

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Bill Gates is still the world’s richest man

The co-founder tops the list with a whopping $79 billion in net worth.

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NY couple married 82 years celebrates joint birthday

Duranord Veillard turned 108 on Saturday and his wife, Jeanne will be 105 in May.

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Labs are America’s top dog

Labrador retrievers reigned as the nation's top dog for the 24th year.

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Fruits and vegetables get a star-studded marketing push

What if cauliflower got the same type of marketing firepower as candy bars and potato chips?

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Diverse emojis coming to a phone near you

The use of emojis has become universal — but their look hasn't.

The company logo is seen on the bonnet of a Mazda car during the media day ahead of the 84th Geneva Motor Show at the Palexpo Arena in Geneva March 5, 2014.

Lexus, Mazda get highest marks in ‘Consumer Reports’ study

Japanese brands took four of the top five places in the annual "report card."

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How to properly quit a job

According to a fall 2014 report from the U.S. Department of Labor, more American workers are on the move than ever before.

Breakfast cereal is shown for sale at a Ralphs grocery store in Del Mar, California, March 6, 2013.

The world’s diet is getting worse

We're eating more processed foods high in sugar, fat, and starch than ever before.

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Tobacco companies fighting over claims on smoking’s effects

America's biggest tobacco companies say they're willing to pass along factual public health information about cigarettes.

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Food companies aim to reinvent diet foods to stay relevant

These days consumers care more about ingredients that are simple to understand than they do about counting calories.

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Egg-cellent news: Eggs no longer considered a health risk

For decades, health officials warned against consumption of high-cholesterol foods, such as red meat and eggs.

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Cancer survival rates improving

Advances in treatments and better cancer screenings and diagnoses are likely responsible.

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Fight against obesity called ‘unacceptably slow’

In less than a generation, rates of child obesity have risen dramatically worldwide, yet few countries have taken steps to protect children.

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How to trim your Internet bill

You can cut your land line and sever your cable, but if you want to stream the new season of "House of Cards," you need to hang on to your ISP.

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Wanna lose weight? Focus on fiber, research says

People who ate 30 grams of fiber per day lost almost as much weight as those who followed a more complicated diet.

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Eye-opener: Teens getting sleepier

A 20-year study says the problem has worsened over two decades.

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Pair of new breeds join field in 139th Westminster Dog Show

The show is billed as the second-longest continuously running sporting event in the U.S., behind only the Kentucky Derby.

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Dog lovers all over the world log in to watch Westminster show

The Westminster Kennel Club show starts next week in New York and dog lovers all over the world can step right into the judging ring.

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Smoking might kill more people than we thought

A new study suggests that smoking may be responsible for 60,000 to 120,000 more deaths in the U.S. each year than previously thought.

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Environmental groups sue over plan to kill wolves

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Five environmental groups have filed a lawsuit against the federal government challenging its authority to kill endangered wolves in Washington state.

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Washington House readies its version of pot market overhaul

In this graphic provided by the Washington State Liquor Control Board, a logo that will be used for labeling legal marijuana produced in Washington state is shown. Officials released a preliminary draft of regulations for growing and selling legalized marijuana Thursday, May 16, 2013. Voters last November made Washington and Colorado the first states to legalize the sale of taxed marijuana to adults over 21 at state-licensed stores.

With the state Senate passing a bill to regulate medical marijuana, Washington's House of Representatives is preparing its version of a pot-market overhaul.

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Washington House votes to raise hourly minimum wage to $12

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The Washington state House has voted to raise the state's minimum wage to $12 an hour.

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Washington House passes bill to require paid sick leave

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The Washington state House has passed a bill requiring many of the state's employers to offer employees paid sick leave.

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Senate OKs labor law exemption to Western Hockey League

A puck lies on the ice before a face-off in the third period of an NHL hockey game between the Nashville Predators and the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday, March 23, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators won 5-2.

WHL teams Seattle Thunderbirds, Spokane Chiefs, Tri-City Americans and Everett Silvertips say might have to leave if law isn't changed