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Calif. police find 2 calves crammed inside car


BEAUMONT, Calif. — It was one of the more unusual calls the California Highway Patrol has received: Someone reported seeing a cow trying to climb out of a small car parked alongside an interstate. Officers responding Saturday along a mountain pass in Southern California’s Riverside County discovered a calf trying …

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Best (and worst) communities for health and well-being


For the second year in a row, Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island in Florida remains the top U.S. metro community for overall well-being, according to a newly released ranking by Gallup and Healthways. The report, titled State of American Well-Being: 2016 Community Well-Being Rankings, looked at 189 communities across the country. Barnstable Town, Massachusetts, and …

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Will high heels get the boot in British offices?


British lawmakers focused on footwear Monday, asking whether employers should be allowed to tell female workers wear high heels as part of a corporate dress code. Members of Parliament are debating a ban on mandatory workplace high heels, in response to a petition started by a receptionist who was sent …

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Lawmakers decry "degrading" Marine Corps nude photo scandal


WASHINGTON — The Defense Department is investigating reports that some Marines shared naked photographs of female Marines, veterans and other women on a secret Facebook page, some of which were taken without their knowledge. The photographs were shared on the Facebook page “Marines United,” which had a membership of active-duty …

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