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Calif. police find 2 calves crammed inside car

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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

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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?

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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

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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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