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East Tennessee libraries ramp up summer reading programs

Erin Nguyen manages children's programming at the Knox County Public Library and said an emphasis on reading shouldn't end when ...


KPD identifies Knoxville motorcyclist killed on I-275 after flipping into path of oncoming vehicle

KPD said a motorcyclist died after they lost control and hit the center barrier, flipping into the path of an ...


TWRA stresses boating safety ahead of Memorial Day weekend

For many boaters, Memorial Day weekend will be the first time they hit the water this year. ...


Farmers say tomatoes just don't taste like they used to-and there's a reason why

It's not just you. Most tomatoes from the store just don't taste as good anymore because they sacrificed flavor for ...


Business

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U.S. stocks rise Friday, greenback falls

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were higher at the close on Friday, while the U.S. dollar was sold ...

Boeing Starliner test clears way for flights to and from space center

WHITE SANDS, New Mexico - Boeing's CST-100 Starliner propulsion system was put to the test on Thursday at NASA's White ...

Airbnb making its mark in hospitality, hotel chains should be worried

Airbnb has grown exponentially since its founding in 2008 and is expected to soon go public in an initial public ...

U.S. dollar slips in Asian markets, stocks steady

SYDNEY, Australia - Equity markets across Asia stood still on Friday. The main action was in the foreign exchange market ...

Wall Street joins world markets sell-off

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell sharply on Thursday, joining a global sell-off which saw equity markets around ...

Train under development in China will reach speeds of 600kph

QINGDAO, China - A high-speed train capable of reaching speeds of 600 kilometers per hour (373 miles per hour) is ...

Media

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Assange hit with new charges, could see him jailed for 175 years

WASHINGTON DC - A federal grand jury has returned an 18-count superseding indictment against Julian Assange,  the founder of WikiLeaks, ...

Angry Trump insists not in a 'rage' over row with Democrats

An angry President Donald Trump insisted on Thursday that he was not in a "rage" when he abruptly canceled a ...

With state help, Azerbaijani TV aims at the bottom

A lawyer, a poet, an actress and a psychologist sit in plush chairs in a slick TV studio. Across from ...

Ghana's regulator selectively applies broadcasting regulations

The Media Foundation for West Africa is concerned by the Ghanian authorities' selective application of regulations resulting in the closure ...

DRC President urged to act on promises to reform media landscape

RSF and partner organization JED are urging DRC's President Tshisekedi to follow through on promises to reform the media landscape ...

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Iranians bearing brunt of U.S. sanctions

Many are worried about the risk of war with Iran after the Trump administration leaked discussions of a troop deployment ...


Women dominate same-sex marriages in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Same-sex couples lined up on Friday in Taiwan to register their partnerships after the passage last week ...


U.S. president storms out of meeting in a rage

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump totally lost it on Wednesday.In a lengthy statement he derided Democrats, kept repeating ...


Bomb scare in Derry/Londonderry set a trap for police

DERRY/LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland - Ugly scenes took place in the Moss Park area of Derry/Londonderry on Thursday night when police ...


Assange hit with new charges, could see him jailed for 175 years

WASHINGTON DC - A federal grand jury has returned an 18-count superseding indictment against Julian Assange,  the founder of WikiLeaks, ...


Fears Ebola epidemic could spread beyod DRC

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Central Africa) - With the Democratic Republic of the Congo's worst ever Ebola outbreak ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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