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  • Hilton to Hire Another 20,000 Veterans and Their Families

    NEW YORK — Hilton said it plans to hire 20,000 veterans by 2020. The hotel announced the plan, which includes spouses, dependents and caregivers, on Wednesday. Hilton recently completed a plan it launched in 2013 to hire 10,000 veterans It hired the most veterans in Florida, Texas and California, which all have large veteran populations, as well as Nevada, South Carolina and Hawaii. The unemployment rate for vets who have been on active duty since September 2001, a group known […]

  • Jeff Goldblum to Star in ‘Jurassic World’ Sequel

    Life — and Universal Pictures — found a way to bring Jeff Goldblum back to “Jurassic Park.” Well known for playing the snarky but charming Dr. Ian Malcolm in the “Jurassic Park” series, Goldblum will return to the franchise in the sequel to “Jurassic World,” CNN has learned. Starring Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard, the film will be the fifth installment in the “Jurassic Park” series and the follow to the 2015 mega-hit. The Hollywood Reporter was the first […]

  • Adam Levine Performs ‘Hey Jude’ in Tribute to Christina Grimmie

    Adam Levine performed an emotional tribute to Christina Grimmie on “The Voice” Tuesday night. Grimmie was on Levine’s team during Season 6 of the NBC singing competition show. The singer was shot and killed by an obsessed fan after performing in Orlando last June. Levine sang the 1968 Beatles hit, “Hey Jude.” Members of his current team on the show joined him. Grimmie’s parents and her brother were in the audience. “God, I loved her so much,” Levine said as […]

  • Female Doctors Earn Way Less Than Male Doctors

    NEW YORK — It’s no secret that doctors take home some pretty hefty paychecks. But male physicians are getting paid a lot more than their female colleagues. Among all physicians, females earn an average of 74 cents for every dollar a man makes, according to a new report from Doximity, a social network for healthcare professionals. That translates to female physicians earning roughly $91,000 less a year than their male counterparts. Among all full-time workers in the U.S., women earned […]

  • Caitlyn Jenner Says She’d Consider Running for Office

    Caitlyn Jenner told an audience Tuesday night that she would consider running for public office during an interview promoting her new book. Jenner, a Republican who came out as transgender in 2015 and says she voted for Donald Trump, told a crowd at the 92nd Street Y community center in New York City that over the next year or two, she will look at where she thinks she could be more effective: On the inside of government or from the […]

  • Elton John Cancels Las Vegas Shows, Hospitalized for ‘Unusual Bacterial Infection’

    Sir Elton John thanked his fans Tuesday for “an avalanche of kindness” as he recovers from a “rare and potential deadly infection” he apparently got during a tour of South America. The 70-year old legendary singer told his Instagram followers he was “overwhelmed with gratitude” and “getting stronger every day.” “During a recent, successful tour of South America, Elton contracted a harmful and unusual bacterial infection,” Caesars Palace said in a statement posted to its Facebook page. On his return […]

  • White House Denies Investigation Request for Flynn Documents

    President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser did not properly disclose payments from Russia and does not appear to have complied with the law, House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz and ranking Democrat Elijah Cummings said Tuesday after reviewing Michael Flynn’s application for a security clearance. Chaffetz and Cummings announced their findings to reporters on the Hill following a classified gathering of the committee in which they reviewed documents that Cummings described as “extremely troubling.” “I see no data to support […]

  • Funeral Under Way for Ex-NFL Player Aaron Hernandez

    BRISTOL, Conn. — A funeral is under way for ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez, who was convicted of murder in 2015 and who killed himself in his prison cell last week. The private service for Hernandez, 27, is in his hometown of Bristol, Connecticut. The former tight end for the New England Patriots was found hanged in his cell early Wednesday morning. Authorities said he committed suicide. Hernandez was a fourth-round draft pick in 2010 and signed a contract extension worth […]

  • Mystery Soup Swap Forces Campbell’s to Recall Mislabeled Cans

    A crazy switcheroo led to the voluntary recall Saturday of nearly 4,185 pounds of chicken soup products by the Campbell Soup Company. The cans were labeled as “Campbell’s Homestyle Healthy Request Chicken with Whole Grain Pasta,” but when consumers opened the cans, instead they found “Campbell’s Homestyle Healthy Request Italian-Style Wedding Spinach & Meatballs in Chicken Broth” soup. The mistake was discovered by Campbell’s on Thursday, when the corporate office was contacted by multiple consumers complaining of the wrong product […]