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Is Milk Actually Bad for You?

New research is souring milk's reputation. But is it warranted?<p>Chances are, you had a mom/doctor/teacher who told you that milk is good for your bones and your health because it's a good source of calcium, vitamin D, and protein, and can prevent osteoporosis. Even the government recommends three …

How Lisa Kudrow Pulled Off TV’s Ultimate ‘Comeback’

Lisa Kudrow talks about returning to Valerie Cherish in HBO’s revival of The Comeback nine years after its first season was canceled. And yes, you’re …

A Republican Wave Sweeps the Midterm Elections

As in 2010, the GOP overshot its targets in this year's midterm elections, taking the Senate and winning House and statehouse races across the board. Now what will they do?<p>LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Republicans took the Senate majority in a commanding sweep on Tuesday, winning nearly every contested race …

Obama sends 1,500 troops to Iraq

President Barack Obama is sending up to 1,500 more soldiers to Iraq to train Iraqi and Kurdish forces to fight ISIS, in a deployment that would almost double the total number of American troops there to 2,900.<p>The White House said in a statement that it will also ask Congress for another $5.6 …

4 ways you may be unknowingly hurting your credit

Tammy listed her son as an authorized user on one of her credit cards to help him build his credit history. When they checked his credit scores, …

Health Care For $4: Are You Ready For Walmart To Be Your Doctor?

Goodbye, doctor’s office. Hello, Walmart?<p>Based on Walmart’s latest moves, it’s not as unlikely as it sounds.<p>After years of “Will they or won’t they?” discussion, Walmart is making its long-awaited move into delivering primary care: The retailer has quietly opened a half-dozen primary care clinics …

Why FICO’s new credit model won’t boost your score

FICO has changed its credit-scoring model by putting less focus on medical debts and will give consumers a break on their score if they’ve settled …

Big student loans? Consider life insurance

If you're co-signing big student loans for your child, you may want to buy a life insurance policy while you're at it.<p>While no one wants to imagine the death of their child, taking out insurance on your son or daughter -- or asking them to purchase their own plan -- will protect you from being hit …

Here's A Simple Formula That Will Predict Your Happiness In Retirement

According to William Bernstein, a neurologist and co-founder of investment management firm Efficient Frontier Advisors, having a good idea of how you'll spend those post-work years is critical to how happy you'll be. As he says in the Wall Street Journal, "'Golf' is not a plan."<p>Bernstein provides a …

3 Things You Need More Than Money for a Happy Retirement

Do you know what it will take to retire successfully? If you said, "a whole lot of money," you have only part of the picture. According to a Wells …

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5 strategies to build your retirement income

When building retirement-income portfolio, advisers tend to fall into one of two camps. There’s the save-the-principal-and-live-off-the-income camp. …

Study: It pays to be healthy in retirement

Just as most drivers think they're better than average, most pre-retirees think they will be healthier than average when they retire – and that's a belief that can hurt them, according to a study by Fidelity Investments.<p>Retirees frequently underestimate just how much health-care will cost when they …

15 Great American Road Trip Recipes

If you've ever taken -- or dreamed of taking -- a road trip across America, food was probably a big factor in your planning process. It's important to make sure you get your fill of all the classics -- like beignets in New Orleans and hot dogs in Chicago -- as you cross this vast country.<p>America is …

'Saved By The Bell' Movie Footage Ruins Your Childhood

Zack might not get out of this one.<p>Lifetime has released the first sneak peek at "The Unauthorized Saved By The Bell Story," and it is Bayside like you've never seen it before. The video shows behind the scenes turmoil among the stars, including fights between the girls over Mark-Paul Gosselaar and …

Rick Perry PAC created

Texas governor and potential presidential contender Rick Perry took a familiar step that other White House hopefuls have taken recently: He set up a federal PAC.<p>Perry filed the paperwork for RickPAC with the Federal Election Commission. It was processed Thursday. PAC spokesman Mark Miner told …

Skeptics aside, Texas' Perry marching toward 2016

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Republicans along New Hampshire's seacoast once gave Rick Perry a rock star's welcome, rallying behind the longtime Texas …

Never too early? Pols' key '16 stops

It’s only August 2014, but with so many politicians trekking to Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina, it’s feeling a lot more like 2016.<p>More than half-a-dozen possible GOP White House contenders will be showing up at events across the early voting states in the next few weeks. There will be …