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The Average 55-Plus Worker Doesn't Have Enough Retirement Savings to Live On -- Do You?

By the time you reach age 55, you likely have 15 years or less to go before you retire. That's why it's so troubling that the Federal Reserve's <i>2016 Survey of Consumer Finances</i> found that workers between the ages of 55 and 64 had an average retirement savings balance of just $135,000, which is not …

NBC News will not pay a settlement to fired 'Today' host Matt Lauer — who was reportedly making up to $25 million a year

NBC News on Wednesday said it fired the morning-show veteran, citing "inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace" and setting up potential chaos at its venerable — and very lucrative — "Today" A.M. franchise. Lauer had been a fixture on the program for more than two decades, and served as a …

Hillary Clinton says FBI investigation into Trump, Russia 'should have come out' before election

Hillary Clinton is defending her campaign’s involvement with the infamous dossier of research into Donald Trump, which included information about the …

Hillary Clinton

An Alzheimer's Drug Has Been Shown to Help Teeth Repair Cavities Naturally

No fillings, no drills.<p>Dental fillings may soon be left in the ash heap of history, thanks to a recent discovery about a drug called …

9 Breast Cancer Symptoms That Aren’t Lumps

While they may be your first thought when it comes to breast cancer symptoms, lumps aren't the only sign that something may be wrong.<p>We all know that …

Cancer

Here’s what happens if you stop washing your hair for one day to one month

Lather, rinse, repeat—daily? Not necessarily. More women are stretching the time between one shampoo session and the next. “I definitely think there …

Hair Care

FDA OKs continuous blood sugar monitor without finger pricks

U.S. regulators have approved the first continuous blood sugar monitor for diabetics that doesn't need backup finger prick tests.<p>Current models …

Latest GOP Effort To Replace Obamacare Could End Health Care For Millions

It wasn't that long ago that the effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act died once and for all in the Senate.<p>Or so many thought.<p>But like the killer robot in <i>The</i> <i>Terminator</i> or the undead fighters in <i>Game of Thrones,</i> the repeal effort has risen once again from the ashes in the form of a …

Health Care

The Asteroid That Just Came Close to Earth Is So Huge It Has Its Own Moons

That's just all kinds of amazing.<p>Asteroid Florence flew by Earth last week, skimming at a distance of 7 million kilometres (4.4 million miles). It's …

To be a creativity machine, arrange your time and tasks according to these seven categories

Art is hard. Creative insights are hard to predict, and just when it gets difficult, your mind immediately jumps to a distraction: something easier to do, an excuse, a scapegoat.<p>To get the most out of your creative energy, carve out space for creative work. To make that space, you need to make …

Creativity

The Myth of Drug Expiration Dates

<i>This story was co-published with NPR’s Shots blog.</i>The box of prescription drugs had been forgotten in a back closet of a retail pharmacy for so long …

The Russian Photographer Who Shoots Dreamlike Portraits with Real Animals

Moscow-based photographer Olga Barantseva has built quite an oeuvre of mesmerizing imagery consisting of models posing with animals such as bears, …

New York City

Trump to order regulatory rollback Friday for finance industry starting with Dodd-Frank

President Trump plans to order a rollback Friday of regulations governing the financial services industry and Wall Street under the Dodd-Frank law and beyond, a White House source confirmed.<p>Gary Cohn, White House Economic Council director, told the Wall Street Journal in an interview published last …

Administrative Law

5 financial goals to set in 2017

The beginning of the new year is the perfect time to reflect on the past and look forward to the future.<p>Here are five financial goals to consider setting in 2017. Pick a few or pick them all. Either way, you'll be on the path to a better financial picture this time next year.<p>Set a budget<p>Knowing …

Watson should have run for US president: How smart algorithms are better than dumb politicians

The best candidate for the office of president of the United States wasn’t on the ballot last November. It was Watson, IBM’s cognitive computing engine. Watson would be a president of intelligence and integrity, temperament and dedication, working round the clock to devise solutions to our toughest …

Political Science

Glad to see Obama go, Gulf Arabs expect Trump to counter Iran

DUBAI (Reuters) - Gulf Arab states are quietly applauding the arrival in the White House of a hawkish leader opposed to their adversary Iran, even if they suspect Donald Trump’s short temper and abrasive Tweets may at times heighten tensions in the combustible Middle East.<p>Obama and Michelle board …

Middle East

Trump's First Weekend Highlights America's Great Political Divide

<i>First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.</i><p><b>America’s Great Political Divide</b><p>So much happened during Donald Trump’s first weekend as president -- and we’ll break it down below -- but don’t lose …

Patriots advance to another Super Bowl with rout of Steelers in AFC title game

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The New England Patriots are headed back to what has become their rightful place with Tom Brady as their quarterback and Bill Belichick as their coach: the Super Bowl. Brady’s Deflategate tour will end on the sport’s biggest stage after he passed the Patriots to a 36-17 triumph …

Trump goes to work

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> "The time for empty talk is over. Now arrives the hour of action."<p>President Donald Trump's blunt declaration during his stark inaugural address now becomes a yardstick to judge his administration's ability to fundamentally reshape America's politics and global posture.<p>The first …

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How the Parks of Tomorrow Will Be Different

America’s most special places will always be beautiful, but a warming climate forces us to accept that they can’t be frozen in time.<p><b>Assateague Island National Seashore,</b> which sits on a 37-mile-long sliver of land just off the coast of Maryland and Virginia, is gradually shuffling west. Over …

Zika fear prompts travel warning for Miami, CDC’s first in U.S.

Fourteen people have been infected with the Zika virus in Florida, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a warning to pregnant women to avoid traveling to the Wynwood neighborhood.<p>Sixteen people have been infected with the Zika virus in Florida, and the Centers for Disease …

Public Health

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Barack Obama pays tribute to Muhammad Ali

In a heartfelt tribute, Barack Obama revealed he keeps a pair of Ali’s gloves in his private study at the White House, and said we are fortunate that “the Greatest chose to grace our time”.<p><b>The full statement from Obama and his wife, Michelle, reads:</b><p>“Muhammad Ali was The Greatest. Period. If you …

Trippy Advertisements Make the Body More Than a Canvas

Master graphic designer Jessica Walsh tells us about turning models into body-painted inspirational posters for Middle Eastern department store Aïzone.<p>Thanks in part to competitions in major cities andTV shows like <i>Skin Wars</i>, body painting continues to become an even more competitive and creative …

The world's 2nd-smartest man says these 'brain drugs' make him smarter

Rick Rosner, the world's second-smartest man, starts his day by swallowing around 50 pills.<p>Omega 3 fish oil capsules (to control the bad fat), a baby aspirin (for longevity), Metformin (for the metabolism).<p>Pop, pop, pop.<p>Then breakfast.<p>The regimen, he says, "makes my brain work better." If you …

Exorcist director says Vatican allowed him to film real ceremony

William Friedkin recalls witnessing ‘astonishing’ scenes of demonic possession similar to those in 1973 horror classic<p>The director of The Exorcist has revealed that he was allowed to film a real exorcism at the Vatican.<p>“I was invited by the Vatican exorcist this month to shoot and video an actual …