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North Korea test draws threat of sanctions despite H-bomb doubts

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea said it successfully tested a powerful nuclear bomb on Wednesday, drawing threats of further sanctions even though the United States and weapons experts voiced doubts the device was as advanced as the isolated nation claimed.<p>The underground explosion shook …

North Korea

Fed raised rates even as inflation debate continued: minutes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Reserve policymakers decided to raise interest rates last month after almost all of them gained confidence inflation was poised to rise, but some voiced worries inflation could get stuck at dangerously low levels.<p>“Nearly all participants were now reasonably confident …

Economics

Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza elected to baseball's Hall of Fame

Ken Griffey Jr., the dazzling outfielder whose backwards cap signified joy to a generation of young fans and who hit more home runs than all but five players in major league history, and Mike Piazza, the best hitter the Dodgers have developed since moving to Los Angeles more than half a century …

Baseball

Obama Gets Emotional About Gun Control: Pictures

Barack Obama

Bill Cosby won't be charged in two sexual assault cases in Los Angeles

<b>(CNN) —</b> Bill Cosby won't be charged in two cases investigated by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office, the DA announced Wednesday.<p>According to a charge evaluation sheet, prosecutors think neither of the two allegations could have resulted in charges within the statute of …

Los Angeles

Here's How To Actually Start Exercising Again

Don't be afraid.

Fitness fads that should fade in 2016

As we start the new year, it might be a good time to leave a few fitness trends, and even some staples, behind.<p>Some gadgets or workouts have been overtaken by trends that have emerged over the past few years, such as specialty studios and wearable tech. Others are just crazes whose time has …

How to Get Rid of Your Sweet Tooth

A little-discussed factor that can make dieting difficult is the issue of tolerance. Our bodies get used to a certain amount of fat, a certain amount …