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You think your love life's tough? Try being famous

Stars. They really aren’t like us, particularly when it comes to dating.<p>Martha Stewart’s recent revelation that she has a hard time finding dates may have stunned the general public, but it probably didn’t surprise other celebrities just as famous, rich and powerful as the multimedia mogul.<p>Actors, …

Operation Shower: Easing deployment stress for military moms-to-be

She’s expecting a baby. Her partner, meanwhile, is expecting to be deployed overseas. For many expectant military spouses this spring, swollen ankles and morning sickness are the least of their worries, as they prepare to deliver and parent a newborn, with their spouses thousands of miles away.<p>But …

'Til death (or economic recovery) do us part

As the real estate and employment markets improve, Americans are no longer stuck in houses they've outgrown or jobs they can't stand — and that's not the only baggage they're unloading.<p>The recovery seems to have sparked an increase in divorces.<p>“There’s been an uptick in divorces in general going on …

Fort Hood assault prevention chief under investigation

WASHINGTON -- A sergeant first class in charge of sexual assault prevention at Fort Hood is under investigation for sexual assault, the Pentagon announced Tuesday night.<p>The soldier, whose name has not been released, is being investigated for abusive sexual contact, pandering, assault and …

Obama Student Loan Policy Reaping $51 Billion Profit

The Obama administration is forecast to turn a record $51 billion profit this year from student loan borrowers, a sum greater than the earnings of the nation's most profitable companies and roughly equal to the combined net income of the four largest U.S. banks by assets.<p>Figures made public Tuesday …

Obama 'Needs to Fire Somebody,' Says Former Clinton Adviser

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>How bad is it in Washington for the Obama administration? It's Obama "needs to fire somebody" bad, …

Defense Department workers forced to take furloughs

Defense officials say they are sending people home for as few days as possible.<p>WASHINGTON — The Pentagon announced Tuesday that most of its civilian workforce will be required to take 11 unpaid leave days this year as part of an effort to save money in the face of mandatory budget cuts.<p>Most workers …

Lawyer: Boston bomb suspect Tsarnaev's widow to cooperate

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (AP) — A new criminal defense lawyer for the widow of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev says his client will continue to cooperate with investigators but says he plans to keep quiet about the details of her case publicly because that could hurt the …

Women In Combat: Obstacles Remain As Exclusion Policy Ends

Wednesday's deadline for the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines to submit plans for ending the policy that keeps women from serving in ground combat positions will open up more than 200,000 positions in the military to them. But the change won't end questions about the role of women in the armed …

A new Indian-made vaccine is proving successful in tackling the second-biggest cause of death in children

AP Photo/Kevin Frayer<p>Almost seven million children under five died in 2011, according to the World Health Organization, but the biggest culprits are not, as you might expect, AIDS, malaria and measles. Pneumonia is the biggest killer globally. And, the number two threat—diarrhea—kills 100,000 …

If women don't want to be raped they shouldn't drink too much, says Hong Kong official

Hong Kong's security minister came under fire today for saying that women should "not drink too much" if they wanted to avoid being raped.<p>Secretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok was presenting figures on crime in the city for the first quarter, which showed that rape cases soared 60 percent, when he …

2,300-year-old Mayan pyramid bulldozed for roadworks

A "vigorous" investigation has been launched after one of the largest Mayan pyramids in Belize was bulldozed for a road project.<p>The Ministry of Tourism and Culture expressed outrage at the demolition of the Nohmul complex in northern Belize to extract crushed rock for the road project. It said it …