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2 years 1 day ago

Longest working flight attendant from Colorado

HONOLULU (AP) - A United Airlines flight attendant will go into the Guinness Book of World Records after ending his 63-year career with a flight from Colorado to Hawaii. Eighty-three-year-old Ron Akana became the longest-serving flight attendant for any U.S. carrier over the weekend on a nonstop flight from Denver...

2 years 3 months ago

Working to kick obesity

WASHINGTON (AP) - In the battle against obesity, just about everything is on the table, from creating healthier kids' meals to nagging people to exercise. Specialists meeting in Washington on Tuesday are looking for a blueprint on reducing America's weight problem as they debate what strategies should be a priority....

3 years 1 month ago

Unemployment benefits increase

More people applied for unemployment benefits last week, evidence that layoffs are rising and the job market is weak. The Labor Department says applications for unemployment benefits rose by 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 418,000. The four-week average, a less volatile measure, dipped to 421,250. Applications have topped...

4 years 7 months ago

More men get economic boost from marriage

Historically, marriage was the surest route to financial security for women. Nowadays it's men who are increasingly getting the biggest economic boost from tying the knot, according to a new analysis of census data. The changes, summarized in a Pew Research Center report being released Tuesday, reflect the proliferation...

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