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The 2018 Honda Accord Sport is a stirring sedan

The 2018 Honda Accord Sport is a stirring sedan The 2018 Honda Accord Sport is one of a handful of mainstream midsize sedans that you can get with a manual transmission. Automotive Editor Gary Gastelu takes it for a spin to find out if you should. The 2018 Honda Accord has a modern fastback shape, adaptive radar cruise control, ...

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Grace Kelly's childhood home fully restored, won't be a museum for fans

The Philadelphia home where Grace Kelly grew up has been restored to its original glory. Toby Boshak, executive director of the Princess Grace Foundation-USA, tells NBC’s “Today” that the six-bedroom, 2.5-story Colonial home will be used occasionally by Kelly’s son Prince Albert II and his family. It will also house offices for the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation and ...

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Americans, tired of high-priced drugs, are fighting back

IF ONE concern unites Americans, it is the high prices of prescription drugs. One incident in particular tarnished much of the pharma industry: in 2015 the price of an antiparasitic drug, Daraprim, jumped from $13.50 to $750 per pill. But large price increases remain stubbornly commonplace (see chart). According to IQVIA, a health-data firm, the wholesale prices of leading drugs ...

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Family of seven found dead with gunshot wounds in Australia

Seven people including four children were found dead with gunshot wounds Friday at a rural property in southwest Australia in what could be the country’s worst mass shooting in 22 years, police said.  (Richard Wainwright/AAP Image via AP) Four children, their mother and grandparents were found dead from gunshot wounds in a rural property in southwest Australia early Friday in ...

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Supermarket called 'sexist' for Mother's Day ad

In response to the backlash, Lidl pulled the ad.  (iStock) A German supermarket chain is in hot water for a Mother’s Day advertisement that some people are slamming as “sexist.” Lidl Germany released an advertisement depicting Mother’s Day gift ideas that included a vacuum cleaner, a sewing machine and an iron, as well as a cookbook and espresso machine. SPRITE ...

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Now is a terrible time to buy a phone

File photo – A man stands in the middle of Grand Central Terminal as he speaks on a cell phone, as passengers face limited train service on the New Haven Line between Stamford Station and Grand Central Terminal due to a Con Edison power problem in New York, Sept. 25, 2013. (REUTERS/Zoran Milich) Even in the fast-paced world of tech, ...

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