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For Kelis, Music Is Back On The Menu

The "Milkshake" singer has a new album, and recently gave her first U.S. performance in years.

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As e-cigarettes become popular, bosses and others continue to mull over the pros and cons of letting workers vape on the job. Are e-cigs a polluting gateway to tobacco, or do they help smokers quit?

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'The Numbers Are Getting Better, The People Are Getting Worse'

Greece's economy is expected to rebound this year. But for one couple living in Athens, things don't feel better.

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'The Numbers Are Getting Better, The People Are Getting Worse'
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Cada Vez Que Cae la Tarde [Each Time the Afternoon Wanes] [Canción-Polc Flaco Jiménez, Max Baca et. al.

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OK To Vape In The Office? Cities, Feds And Firms Still Deciding
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With Clock Ticking Down, Obama Polishes Judicial Legacy
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Milkshake [Full Version][Instrumental] Kelis