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Beyoncé tour sales are off to a smoother start. What does that mean for Ticketmaster?

Ticketmaster seems to be feeling pressure and making changes as Beyoncé tickets go on sale. While things appear to be running more smoothly so far, an economist says there's still cause for concern.

A man carries a child from a collapsed building in Hatay, Turkey. A 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit near Gaziantep, Turkey, in the early hours of Monday, followed by another 7.5-magnitude tremor just after midday. Burak Kara/Getty Images hide caption

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Photos: Searches continue after deadly quake in Turkey and Syria

Winter weather and dozens of aftershocks from Monday's 7.8 magnitude earthquake have slowed rescuers' work to search through the rubble and find survivors in Turkey and Syria.

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Hundreds of ready-to-eat foods are recalled over possible listeria contamination

The foods are sold under dozens of different brand names, but all recalled products say Fresh Creative Cuisine on the bottom of the label. The recall affects items sold in nine East Coast states.

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Salman Rushdie's 'Victory City' is a triumph, independent of the Chautauqua attack

Rushdie submitted the final edits for his 15th novel before he was stabbed onstage in August 2022. It tells the story of a sorceress and poet who dreams a civilization into existence from magic seeds.

Salman Rushdie's 'Victory City' is a triumph, independent of the Chautauqua attack

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People walk by the AMC 34th Street theater on March 5, 2021, in New York. AMC Theaters, the nation's largest movie theater chain, on Monday unveiled a new pricing scheme in which seat location determines how much your movie ticket costs. Seats in the middle will cost a dollar or two more, while seats in the front row will be slightly cheaper. Evan Agostini/Invision/AP hide caption

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AMC Theatres will soon charge according to where you choose to sit

AMC Theatres will charge more to sit in the middle of the auditorium, and less to sit on the front rows. The pricing model has already been implemented in select U.S. markets.

Protesters gather at a rally in support of abortion rights outside a federal courthouse in Santa Fe, N.M., on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Speakers criticized the U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion that would later overturn the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that legalized abortion nationwide. Morgan Lee/AP hide caption

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New Mexico's attorney general is challenging local abortion bans

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Democratic lawmakers and the Attorney General pushing back against local authorities find themselves at the center of a legal debate that some think could even rise to the US Supreme Court.

A patient undergoes dialysis at a clinic in Sacramento, Calif. New CDC data highlights racial disparities in the risk of staph bloodstream infections among dialysis patients. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Hispanic dialysis patients are more at risk for staph infections, the CDC says

Hispanic patients had a 40% higher risk of staph than white patients, a study found, and black patients are more at risk as well. The report outlines steps doctors can take to keep patients safer.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is decorated Jan. 27 with the Philadelphia Eagles' logo ahead of the NFC championship game against the San Francisco 49ers, which the Eagles won 31-7. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Philadelphia and Kansas City museums make an artful Super Bowl wager

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The Philadelphia Museum of Art and Kansas City's Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art have agreed that the museum of the losing city will send one of its masterworks, as a loan, to the museum of the winning city.

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Need a new credit card? It can take almost two months to get a replacement

The ongoing chip shortage is causing card manufacturing delays that could last through the end of the year.

Need a new credit card? It can take almost two months to get a replacement

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