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Solar energy, green energy, renewable energy

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US green energy use highest since 1930s

Renewable energy use in the United States hit its highest level last year since the 1930s.

Young women using laptop computer for small business

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For Millennials, it's good to be young, rich, and female

Rich, young women are kicking butt.

Wealthy Millennial women are more likely to make at least as much -- if not more -- than their husbands. They're also more likely to take the big decisions on household finances and investments, according to a new r...

Anthrax microscope

CDC

Live anthrax sent by military

Four lab workers in the United States and up to 22 overseas have been put in post-exposure treatment after the U.S. military inadvertently shipped live anthrax samples -- some via FedEx -- to locations in nine states, a defense official told CNN.

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Restaurant bill, tip

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Customer leaves $2,000 tip in DC restaurant

The gumbo at Blue 44 must be pretty good. Like $2,000 good.

Michael Jackson leaves court, 2005

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Abuse claim against Michael Jackson dismissed

A molestation claim made against the estate of Michael Jackson has been dismissed.

Taxes, tax forms

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IRS believes data theft originated in Russia

The Internal Revenue Service believes that a major cyber breach that allowed criminals to steal the tax returns of more than 100,000 people originated in Russia, Illinois Republican Rep. Peter Roskam confirmed to CNN on Thursday.

Roskam, chairman of ...

Taylor Swift, 2014 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball

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Congress flocks to Taylor Swift concert

There's plenty of bad blood between Republicans and Democrats in Congress, but on July 13, one woman will bring them together: Taylor Swift.

Sepp Blatter, FIFA congress

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FIFA president: Punish the 'few' offenders

Amid calls for his dismissal Thursday, FIFA President Sepp Blatter blamed allegations of widespread corruption within soccer's governing body on "a few" and called for those involved to be punished as FIFA works to rebuild its reputation.

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Corporate sponsors speak out amid FIFA scandal

FIFA outside

CNN, CNC3, Facebook, WPLG, FIFA TV

While the United States proceeds with legal pressure against FIFA, its corporate sponsors have made their positions clear.

On this day: May 28

Spanish Armada, 1588

Public domain

The Spanish Armada sets sail for England, John Muir organizes the Sierra Club, Volkswagen is founded, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass dominate the charts, and "The Last Supper" goes back on display after a two-decade restoration, all on this day.

World's most powerful women

Hillary, Bill Clinton Jan 2015

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Here's a list of the world's most powerful women for 2015, as complied by Forbes.

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