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Consumer Report
Jul 17, 2014 8:57am

Microsoft to Eliminate 18K Workers as It Absorbs Nokia

Morning Money Memo: Microsoft plans to layoff 14 percent of its workforce in the next year, or 18,000 employees, as it works to integrate the Nokia devices business it bought in April. With the Nokia deal, Microsoft’s employee headcount rose to 127,000 as of last… Read More »

The Note
Jul 17, 2014 7:00am

Exclusive: Feds Struggling to Cope With Medical ‘Breakdown’ at the Border

The federal government is so overwhelmed by the current tide of migrants crossing the border it can’t provide basic medical screening to all of the children before transporting them – often by air – to longer-term holding facilities across the country, ABC News has learned…. Read More »

By ABC News

Medical Unit
Jul 17, 2014 6:00am

‘It’s Not Brain Surgery’ Was a Siren Call, ‘NY Med’ Neurosurgeon Says

By Brad E. Zacharia, M.D. I’m a neurosurgeon, which I knew was my calling long before I applied to medical school.  I’m not sure what it was – my fascination with the brain or love of a challenge – but I was never going to… Read More »

By Scott Wilson

The Note
Jul 16, 2014 5:18pm

Courtney Stodden Strips Down on Capitol Hill for Animal Rights

Wide-eyed interns and congressional staffers lined up on Capitol Hill Wednesday, awaiting the chance to sample a veggie dog served by animal activist and TV personality Courtney Stodden. In celebration of National Hot Dog Day, Stodden served up the soy-based frankfurters while wearing a bikini… Read More »

By ABC News

Nation
Jul 16, 2014 5:00pm

Shocking Tweets from Skylar Neese’s Killer After She Stabbed Her to Death

By GAIL DEUTSCH, ALEXA VALIENTE and LAUREN EFFRON When 16-year-old Skylar Neese snuck out of her Star City, W.Va., home after midnight on July 6, 2012, she never returned. Six months after her disappearance, one of Neese’s best friends from high school, Rachel Shoaf confessed… Read More »

By Matthew Foster

Nation
Jul 16, 2014 2:37pm

Ice Cream Cone Leaves Alleged Burglar in Sticky Situation

Deep into the humid months of summer comes a sticky situation for an alleged thief who wanted to cool down before he took off with his loot. Richard M. Walls, 47, allegedly stole a number of items from an apartment complex late Monday night, including… Read More »

Celebrities
Jul 16, 2014 1:48pm

Shonda Rhimes on Diversity: ‘The Shows Speak for Themselves’

Shonda Rhimes is about to follow-up her success with “Scandal,” the first TV series in 30 years to be helmed by a black female star, with a new series starring Oscar-nominated actress Viola Davis. But asked at the Television Critics Association summer press tour about… Read More »

Celebrities
Jul 16, 2014 12:33pm

Christie Brinkley Pens Touching Tribute to Billy Joel’s Mom

Once family, always family. Shortly after Billy Joel broke the news that his mother, Rosalind Nyman Joel,  had died on Sunday, his ex-wife Christie Brinkley penned a touching tribute to her former mother-in-law. Rosalind, the inspiration for Joel’s song, “Rosalinda’s Eyes” from the 1978 album “52nd… Read More »

By ABC News

TV
Jul 16, 2014 11:59am

The ‘Facts of Life’ Cast Reunite in Hallmark Movie, Receive Special Message

  They grew up before our eyes in the iconic 1980s show, “The Facts of Life,” about four boarding school friends navigating their way through adolescence. Lisa Whelchel played the popular Blair Warner and Kim Fields was the spunky Tootie Ramsey. Kim Fields on Second-Time… Read More »

Celebrities
Jul 16, 2014 11:40am

Anna Kendrick ‘Fine Being Small’

Anna Kendrick has no problem with being petite. “The thing is, my appearance – that’s never been my moneymaker. I’m fine being small. I’m fine being all the things I am,” the actress told Glamour magazine’s August issue. “And I’m happy I’m not supposed to… Read More »