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  • Fed Chair Says Case for Interest Rate Hike Has Improved in Recent Months

    Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images(JACKSON HOLE, Wyo.) -- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen hinted today that the U.S. economy might be strong enough for an interest rate hike.Speaking to a conference of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Yellen cited employment gains and increased consumer spending in saying […]

  • US Stocks Close Mixed After Fed Chair Janet Yellen Talks Rate Hike

    iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Wall Street closed mixed Friday as investors weighed comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen on a possible interest rate hike. The Dow slid 53.01 (-0.29 percent) to finish at 18,395.40.The Nasdaq gained 6.71 (+0.13 percent) to close at 5,218.92, while the S&P 500 finished at 2,169.04, […]

  • 'Dirtiest Man in TV' Mike Rowe Offers to Buy Submerged Utility Worker a Beer

    WFAA-TV(DALLAS) -- The Texas utility worker who went viral thanks to a photograph showing him submerged in muddy water while fixing a broken pipe is now getting attention from the TV star who earned the nickname “the dirtiest man on TV.”Somebody’s Gotta Do It host Mike Rowe, who became famous for […]

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  • Viola Davis Remembers Her Youth As "the Hungry Kid"

    ABC/Bob D’Amico(LOS ANGELES) -- Viola Davis took time out of her busy schedule Thursday to talk about a mission that is near and dear to her heart: Hunger Is, her charity that aims to fight childhood hunger in America. "We are launching a new fundraising in September," Davis told ABC News of her charity. […]

  • "I'm with You": Leslie Jones Gets Support from Hillary Clinton

    ABC/Heidi Gutman(NEW YORK) -- In the wake of recent online trolling and attacks on her website, Saturday Night Live star Leslie Jones is getting the support of a powerful political friend: Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. "@Lesdoggg, no one deserves this--least of all someone who brings us so much joy. […]

  • "Days of Our Lives" Actress Kassie DePaiva Reveals She Has Leukemia

    Paul Archuleta/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Days of Our Lives actress Kassie DePaiva has revealed she's battling leukemia.   Thursday, the 55-year-old posted on her website that she has been "quiet lately" because she was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in July. DePaiva wrote, "I know that I have been […]