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Unreleased Michael Jackson song from 1983 now available

A song Michael Jackson recorded 31 years ago is out, the first single from the upcoming Xscape album.

Class of 2014 faces tough job market

Class of 2014: Get ready for a rocky job market.

It's getting safer to be a child in the U.S.

Despite all the national headlines about school shootings and other violence, life has actually gotten a lot safer for American children, according to a new study.

Top 20 stable stocks to buy now

Forget April showers. A storm descended on Wall Street in recent weeks, and high-flying momentum stocks like Facebook and LinkedIn have been washed out.

Phoenix VA officials put on leave after denial of secret wait list

The director of the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care system and two others have been placed on administrative leave amid claims of a secret waiting list and claims that 40-plus veterans died waiting for care.

Quentin Tarantino re-files lawsuit against

Aaaand ... take 2! Not one to give up, director Quentin Tarantino has filed an amended lawsuit against the gossip website Gawker for linking to the leaked screenplay for his next movie, "Hateful Eight."

PETA asks Utah for sign to honor turkeys killed in crash

Deer Creek Reservoir, UT (KSL) -- Animal rights activists are asking for permission to erect a memorial at the site where hundreds of turkeys died when a truck crashed into Deer Creek Reservoir.

Unemployment rate drops to 6.3%, but for the wrong reasons; More people dropping out of labor force

The jobs recovery is still chugging along, although at this pace it will still take years to get back to a pre-recession labor market. The U.S. economy added 288,000 jobs in April, the Department of Labor said Friday.

Sen. Reid: NFL follow NBA, force Redskins to change name

The National Football League should take note of NBA Commissioner Adam Silver's stance on race and force the Washington Redskins to change their name, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said on Wednesday.

CNN exclusive: Amanda Knox says, 'I did not kill my friend'

If she had been at the scene of the crime, forensic evidence would prove her guilt, but Amanda Knox says there is nothing -- no DNA, no hair, no footprints, no handprints -- to show she was there.