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Police detains 750 Indian call centre employees for fooling U.S. citizens

750 Indian call centre employees arrested amid U.S. tax scam

Oct 06, 2016 11:03 AM EDT

Indian Police on Wednesday arrested more than 750 bogus call centre employees in the western province of Maharashtra for stealing millions of dollars from U.S. citizens by posing as American tax officials.

Light pollution

Light Pollution Hides Stars From 80% Of Americans: Study

Jun 13, 2016 08:48 AM EDT

Modern lighting has made it impossible for more than one-third of humanity to see the Milky Way, according to a new World Atlas of Artificial Night Sky Brightness.

Planet Earth

Record Number Of Americans Finally Believe Global Warming Is A Threat, Gallup Poll Says

Mar 19, 2016 11:50 AM EDT

Americans may finally believe in humans' role in climate change, according to a new Gallup poll.


U.S. Jobless Claims Rise, Unemployment Levels Remain Low

Feb 26, 2016 08:19 AM EST

The number of Americans who filed for jobless benefits rose last week, according to the Labor Department.


A Third Of Americans Aren't Getting Enough Sleep, CDC Says

Feb 19, 2016 02:46 PM EST

A CDC report says people are still not getting the reccommended amount of sleep.

U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro

New U.S. Regulations Ease Travel And Financial Restrictions For Cuba, Clearing Path For Commerce

Jan 27, 2016 02:38 AM EST

In the third major release of U.S. regulations designed to expand travel, commercial opportunities and engagement with Cuba, the two countries continue to re-build ties after more than five decades of sanctions.


Most Americans Support Warrantless Internet Surveillance (POLL)

Jan 01, 2016 04:33 PM EST

Fifty-six percent of respondents said that the government should be permitted to spy on Internet communications without needing a warrant.


Poll: 40 Percent Of Americans Think Terrorists Are Winning

Dec 28, 2015 11:51 AM EST

According to a new poll, the percent of Americans who think terrorists are winning the war against the U.S. is at its highest since 9/11.

U.S. Customer Spending

Americans Have More Purchasing Power Now, University Of Michigan's Consumer Sentiment Index Says

Dec 24, 2015 06:44 AM EST

Spurred on by a steadying job market and a low inflation rate, the consumer sentiment index for Americans has reached new highs.

Obama Press Conference

Obama Talks About 2015 Accomplishments, 2016 Plans
 During Press Conference

Dec 19, 2015 01:36 PM EST

Obama began and ended the press conference by mentioning the newest "Star Wars" film.


Jobless Claims Rise To Five-Month High, Labor Market Holding On?

Dec 11, 2015 11:52 AM EST

Despite a spike in the number of people claiming unemployment benefits, the U.S. labor market remains resilient.


American Priorities? Black Friday Sales Down Overall, Gun Sales Up, Background Checks At All-Time High

Dec 02, 2015 04:38 PM EST

American's priorities? While Black Friday sales were down this year, gun background checks were at an all-time high.

Car Loans

Car Loans: U.S. Buyers Hit $1 Trillion For The First Time

Nov 17, 2015 05:28 AM EST

Car loans in the U.S. have reached $1 trillion for the first time.

Death Rate

Death Rate For White, Middle-Aged Americans Up, Almost Matches AIDS-Related Deaths

Nov 03, 2015 04:14 PM EST

A new study shows that the death rate for white, middle-aged Americans has sharply risen over the last 15 years.

Eugenia Kuzmina

HNGN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Russian Beauty Aims To Unite U.S. and Russia Through Laughter

Oct 28, 2015 12:27 PM EDT

Who needs diplomats when there's Eugenia Kuzmina? With tensions rising between the US and Russia, the former model and "Rock the Kasbah" actress just wants to make both countries laugh a little and come together.

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