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Africa: The Richest Region For Young Workers And Consumers

Sub-Saharan Africa is the youngest region in the world. American corporations are seeking ways to do business on a continent that is home to 200 million people between the ages of 15 and 24.

Tennessee Denies Public Assistance To Drug Users

The state last month began requiring welfare applicants to detail their drug history. It's the latest attempt to find a constitutional way to deny assistance to people who use illegal drugs.

Justice Department Finds Excessive Use Of Force At New York Prison

Adolescent inmates are subject to "extremely high rates of violence" at Rikers Island, according to a civil rights investigation. For male teens, the prison is "broken," a U.S. attorney said.

Following Industry Trend, Gannett Will Split Newspaper, Broadcasting Divisions

Gannett said the move will give the two new companies more "flexibility" to "pursue growth." Time Warner and Tribune Co. have made similar moves.

As Truce Takes Effect, Israel Withdraws Troops From Gaza

The move may not mean the end of the current conflict. The Israel Defense Forces said its troops would maintain a defensive position and respond to any attacks.

WATCH: Playful Lion Cub Scares The Daylights Out Of Dog

The viral video was filmed at a farm in South Africa that specializes in training animals to work in movies.

Hacker Says He Can Break Into Airplane Systems Using In-Flight Wi-Fi

Two years ago, a group at Las Vegas' annual hacker convention said it could break into air traffic control systems. This year a session will show how a passenger can hack a plane while in the air.

James Brady, Gun Control Campaigner And Presidential Spokesman, Dies

Brady became a prominent gun control advocate after being struck by a bullet during the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan. He was 73.

Where The Wild Things Play

What makes a great adventure playground? Among other things, lots of freedom, stuff to build ... and a zip line.

In Tech Marketing Jobs, Women's Successes Are Rarely Recognized

It's no secret that men dominate the top positions in Silicon Valley. But there are areas of the tech industry with lots of women: marketing and PR. Their contributions are often key, but overlooked.

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