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Higher wages a surprising success for Seattle restaurant

It is staff, not diners, who feel the real difference, with wages as much as 60 percent higher than before. One waitress is saving for accounting classes and finding it easier to take weekend vacations, while another server is using the added pay to cover increased rent.

Trump turns golf trip into extension of campaign trail

TURNBERRY, Scotland — Donald Trump turned a brief trip to a golf tournament in Scotland into an extension of his presidential campaign trail when he attended the Women's British Open at his plush Turnberry resort on Thursday.

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Amid California drought, fears rise of trees dying, falling

LOS ANGELES — As Californians cut back water use and let lawns turn brown, arborists and state officials are worrying about a potentially dangerous ripple effect: Nearby trees going neglected and becoming diseased or dying.

Amid California drought, fears rise of trees dying, falling

LOS ANGELES — As Californians cut back water use and let lawns turn brown, arborists and state officials are worrying about a potentially dangerous ripple effect: Nearby trees going neglected and becoming diseased or dying.

Experimental Ebola vaccine could stop virus in West Africa

LONDON — An experimental Ebola vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea seems to work and might help shut down the ongoing epidemic in West Africa, according to interim results from a study published Friday.

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