Disasters in spaceflight

The crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceshipTwo is just one example of space…

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Famous manhunts in U.S. history

The successful hunt for accused cop killer Eric Frein joins the ranks of…

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Daylight saving time explained

Daylight saving time ends this weekend. What's behind the tradition of…

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Preserving your Halloween candy

Keep your Halloween candy alive long after the ghouls and goblins have…

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Halloween: By the numbers

Shoppers will spend an estimated $7.4 billion on Halloween this year.…

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Celebs go Halloween trick-or-treating too

Celebrities like Heidi Klum, Cher and Paris Hilton aren't going to let…

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World Series celebration turns violent

The San Francisco Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals 3-2 last night to…

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Lava creeps close to Hawaii homes

A 2,000-degree river of lava may swallow a dozen Hawaiian homes in the…

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Teen's shooting death sparks protests in...

The police chief in Ferguson, Missouri, is expected to step down as part…

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Celebrity New Yorkers

Taylor Swift was recently named New York's first Global Welcome Ambassador…

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Celebrities who are out and proud

Apple CEO Tim Cook came out Thursday, announcing that he is gay in a…

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Foreign celebrities you thought were American

Some celebrities are such a part of American culture, it's easy to forget…

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What to know about midterm elections

As the 2014 midterm elections approach, learn more facts, key dates and…

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Halloween around the world

With Halloween just around the corner, take a look at how the spooky…

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Celebrities' fears, phobias revealed

Everybody's got something they're afraid of, including your favorite…

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Common cat myths & misconceptions

It's National Cat Day! Check out these common myths and misconceptions…

12 biggest auto recalls

Potential for a fuel leak and fire, as well as a separate issue impacting…

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Peek inside the weird world of Hello Kitty

Police say a Maine woman who was pulled over while dressed in a Hello…

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Strangest political parties

Democrats, Republicans...most everyone has heard of these political…

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Notable deaths of 2014

From legendary actors to fashion designers, take a look at the most…

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Best & worst cities for Halloween

When it comes to Halloween, some cities know how to do it up more than…

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TV's 50 all-time best villains

Every hero needs a villain and for every do-gooder who's ever graced the…

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Antares rocket explodes shortly after liftoff

NASA's unmanned Antares rocket blew up on liftoff Tuesday night.

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What did he say?! Rob Ford's craziest quotes

Rob Ford will no longer be Toronto's mayor as of Dec. 1, but he has won a…

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Home prices: A tale of 20 cities

Home prices are still going up, but the rate of that increase is slowing…

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America's Ebola patients

Amber Vinson, the second Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola after treating…

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Celebrity breakups of 2014

Breaking up is hard to do, even for celebrities. Take a look at the…

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America's most liberal states

Overall, Americans are more likely to self-identify as conservatives than…

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Television's all-time sci-fi, fantasy...

Many beautiful women have dominated the world of science-fiction and…

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10 alternatives to Halloween candy

Yes, Halloween is (mostly) about the candy. But you can think outside the…

Ridiculous 911 calls

Have you ever considered calling 911 because of a massive spider in your…

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Common myths about Ebola

Three states have enacted mandatory quarantines for health workers who…

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Celebs with college courses named after them

Skidmore college in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. recently announced that it is…

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Look back: South Korea ferry disaster

South Korean prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for the captain of…

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National anthem controversies

Aaron Lewis of Staind bungled the second line of the national anthem…

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States with early voting

If you live in one of these 33 places, you're you can cast your ballot…

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America's strongest eCities

Google's eCity Awards recognize the strongest online business community in…

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Taylor Swift through the years

With Taylor Swift releasing her fifth studio album, "1989," on Monday,…

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2 dead in school shooting near Seattle,...

A school shooting has been reported at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in…

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Weirdest craft beer flavors

Ever kicked back and enjoyed a cool Rocky Mountain Oyster Stout? How…

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Controversial reality TV shows

TLC has Cancelled "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" in the wake of our story that…

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Notable food recalls

A North Carolina producer of peppers and hot sauces is voluntarily…

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10 worst excuses for calling in sick

We've all done it -- called in sick to work even if we're feeling fine.…

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Famous first tweets

The Queen is on Twitter! Check out what she had to say and other famous…

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Who could run in 2016?

It may seem premature, but attention has already turned toward potential…

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The many looks of Katy Perry

Pop singer Katy Perry has made a big impact on the music scene in the few…

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Most affordable big U.S. cities

Kiplinger.com recently compiled a list of the most affordable places to…

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Richest person in each U.S. state

Private wealth consultancy Wealth-X has compiled a list of the richest…

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Soldier killed, suspect dead in Canadian...

Shots that rang out in the Canadian capital Wednesday left a soldier and a…

Most 'appetizing' U.S. cities for zombies

When the undead rise up, you won't want to be in paradise. Honolulu is the…

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So those celebs are Canadian, eh?

There's more to Canada than hockey, as these celebrities, including…

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20 scariest states in America

Clowns, spiders and snakes, oh my! These states are the scariest in…

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Richest British celebs under 30

British entertainment magazine Heat has published its annual list of the…

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Americans detained abroad

After five months of detention in North Korea, Jeffrey Fowle arrived back…

15 of history’s deadliest disease outbreaks

Throughout history, hundreds of millions of lives have been lost to…

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20 most annoying drivers

A survey reveals which drivers and driving behaviors Americans find most…

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Celebrities who have battled cancer

Cancer is a disease that doesn't discriminate, even when it comes to fame…

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Americans detained in North Korea

Jeffrey Fowle, an American arrested in North Korea in May for leaving a…

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Renee Zellweger through the years

Oscar winner Renee Zellweger is barely recognizable in new photos taken at…

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Legendary designer Oscar de la Renta dies

Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who spent half a century…

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Sunsational facts behind solar eclipses

A partial solar eclipse will be visible across the United States and…

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What to know: Pistorius verdict

Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to a maximum sentence of five years for…

23 ways your laziness is costing you money

Companies thrive on our collective sloth. Make them earn their money by…

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Celebrities: Where were they born?

When it comes to the birthplaces of celebrities, they're all over the map.…

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Gawker's 16 ugliest American accents

Yo, Pittsburgh. You talk funny. At least, according to Gawker's rankings…

What to know: Nigerian schoolgirl kidnappings

On Thursday, the Nigerian government announced a ceasefire agreement that…

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Celebrity mug shots

Actor Nicholas Brendon, best known as Xander on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer…

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Prince William and Kate through the years

The second child of Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge is due in…

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12 kids' symptoms you should not ignore

The wait-and-see approach is fine for some kids' health problems. But not…

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Celebrities who battled addiction and won

While the world of celebrities is filled with stories of those who lost…

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Best colleges for low-income students

A new list published by CollegeNet, a higher-education technology company,…

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World's 10 largest earthquakes

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the deadly San Francisco earthquake in…

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The women of political sex scandals

From Monica Lewinsky to Sydney Leathers, take a look at the women…

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The most romantic movies ever

Looking for a flick to watch with your sweetie on Sweetest Day this…

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Where are 'Roseanne' stars today?

It's been 26 years since TV audiences first tuned into "Roseanne." To…

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History of the tablet computer

Apple unveiled new versions of its iPad and iPad Mini today. Look back at…

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Top-earning dead celebrities of 2014

Find out which celebrities are earning the most from beyond the grave this…

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Spectacular political meltdowns

Take a look back at the many meltdowns, scandals and foot-in-mouth…

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20 best cities for trick-or-treating

Scare up some fun in the 20 best cities for trick-or-treating in 2014.

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Celebrities who were high school classmates

Everybody comes from somewhere, and that includes celebrities. Some even…

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States with the cheapest gas

Gas is below $3 in at least 10 states and dropping fast. Find out where…

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Celebrities with Alzheimer's disease

Country singer and guitarist, Glen Campbell, announced in 2011 that he had…

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Famous celebrity feuds

From Snoop Dogg and Iggy Azalea to Orlando Bloom and Justin Bieber, check…

State of the union: Where does your state...

As the midterm elections approach, check out your state's "state of the…

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Richest & poorest states in America

Income disparity has never been greater in the United States. And it…

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Stars who served time behind bars

Not even fame and fortune can keep some people out of trouble. Check out…

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NFL players in trouble with the law

Dallas Cowboys running back Jonathan Randle is the latest NFL star to find…

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The reappearance of Kim Jong Un

North Korea tried to end speculation about the health of leader Kim Jong…

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Time's most influential teens of 2014

These adolescents are doing a lot more than texting and shopping. They're…

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13 top musicians in politics

Check out 13 top musicians who have found themselves in the political…

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Household items you're paying too much for

Find out which household items you could be saving money on.

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Where are 'Night Court' stars today?

Three decades ago audiences met a zany, Mel Tormé-loving judge and the…

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Worst celebrity Twitter gaffes

Geraldo is the latest celebrity to raise eyebrows on Twitter after…

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Meet Esquire's new 'Sexiest Woman Alive'

Actress Penelope Cruz is Esquire's new "Sexiest Woman Alive." Take a look…

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Best/worst cities for women looking to get...

A new Pew Research Center poll found that over half of never-married…

The Nobel Prize: Fast facts

As more of this year's Nobel Prize winners are revealed, find out more…

Never mind! Celebrities who unretired

Whatever their reasons, more than a few stars have decided to walk away…

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40 fetching actresses in their 40s

All of these actresses in this slideshow are in their 40s and they're more…

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What to know about Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai was one of two people awarded the Nobel Peace Prize…

Biggest data breaches of all time

Dairy Queen is the latest company to get hit by a data breach, announcing…

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