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Notable deaths of 2014

From legendary actors to fashion designers, take a look at the most notable deaths of 2014.

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Look back: George Zimmerman trial

On July 13, 2013, a Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin. The former neighborhood watchman never denied fatally shooting the unarmed teen, but he said he did so because he feared for his life. Take a look back at some of the highlights from Zimmerman's…

LeBron James dunking basketball

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Twitter reacts to LeBron returning to Cleveland

Twitter exploded when NBA star LeBron James confirmed that he's leaving the Miami Heat for the Cleveland Cavaliers, where he spent the first seven years of his career. Take a look at some of the most amusing tweets.



10 surprising lunar facts

Ahead of Saturday's "supermoon," check out 10 surprising facts about Earth's closest neighbor.

Royal baby closeup shot

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Look back: World gets first glimpse of royal baby

Take a look back at the first glimpse the world got of Prince George, shown off by proud parents Will and Kate as they left the hospital.

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America's snobbiest cities

Turn up your nose at anything unrefined? You'd be right at home in America's snobbiest mid-sized cities.

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New York Historical Society

On this day: July 11

A vice president duels for honor, the Marine Corps is re-established, a folk singer debuts, a space station plummets to Earth, and Martin Luther King earns a posthumous honor, all on this day.

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Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Faces of Obama's cabinet

The Senate has confirmed Shaun Donovan to be the new director of the Office of Management and Budget. Take a look at other faces in President Barack Obama's Cabinet.

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Top beer-drinking states

Check out which states consume the most beer, according to a recent study by Beer Marketer's Insights, a brewing industry trade publisher.

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2014 Emmy nominations

The nominations for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards have been announced, and "Game of Thrones" leads the pack with 19 nods. Take a look at the nominees in the top categories.

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Hurricane prep checklist

Are you ready for a hurricane? Read through the following checklist to make sure you're ready before a storm hits your neighborhood.

Hurricane Sandy, October 25 satellite image


10 deadliest U.S. hurricanes

Take a look back at the 10 deadliest hurricanes in U.S. history.

Zimmerman's parents after verdict read

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In the courtroom: George Zimmerman verdict

On July 13, 2013, a Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin. Take a look at scenes from the courtroom on the day of the verdict.

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Shocking places people use their phones

Some people just can’t put down their phones, no matter what's going on around them. Take a look at the places people most often dial up.

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On this day: July 10

The United States takes possession of the Sunshine State, Howard Hughes flies around the world, a new milestone is reached in space and a "classic" soft drink returns, all on this day.

Immigration debate

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Immigration in America: A history

A surge of undocumented children from Central America has revived the immigration debate in America. Look back at the history of this long-contentious issue.

South Korea ferry rescue

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What to know: South Korea ferry disaster

The operators of the sunken Sewol ferry prioritized profit over safety, and the vessel was licensed based on falsified documents, South Korean investigators said in an interim report. Take a look at images from the disaster that killed hundreds of people and shocked the nation.

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What to know: Donald Sterling scandal

Billionaire Donald Sterling testified in a probate court trial this week that he opposes his wife's effort to sell the couple's ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers because he is negotiating a big broadcast deal with Fox that would be worth more. Find out more about this highly publicized scandal.

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Celebrity breakups of 2014

Breaking up is hard to do, even for celebrities. Take a look at the notable celebrity splits of 2014.

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10 signs of summer depression

Depression can happen at any time of year, even the carefree days of summer.

South Sudan independence ceremony, July 9, 2011

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On this day: July 9

A president dies, new nations are born, the MLB All-Star Game goes indoors, and a jam band performs for the last time, all on this day.

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Top 10 hot spots for car thieves

Find out if your city is among the Top 10 hot spots for car thieves.

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Can you guess the celebrity tattoo?

Miley Cyrus' latest ink of her deceased dog is raising eyebrows. Find out which Hollywood stars have a tattoo -- or many tattoos -- and see what they look like.

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State-by-state look at marijuana laws

Marijuana shops in Washington are opening their doors to all customers on Tuesday, making it the second state in the nation to legalize marijuana sales to recreational users. Take a look at which states allow recreational and medical marijuana use.


What is chronic traumatic encephalopathy?

The NFL has reached a preliminary settlement in a lawsuit filed over player concussions. Find out more about chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the disease several former NFL pros claim they are now suffering from due to hits on the field.

NFL logo sign outside football stadium

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NFL players who have died young

A preliminary settlement has been reached in the NFL concussions lawsuit. Take a look at NFL players who have died young, many from brain injuries related to hits on the field.

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World's weirdest ice cream flavors

July is National Ice Cream Month. Check out some of the weirdest flavors from around the world.

Saturday Night Fever, John Travolta

Paramount Pictures

On this day: July 8

The U.S. Air Force begins accepting female recruits, the "Saturday Night Fever" soundtrack falls from No. 1 after six months, LeBron makes "The Decision," and the last space shuttle mission launches, all on this day.

Aaron Hernandez in cuffs


Ex-Patriots star Hernandez in court

Former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is scheduled to appear in court twice this week as his attorneys try to subpoena paperwork from his former team and quash a search warrant. Hernandez is charged in three deaths. Take a look at the accusations against Hernandez.

Oscar Pistorius

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Pistorius murder trial: 10 things to know

In the latest twist in the Oscar Pistorius saga, the Olympian's lawyer says video of Pistorius re-enacting how he says he killed his girlfriend was illegally obtained by the Australian television network that aired it Sunday. Here's a look at the most compelling information about the case.

Puported video of kidnapped Nigerian girls

What to know: Nigerian schoolgirl kidnappings

On Monday, 63 women and girls who kidnapped by Boko Haram from the northern Borno state on June 18 escaped their captors. Boko Haram is still believed to be holding more than 200 schoolgirls hostage. Learn more about this shocking situation and the group behind it.

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Survivors mark 1 year since Asiana crash

Sunday marked the one-year anniversary since Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 bound from South Korea crashed upon landing at San Francisco International Airport.

Oliver North swearing in at Iran-Contra hearing

U.S. Congress

On this day: July 7

Sliced bread goes on sale for the first time, Elvis Presley makes his radio debut, Led Zeppelin plays their last concert, Oliver North testifies at the Iran-Contra hearings, and Michael Jackson is remembered by family and friends, all on this day.

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Best shopping deals in July

Conventional wisdom says seasonal items are rarely on sale in season. July is the exception.

Hurricane Arthur landfall


Arthur weakens to tropical storm

Hurricane Arthur made landfall in North Carolina late on July 3, but it did not dawdle over the coastline to vandalize neighborhoods for long. By Friday morning, it had weakened to a Category 1 and was downgraded to a tropical storm on Saturday.

Boston Fourth of July fireworks

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29 things you should know about July 4

From who actually signed the Declaration of Independence to how much BBQ Americans eat, here's what you should know about the Fourth of July.

Second Continental Congress, U.S. Declaration of Independence

U.S. National Archives

On this day: July 4

The United States declares its independence, an "Iron Horse" retires, the Beach Boys hit No. 1 for the first time, and we lose three presidents, all on this day.

Man at gas pump

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Holiday gas prices nationwide

As your prepare to hit the road for the Fourth of July weekend, find out how much you'll pay to fill up.

Sweet sips

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Sweet sips: What's in your drink?

Sugar has become public enemy No. 1 in the nutrition field -- doctors and public health advocates alike are "fed up" with the amount Americans are consuming. Take a look at how much sugar is in some of America's top-selling beverages compared with the sugar found in common sugary snacks.



Biggest fireworks shows in America

The Fourth of July is right around the corner, which means it's time to take a look at the biggest fireworks celebrations across the U.S.

George Washington military portrait

Public domain

On this day: July 3

A major Civil War battle ends, America gains a new state, Jim Morrison overdoses, and summer blockbusters dominate theaters, all on this day.



Calculate your blood-alcohol level

How much can you drink and not be legally drunk? It is something to think about as you head out to Fourth of July parties on Friday. The amount of alcohol in a person's body is measured by the weight of the alcohol in a certain volume of blood. Different factors affect your BAC including your…

Things Tim Howard Can Save

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The 10 best #ThingsTimHowardCouldSave

It's the Twitter hashtag that's lighting up social media. Here are the 10 best #ThingsTimHowardCouldSave.

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America's most patriotic brands

Cars and jeans are iconic American products, and a new survey shows consumers agree.

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7 tips for a healthy Fourth of July

Keep you and your friends and family healthy and safe on Independence Day with these tips.

Jimmy Stewart, Air Force uniform

U.S. Air Force

On this day: July 2

A president is shot, a Supreme Court justice is born, aliens land -- or not -- and an acting legend passes, all on this day.

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