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Remembering the Oklahoma City bombing

On the morning of April 19, 1995 Timothy McVeigh killed 168 people during the Oklahoma City bombing. Find out more about that tragedy here.

South Korean ferry sinks, rescuers

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Hundreds missing after South Korean ferry sinks

Rescue boats and helicopters are scrambling to find almost 300 passengers, including scores of high school students, missing after a ferry sank off the southwest coast of South Korea.

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Most-fattening Easter candy

You may pack on the pounds stealing these goodies out of your child's Easter basket.

1906 San Francisco earthquake

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On this day: April 18

Paul Revere rides, an earthquake and fires ravage San Francisco, Albert Einstein dies, Grace Kelly becomes a princess, and the U.S. embassy in Beirut is hit by a deadly car bomb, all on this day.

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Best of the worst: Mug shot hall of shame

Check out these lookers who ran into the law.

Jay-Z, 2012, Nets hat

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Wealthiest hip-hop artists of 2014

Forbes has released its list of the wealthiest hip-hop artists. See who made the top five and check back when the rest of the list is published on May 5.

Pope Francis, kids on Popemobile

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Reasons why Pope Francis is cool

Take a look at the many reasons why Pope Francis is cool.

Generic, abortion protester

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History of abortion in America

A judge has overturned North Dakota's restrictive abortion law. Take a look at the history of this hot-button issue in America.

Amy Poehler and Will Arnett

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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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25 greenest cities in America

With Earth Day coming up, find out which 25 cities are considered the "greenest" in America.

Daffy Duck's debut, Porky's Duck Hunt, 1937

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On this day: April 17

Benjamin Franklin dies, Daffy Duck makes his debut, the Bay of Pigs invasion begins, the ill-fated Apollo 13 returns to Earth, and two Los Angeles police officers are convicted in the Rodney King beating, all on this day.

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Virtual Easter egg hunt

Easter egg hunts are a wonderful tradition that takes place around Easter. Try our virtual egg hunt game to see how many eggs you can find!

Counting out money

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What things cost in America: 1914 and 2014

The Consumer Price Index rose 0.2 percent in March, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics said increases in the shelter and food costs accounted for most of the rise. See how much things like homes, cars and milk cost in 1914 compared to today's prices.

Double Down blurb

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19 outrageous fast food items

KFC has announced it's bringing back its fabled Double Down. Here's a look at other outrageous fast food items through the years.

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Best/worst jobs of 2014

Looking for a new job this year? CareerCast.com lists the best and worst occupations of 2014.

Rescue workers, Washington landslide

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39 dead after Wash. landslide

At least 39 people are dead after a landslide tore through an area of rural Washington north of Seattle in March.

South Korean ferry sinks

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Deadliest disasters at sea

Nearly 300 are missing after a ferry sank off the coast of South Korea. Here are some of the deadliest maritime disasters of modern times.

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Try this Bible trivia quiz

Test your knowledge in today’s daily quiz

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America's 8 worst habits

From drinking too much soda to slacking on the couch, iVillage rates Americans' worst habits. Are your vices among them?

Virginia Tech shootings sign

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On this day: April 16

LSD's creator drops acid (accidentally) for the first time, Martin Luther King writes his "Letter from Birmingham Jail," The Rolling Stones release their debut album, and tragedy strikes Virginia Tech, all on this day.

Easter eggs, dyed eggs, colored easter eggs

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Paint your own Easter egg

Test your creative side without the mess of cleaning up by clicking here to paint your own Easter egg.

Boston Marathon first explosion goes off

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Look back at Boston Marathon bombing

One year ago Monday, three people were killed and more than 200 injured in two explosions at the Boston Marathon. Take a look back at scenes from that day.

Blood moon

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Sky gazers mesmerized by 'blood moon'

Stargazers professional and amateur turned their cameras to the skies for Tuesday's "blood moon" eclipse.

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Cities with the highest (and lowest) taxes

It's Tax Day. Find if your city is among those that pay the most (or the least) in taxes each year.

Tax day freebies 2014

Tax Day freebies and discounts

Find out which businesses and restaurants are offering free or discounted items on Tax Day.

Oklahoma City bombing blurb

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A look back at terrorism in America

As America marks the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, look back at the history of terrorist attacks on home soil.

On this day: April 15

President Abraham Lincoln dies, the "unsinkable" Titanic sinks, Jackie Robinson breaks baseball's color barrier, George C. Scott rebuffs the Academy Awards, and bombs explode at the Boston Marathon, all on this day.

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Birthday Quiz: Late Night Party

Test your knowledge in today’s daily quiz

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History Quiz: Revere Takes A Ride

Test your knowledge in today’s daily quiz

KC Jewish Center shootings

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April and violence in America

Each April, Americans pause to remember several violent tragedies that have happened on U.S. soil. In light of the shootings at two Jewish facilities outside Kansas City on Sunday, look back at the other attacks that have occurred around the same time.

Calendar pages

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Palindrome Week (and other odd dates)

Happy Palindrome Week! Here are some other intriguing dates that have been the source of fascination and speculation.

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America's biggest tax procrastinators

We all hate doing them, but these cities take doing your taxes at the last minute to the extreme.

Abraham Lincoln assassination, LOC print

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On this day: April 14

John Wilkes Booth shoots Lincoln, the Titanic hits an iceberg, "The Grapes of Wrath" is published, two actresses tie at the Oscars, and the space shuttle completes its first mission, all on this day.

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The Seder Plate

Passover, which begins today, is centered around the Seder. Find out more about the Seder Plate with this interactive.

Airline airplane

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America's top travel destinations

TripAdvisor recently announced the winners of its sixth annual Travelers' Choice Awards. Take a look at the top travel destinations in America, picked by travelers.

Kate Middleton sailing

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Royals charm New Zealand

Prince William and Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, are visiting New Zealand and Australia with their son, Prince George, on a 19-day royal tour.

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Weirdest Guinness world records

Most Guinness world records are fairly standard, but others are nothing short of wacky. Take a look at some of the weirdest world records.

Oscar Pistorius

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Pistorius murder trial: 10 things to know

Oscar Pistorius was on the stand this week and Friday marked another day of relentless cross-examination as the prosecution challenged his account of the killing of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

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10 dead in fiery Calif. bus crash

At least 10 people are dead and dozens injured in a fiery bus crash in Northern California.

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States with the highest minimum wage

Minnesota is the latest state to boost its minimum wage. Find out where low-wage workers get paid the most.

Kathleen Sebelius

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Faces of Obama's cabinet

President Barack Obama's cabinet is losing a familiar face with the resignation of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.

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Most expensive states for child care

Child care is now more expensive than college in some states. Find out where it costs most.

Halley's Comet, 1986

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On this day: April 11

Napoleon abdicates, Bob Dylan makes his professional debut, the Apple I is created, Idi Amin is deposed, and Halley's Comet does a cosmic drive-by of the Earth, all on this day.

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Remembering the RMS Titanic

The RMS Titanic hit an iceberg and sank April 15, 1912. Click here to take a look at the history of this great ship.

Stephen Colbert

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Late night TV hosts through the years

As Stephen Colbert joins the ranks of late night TV, take a look back at memorable hosts through the years.

Paris, Eiffel Tower

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World's top travel destinations

TripAdvisor recently announced the winners of its sixth annual Travelers' Choice Awards. Take a look at the world's top travel destinations, picked by travelers.

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What to know: Pa. school stabbing suspect Alex Hribal

Twenty students and a security officer were either stabbed or slashed during a rampage at a high school in Murrysville, Pa., Wednesday. The stabbing suspect has been identified as 16-year-old Alex Hribal. Learn more about Hribal and how the community is reacting to the horrific attack.

Crown Princess cruise ship

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Worst cruise ship disasters in recent history

The norovirus may responsible for at least 83 sick passengers and crew members aboard the Crown Princess, which is expected to arrive in San Diego today. Take a look at the worst cruise ship disasters in recent history.

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Store closings in 2014

Family Dollar is the latest in what has become a slew of store closings this year.

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23 worst states for equal pay

Women still make 77 percent of what the average American man earns. These are the 23 worst states for equal pay.

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