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On this day: October 4

Work begins on Mount Rushmore, Sputnik is launched into space, the pope visits America for the first time, Janis Joplin is found dead of an overdose, all on this day.

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Where are 'Beverly Hills, 90210' stars now?

With Sunday marking the 25th anniversary of the debut of "Beverly Hills, 90210," what better time to stop in at the Peach Pit and see what the show's stars are up to these days?

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On this day: October 3

Bobby Thomson hits the "shot heard 'round the world," Woody Guthrie passes away, Germany comes together, and O.J. Simpson is found not guilty, all on this day.

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Victims of Umpqua Community College shooting

Nine people were killed Thursday when a gunman stormed the campus of Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. Here is more about some of the victims.

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Oregon mourns victims of community college shooting

Nine people were killed when a gunman opened fire at Oregon's Umpqua Community College on Thursday, forcing the nation to face yet another mass shooting.

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10 most expensive hurricanes to hit US

Hurricane Joaquin is the first this year that's posed a real threat to the U.S., and many on the East coast are concerned that it will be a repeat of 2012's Hurricane Sandy. The Insurance Information Institute compiled a list of the 10 most expensive hurricanes to hit the U.S. based on payouts of…

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Janet Jackson through the years

Take a look at the career of singer-actress Janet Jackson, who is releasing "Unbreakable," her first album in more than seven years, on Friday.

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On this day: October 2

Charles Darwin returns home, Gandhi is born, "Peanuts" is published for the first time, Thurgood Marshall becomes the first black justice on the Supreme Court, and the Beltway sniper attacks begin, all on this day.


Most ignored cancer symptoms

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Pay attention to these cancer symptoms you are most likely to ignore, and get yourself to a doctor if they persist.

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'A Charlie Brown Christmas' postage stamps go on sale

The U.S. Postal Service is getting an early jump on the holiday season by issuing a series of postage stamps celebrating the 50th anniversary of "A Charlie Brown Christmas."

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Latest in Cosby sex scandal

Three more women came forward with allegations of sexual assault against Bill Cosby on Sept. 30, 2015. Here is a timeline of accusations made against the comedian.

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Swiss hotel's 'Space Suite' lifts off

A Swiss hotel says their new $2,000 a night "Space Suite" is designed to appeal to "a guest who is art loving, a collector, a visitor of Art Basel or someone who would like to have an overall art experience."


State-by-state look at marijuana laws

Oregon is now the third state where marijuana can be legally purchased for recreational use. Take a look at which states currently allow marijuana for recreational and/or medicinal purposes.


America's 20 'highest' states

Oregon is now the third state where marijuana can be legally purchased for recreational use, after Colorado and Washington. Find out which state has the highest rate of illicit drug use in the country.

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On this day: October 1

Thomas Edison opens the world's first electric lamp factory, Yosemite becomes a national park, soccer great Pele says goodbye, and Walt Disney World opens, all on this day.


Best foods to fight fall allergies

Are fall allergies making you miserable? Find out how your diet can help.

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Highlights from this week's UN General Assembly

Check out some of the highlights (so far) of the 70th edition of the U.N. General Assembly.

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Celebrity breakups of 2015

Breaking up is hard to do, even for celebrities. Take a look at the notable celebrity splits of 2015.


Top 10 'superfoods' for women

With Wednesday marking National Women's Health and Fitness Day, take a look at 10 "superfoods" recommended by Fitness magazine for women to stay lean, healthy and strong.

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On this day: September 30

Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs, James Dean dies in a car crash, "The Flintstones" and "Cheers" premiere, and researchers capture a giant squid on camera, all on this day.

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FIFA corruption scandal: What you need to know

FIFA has banned disgraced former official Jack Warner, who is facing fraud charges as part of a United States investigation, for life. Take a look at the corruption charges lobbed at the soccer organization so far.

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Where to nab deals on National Coffee Day

Coffee purveyors are offering deals and freebies to mark National Coffee Day on Sept. 29. Here is a list of deals to help you get your morning fix.


10 ways you're making your coffee wrong

In honor of National Coffee Day, enjoy a nice cup of coffee or two on Tuesday. But be sure to avoid these 10 ways you can easily ruin your morning brew.


17 worst habits for your heart

With Tuesday marking World Heart Day, click on to find out which of these 17 bad heart habits you may be breaking.


On this day: September 29

Willie Mays makes an iconic basket catch, the Camaro hits showroom floors, the first Chicago Tylenol murder victim dies, and the space shuttle returns to space following the Challenger disaster, all on this day.

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1990s music stars: Where are they now?

It was 25 years ago Tuesday that the twin sons of '50s teen idol Ricky Nelson hit No. 1 with their debut single, "(Can't Live Without Your) Love and Affection." But what are Matthew and Gunnar up to today and do they still have that killer long blond hair?

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Notable deaths of 2015

Here is a list of some of the notable public figures, athletes, musicians, artists and actors we've lost in 2015.


NASA: Water flows on the surface of Mars

NASA scientists said Monday they believe they have confirmed that water intermittently flows on the surface of Mars, a discovery that may have ramifications in the search for past or present life on the planet.

Timeline of NY prison escape saga

As tears streamed down Joyce Mitchell's face at her sentencing hearing Sept. 28, 2015, Judge Kevin Ryan said "you did terrible things," and sentenced the 51-year-old former prison worker to up to seven years for first-degree promoting prison contraband, a felony, and a concurrent year for…


Must do exercises

Are you no longer getting the desired results from you workouts? It might be because you are not doing the right types of exercises.

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Amazing photos of the rare 'Super Blood Moon'

The supermoon, also known as the 'super blood moon' - so called because it is the closet full moon to the Earth this year - is particularly rare as it coincides with a lunar eclipse, a combination that has not happened since 1982 and won't happen again until 2033.

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On this day: September 28

The U.S. Constitution heads to state legislatures for approval, Ted Williams smacks a homer in his last at-bat, the Beatles' "Hey Jude" hits No. 1, and "Star Trek" taps the next generation, all on this day.


20 jobs with the biggest pay raises

While wages have grown slowly for the most part lately, some workers have seen their pay climb much faster depending on their field. Click on for a look at 20 jobs that have seen the largest growth in pay over the past year.

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Wealthiest hip-hop artists of 2015

From Drake to Dre, see who made Forbes' ranking of the 20 highest-paid hip-hop acts of 2015.

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Pope Francis visits North America

Pope Francis arrived in the United States this week, and made numerous stops in New York City Friday. Check out some images of the pope's North American journey.

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On this day: September 27

The first Ford Model T rolls out of the factory, the Warren Commission concludes Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone, Ben Johnson is stripped of his Olympic gold medal, and Mark McGwire makes history, all on this day.

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2016 race: Who's running and who's out

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced he was dropping out of the presidential race on Sept. 21. See who else is running and who has dropped out.

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On this day: September 26

Sir Francis Drake completes his trip around the world, Nixon and Kennedy square off on TV, the Beatles release "Abbey Road," and an acting legend passes away, all on this day.

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The pope can sell it: Francis-themed food, drink and merchandise

Pope swag is hard to avoid in Philadelphia in preparation for Francis' visit. Check out some of the best pope-themed merchandise.


John Boehner: Personal facts, political timeline

Here is a look at the life of John Boehner, Speaker of the House since 2011. He is expected to resign from his post in October.

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12 great fall beers

For craft brewers, cooler weather brings a shift in seasonal styles. Gone are the crisp, light, refreshing beers of summer, making way for more malty and spiced brews. Here are 12 seasonal offerings from American brewers.

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Images: Apple fans line up for iPhone 6s release

The iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus hit stores Friday, with Apple fans around the world camping out in line to become some of the first owners of the new devices. Check out some of the Apple fans in Chicago, Sydney, Tokyo, Auckland and Shanghai.

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For your eyes only: James Bond theme songs

With Sam Smith's "Writing's on the Wall" joining the ranks of James Bond's most famous anthems, from "Goldfinger" to "Live and Let Die," check out which other stars have tackled Bond theme songs over the years.

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On this day: September 25

A European sees the Pacific Ocean for the first time, Congress passes the Bill of Rights, the Little Rock Nine get a U.S. Army escort to school, and Led Zeppelin's John Bonham dies, all on this day.

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Remember these one-hit wonders?

Friday's National One-Hit Wonder Day is a reminder that success in the music industry can be fleeting. Just ask these one-hit wonders who scored a Top 40 hit in America but found it impossible to repeat the feat.


11 laws that could ruin your vacation abroad

Look out for these laws the next time you travel to these destinations, according to

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Hundreds killed in stampede near Mecca

A stampede during one of the last rituals of the Hajj season -- the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca -- has killed more than 700 people and injured 800 others in Saudi Arabia. (This gallery contains graphic images. Viewer discretion is advised.)

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Secret celebrity weddings

While some celebrities go all out for their weddings, others slipped away to tie the knot in private, including reported newlyweds Usher and Grace Miguel. Join us for a look at them and other celebrity marriages that began beyond the prying eyes of the paparazzi.

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Celebrity weddings of 2015

Here comes the (celebrity) bride! Take a look at the notable celebrity weddings of 2015.

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10 surprising lunar facts

The night of September 27-28 will showcase a lunar eclipse coupled with a "supermoon" -- a full moon that appears larger because it's at perigee, the closest point of its orbit with Earth. The concurrence is relatively rare, having not happened since 1982. Prep yourself for the event by checking…


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