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On this day: May 23

Joan of Arc is captured in battle, Bonnie and Clyde die in a hail of bullets, "The Shining" hits theaters, golf legend Sam Snead passes away, and Tom Cruise abuses Oprah's couch, all on this day.

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7 pains men should never ignore

Men's Health has a list of seven pains that may signify something serious for men.

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Who is ISIS?

ISIS forces have extended their control around the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra. The capture of Syria's ancient city, about 150 miles northeast of Damascus, threatens a UNESCO World Heritage Site described as having "stood at the crossroads of several civilizations," Learn more about the group.

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Honoring our heroes this Memorial Day

Memorial Day honors men and women who died while serving in the American military. Find out more about Memorial Day and see how you can honor these great American heroes.

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Celebrities who served in the military

Many celebrities have served in the military over the years. In honor of Memorial Day, take a look at who served in what branch.

Test your Memorial Day knowledge

Test your knowledge of Memorial Day facts and see how well you know the holiday in this slideshow.

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10 superfoods for spring

Spring is in the air! Find out which foods to eat so you can feel your best.

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On this day: May 22

A former U.S. vice president is indicted for treason, the most powerful earthquake ever recorded hits Chile, "Pac-Man" makes his debut, Johnny Carson signs off, and a deadly tornado devastates Joplin, Mo., all on this day.

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Top 10 U.S. beaches of 2015

With beach season upon us, Dr. Beach lists his top picks for sandy stretches in 2015.

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Celebs wear red noses to combat world hunger

You've probably noticed a lot of photos lately of celebrities wearing red clown noses. Learn all about "Red Nose Day" here.

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By the numbers: Boy Scouts of America

The president of the Boy Scouts of America called for the organization to end its ban on gay adults in remarks at the organization's national business meeting Thursday. Take a look at the numbers behind America's largest youth organization.

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Stars send off Letterman with Twitter tributes

Stars who didn't attend the taping of David Letterman's final episode took to Twitter and paid tribute with the hashtag #ThanksDave

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Celebrities turned real-life heroes

Rapper Layzie Bone of Bone Thugs-n-Harmony fame is the latest in a long list of celebrities who have acted heroically outside the spotlight. Here are some of the other celebrity turned real-life heroes.

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Notable TV exits through the years

David Letterman signed off from late-night television after 33 years Wednesday night. Take a look at other high-profile personalities and their exits from particular shows or TV altogether.

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High Fashion at Cannes International Film Festival

Every year, the beautiful people hobnob with international fashion models and movie stars from Hollywood, Bollywood and the Far East at the Cannes International Film Festival in Cannes, France.

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10 foods that make you smarter

You don't need another degree to boost your brainpower at work. According to one author and neurologist, if you want to work smarter, you just have to eat smarter.

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On this day: May 21

The American Red Cross is established, Charles Lindbergh and Amelia Earhart complete their historic trans-Atlantic flights, Bogey and Bacall get hitched, and Susan Lucci finally strikes Emmy gold, all on this day.

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1980s TV stars then and now

We pity the fool who wasn't a fan of Mr. T in the 1980s. As the star of "The A-Team" turns 63 on Thursday, join us for a look at him and some of your other favorite '80s TV stars then and now.

California oil slick stretches for miles

A pipeline leaked about 21,000 gallons of crude oil near a beach in California, authorities said, creating a dark sheen that stretched for miles.

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Late night TV hosts through the years

As David Letterman signs off from the "Late Show" for the last time, take a look back at memorable late night hosts through the years.

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10 things never to do at the casino

Casinos can be an intimidating place for the uninitiated. Here are a few tips to navigate a night of slots, cards, free drinks and big buffets.

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On this day: May 20

Vasco da Gama arrives in India, Christopher Columbus dies, Norman Rockwell makes his Saturday Evening Post cover debut, HIV is discovered, and "Cheers" airs its series finale, all on this day.

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NFL Deflategate: Tom Brady timeline

While the NFLPA is appealing New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game Deflategate suspension, team owner Robert Kraft said Tuesday he will "reluctantly" accept the team's punishment. Check out the timeline of events in the case so far.

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12 biggest auto recalls

Takata is nearly doubling the size of its already massive recall for faulty airbags, according to a government source. The move makes it the largest auto recall in history, with about 34 million vehicles affected. Take a look at the biggest auto recalls in history.

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Most-watched TV series finales

How does the series finale for "Mad Men," which nabbed 3.3 million viewers, compare to shows that set Nielsen ratings records? Click on to see the top 10 most-watched TV series finales to find out.

Country's most notorious motorcycle clubs

Bandidos, Hells Angels, Mongols. They're not just motorcycle clubs, but organized criminal enterprises. Now, after a biker gang shootout left nine people dead in Texas, many are wondering what such gangs really stand for.

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Most ignored cancer symptoms

May is National Skin 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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On this day: May 19

Anne Boleyn loses her head, Oscar Wilde gets out of prison, Marilyn Monroe sings for the president, Amy Fisher shoots Mary Jo Buttafuoco in the face, and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis dies, all on this day.

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1980 Mount St. Helens eruption

Monday marks the 35th anniversary of the May 18, 1980, Mount St. Helens eruption that left 57 people dead and caused $3 billion in damage. Take a look back at the deadly eruption and the volcano since.

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Amtrak service resumes; Authorities investigate crash

As Amtrak returned to regular service in the Northwest Corridor, authorities continue to investigate what caused an Amtrak train to derail on May 12. Here is look at what happened.

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9 dead, 170 arrested in biker gang shootout

Rival biker gangs unleashed a hailstorm of bullets outside a Twin Peaks restaurant in Waco, Texas, leaving nine people dead and at least 17 hospitalized. Click on to see images from the scene.

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Salute this all-American trivia quiz

Kick off your Memorial Day weekend with this quiz.

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Musicians, models arrive at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards

The music world and a bevy of models came together Sunday, May 17, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas for the 2015 Billboard Music Awards.

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10 foods that can make you grumpy

Avoid these 10 foods that can wreck your mood and turn you into a grump.

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On this day: May 18

Napoleon is proclaimed French emperor, Lincoln wins the Republican Party presidential nomination, the Supreme Court upholds "separate but equal" segregation, and Mount St. Helens erupts, all on this day.

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American Pharoah wins soggy Preakness

American Pharoah stayed on course for the famed Triple Crown by winning the 140th edition of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore Saturday.

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On this day: May 17

St. Louis nearly burns to the ground, the first Kentucky Derby is held, the Supreme Court strikes down segregated schools, the Senate Watergate Committee begins televised hearings, and same-sex marriages begin in Massachusetts, all on this day.

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On this day: May 16

Joan of Arc is sainted, the first Academy Awards are handed out, SpaghettiOs debut, "Pet Sounds" and "Blonde on Blonde" hit record store shelves, and Sammy Davis Jr. and Jim Henson pass away, all on this day.

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BB King through the years

In honor of legendary blues musician B.B. King, who died Thursday at the age of 89, take a look at his life and career through the years.

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Victims of Philadelphia Amtrak crash

All eight people killed in Tuesday night’s Amtrak crash in Philadelphia have now been identified.

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Celebrities mourn BB King

Blues legend B.B. King touched many with his virtuoso picking style and full-bodied song delivery. Celebrities took to social media to remember the guitarist, his prized instrument and the gift he bestowed on generations of music lovers after his death Thursday night at 89.

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Latest in Cosby sex scandal

Bill Cosby recently appeared on "Good Morning America" -- but he said little about the sexual assault allegations made against him. Here is a timeline of accusations made against the comedian.

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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.

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On this day: May 15

Las Vegas is founded, Mickey Mouse makes his screen debut, the Soviets begin withdrawing from Afghanistan, and a 16-year-old sailor completes her solo around-the-world journey, all on this day.

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National Photo Month: photography tips

May is National Photo Month! Celebrate by taking a look at the history of photography, as well as tips to creating your own photos.

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7 great American factory tours

Some American producers are thriving -- so much so that they're willing to pull back their factory curtains, giving visitors a glimpse at the assembly line magic. Take a look at seven great American factory tours.

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Most valuable brands 2015

Take a look at Forbes' 2015 rankings of the most valuable brands.

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Robots could threaten these 8 occupations

Robots and algorithms are likely to disrupt jobs in these eight formerly-stable career fields. See if your job is among them.

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On this day: May 14

English colonists settle in America, the Lewis and Clark Expedition starts a historic journey, Israel becomes an independent state, Frank Sinatra dies, and "Seinfeld" comes to an end, all on this day.

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Sweet sips: Sugar content of 16 popular drinks

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.

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