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'80s quiz: At the movies

From the "Brat Pack" flicks to a shortish alien who raked in gazillions of dollars, '80s movies ran the gamut.

Top 10 U.S. Ice Cream Parlors

Get the scoop on the best ice cream parlors across the country in this newly released list by TripAdvisor.

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How to eat well and save money

It's easier than you think to eat well and save money. Here are 8 tips to live by.

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On this day: July 24

An aviation pioneer is born, a lost city is rediscovered, a famous comedy duo performs together for the first time, George Brett flips out, and Apollo 11 splashes down, all on this day.

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No-fly zones: Where can planes fly?

The crash of Malaysian airlines flight 17 in eastern Ukraine and a recent ban on flights to Israel due to violence near the airport in Tel Aviv has raised questions about which conflict-riddled areas of the world it is safe for commercial jets to travel. Take a look at strict no-fly zones as well…

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Deadliest plane crashes in history

Dozens are feared dead after a TransAsia Airways plane crashed on one of Taiwan's Penghu islands Wednesday. Take a look at the deadliest plane crashes in history.

National Hot Dog Day: Top hot dog toppings

It's National Hot Dog Day! See if your favorites made the list of the top 10 hot dog toppings.

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Hungry for hot dogs? Learn fun facts

July 23 is National Hot Dog Day! Learn more about the tasty food, from where it originated from to what it's made of.

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Costa Concordia disaster remembered

The Costa Concordia set sail on its final voyage after running aground off the coast of Italy more than two years ago. Look back on the disaster that killed 32 people.

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Deadliest disasters at sea

Take a look at some of the deadliest maritime disasters of modern times.

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Top 25 companies for work-life balance

Juggling a job and home life can be stressful. Find out which companies are making work-life balance a priority.

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On this day: July 23

Miss America gives up her crown, Fergie gets a royal wedding, a new comet is discovered, and a singer's life comes to a tragic ending, all on this day.

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Flight 17 passengers remembered

The victims aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came from around the world and held a wide range of hopes and dreams. Here are a few of those passengers' pictures and stories.

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Hollywood's highest-paid actors

Before you head out to see the latest movie blockbuster this summer, check out Forbes' list of Hollywood's highest-paid actors.

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Immigration in America: A history

With Texas Gov. Rick Perry sending National Guard troops to the border, look back at the tumultuous history of immigation in America.

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The history of keeping cool

This week marks the 112th anniversary of air conditioning, and aren't we all thankful! Look back at the ways humans have tried to stay cool through the centuries.

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Prince George's 1st year

Prince George is 1! Take a look back at the royal tyke's first year.

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On this day: July 22

Wiley Post completes the first solo flight around the world, John Dillinger is gunned down behind a Chicago theater, two Soviet dogs become cosmonauts, and Prince George arrives to great fanfare, all on this day.

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America's best states to live in 2014

Take a look at the top states to live in 2014, based on crime rate, health care, number of local attractions and environmental quality.

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World's craziest sinkholes

A 120-foot-wide sinkhole has swallowed part of a city street in Florida. Here's a look at some of the world's craziest sinkholes.

Prince George

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The British Monarchy

Prince George, who is third in line to the British throne, celebrates his first birthday on Tuesday. Take a look at the family tree of the British monarchy and learn a bit about George's great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth.

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America's top 10 snack foods

Today is National Junk Food Day! Find out which snacks Americans love most.

Leonardo DiCaprio

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20 smartest celebrities on Twitter

Paris Hilton and Ludacris are among the smartest celebrities on Twitter, according to a new (and very tongue-in-cheek) analysis.

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On this day: July 21

The Scopes Monkey Trial ends, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin bid the moon adieu, Hank Aaron joins Babe Ruth in an exclusive club, and the last space shuttle lands, all on this day.

Job fair

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States with the highest jobless rates

While unemployment may be steadily falling nationwide, these states just can't seem to catch a break.

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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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Where Flight 17 passengers were from

Malaysia Airlines has given a breakdown of the nationalities of the 298 people on Flight 17, the civilian plane that was shot down over Ukraine. Take a look at where the people on board were from.

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Mission to the moon: The Apollo moon landing

On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first man to set foot on the moon. In honor of the 45th anniversary of the moon landing, take a look at past and future missions as well as video footage.

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Civilian planes that have been shot down

The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 has shocked the world. While it hasn't happened many times before, this isn't the first time a civilian passenger plane has been shot out of the sky. Take a look other civilian jets that have been shot down.

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Nelson Mandela through the years

Friday is Nelson Mandela Day, the annual celebration of Mandela's birthday. Mandela died in December at age 95. Look back at the life of the global icon.

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Biggest wildfires in U.S. history

As hundreds of Washington residents evacuate their homes ahead of a fast-moving wildfire, take a look at the biggest wildfires in U.S. history.

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10 ways Americans waste money

Are you throwing your money away? Check out 10 of the top ways Americans waste their hard-earned cash.

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On this day: July 18

A Nobel Peace Prize winner and astronaut are born, a gymnast reaches Olympic perfection, and an epic superhero hits summer theaters, all on this day.

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Malaysia Airlines flight crashes in Ukraine

A Malaysia Airlines flight traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, was shot down by "terrorists," an adviser to Ukraine's minister of internal affairs told CNN. Take a look at images from the tragedy.

Jason Biggs

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Worst celebrity Twitter gaffes

Jason Biggs is the latest celebrity to rattle cages on Twitter after what some are calling an insensitive tweet on the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine. Check out some of the worst celebrity Twitter gaffes.

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Airlines that make the most money in fees

Airlines collected $31.5 billion in fees in 2013. Find out which ones are making the most money off you.

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Minimum drinking ages around the world

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the National Minimum Drinking Age Act, passed by Congress on July 17, 1984. Take a look at minimum drinking ages around the world.

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Biggest mass layoffs of all time

Microsoft is laying off the most people in its 39-year history -- 18,000 over the next year. But it's still far from the biggest mass layoffs of all time.

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9 ways to combat mosquitoes naturally

Hate mosquitoes, but hate the chemicals often used to keep them at bay more? Try these natural repellants.

Disneyland's Sleeping Beauty Castle

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On this day: July 17

Air conditioning is born, the "happiest place on Earth" opens up, and the Beatles get animated, all on this day.

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States without the death penalty

A federal judge has struck down the death penalty in California, calling the system unconstitutional. Check out which states have done away with capital punishment.

John Legend

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Top songs of the summer 2014

The competition for the coveted honor of hit song of the summer is tight this year. Take a look at the top contenders, as compiled by Billboard.com.

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Best ways to save money on pets

Keep Fido and your wallet happy with these tips to save money on pets.

Churchill, Truman, Stalin at Potsdam Conference

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On this day: July 16

The nation's capital is founded, the world gets its first parking meter, Joltin' Joe sets an unbreakable record, and man heads to the moon, all on this day.

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America's top hospitals of 2014

The Mayo Clinic has been named America's new best hospital. Find out what other U.S. health care facilities made this year's list of the country's top hospitals.

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10 most endangered jobs of 2014

Many jobs are becoming casualties of technology-based job markets, including mail carriers, meter readers and print newspaper reporters. Take a look at CareerCast's list of the 10 most endangered jobs of 2014.

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Subway train derails in Moscow

At least 20 people were killed when a metro train derailed in Moscow on Tuesday, according to Russia's state-run news.

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