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Vanderbilts: Preservation group exploiting Breakers mansion

Twenty-one members of the Vanderbilt family have written to a preservation group that owns The Breakers, saying its management is exploiting the Gilded Age family mansion and is not fulfilling its... Read more »

Published 15 hours ago

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Amazon Prime members will be able to stream free on JetBlue

Amazon wants to give JetBlue passengers a new option for tuning out that crying baby or talkative seat neighbor. Read more »

Published 17 hours ago

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Oldest complete copy of Ten Commandments displayed in Israel

The world's oldest complete copy of the Ten Commandments is going on rare display at Israel's leading museum in an exhibit tracing civilization's most pivotal moments. Read more »

Published 17 hours ago

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High-tech sensors help kids keep eye on aging parents

Each time 81-year-old Bill Dworsky or his 80-year-old wife Dorothy opens the refrigerator, closes the bathroom door or lifts the lid on a pill container, tiny sensors in their San Francisco home... Read more »

Published 21 hours ago

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Lawn-care basics: how much to cut, irrigate, fertilize

naged turf care means more than simply firing up your lawn mower and buzzing around the yard. Read more »

Published 23 hours ago

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The Muppets to team up with Lindsey Stirling and other YouTube stars

It's time to play the music. It's time to light the lights. It's time to stream the video. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Britain's new princess can't expect fairy-tale life

William and Kate's new daughter is the first British princess who won't face royal discrimination because she's a girl, but that doesn't mean her life will be a fairy tale. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Derek Hough says he's being careful after 'Dancing' injuries

Derek Hough, who was recently injured while rehearsing a dance routine, says it's not in his nature to take it easy. Read more »

Published yesterday

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'Avengers' sequel is second biggest US opener of all time

The Avengers are mighty, but not enough to beat themselves. The Marvel and Disney sequel earned a staggering $187.7 million in its debut weekend, making it the second biggest U.S. opening of all... Read more »

Published yesterday

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Snow, cold keep New England skiers, riders stoked into May

Skiers and snowboarders at Vermont's Sugarbush resort have spent the morning on the slopes and played golf in the afternoon — testament to the abundance of snow that extended the season at... Read more »

Published yesterday

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Ellis Island expands its story of US immigration history

Not all of the stories at Ellis Island's immigration museum are about someone's great-grandfather arriving as a boy from Europe at the start of the 20th century. Read more »

Published yesterday

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'Avengers: Age of Ultron' assembles huge opening day

Iron Man and his superhero pals have bested their own opening day record with "Avengers: Age of Ultron." The $250 million sequel pulled in $84.5 million from Thursday night and Friday showings,... Read more »

Published May 3, 2015

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American Pharoah gives Baffert 4th Derby win

The win by the sweet-striding colt gave Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert his fourth Derby win, and jockey Victor Espinoza his third and second in a row. Read more »

Published May 2, 2015

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Honolulu Food Festival explores the wonders of canned meat

An annual food festival in Honolulu features an unlikely star — Spam canned meat. Read more »

Published May 2, 2015

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Damaged by deadly quake, fate of Nepal heritage unsure

The blue-rimmed eyes of Kathmandu's gold-spired Swayambhunath stupa stare silently from a hilltop overlooking this city in the Himalayan foothills. Read more »

Published May 2, 2015

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Blues legend B.B. King in hospice at his home in Las Vegas

Blues legend B.B. King remains in hospice care Saturday at his home in Las Vegas. Read more »

Published May 2, 2015

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Summer camps with a mission: To create cybersecurity experts

At Vermont's Norwich University, 20 high school students will build computers they'll be able to take home. At Dakota State University in South Dakota, about 200 students will learn about... Read more »

Published May 2, 2015

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The Latest on Nepal: Quake death toll climbs past 6,600

A week after a massive earthquake hit Nepal, police say the death toll from the disaster has climbed past 6,600. Read more »

Published May 1, 2015

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B.B. King in home hospice care, his website says

usician B.B. King is in home hospice care in Las Vegas, according to his official website. Read more »

Published May 1, 2015

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Branstad declares state of emergency in response to bird flu

A state of emergency was declared Friday by Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad with nearly 17 million chickens and turkeys dead, dying or scheduled to be euthanized due to a widening bird flu outbreak. Read more »

Published May 1, 2015

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Despite protests, Expo 2015 a potential diplomatic setting

The Expo 2015 world's fair showed potential as a backdrop for serious diplomacy as it opened Friday for a six-month run, even as it also served as a lightning rod for anti-globalization protests. Read more »

Published May 1, 2015

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'Stand By Me' singer Ben E. King dead at age 76

Ben E. King, the unforgettable lead singer for the Drifters and a solo star whose plaintive baritone graced such pop and rhythm 'n blues classics as "Stand by Me," ''There Goes My Baby" and... Read more »

Published May 1, 2015

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Rural hospitals struggle to stay open, adapt to changes

After 45 years of providing health care in rural western Missouri, Sac-Osage Hospital is being sold piece by piece. Read more »

Published May 1, 2015

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First lady: I "fell in love" with NYC's new Whitney museum

Michelle Obama praised New York's Whitney Museum of American Art for its outreach to the community during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the museum's new downtown home Thursday and said she "fell in... Read more »

Published April 30, 2015

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Documentary on T-rex discovery leads to pardon request

Pete Larson has discovered thousands of fossils around the world, co-authored three books and led the team that unearthed the largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus rex ever found. But there's one... Read more »

Published April 30, 2015

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