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Stunning maps show world's most dangerous weather hot spots
A series of stunning heat maps -- created by a man who's probably a little better with Excel than you are—shows the places in America most prone to natural disasters.
Journalist Michael Hastings dies
in car crash at 33
"Hard-charging, unabashedly opinionated, Hastings was original and at times abrasive," Rolling Stone, where he was a contributing editor, said in an obituary.
Falcons have initial approval to go forward with futuristic stadium design
The first drawings of the Atlanta Falcons' proposed new stadium put the team firmly in the forefront of facility design, to be sure.
Red Robin Apologizes for
Ad Mocks Vegetarians
Are vegetarians humorless? It’s the question being asked this week after a Red Robin television ad offended herbivores .
Dark Sheen on Lake Michigan a 'Strange Phenomenon,' Said Officials
Officials remain baffled as to how a dark, slick substance that forced dozens of swimmers out of the water at a northwest Indiana beach mysteriously vanished.
Walmart's White Cloud toilet
paper is tops
We test toilet paper on four key criteria, using a combination of machinery and sensory panelists.
Warm Weather Stirs Up Amoeba Warning
Florida health officials are urging swimmers to steer clear of stagnant water, which could be home to millions of microscopic killers.
100K protesters flood Brazilian
streets in protest
Some of the biggest demonstrations since the end of Brazil's 1964-85 dictatorship have broken out across this continent-sized country.
Watermelon Oreos: The Latest Twist on an Iconic Cookie
Watermelon in cookie form. The perfect summer food?
Nabisco hopes Oreo purists and non-fans alike will be taking a bag of the new, limited edition fruit-flavored cookies to their next picnic.
World's Tallest Coaster
May Find Home in Vegas
The newest attraction on the Las Vegas Strip may not be a new hotel, casino or nightclub but a 650-foot roller coaster.
Huawei launches world's slimmest smartphone
China's Huawei unveiled its flagship smartphone, the Ascend P6, at its first standalone launch event on Tuesday, underlining its ambitions to compete with Apple and Samsung in the top tier of mobile technology.
The Oldest Company Logos in America
For these reasons some corporate logos have remained -- at their core -- almost the same for more than a century.
Businessman known for good deeds accused of Internet fraud
A Utah businessman known locally for his good deeds is being accused of masterminding a massive Internet fraud.
Big U.S. Companies You Might Not Know Are Religious
Talking about religion and politics can be dangerous among friends. It's doubly so for businesses.
Bengals to appear on 'Hard Knocks'
Finding a subject 2013 was easier as HBO and NFL Films announced on Monday that the Cincinnati Bengals will appear on "Hard Knocks" for the second time in the last five years.
Couple finds 400-year-old
skeleton, gets $5,000 bill
A Canadian couple who recently stumbled upon a 400-year-old skeleton is now saddled with a $5,000 bill, the Star reports.
TSA Officer Accused of Shaming Teen for Wearing Leggings.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is investigating a report that one of its officers allegedly humiliated a 15-year-old girl wearing leggings.
Man who disrupted flight
ranted about CIA
A man loudly ranted about national security, the CIA and international spying aboard a flight from Hong Kong to Newark Monday, causing passengers to tackle him and bind his hands and feet for the duration of the flight.
Hidden gems: 5 killer sleeper cars
BoldRide presents five of the sleepiest sleeper cars in history.
11 Floating Homes That Really Deliver On Best Water Views
Forget lakeside—these adventurous houses sit right on the water for maximum views as well as serene living.
IRS supervisor in DC
scrutinized tea party cases
IRS supervisor in Washington reviewed earliest tea party cases, contradicting agency claims that it was a rogue element in Cincinnati.
Obama chooses lawyer as
Guantanamo closure envoy
President Barack Obama has chosen a high-powered Washington lawyer with extensive experience in all three branches of the government to be the State Department's special envoy for closing down the military-run prison at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba.
Beyond NYC: Other places
adapting to climate, too
From Bangkok to Miami, cities and coastal areas across the globe are already building or planning defenses to protect millions of people