Sandy moves west, leaving devastation, deaths in its wake
The Atlantic superstorm Sandy churned across Pennsylvania Tuesday after blacking out much of southern Manhattan and leaving a trail of flooding, death and destruction along the East Coast.
14 rescued, 2 missing from replica tall ship sunk by Sandy
Coast Guard helicopters Monday rescued 14 of 16 crew members from a replica 18th- century tall ship in the path of Hurricane Sandy 90 miles off the coast of North Carolina.
As airlines raise fees instead of fares, taxpayers pick up tab
When the airlines kept ticket prices down by shifting $12.8 billion to baggage fees, they also saved almost $964 million in federal taxes they would have owed if they had hiked ticket prices by that amount.
Giant reptile ruled the Jurassic seas
It's official: A giant marine reptile that roamed the seas roughly 150 million years ago is a new species, researchers say. It spanned about 40 feet and had a 6.5-foot-long skull with a bite four times as powerful as Tyrannosaurus rex.
Why working harder doesn't make you richer
Working 24/7 isn't the road to prosperity, much less happiness, and there are numbers to prove it.
With juices, calories can outweigh benefits for children
One glass of orange juice — even if it's 100 percent fruit juice — is loaded with unnecessary calories.
Roger Moore's Bond had serious fun
"I never do this," David Horowitz, a public relations executive for ABC, said as he picked up British actor Roger Moore at Kennedy Airport. "Can I have your autograph for my son?" It was 1986, and Moore was in New York City to do some publicity for the network. A year earlier, he had starred, at age 58, in "A View to a Kill."
Study: Politically outspoken celebrities will see likability ratings fall
In this presidential election season, when celebrities endorse candidates while talking to empty chairs, engage in political debates on Twitter and encourage the rest of us to vote via cleverly edited YouTube clips, a new university study suggests that, perhaps, they might all be better off keeping their mouths shut.
New England farmer grows world's first 1-ton pumpkin
A Rhode Island farmer has grown the world's first one-ton pumpkin, shattering the previous record by 165 1/2 pounds.
TSA pat-down horror stories prompt private-screener plan
The congressman who held 22 hearings over a year and a half that tracked public backlash against the Transportation Security Administration says he's ready to offer legislation to save the agency from itself.
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