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Deadliest plane crashes in history

The fate of the 116 people on board an Air Algerie flight, has reportedly crashed in Mali, is still unknown. Take a look at the deadliest plane crashes in history.

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Shocking CEO downfalls

Walmart's Bill Simon is the latest big-name CEO to make a shocking departure.

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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Child actors who grew up into stars

While the child stars whose careers fade seem to get most of the press, plenty of young actors have managed to stay successful into adulthood, including Anna Paquin, who is celebrating her 32nd birthday on Thursday.

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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 as conflict zones, over which it's up to the airlines to decide whether or not to fly.

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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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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TV's all-time 30 greatest pets

Whether they were the star of the show or just part of the cast, television history is filled with animal stars who stole the spotlight from their human co-stars. Here's a look at our picks for the best 30 TV pets ever.

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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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Celebrities and their kids

With Prince George celebrating his first birthday on Tuesday, join us for a look at celebrities and their children, including the prince and his royal parents.

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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.

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America's top 10 snack foods

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

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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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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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Pucker up and guess these celebrity pouts

Think your know your celebrities' mugs? Then check out these pretty puckers and see if you can guess to whom they belong.

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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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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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Bald and beautiful celebrities

Are some of today's biggest stars too sexy for their hair? We'll let you be the judge by exposing the scalps of some famous bald stars.

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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.

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Test your hair band IQ

How many of these 1980s hair bands can you identify?

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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.

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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.

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Stars who walked away from Hollywood

"Fast Times at Ridgemont High" and "Gremlins" star Phoebe Cates, who celebrates her 51st birthday July 16, is just one of several stars who walked away from Hollywood early.

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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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Most followed people on Twitter

Here are the top 30 most followed users on Twitter, according to TwitterCounter.com.

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10 health items every home needs

From neti pots to witch hazel, find out what you should have stocked in your medicine cabinet.

Ian Thorpe

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Celebrities who are gay

Olympic swimmer Ian Thorpe has come out after years of speculation about his sexuality. See some of the other celebrities who are openly gay -- and proud of it.

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2014 World Cup in photos

Germany has won the 2014 World Cup, scoring a 1-0 victory against Argentina in the final on Sunday. Take a look back at all the action from the tournament.

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17 ways to look better naked

Today is International Nude Day. Here are 17 tips to make you look better in the buff.

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Where are 'Beverly Hills, 90210' stars now?

With Brian Austin Green celebrating his 41st birthday on Tuesday, what better time to stop in at the Peach Pit and see what the stars of "Beverly Hills, 90210" are up to these days?

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Look back: George Zimmerman trial

On July 13, 2013, a Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin. The former neighborhood watchman never denied fatally shooting the unarmed teen, but he said he did so because he feared for his life. Take a look back at some of the highlights from Zimmerman's highly publicized trial.

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Twitter reacts to LeBron returning to Cleveland

Twitter exploded when NBA star LeBron James confirmed that he's leaving the Miami Heat for the Cleveland Cavaliers, where he spent the first seven years of his career. Take a look at some of the most amusing tweets.

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10 surprising lunar facts

Ahead of Saturday's "supermoon," check out 10 surprising facts about Earth's closest neighbor.

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Look back: World gets first glimpse of royal baby

Take a look back at the first glimpse the world got of Prince George, shown off by proud parents Will and Kate as they left the hospital.

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America's snobbiest cities

Turn up your nose at anything unrefined? You'd be right at home in America's snobbiest mid-sized cities.

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'Happy Days': Where are they now?

The classic television sitcom "Happy Days" ended its 11-season run 30 years ago on July 12, 1984. What are the stars up to today?

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Faces of Obama's cabinet

The Senate has confirmed Shaun Donovan to be the new director of the Office of Management and Budget. Take a look at other faces in President Barack Obama's Cabinet.

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Top beer-drinking states

Check out which states consume the most beer, according to a recent study by Beer Marketer's Insights, a brewing industry trade publisher.

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2014 Emmy nominations

The nominations for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards have been announced, and "Game of Thrones" leads the pack with 19 nods. Take a look at the nominees in the top categories.

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Hurricane prep checklist

Are you ready for a hurricane? Read through the following checklist to make sure you're ready before a storm hits your neighborhood.

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10 deadliest U.S. hurricanes

Take a look back at the 10 deadliest hurricanes in U.S. history.

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In the courtroom: George Zimmerman verdict

On July 13, 2013, a Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin. Take a look at scenes from the courtroom on the day of the verdict.

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Shocking places people use their phones

Some people just can’t put down their phones, no matter what's going on around them. Take a look at the places people most often dial up.

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Shortest celebrity marriages

Sometimes not even celebrities can get a Hollywood ending when it comes to romance. Check out some of the shortest celebrity marriages that didn't even make it a year.

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What to know: South Korea ferry disaster

The operators of the sunken Sewol ferry prioritized profit over safety, and the vessel was licensed based on falsified documents, South Korean investigators said in an interim report. Take a look at images from the disaster that killed hundreds of people and shocked the nation.

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What to know: Donald Sterling scandal

Billionaire Donald Sterling testified in a probate court trial this week that he opposes his wife's effort to sell the couple's ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers because he is negotiating a big broadcast deal with Fox that would be worth more. Find out more about this highly publicized scandal.

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Celebrity breakups of 2014

Breaking up is hard to do, even for celebrities. Take a look at the notable celebrity splits of 2014.

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10 signs of summer depression

Depression can happen at any time of year, even the carefree days of summer.

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Where are 'Cosby Show' stars today?

With Bill Cosby celebrating his 77th birthday on July 12, join us for a look at what he and his "Cosby Show" co-stars are up to today.

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Top 10 hot spots for car thieves

Find out if your city is among the Top 10 hot spots for car thieves.

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Can you guess the celebrity tattoo?

Miley Cyrus' latest ink of her deceased dog is raising eyebrows. Find out which Hollywood stars have a tattoo -- or many tattoos -- and see what they look like.

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State-by-state look at marijuana laws

Marijuana shops in Washington are opening their doors to all customers on Tuesday, making it the second state in the nation to legalize marijuana sales to recreational users. Take a look at which states allow recreational and medical marijuana use.

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What is chronic traumatic encephalopathy?

The NFL has reached a preliminary settlement in a lawsuit filed over player concussions. Find out more about chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the disease several former NFL pros claim they are now suffering from due to hits on the field.

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NFL players who have died young

A preliminary settlement has been reached in the NFL concussions lawsuit. Take a look at NFL players who have died young, many from brain injuries related to hits on the field.

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World's weirdest ice cream flavors

July is National Ice Cream Month. Check out some of the weirdest flavors from around the world.

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Celebrities who lost endorsement deals

From Paula Deen to Madonna, plenty of celebrities have discovered over the years just how fickle endorsement money can be.

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Ex-Patriots star Hernandez in court

Former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is scheduled to appear in court twice this week as his attorneys try to subpoena paperwork from his former team and quash a search warrant. Hernandez is charged in three deaths. Take a look at the accusations against Hernandez.

Oscar Pistorius

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Pistorius murder trial: 10 things to know

In the latest twist in the Oscar Pistorius saga, the Olympian's lawyer says video of Pistorius re-enacting how he says he killed his girlfriend was illegally obtained by the Australian television network that aired it Sunday. Here's a look at the most compelling information about the case.

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What to know: Nigerian schoolgirl kidnappings

On Monday, 63 women and girls who kidnapped by Boko Haram from the northern Borno state on June 18 escaped their captors. Boko Haram is still believed to be holding more than 200 schoolgirls hostage. Learn more about this shocking situation and the group behind it.

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Survivors mark 1 year since Asiana crash

Sunday marked the one-year anniversary since Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 bound from South Korea crashed upon landing at San Francisco International Airport.

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40 one-hit wonders who actually weren't

From Tommy Tutone to A-ha, many bands and singers slapped with the "one-hit wonder" label are actually anything but. Here are just 40 of them.

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Best shopping deals in July

Conventional wisdom says seasonal items are rarely on sale in season. July is the exception.

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Arthur weakens to tropical storm

Hurricane Arthur made landfall in North Carolina late on July 3, but it did not dawdle over the coastline to vandalize neighborhoods for long. By Friday morning, it had weakened to a Category 1 and was downgraded to a tropical storm on Saturday.

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29 things you should know about July 4

From who actually signed the Declaration of Independence to how much BBQ Americans eat, here's what you should know about the Fourth of July.

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Famous people born on the Fourth of July

Before you head out for some barbecue or to catch some fireworks, this Independence Day, check out some famous people who really were born on the Fourth of July.

Lindsay Lohan, June 2014

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Lindsay Lohan through the years

Take a look at the life of one-time child star turned troubled actress Lindsay Lohan, both on screen and off.

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Holiday gas prices nationwide

As your prepare to hit the road for the Fourth of July weekend, find out how much you'll pay to fill up.

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Sweet sips: What's in your drink?

Sugar has become public enemy No. 1 in the nutrition field -- doctors and public health advocates alike are "fed up" with the amount Americans are consuming. 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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Biggest fireworks shows in America

The Fourth of July is right around the corner, which means it's time to take a look at the biggest fireworks celebrations across the U.S.

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1980s music stars then and now

With Huey Lewis celebrating his 64th birthday on July 5, join us for a look at him and other 1980s music stars then and now.

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The 10 best #ThingsTimHowardCouldSave

It's the Twitter hashtag that's lighting up social media. Here are the 10 best #ThingsTimHowardCouldSave.

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America's most patriotic brands

Cars and jeans are iconic American products, and a new survey shows consumers agree.

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7 tips for a healthy Fourth of July

Keep you and your friends and family healthy and safe on Independence Day with these tips.

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Celebrities with July birthdays

If you've got a birthday coming up in July and wonder which famous stars might be celebrating along with you, wonder no more.

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12 biggest auto recalls

General Motors announced a new round of recalls on Monday, bringing it total number of vehicles recalled in 2014 to 27 million. Take a look at the biggest recalls in history.

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Oh, Canada! 30 gorgeous Canadian actresses

With Canada Day on July 1, turn your attention to the 30 hottest actresses from our neighbor to the north.

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Most expensive states in 2014

You'll pay a pretty penny to live in these most expensive states of 2014.

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Most powerful celebrities of 2014

Beyonce, LeBron James and Dr. Dre star in this year's list of the most powerful celebrities.

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The history of birth control

Companies with religious objections can refuse to pay for contraception, according to the U.S. Supreme Court, marking another important moment in the history of birth control.

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What did he say?! Rob Ford's craziest quotes

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is back on the job after a two-month leave of absence. Take a look at some of this controversial politician's most shocking quotes.

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