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Initially built to keep travelers at a safe distance, America's lighthouses now attract millions who want to get as close as possible.
In the tension-filled game of chicken between Russia and the West over Ukraine, U.S. poultry is one of the big losers.
Stocks gained ground on corporate earnings and positive data on the labor market, but investors also kept a wary eye on the situation in Ukraine.
People saddled with big college loans are more likely to suffer from poor health and have a less upbeat attitude to life in middle age, a poll shows.
Southern hospitality reigns supreme in a recent survey of America's friendliest cities. Meanwhile, two New Jersey cities were voted least amicable.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, pointing to a further strengthening of labor market conditions.
Retailer takes the stand four years after it came under criticism for supporting a strident opponent of same-sex unions.
Vladimir Putin ordered a ban or limit on food imports from countries that imposed sanctions on Moscow for its support of rebels in eastern Ukraine.
The United States uses more air conditioning than the rest of the world combined. Dealing with the high energy peaks has lead utilities to try everything from new technology to "behavioral science."
Bank of America tentatively agreed to pay $16 billion-$17 billion to settle an investigation into its sale of mortgage-backed securities.
President Putin banned all imports of U.S. food products as well as fruit and vegetables from the European Union in retaliation for sanctions.
Stocks meandered as investors sorted through developments in Ukraine and considered two derailed deals.
Anyone can have Ebola adorning their walls, their necks or even their children's playrooms, for a price.
The stoplight is 100 years old this week, but it will likely look like an ancient relic to the motorists of the future.
The effort to go green by banning plastic bags is costing some stores quite a bit of green in the form of increased shoplifting.
The traveling exhibit will feature historical artifacts from the Cooperstown museum and state-of-the-art interactive digital media.
Portland was the only U.S. city that scored a slot in a British quality of life survey