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Best Places To Visit Off Season In The US

New Orleans, Orlando, Maui, Phoenix, and San Francisco are among the best places to visit in the U.S. in the off season.

01/07/2014

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American Cities With The Best Public Transportation Systems

One of the best ways to cut down on our carbon footprint is to use mass transportation, which of course is much easier to do when cities offer convenient transit options. Find out which American cities have the best public mass transportation systems and how they have been recognized.

12/17/2013

Noise from the vuvuzelas during the 2010 World Cup caused problems for players on the field as well as TV viewers. (Getty Images)

2014 World Cup Noisemakers Quieter Than Vuvuzelas

The new instrument, a rattle called the caxirola, is said to make about the same noise as a normal conversation.

12/07/2013

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Five Greenest Cities In The U.S.

What makes a city sustainable and “green” and which U.S. cities are among the highest ranking in this category? Find out which cities in the U.S. are the most sustainable and support an eco-friendly lifestyle.

11/18/2013

A Boeing 777 airplane lies burned on the runway after it crash landed at San Francisco International Airport on July 6, 2013 in San Francisco, Calif. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Pilots, Airline Fault Equipment In Asiana Crash

The pilots of Asiana Flight 214, which crashed in San Francisco in July, as well as the airline, are raising the possibility that a key device that controls the Boeing 777’s speed may have malfunctioned, an aviation expert familiar with the investigation into the crash said Tuesday.

10/08/2013

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Best Rock ‘N Roll Cities In America

This list includes five of the best rock ‘n roll cities in America, with honorable mentions to the cities of Austin, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, New Orleans, Philadelphia and Seattle.

09/10/2013

Outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave her farewell address to the State Department today. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Calls For Election Reform

Potential 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton kicked off a series of speeches on Monday with a call to combat what she called an “assault on voting rights.”

08/13/2013

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Cold Caps Tested To Prevent Hair Loss During Chemo

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first time Miriam Lipton had breast cancer, her thick locks fell out two weeks after starting chemotherapy. The second time breast cancer struck, Lipton gave her scalp a deep chill and […]

07/22/2013

A Boeing 777 airplane lies burned on the runway after it crash landed at San Francisco International Airport on July 6, 2013 in San Francisco, Calif. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Crash Victim May Have Been Run Over By Emergency Vehicle

A county coroner said his office is conducting an autopsy to determine whether one of the teenage victims of the Asiana Airlines crash at San Francisco International Airport was run over and killed by an emergency vehicle.

07/08/2013

In this handout photo provided by the National Transportation Safety Board, NTSB Aerospace Engineer Greg Smith receives the flight data and cockpit voice recorders from the Asiana Airlines 777-200 in the NTSB laboratory on July 7, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Boeing 777 passenger aircraft from Asiana Airlines coming from Seoul, South Korea crashed landed on the runway at San Francisco International Airport. Two people died and dozens were injured in the crash.  (Photo by NTSB via Getty Images)

Officials Probe Why Crashed Jet Flew Too Slow

Officials investigating a jetliner crash in San Francisco have determined that Asiana Airlines Flight 214 was traveling “significantly below” the target speed during its approach and that the crew tried to abort the landing just before it smashed onto the runway. What they don’t yet know is whether the pilot’s inexperience with this type of aircraft and at this airport played a role.

07/08/2013

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