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Why Americans don't live as long as Europeans

Americans die younger than people in other high-income countries, and drug poisonings, gun injuries and motor vehicle crashes are largely to blame, a study finds.

Mardi Gras

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All the festive facts about Mardi Gras

Break out your beads and get in your last bites of king cake -- Mardi Gras is nigh.

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Samsung

Here's what we know about Samsung's Galaxy S7

Samsung is expected reveal its latest Galaxy smartphones on stage at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

The company sent out invitations for a February 21 press event Sunday night featuring an image of a black cube cracked open ever so slightly, and ...

Sobriety test

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NTSB recommends states lower legal BAC to .05

No one is going to tell you they support drunken driving, or that something shouldn't be done to deter people from hitting the road hammered.

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Afro Emojis

Afro Emoji app adds its voice to digital world

A new sticker app featuring African characters and pan-African phrases has launched worldwide.

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Inside the world of the accidentally Twitter famous

The great Super Bowl Velveeta shortage of 2014 -- otherwise known as #cheesepocalypse -- was a stressful time for queso lovers nationwide. But the lack of available "cheese product" didn't affect anyone as much as Richard Lindsey or Brandon Kraft.

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A text a day to keep the doctor away?

Text messages could be the latest solution to the very old problem of getting patients with chronic diseases to take their medications.

Zika mosquitos not for media gallery

USDA via CNN

Zika tests Catholic position on birth control

Zika-infected mosquitoes aren't just causing medical problems, they're creating a theological conundrum for the Roman Catholic Church, according to priests and other experts.

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'Resting b#*ch face' is real, scientists say

Good news, everyone! You can now wear your mildly discontented face with some validation.

More than 79 million Americans infected

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New vaccines for HPV, meningitis recommended

New vaccines for meningococcal type B and HPV and are among the updates to the immunization schedule published for children and adults.

Central Coast Residents Turn to Nextdoor App to Combat Crime

Nextdoor is the private social network for neighborhoods. The makers of the app say Nextdoor is the best way to stay in the know about what’s going on in the neighborhood.

Dog Rescued From Cliff By Santa Barbara City Fire Fighters

A dog rescue below Santa Barbara’s Douglas Preserve happened Wednesday afternoon between the beach and the cliffs involving what appears to be a black lab.

Entertainment Headlines

Waris Ahluwalia

Sikh actor: Aeromexico kicked me off flight

Waris Ahluwalia's trip to Mexico started out as a thrilling visit to a contemporary…

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Lock of John Lennon's hair expected to fetch $10,000

Is collecting celebrity locks of hair becoming a new cottage industry for A-listers…

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#BoycottBeyonce sparks backlash

A move to #BoycottBeyonce has some clapping back over what they see as the…

Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman treated again for skin cancer

Actor Hugh Jackman has revealed yet another bout with skin cancer, warning fans to…

 Red Lobster

Red Lobster: Sales spike 33% after Beyoncé endorsement

When Beyoncé put out her first song since 2014 over the weekend, Red Lobster…

Lena Dunham

Lena Dunham to rest due to endometriosis

In a Facebook message, Lean Dunham, star and producer of the HBO series "Girls,"…

Travel Headlines

Philadelphia

Lonely Planet's top U.S. spots for 2016

As Philadelphia prepares to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention and…

Political tourist Kathleen Moon

Meet Kathleen Moon: A political tourist

Kathleen Moon is tired of saying "I'm a Republican, but ..." so she's hit the road…

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Cruise ship calls off trip after storm

The Anthem of the Seas has turned around and headed back to its original port after…

Cologne Carnival

Carnival TV reporter groped in Cologne

The city of Cologne, Germany, fell back into the spotlight of sexual assault this…

Ocean sea briny deep

Sailing large: Life on board a mega-ship

The first thing you notice about the Benjamin Franklin is just how big it is --…

Rio de Janeiro ready to celebrate Carnival

Zika virus won't ruin Brazil's Carnival

The Zika virus isn't scaring away Brazil's Carnival revelers and the country's…

Technology Headlines

North Korea rocket debris

First images of North Korea rocket debris

South Korea has released the first images of debris believed to be from a long-range…

Yelp

Yelp is struggling, stock down 11%

Yelp is struggling to get a positive review from Wall Street.

And it's failing. The…

FBI dept of hacking

Hackers publish FBI employees' contact info

Hackers, making good on a threat, published contact information for 20,000 FBI…

Automotive Headlines

Prices - Tires

Continental AG to build $1.3 B plant in Miss.

Continental AG announced plans to build a $1.4 billion manufacturing plant in…

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Ford to double production in Mexico

Ford Motor Co. plans to build a new assembly plant in San Luis Potosi, Mexico,…

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Tesla's worst trading day since 2014

Tesla's stock just had its worst day in more than a year.

Shares fell 9% on Monday -…

Pet Headlines

Puppy Bowl 2016

Puppy Bowl tackles pet adoption

While millions tuned into Super Bowl 50 Sunday, a cuter, furrier bowl was underway…

Border Collie mix dog

Scientists create IQ test for dogs

If you've ever asked your dog "who's a clever boy?" there may now be a definitive…

Maverick was trapped for 72 hours

Missouri dog rescued after 72 hours in sinkhole

He might be an old dog, but he's a fighter. A 12-year-old German shepherd in…

House and Home Headlines

Quicken Rocket Mortgage ad

Quicken's 'Rocket Mortgage' Super Bowl ad sparks backlash

Push button get mortgage. That was the message Quicken Loans left viewers with at…

Mortgage

Mortgages are still getting cheaper

Mortgage rates are dropping.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong has least affordable housing in the world

Hong Kong's stratospherically expensive housing market is so unaffordable it's set a…

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