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Churchill birthplace turned into Nazi HQ

Blenheim Palace via CNN

Film turns Churchill's birthplace into Nazi HQ

They fought them on the beaches, the landing grounds, in the fields and in the streets -- but World War II veterans did not expect to be fighting the Nazis in Winston Churchill's ancestral home.

Jimmy Carter builds homes


Jimmy Carter's 32-year passion project to build homes

Former President Jimmy Carter is almost 92 years old, but he still swings a mighty hammer.

Alexa, GE appliances

GE Appliances via CNN

Amazon Echo can now control GE appliances

The dream of telling appliances in your home what to do without ever lifting a finger just became closer to reality.

GE Appliances announced on Tuesday it will be adding Amazon Echo's voice-assistant Alexa into its products, so you can tell them to d...



Why won't 541,000 young Japanese leave the house?

When Hideto Iwai was 16 he shut himself away in his room and refused to come out for four years.


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Construction workers pose on top of huge skyscraper

Construction workers took a death-defying photo from atop a spire 1,099 feet above the ground in Los Angeles earlier this week.

Sprouts Farmers Market Opens In Goleta

A new grocery store just opened up in Goleta. Sprouts Farmers Market opened its doors at 7 a.m. Wednesday.

Anthony Perkins in 'Psycho'

Universal Pictures

Building featured in 'Psycho' sold to developers

A historic building known for appearing in the movie "Psycho" has been sold to developers.

Isla Vista move out

Thousands Packing Up During Isla Vista Move Out

With the end of the school year students who are Isla Vista residents are picking up their belongings and leaving their apartments for the summer.

welcome doormat at front door of house

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Mass. town evicts tiny house owner

A tiny house owner in Massachusetts is asked to leave her home after the town of Hadley votes against an amendment to the town's bylaws that would have allowed her to stay.

Painting a wall

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Study: More Americans renovating their homes

Projections indicate that an increasing number of Americans are renovating or will renovate their homes in 2016, according to Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies.

Dahmer house for sale

Courtesy of Chris Butler

Serial killer's home open to rent during RNC

An Ohio home available for rent during the Republican National Convention touts an unusual association: It's the childhood home of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer.

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

CNN/Jake Carpenter

San Francisco man lives in wooden box

A San Francisco man is combating that city's exorbitant rental costs by living in a small wooden crate.

Real Estate Headlines

Harry Potter house for sale

Harry Potter's old house is for sale

Fancy living like young Harry Potter?

For Rent sign

The chatbot that will force your landlord to fix a leaky tap

To anyone struggling with landlord repair problems: Help is on the way in the form…

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A $350,000 luxury condo ... for your car

There's a luxury condo building planned for Miami that will offer 24-hour security,…


Does London have a skyscraper addiction?

"I don't know what London's coming to," said the English actor, singer and…

Woman counting money

Study: Women better at paying off mortgages than men

A new study says that single women are statistically better at paying their…

Spain, flag

This country has no government and 3% growth

The summer is coming to an end, but the Spanish economy is still basking in the sun.

Latest Recalls

Wells Pharmacy products

Wells Pharmacy Network recalls hundreds of products

A major recall has been issued for all sterile products recently produced by the…

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Blue Bell recalls cookie dough ice cream over listeria concerns

Blue Bell ice cream is back in hot water.


Baby carriers recalled due to fall hazard

Lenny Lamb, a child-carrier company based in Poland, has issued a recall for buckle…

Eggo Waffles

Eggo waffles recalled amid listeria fears

About 10,000 cases of Eggo Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat Waffles are being voluntarily…

2010 Chrysler Sebring

Chrysler recalls 1.9 million vehicles over defects

Chrysler is recalling 1.9 million cars and SUVs over airbag and seat belt defects…

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Nissan recall: Park away from buildings if this happens

Nissan is recalling 120,000 cars because of fire risk — and warning drivers to park…

Money Headlines

Wells Fargo

Fired Wells Fargo workers fight back with lawsuit

Wells Fargo workers are fighting back.

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IMDb will have to remove actors' ages under new law

Trivia players, watch out: The ages of some Hollywood actors and actresses may soon…

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo workers: Fake accounts began years ago

Wells Fargo's fake accounts have been around a long time.

Lifestyle Headlines


Cat leash law could come to Alaska town

Leashes won't be just for dogs, if an Alaska council votes to approve a cat leash…

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Trump launches Snapchat filter for debate

Donald Trump is turning to Snapchat to drum up support from young voters ahead of…


Could another person's feces help you lose weight?

The diversity of the bacteria living in your feces is linked to how much fat you…

Local Headlines

Woman Suffers "Serious" Injuries in Early Morning Stabbing in Santa Maria

A Santa Maria woman is being treated at the hospital for what police are calling…

Concert Across America To End Gun Violence raised awareness

Concert Across America Raises Awareness About Gun Violence

The Concert Across America to End Gun Violence marquee at the Arlington Theatre came…

What's Right

Toy Store Donations Will Help Schools

Santa Barbara Toy Company and Game Seeker Donating to Local Schools

Buying a Monopoly game, a model rocket, or a retro bike bell will all ring up some…

Musicians Donate Money To Santa Barbara Zoo Giraffe Exhibit

Musicians Donate Money To Santa Barbara Zoo Giraffe Exhibit

Nine-time Grammy Award winning artist Pepe Aguilar will perform at the Arlington…

Sonos donates proceeds from yard sale

SONOS Donates Parking Lot Sale to Notes for Notes Youth Music Non Profit

The SONOS home sound system company is having a yard sale to clear out a building…

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