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Promoting tourism, Obama marvels at baseball's past
President Barack Obama held Joe DiMaggio's gnarled glove and stared at a uniform worn by Jackie Robinson during a visit to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, where he promoted the benefits of tourism. He is the first sitting president to visit the Hall of Fame.
Three to six hurricanes forecast for Atlantic storm season
Eight to 13 named systems are expected in the six-month season that starts June 1, Kathryn Sullivan, administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, said Thursday.
Are no-kill shelters good for cats and dogs?
Today, 70 percent of American pet owners believe unwanted dogs, unless they are incurably ill or irredeemably aggressive, should be cared for indefinitely.
This reversal in public opinion seems like a major success for animals, but it's not that simple.
VIDEO: Young fan pulls hidden ball trick
A young fan at a Blue Jays-Rangers game over the weekend caught some attention when he snagged a foul ball, then gave a decoy ball to a pretty girl sitting directly behind him.
Darden to sell Red Lobster for $2.1 billion
Darden Restaurants has agreed to sell the Red Lobster seafood-restaurant chain to Golden Gate Capital for $2.1 billion, giving it an injection of cash and time to focus on reviving growth in its Olive Garden business.
3 arrested after social media video shows child being kicked in the head
Three people were arrested after a violent video showing a teenager kicking a child in the head several times was posted to a social media site.
Obama maneuver to silence debate finds followers
President Barack Obama is good at this much: Shutting down debate with those who don't like his policies. Unfortunately this strategy is finding converts from college presidents to cable networks.
The most segregated schools may not be in the states you'd expect
Progress has been made, but the nation has been slipping, according to a new report analyzing government data from UCLA's Civil Rights Project. And the states where segregation is most prevalent today are not the ones where it reached its boiling point in the 1950s and 1960s.
West Virginia teen beats state delegate in GOP primary
Saira Blair will graduate from a West Virginia high school later this month. She posts photos of her smoothie habit on Instagram, volunteers at the Martinsburg veterans hospital and helps raise money for the Make-a-Wish Foundation. She will not be eligible to vote until July. But on Tuesday, she beat a sitting state delegate who was seeking a third term in office.
Filmmakers to farmers seek drone bonanza by influencing D.C.
Drone aircraft photography won an Academy Award this year for technical achievement and is increasingly beckoning Hollywood studios seeking dramatic aerial footage at low cost. There's just one holdup: it's illegal in the U.S.
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