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Superheroes are big on TV, but why do some shows work and others fail? It's not about the costumes or the special effects.
New mandates in California will limit how much water graveyards can use to keep their grass green. The people who run cemeteries don't want crispy, parched grass to feel like an insult on top of loss.
A man stands near collapsed houses in Bhaktapur, on the outskirts of Kathman...
Saturday's magnitude-7.8 quake released stress that was building for 150 years, scientists say, and it reshuffled tension to nearby faults.
Ran Duan will represent the U.S. at the Bacardi Global Legacy Cocktail Compe...
Bartender Ran Duan will represent the U.S. in a Bacardi international cocktail competition. His specialty? "Father's Advice," a stirred-not-shaken cocktail that's a testament to his hardworking dad.
Sen. Marco Rubio spoke at the an Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition meeting la...
The Supreme Court hears arguments on same-sex-marriage bans Tuesday. And even though Republicans are the traditional-marriage party, they just could welcome a pro-same-sex marriage ruling.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at the Clinton foundation's...
Since Hillary Clinton launched her presidential run, her family's foundation has been scrutinized. The Clintons responded, calling it the most transparent organization of its kind. But is that true?