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After years stunning growth, China's go-go real estate market is in retreat. It has been one of the engines driving the world's second-largest economy, which is why economists are watching it closely.
A botanist at the University of Michigan describes a plant that is blooming at the arboretum there for the first time in 80 years.
Nominations for the 2014 Emmy Awards are announced in Hollywood Thursday. The big category this year is expected to be drama with shows like True Detective, Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones and Fargo.
The popular dating app Tinder has a new user: Edward Snowden. Actually, just the username Lonely Ed with the profile picture of the NSA leaker looking for love from Moscow.
The estate of actor John Wayne, who was known as the Duke, wants to sell a brand of bourbon with his likeness. Duke University says the bourbon would tarnish the Duke name.
After a meeting with Texas Gov. Rick Perry, President Obama addressed the influx of migrant children on the U.S.-Mexico border.