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To Be Takei was an official selection for the Sundance Film Festival....
George Takei is famous for his role as Mr. Sulu on Star Trek. Now a new documentary, To Be Takei, delves into his personal story — including growing up in Japanese internment camps, and coming out.
After an ice cream sandwich from Wal-Mart was left outside on an 80-degree day and didn't melt, a Cincinnati-area mom questioned what's in it. Wal-Mart said a lot of cream.
Brothers Kenny and Curt Thompkins were inspired to record an album in a racquetball court after hearing the acoustics there last year. The result appears in their new album, out this week.
Britain lifted a ban on hydraulic fracturing back in 2012, but protests in opposition to fracking have slowed drilling efforts.
The company's ad campaign calls on people to photograph themselves wearing only the disposable undergarments below the waist, to reduce the stigma of incontinence.
Congress has a number of big pieces of legislation to deal with before leaving on its annual summer recess. The Highway Trust Fund, border security and the VA are all on the to-do list.