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Dr. Beach names top 10 U.S. beaches for 2015

An hour's drive from Oahu's famous and often-crowded Waikiki Beach is a local's delight.

Google fixes N-word maps problem for most users

Google has fixed an issue with its Google Maps search function, which previously led people to The White House if they searched for variations of the n-word with the word house.

Buying, selling a home—be prepared!

After flatlining during the economic downturn that began around 2008, housing markets in many regions of the United States and Canada have shown signs of recovery. Those in the market to buy and sell may find this year presents an ...

The fittest cities in the U.S., and why

Regardless of where you live in the United States, one trend seems to be clear: The more pedestrian-friendly the city, the healthier its residents, according to a recent report released by the American College of Sports Medicine.

VIDEO: From 'crack baby' to the mayor's office

Looking at Shawn Blanchard today, it's hard to believe the polished, well-spoken University of Michigan grad and Detroit city official once envisioned a life as a kingpin drug dealer.

VIDEO: Bill Cosby on sex assault allegations: 'I've never seen anything like this'

Embattled comedian Bill Cosby said in a convoluted interview Friday that the outpouring of sex assault allegations against him is unprecedented.

My Brother's Keeper enters a new phase

While political pundits rush ahead to the 2016 presidential election, President Barack Obama is rallying private-sector, philanthropic and community leaders to launch an independent non-profit to ensure that the My Brother's Keeper (MBK) Initiative lives past his second term in ...

Will.i.am tells kids: Dream of being Steve Jobs, not me

Will.i.am is on a mission to inspire inner city youth to embrace science and technology.

House committee passes bill that cuts Amtrak funding after crash

A House panel approved a measure Wednesday that cuts funding for Amtrak, less than a day after a train derailment left at least six people dead and many more injured.

'Absolute, disastrous mess': 6 dead, 150 injured after Amtrak train derails

Fighting to save lives. Mourning the dead. And figuring out why this came to be -- how an Amtrak train could suddenly derail, sending its cars and passengers flying.

Will Harriet Tubman be on the next $20 bill?

Harriet Tubman should be the first woman on the $20 bill, according to a new online poll.

Black unemployment dips below 10 percent

The Black unemployment rate fell to single digits (9.6 percent) in April, for the first time since President Barack Obama was elected in 2008.

Chicago's South Side to host Obama's presidential library

President Barack Obama's presidential library will be located in Chicago, the Barack Obama Foundation officially announced Tuesday.

Prince mixes politics and pop hits at Baltimore concert for Freddie Gray

Pop star Prince made room for another color next to his signature purple in his Baltimore "Rally4Peace" concert Sunday -- and next to his music for dash of political gestures.

Local psychiatrist offers tips for managing stress

As Baltimoreans and Marylanders settle back into their regular routines there are still unsettling reminders of the violence of Freddie Gray’s death and related events that are difficult to process.

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