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State Worker Rescues Daring Puppy From Busy Arizona Highway

An Arizona state worker who checks on road conditions is a local hero after he raced from work in his car to rescue a tiny white puppy that got a little too brave for her own good this week.<p>Gil Estrada was monitoring Phoenix traffic cameras Monday night as part of his job with the state …

FBI Releases Video of Oregon Occupier "LaVoy" Finicum's Fatal Shooting

The FBI on Thursday released video showing the fatal shooting of an Arizona rancher who was killed as authorities arrested leaders of an armed group occupying an Oregon wildlife refuge.<p>The video, taken from an aircraft, appears to show Robert "LaVoy" Finicum reaching into a front shirt pocket …

The 20 most visited cities in the world

Euromonitor International recently released its Top City Destinations Ranking, which selects the top 100 cities in the world based in terms of international tourist arrivals in 2014.<p>Of the top 20, Asia dominated the list, with three different destinations coming from Thailand alone.<p>The most-visited …

Tourism

Born on an airplane: Is your nationality up in the air? | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Renewing a passport and border checks are not the easiest of tasks for Shona Owen thanks to the unusual location of her birth. About 36,000 feet in the air.<p>To the constant bemusement of immigration officials, her passport reads: "Holder born on an aeroplane."<p>Owen is one of a small community …

The affront of Michael Jackson being played by a white guy

<b>(CNN) —</b> You have to love the exquisite timing, at the very least.<p>Our ears are still ringing from the concussive noises and boycott threats after a second consecutive year of all-white Academy Awards nominees were announced only days ago. Now comes the disclosure that Joseph Fiennes, a white actor …

Staring into the souls of cats and dogs, in pictures - Telegraph

Pets

Disney will truly know the power of Star Wars' dark side if it ruins Darth Vader and Han Solo

The level of fanboy ire targeted at George Lucas’s prequels will pale in comparison to the fury the studio would face if it mucks up the celebrated Star Wars icons in an expanded franchise<p>Why was the original Star Wars trilogy so successful, while the prequels are now considered by many to be the …

Star Wars

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Justin Bieber Shares Instagram Photo with Mystery Woman – and Fans Go Crazy

It looks like Justin Bieber has a new mystery woman.<p>The 21-year-old left fans guessing on Sunday when he uploaded an Instagram picture of himself …

PEOPLE's Throwing Taylor Swift a Birthday Party on Snapchat – and You and Your Squad Have to Come

<i>Happy birthday, Taylor! Click here to head over to PEOPLE’s Discover page on Snapchat and join the par-tay.</i><p>We take our squad really seriously, which …

Taylor Swift Announces Release of 1989 Concert Film

Taylor Swift gave her fans a special surprise on her birthday!<p>The singer, who turned 26 on Sunday, announced the upcoming release of her <i>1989 World</i> …

Veronica Mars' Kyle Gallner Marries Mother of His Children in Outdoor Wedding

Actor Kyle Gallner married his longtime girlfriend in a beautiful outdoor ceremony on Saturday, he announced through social media.<p>Gallner, who is …

26 of Taylor Swift's Best Quotes in Honor of Her 26th Birthday

<i>Happy birthday, Taylor! Click here to head over to PEOPLE’s Discover page on Snapchat and join the par-tay.</i><p>When she isn’t singing one of her …

Eva Longoria gets engaged to Jose Antonio Baston

<b>(CNN) —</b> Eva Longoria, the actress best known for her role on "Desperate Housewives," announced over the weekend that she's engaged to media executive Jose Antonio Baston.<p>"Ummmmm so this happened..." Longoria captioned a photo on her social media pages Sunday. In the snapshot, she's kissing Baston …

Hollywood ready for world premiere of The Force Awakens

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stormtrooper mannequins lined the red carpet as "Star Wars" made its highly-anticipated return to Hollywood Monday after a …

Red Carpet

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Patriots vs. Texans 2015 final score: 3 things we learned from New England's playoff-clinching win

The Patriots routed the Texans to end their two-game skid and clinch a playoff berth.<p>The New England Patriots ended a two-game losing streak with a convincing 27-6 win over the Houston Texans, clinching a playoff spot and jumping back into the AFC's top seed at 11-2. If the Miami Dolphins lose on …

Kevin Durant serves a reminder against the Jazz

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Kevin Durant walked into the locker room at halftime on Sunday with a new career-first. Not a good one, though. It was the fewest …

US stocks open lower; Jarden jumps on deal news

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are edging lower in early trading as the market comes off its biggest weekly decline since the summer.<p>Oil prices fell …

Stock Markets

Egypt: No Evidence So Far of Terrorism in Metrojet Plane Crash

CAIRO — Egypt has so far found no evidence of terrorism in the crash of a Russian passenger jet, the country’s chief investigator said Monday.<p>A preliminary report into the Oct. 31 Metrojet crash said Egyptian investigators had not received any indication of any "illegal or terrorist act” in the …

How to Save Money

People often conflate my dislike of ultra-frugal advice and penny pinching lifestyles with a dislike of saving money — which couldn’t be further from …

Personal Finance

Hedge funds lick wounds after tough year | Financial Times

What was meant to be the big comeback year for the beleaguered hedge fund industry has instead been one of its toughest since the financial …

Heads I win, Tails you Lose - Why our Financial System Collapsed - And How Not Much Has Changed

In March 2009 I wrote an article offering my thoughts on what caused the market crashes in 2008 and the Great Recession. Here we are almost seven years later, and almost nothing has changed. Take a look at what I said and you'll see why.<p>U.S. financial institutions were for many years the product of …

How to Start Managing Your Money, For Those Who Never Learned Growing Up

How you manage, spend, and invest your money can have a profound impact on your life, yet very few schools teach these important skills. Learning …

This week’s Mutual Funds and ETF stories

Don’t miss these top money and investing features:<p>These dumb mutual fund moves failed investors in 2015<br>• Mix of active and passive funds can beat …

Investing

Bank of America's 10 Stock Picks for 10 S&P Sectors in 2016

No matter what investing style or demographic you may be -- a case can be made for investors to buy stocks in 2016, according to Bank of America …

9 Successful People Share Their Smartest Money Tips

If you want to be the best, you have to learn from the best.<p>“Successful people look at other successful people as a means to motivate themselves,” …

Building wealth: Best moves if you're 45 to 54

Money magazine's 101 Ways to Build Wealth package offers blueprints for the different stages of your life on how to achieve real financial security. …