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Death toll in blasts in China's Tianjin port rises to 85

TIANJIN, China (AP) — The death toll from an inferno and huge explosions in the Chinese port city of Tianjin climbed to 85 on Saturday, including 21 …

China

Kristen Stewart Addresses Her Sexuality: "Google Me, I'm Not Hiding"

Kristen Stewart is comfortable with her dating life, but that doesn’t mean she wants to tell the world about it.<p>The American Ultra actress tells …

Chelsea Manning may be sent to solitary confinement

Chelsea Manning, the transgender Army private convicted of leaking national security secrets, faces a hearing Tuesday for prison infractions that could result in solitary confinement.<p>Manning, who was intelligence analyst Bradley Manning when arrested in 2010, is charged with disrespect of a prison …

This documentary wants to shatter fashion industry sizeism

Fashion has a long-term problem with size, but this new documentary is looking to confront it. Straight/Curve, which will be released next summer, is about “female body image and the new era of plus size supermodels redefining society’s beauty standards.”<p>“We have a problem,” begins the trailer. “I …

Plus Size

Stephen Colbert Talks Letterman, Trump and New ‘Late Show’

With less than a month to go before Stephen Colbert takes over CBS’ <i>Late Show</i>, the host spoke for the first time about replacing David Letterman, what …

Anna Faris talks Chris Pratt cheating rumors: 'It has been weirdly stinging'

Anna Faris is finally speaking out about tabloid reports that her marriage to movie mega-star Chris Pratt is on the rocks.<p>“It has been a little devastating,” the “Mom” star told FOX411. “For us it was like, ‘What the heck.’ This has been blindsiding to us. We have an incredible relationship. It has …

Elton Brand announces retirement from NBA

Brand was the No. 1 pick in the 1999 NBA Draft.<p>Elton Brand is calling it quits after 16 years in the NBA. The veteran forward announced his retirement during a basketball camp at his alma mater of Peekskill High School in New York on Tuesday.<p>Brand starred at Duke in the late '90s before becoming …

OPEC's oil production spiked to a 3-year high in July

On Tuesday, the group's monthly oil market report showed that it pumped the most oil in three years last month, citing secondary sources. Member countries pumped an average of 31.5 million barrels per day in July.<p>The increase was boosted by output from Iraq, Angola, Saudi Arabia, and Iran, the …

Oil

Amnesty International Votes to Recommend Decriminalizing Sex Work

In a landmark decision Tuesday, Amnesty International voted to recommend the full decriminalization of sex work and prostitution in order to protect …

Guregian: Patriots roster projection, take 1

The Patriots are now eleven days into training camp, so we’ve had a ringside seat to see how the roster is shaping up.<p>With the first preseason game …

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25 Most Beautiful Cities in America

Sure, the U.S. is home to spacious skies and shining seas, but it also boasts some of the world's most gorgeous cities. From New England to the …

Budget Travel

Today in Pictures: August 9

Asia

23 pictures not to look at if you're terrified of heights

But when people conquer those fears, the places they go and views they see can be truly breathtaking.<p>Reuters curated a series of images of brave individuals who take the concept of "living on the edge" to the next level.<p>Whether it's for a specific job function or just for enjoyment, these images …

Zip-lines

45 Transitional Outfit Ideas for Those Hard-to-Dress Days

Transitioning your wardrobe from summer to fall is quite the sartorial feat. Though the weather starts to grow crisp, it's not time to pull out your knee-high boots and wool...

The 10 Best Beauty Instagrams of the Week: Rihanna, Behati Prinsloo, and More

With summertime nearing its last lap, beachside selfies, sea-level endeavors, and general blue-sky frivolity have taken over our Instagram feeds. Photographer <b>Laurie Simmons</b> shared a snap of a fellow sand-seeker, blanched lengths blowing in the summer breeze, while, elsewhere, <b>Daria Strokous</b> …

Your Weekly Gossip Roundup: Gwen And Gavin File For Divorce, Jen And Justin Get Married, And More

Find out what happened with your favorite celebs this week.<p><i>Real Housewives of Beverly Hills</i> star <b>Kim Richards</b> was arrested for shoplifting $600 worth of goods from Target. Earlier this summer, Kim was arrested for resisting arrest, public intoxication, and battery on an officer.<p>Happy birthday <b>Kylie</b> …

Watch John Oliver Conscript Nick Offerman, Laverne Cox and Others For a Sex Ed Video

Tony Romo primed for best season yet

IRVING, Texas -- If you're going to have a real conversation about Tony Romo, the discussion can't revolve around his statistics.<p>For quarterbacks, …

Ranking the Most Complete Players for the 2015-16 College Basketball Season

With so many sports debates nowadays centering around whether an athlete is elite, wouldn't it make more sense to wish they were complete?<p>The game of college basketball is still played using a version of the longstanding five-player, five-position model the sport was built around. But over time …

Minnesota Vikings defeat Pittsburgh Steelers, 14-3, in Hall of Fame game

Backup quarterback Mike Kafka threw a touchdown pass and running back Joe Banyard ran for another score to help the Minnesota Vikings beat the Pittsburgh Steelers, 14-3, on Sunday night in the Hall of Fame game at Canton, Ohio.<p>Most of the regulars watched from the sidelines in the annual exhibition …

Watchdog: Consumers 'More Responsible' With Credit Card Debt

In the years before the Great Recession, many Americans piled up too much credit card debt. Now, they seem to be a little wiser about using their plastic. But it can be tough staying disciplined while taking the kids for back-to-school shopping.<p>The Great Recession has taught Americans a valuable …