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The Greatest Solar Eclipse in a Century is Coming to the US in August

Whether or not you fancy yourself an astronomy nerd, a truly incredible event will sweep the United States this August. Americans will witness the …

National Parks

Wal-Mart Using Employees as Secret Weapon in Amazon Fight

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is turning to store employees to carry out local deliveries at the end of their shifts as the retailer battles Amazon.com Inc. …

Chasing the Beast: The Story of the Almost-Record Largemouth

<i>Editor’s Note: This story first appeared in the July 2006 issue of the magazine. We are publishing it online, for the first time, to coincide with</i> …

The White House

Join us as President Donald J. Trump delivers the Weekly Address.

Meet the Man Who Might Have the Toughest Race in 2017

It hasn't been easy being a Republican running for statewide office in Virginia over the past decade.<p>And this year, Ed Gillespie's run for governor could be even harder.<p>How difficult? For starters the GOP has won just one major statewide political race in Virginia (for president, governor or …

Republicans

Minimal outages reported in Chattanooga area; morning lightning strike knocks out power in Alabama

This is a developing story and was updated April 5 at 5 p.m.<p>Gallery: Severe storms strike Southeast<p>EPB power outage map.<p>EPB power outage map.<p>Photo by …

Weather

2 stabbed at Collin County Wal-Mart including off-duty McKinney firefighter

A Wal-Mart employee cut two people in a Collin County store after becoming agitated following a conversation with his employer, officials …

Crime

Senate poised to vote to repeal new retirement advice rule | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Tuesday will take up, and likely pass, a resolution to repeal a new Labor Department rule aimed at protecting retirement savers from profit-hungry brokers, a move that President Barack Obama has threatened to veto.<p>A notice sent to senators on Monday showed …

Retirement

Floyd Utility Set

The Floyd Leg has always been one of our favorites here at the office, but technically it’s never been equipped for heavy use. Introducing The Floyd …

Marco Rubio Doesn't Want to Be Donald Trump's Vice President

Sen. Marco Rubio says he does not want to be considered as a running mate for Donald Trump.<p>In a statement to CNN on Monday, the former Republican …

If You Really Love Someone, Ask Them These 10 Questions

*YourTango shares the questions that can help make your relationship stronger. *<p>When it comes to connecting with the partner we love, we all <i>try</i> to …

Best States for Gun Owners 2015

Our founders’ experiment in self-government gave us the gift of Federalism, where states unite under a centralized governing authority while honoring …

Guns

Discovery Of Ancient Massacre Suggests War Predated Settlements

A pregnant woman with her hands and feet bound. A man with an obsidian blade embedded in his skull. Men and women with arrow wounds to the head and neck.<p>That's the grisly scene archaeologists describe at Nataruk, in modern-day Kenya, where they say they've uncovered unique evidence of violence in …

Anthropology

Japan's Centuries-Old Art of Making Some of the World's Best Knives

Photographer Michael Magers captures the ancient craft of the shokunin<p>With their razor-sharp edges and unmatched elegance, Japanese knives are some …

Top 15 New Motorcycles Ridden In 2015 | Editor’s Choice

New Motorcycles – Best of 2015 | Editor’s Choice<p>It’s time to look back at the 2015 calendar year and select my favorite new rides for the year …

Harley-Davidson Genuine Performance Riding Jeans

Harley-Davidson Men’s Genuine Performance Riding Jeans Test<p>Even though they aren’t the ultimate in protection, I’m a big fan of technical denim jeans …

A Japanese Sushi Tycoon Paid $117,000 for an Endangered Bluefin Tuna

Kiyoshi Kimura, owner of Sushi Zanmai restaurant chain, placed a whopping 14 million yen ($117,000) winning bid on a 440-pound fish, which comes out to about $265 per pound.<p>Every year, food industry heavyweights gather at Tokyo's legendary Tsukiji fish market to participate in one of the country's …

Japan

Using dandelion roots as a coffee substitute

We’ve had a growing interest this summer in foraging and the use of wild edible plants. While cleaning up the garden today for the upcoming …

Gary Pinkel stays upbeat as Missouri routed in coach's likely finale

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Gary Pinkel held his tears in check this time, even doing his best to show a sense of humor following Missouri's regular …

College Sports

Laika the Dog & the First Animals in Space

The Soviet Union stunned the world on Nov. 3, 1957, with the launch of Sputnik 2. On board the small satellite was a little dog, Laika, the first …

What to do if you’ve been laid off, holiday jobs that pay

Hello, MarketWatchers.<p>What to do if you’ve been laid off<p>More than 300 Twitter employees were laid off this week. Here’s what career experts say you …

Rain Garden: the vertical garden that uses no power

Vertical gardens may look great, but they typically require constant maintenance, automated or otherwise. Urban greening firm Treebox, however, has …

Landscaping

Rain coming?

Woman says in 911 call Browns coach 'tried to strangle me'

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The woman who filed an assault complaint against Cleveland Browns offensive line coach Andy Moeller said during a 911 emergency …

Crime

Shoreham Air Show crash: vintage jets banned from stunt flying as police warn death toll could reach 20

Civil Aviation Authority steps in to impose restrictions on all older jet aircraft as it carries out urgent review of arrangements for Bank Holiday weekend air displays<p>Vintage jet aircraft have been banned from performing aerobatics over land and all Hawker Hunters have been grounded after police …

Airplanes

Brainet: Scientists Establish Brain-to-Brain Networks in Mammals

Brainet: Scientists Establish Brain-to-Brain Networks in Mammals<p>By Nicholas West<p><i>Neuroscientists at Duke University have introduced "a new paradigm</i> …