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10 best states to retire

It's a study that will warm Joe Namath's heart. The erstwhile football star has been pitching a Tennessee real estate development, emphasizing the …

"Iron Man 3" pulls in $175M in U.S. opening

LOS ANGELES Iron Man reigns as the standard-bearer of Hollywood superheroes with a $175.3 million domestic opening weekend for his latest sequel and …

Group aims to give out free shotguns in 15 cities

May 6, 2013 9:58 AM EDT U.S.<p>CBS News<p>If a group at the National Rifle Association convention gets it way, free shotguns will be handed out in …

All Dreamliner airlines to resume flights

The eight airlines around the world that have the Boeing 787 Dreamliner in their fleets are set to resume commercial flights of the aircraft by early June.<p>Qatar Airways was the latest airline to confirm it would resume Dreamliner flights between Doha and Dubai this week and a longer service from …

Toomey on gun laws: GOP didn't want to be seen helping Obama

<b>(CNN) –</b> Republican Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania blamed political polarization for the failure of last month's background check compromise he reached with Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, saying some in his party simply voted against the measure to prevent the president from winning a legislative …

Maker of fake bomb detector gets 10 years in prison

The maker of a fake bomb detector that investigators say put lives at risk was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison by a London court.<p>James McCormick, 57, marketed his ADE 651 units to government agencies and private companies around the world, including in Iraq, with sales exceeding $50 …

Man shot and killed at Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport, authorities say

A man was shot and killed Thursday in a pre-screening area at Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, authorities said.<p>Houston Police Department spokesman Kese Smith told reporters that the man had just come through the doors in Terminal B when he fired at least one shot into the ceiling.<p>A …

Federal agents ordered to check validity of foreign student visas

The Department of Homeland Security has ordered U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents to verify, "effective immediately," that every foreign student who wants to enter the United States has a valid student visa, a U.S. government official told CNN on Friday.<p>The memo went out earlier this week …

Syria: Attack on military site was a 'declaration of war' by Israel - CNN.com

In this photo provided by the anti-government activist group Aleppo Media Center, Syrian men help survivors out of a building in Aleppo after it was bombed, allegedly by a Syrian regime warplane on Saturday, February 8. The United Nations estimates more than 100,000 people have been killed since …

Senate to vote on proposed Internet sales tax law

<b>New York (CNNMoney) -</b> The U.S. Senate is expected to vote on a long-debated Internet sales tax law Monday, paving the way for millions of consumers to start paying sales tax on online purchases.<p>The legislation would allow the 45 states (and the District of Columbia) that currently charge sales …

42 Syrian soldiers dead in reported Israeli strike, opposition group says

Concern about the possibility of broader war in the Middle East grew Monday after reported airstrikes on Syrian military installations.<p>The reported strikes killed 42 Syrian soldiers, the opposition Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Monday, citing medical sources. It said 100 people remained …

42 Syrian soldiers dead in reported Israeli strike, opposition group says

Concern about the possibility of broader war in the Middle East grew Monday after reported airstrikes on Syrian military installations.<p>The reported strikes killed 42 Syrian soldiers, the opposition Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Monday, citing medical sources. It said 100 people remained …

NASA's Orion spacecraft takes another parachute test, intentionally fails (video)

Ideally, Astronauts want to return to Earth in <i>fully functional</i> space capsules, but sometimes things can go awry. That's why NASA is making a point of testing the Orion spacecraft's parachute deployment system for failures. The team's latest parachute test saw a test capsule falling from 25,000 feet …

Final X-51A WaveRider hypersonic mission achieves Mach 5.1, record flight length

With the third X-51A WaveRider failing to reach hypersonic speed due to a fin failure last August, it seemed the United States Air Force would possibly forgo the fourth (and final) run. On the morning of May 1st, however, that last X-51A got its chance to soar, successfully reaching Mach 5.1 during …

Denon releases AVR-X4000 AV receiver with AirPlay, Spotify and 4K video

Denon's just added to its lineup of network-capable AV receivers with new IN-command models that bring 4K, streaming and surround sound options aplenty. The flagship model is the $1,300 AVR-X4000, which supports 4K passthrough for the few lucky owners of such sets, along with HDTV to 4K upscaling, …

The Liberator, the first completely 3D-printed gun, gets test-fired (video)

The (almost) all-plastic 3D-printed Liberator pistol was announced by Defense Distributed late last week, but with the gun's blueprints and construction details now live on the company's own DefCAD design site, it's also released a video taken during its testing. In front of a <i>Forbes</i> onlooker, the …

The Best Men's Wardrobe Basics - Ensure Your Style Always Stays Cool

Getting dressed should never be an ordeal, said almost every guy, ever. No one wants to agonise in front of a mirror for hours, or be the unfortunate …

20 Best Dress Shoe Brands For Men

Even today, you can still tell a gentleman by his shoes. Whether deliberate or not, one’s choice in leather dress shoes – Oxford, Derby, monk or …

19 Best Tailors of London & Savile Row

A bespoke suit speaks volumes about a man. What better place to obtain such an item than in the heart of London. London tailoring has long been …

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NYC subway wireless goes live in 30 stations, Sprint and Verizon signing on soon (updated)

Wireless access in New York City's subway system has so far been limited, at best: two GSM carriers, one WiFi provider and six stations does not a full network make. Coverage is getting much wider, however, as Transit Wireless just flicked on access in 30 extra stations. While cellular service with …

Meet your new $100 bill

For only the fourth time in history, there will be a new $100 bill.<p>After a three-year delay due to slower-than-expected production, Americans will finally have an improved, high-tech $100 bill for their wallets, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday.<p>The bill is set to debut on Oct. 8.<p>What's so special …

Neil Diamond to donate 'Sweet Caroline' royalties to One Fund Boston

Neil Diamond will donate royalties from his song "Sweet Caroline," which has been played at every Boston Red Sox home game for more than a decade, to the One Fund Boston, the singer said on Twitter on Wednesday.<p>The song was downloaded more than 19,000 times this week, with sales up 597%, Nielsen …

Unemployment misery deepens in Spain and Greece

The eurozone debt crisis extracted a heavy price in Spain and Greece to start the year as labor markets in both countries continued to shed jobs.<p>The number of unemployed in Spain broke the 6 million barrier during the first quarter, a new record. The unemployment rate rose to 27.2%, according to …

Japan OKs Dreamliners to fly again

Japan has authorized passenger airlines to resume flights of Boeing 787 Dreamliners in the country starting Friday, authorities said.<p>The move follows the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration's online posting Thursday of a directive outlining the modifications necessary for the Dreamliner to fly …