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15 Breathtaking Images Of Cities Viewed From High Above

Whenever you visit a city anywhere in the world, some of the hardest shots to take are those sprawling images of the city beneath you.<p>Unless you’re …

Two 'Star Wars' Fans Were Hired to Work on 'Episode VII'

Twitter<p>After the first official behind-the-scenes-photo from "Star Wars: Episode VII" was released last week, many fans wondered if that meant that beloved droid R2-D2 would be appearing in the movie. Now, Lucasfilm has confirmed the robot's role in "Episode VII" -- and with it, the thrill of a …

It's a Wonderful Life is to get sequel 60 years on

Feelgood 1946 Christmas classic It's a Wonderful Life is to get an unlikely sequel more than 60 years on, it has been revealed.<p>It's a Wonderful Life: The Rest of the Story is being billed as a continuation of the story of downcast bank manager George Bailey, played memorably by the late great James …

Leafs hang on to beat Sabres; Rangers shutout Habs

Ice Hockey

4 New Photos From THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG

'Best Night Ever' Red Band Trailer: Girls Go Wild in Comedy Spoof

As if all the "Hangover" and "Bridesmaids" copycats aren't enough, here comes a spoof movie!<p>The geniuses behind "Date Movie," "Disaster Movie," and "Meet the Spartans" are sending up the "friends get crazy in Las Vegas/vacation destination" genre with "Best Night Ever."<p>Hulu debuted the NSFW …

Kobe Bryant: 'If There Was a Playoff Game Tonight, I'd Play'

Could we be nearing the moment that everyone has been waiting for? One that many expected to have already occurred?<p>Kobe Bryant, unquestionably one of the biggest stars in the NBA, has been notoriously absent from the festivities as he recovers from the ruptured Achilles he suffered near the end of …

Basketball

Max Scherzer: Don't want to be traded

Right-hander Max Scherzer, after winning the AL Cy Young Award earlier in the week, said Friday he doesn't want to be traded by the Detroit …

Baseball

Cheat Sheet: Is Henrik Stenson better than Tiger Woods?

<b>By Luke Kerr-Dineen</b><p><i>What you need to know for Saturday in the world of golf</i><p><b>Just how good is Henrik Stenson?</b><p>It seems Stenson is in contention every week, and as a result, now he's one round away from adding the European Tour money title to his FedEx Cup trophy. No player has ever done that before, …

Nate McLouth free agency: Orioles interested in re-signing OF

McLouth played well for the Orioles in 2013, but the team isn't crazy about extending a multi-year offer.<p>The Baltimore Orioles have shown some interest in re-signing Nate McLouth, reports Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun. McLouth was the starting left fielder in Baltimore in 2013.<p><b>Camden Chat</b>: …

Kobe Bryant ahead of schedule, could return to Lakers soon

Kobe spoke to NBA TV on Friday, revealing that he's getting closer to a return.<p>Kobe Bryant told NBA TV's Rick Fox that he would have played Friday if it were a playoff game, indicating that the Lakers star is closer to returning to the lineup.<p>The interview is available on NBA TV's website.<p><b>More</b>: …

Arizona Wants A Refund For Opening The Grand Canyon During The Government Shutdown

The Arizona congressional delegation asked the federal government to pay back the $465,000 it spent to open the Grand Canyon for five days during the shutdown.<p>In a letter to National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis Wednesday, Arizona's senators and representatives asked the federal government to …

Grand Canyon

60 Minutes' Benghazi 'Witness' Has Gone Into Hiding

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Dylan Davies, the disgraced contractor at the center of <i>60 Minutes</i>' retreat on its story about the …

Trust frays between Obama, Dems

When Denis McDonough stepped onto House Democrats’ turf on Thursday, he was armed only with a PowerPoint presentation on fixing Obamacare’s website and talking points about the president’s proposal allowing people to keep their health care plans.<p>The White House chief of staff might have been better …

Polls Reveal Season Of Record-Breaking Voter Anger

The American public is clearly ticked off. Between the government shutdown, the troubled rollout of the Affordable Care Act, and the pace of the economic recovery, poll after poll reports signs of deep frustration and unrest.<p>Anger toward politicians and government isn't exactly a new phenomenon. …

Obama to meet with insurance CEOs

President Obama has scheduled a meeting Friday with health insurance industry CEOs, a day after announcing a plan to address Americans who have had policies canceled under the new health care law.<p>Obama, facing criticism even from fellow Democrats over problems with the health care law, said …

Republicans attack president's 'phoney apology' over Obamacare rollout

Obamacare once again dominated the Republican oppposition's weekly address on Saturday despite President Barack Obama's attempt to move the debate on to energy policy in his own address. While the president chose to discuss domestic oil production and energy efficiency, the GOP maintained its …

Clapper admits secret NSA surveillance program to access user data

The US has admitted using a secret system to mine the systems of the biggest technology companies to spy on millions of people's online activity, …

NBCSN up big with start of conference finals

Chicago-Los Angeles and Boston-Pittsburgh have proven bigger ratings boons for the NHL than last year's New York-New Jersey and L.A.-Phoenix showdowns.<p>The NHL's Eastern Conference Final likely won't last long, but will still provide the NBC Sports Network with big ratings.<p>Game 3 of the Boston vs. …

18 Athletes Who Make More Money Endorsing Products Than Playing Sports

We all know athletes make huge salaries playing sports, but some athletes make even more money off the field endorsing products.<p>David Beckham for example made most of his money modeling underwear, not playing soccer.

David Beckham