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Putting on a wedding in New York City can be financial suicide. But one young couple, profiled in Fast Company, say they priced their upcoming celebration at just $10,000 by using online startups.
June 05, 2014
NBA star player LeBron James and his Miami Heat take on the San Antonio Spurs in the finals today. But The New York Times columnist William Rhoden says James is also gaining influence off the court.
June 05, 2014
Texan gun advocates have been visibly bringing guns into stores and restaurants as part of "open carry" protests, but some business owners are unhappy. What does this mean for Texas gun politics?
June 05, 2014
The five Italians who were replaced were associated with the Vatican's discredited old guard. The new members are from four countries, and include a former Bush administration official.
June 05, 2014
A pest control company and a venerable Washington, D.C., grill teamed up to offer gourmet bugs to anyone who'd try them. The selection included roasted crickets, spiced mealworms and ant lollipops.
June 05, 2014
The unnerving presence of young men carrying big guns in fast food restaurants and retail stores is causing consternation — even in firearm-friendly Texas.
June 05, 2014
Residents have been asked to stay indoors as police search for the gunman. A 24-year-old suspect has been identified in shootings that took place Wednesday night in New Brunswick.
June 05, 2014
Now that it's clear that camels can infect humans with Middle East respiratory syndrome, Saudi Arabian officials are expanding testing of the animals in the country.
June 05, 2014
Creating another sore spot for an industry under scrutiny for lack of inclusiveness, Techweek Chicago sends out a party invite featuring scantily clad women in provocative poses, then apologizes.
June 05, 2014
The trial, due to begin June 16, involves two men whose names and alleged offenses are being kept under wraps. U.K. media are calling it a "casting aside of the centuries-old doctrine of open courts."
June 05, 2014
As many as a half-million undocumented immigrants, including more and more children, make dangerous 1,450-mile trips atop this network of freight trains each year.
June 05, 2014
Nearly two months after the disaster in South Korea, the death toll now stands at 289 and 15 people are still unaccounted for.
June 05, 2014
An internal inquiry into a long-delayed recall by General Motors found an 11-year "history of failures," CEO Mary Barra says.
June 05, 2014
Three-fourths of parents say the Internet is forcing them to have "the talk" earlier.
June 05, 2014
His big-league career began in the 1950s and included the most recent Yankees dynasty. Baseball is mourning Don Zimmer today, remembering a man who loved the game that loved him back.
June 05, 2014
The poor country has been plagued by political turmoil and Muslim-Christian fighting. The government cut off texting amid a new round of violent protests and calls for a general strike.
June 05, 2014
Architectural Digest, Wired, Vogue, Gourmet...why a magazine brand is getting into the education business.
June 05, 2014
In the province of Granada in Southern Spain, thousands of people live completely unplugged in caverns. The caves have been a place of refuge for centuries. Now they provide a new kind of escape.
June 05, 2014
Organizers of a rally held in Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's honor while he was a prisoner say they're canceling this year's event, citing backlash over the prisoner swap that freed him.
June 05, 2014
Also: A book at one of Harvard's libraries is "without a doubt bound in human skin"; J.K. Rowling has released an excerpt of her new novel.
June 05, 2014

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