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Oil at $55 per barrel is here to stay

Waiting for oil prices to go back up to $100 per barrel? Don't waste your time. It ain't gonna happen any time soon, according to a new report.

Neil Armstrong's widow finds artifacts from moonwalk in a closet

  Any traveler who returns with mementos from their adventures might struggle deciding what exactly to do with them.

Vets fight to save hero dog who tried to shield owner from house fire

Deadly flames licked all around her, but a heroic dog in a suburban Cincinnati basement refused to leave her owner. Now that dog, a 9-year-old boxer named Carmen, has a team of vets fighting around the clock to save her life.

Odds of winning the Powerball jackpot: 1 in 175,000,000

Before you start thinking about what you'd do with $450 million, let's get serious: You're not going to win.

Same-sex couples to wed in Alabama despite efforts to block them

Tori Sisson and Shanté Wolfe of Tuskegee, Alabama, camped outside the Montgomery County Courthouse overnight, hoping that when the sun rose Monday, they'd be the first same-sex couple to be legally married in the county.

Your Samsung TV is listening to your private conversations

Be careful what you say in front of your Samsung TV. It's listening to you.

Measles cases at Chicago-area day care center rise to 5

Three more babies who attended a Chicago-area day care center are confirmed to have the measles, bringing the number of infant measles patients linked to the business to five, the Cook County Department of Public Health said Saturday.

3 Mondays, 3 straight snow storms bury the Northeast

Another week, another snow storm, another mess. This is the continuing story of the Winter of 2015.

Former sugar plantation doesn't sugarcoat its history

On the banks of the Mississippi, in St.

'Hunger Games' tour launches in Atlanta

 When people think of a city that stands in for a dystopian society, they might think of Atlanta because it's the