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NBA player plans to open Hooters in Russia

  Andrei Kirilenko, the National Basketball Association player known as AK-47, plans to open five Hooters franchise restaurants in his native Russia.

Best Easter egg hunts around the world

Searching living rooms and closets for your eggs may be fun the first six times, but if the novelty's wearing thinner than a chocolate eggs' foil wrapping, there are more adventurous egg trails out there.

U.S. searches for MN preacher accused of 59 counts of molestation

Preacher accused of 59 counts of molesting girls in Minnesota

NASA discovers Earth-sized planet that may sustain life

It's like finding a needle in a universe-wide haystack. Researchers have located a planet the size of Earth that could be habitable.

Wife accuses 'Scandal ' actor Columbus Short of violence

Columbus Short's wife swears the "Scandal" actor threatened to kill her and himself with a knife last week.

Colorado woman shot dead while on phone with 911 for 13 minutes

A Denver woman called 911 when her husband began to hallucinate and speak of "the end of the world." For 13 minutes, the wife spoke of fear -- for herself, their three scared children, her husband.

Atlanta to get MLS team

Atlanta, GA (WGCL) -- Major League Soccer is coming to Atlanta. Arthur Blank and Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber along with Mayor Kasim Reed made the announcement Wednesday on the future of soccer in Atlanta.

Porsha Williams scuffles on 'Real Housewives', gets arrested

 Well, this is going to be ratings gold.

Survey: many Americans wary of future tech advancements

Americans are generally excited about the new technology they expect to see in their lifetimes. But when confronted with some advances that already appear possible -- from skies filled with drones to meat made in a lab -- they get nervous.

Ousted Yahoo exec gets $58 million severance after only 15 months on job

Former chief operating officer Henrique de Castro left Yahoo with a severance package worth $58 million, according to a regulatory document filed Wednesday with the SEC.