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TripAdvisor names World's best amusement parks

In the hunt for the world's best amusement park, the people have spoken -- and it seems the people like mixing with creatures who eat a lot of fish.

The dangers of having an open or secret relationship online

Two high-profile criminal cases have put a spotlight on secret lives and affairs, perhaps perpetuated by technology.

105-year-old woman will throw first pitch at San Diego Padres game

Oceanside, CA (KSWB) -- At 105 years old, an Oceanside woman will become the oldest person to toss the ceremonial first pitch at a Padres game when she takes the field Sunday.

Today, Uber will serve up ice cream, as well as rides

I scream, you scream, we all scream for Uber ice cream! Today, taxi app company Uber will serve up ice cream on demand to customers in 144 cities across the globe.

CDC's lab problems have ripple effect on other outbreaks

The lab mishaps at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are having "broad impacts," compromising care for patients with diseases like tuberculosis and chikungunya and potentially slowing work overseas on Ebola and MERS, acco

Amazon: Read as much as you want for $9.99

Amazon's long-rumored e-book subscription service is now a reality: "Kindle Unlimited."

Mother killed, teen in custody after violent California bank robbery

Jose Maldonado was getting off the bus when the suspects exited the Stockton, California, bank with their hostages.

U.S. official says Malaysia Airlines plane was shot down in Ukraine

A Malaysia Airlines passenger jet crashed in a rebel-controlled area of eastern Ukraine on Thursday, prompting swift accusations from Ukrainian officials that "terrorists" shot down the aircraft.

Barbie cries for help: Mattel shares plunge

There's trouble in toy land. Mattel, the largest company in the toy industry, reported a sharp drop in sales and earnings during the second quarter. Shares were down nearly 7% in early trading.

Texas actress who sent Obama ricin sentenced to 18 years

The Texas actress who admitted sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and then-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg was sentenced to 18 years in prison Wednesday, the U.S. attorney's office said.