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Lowe's creates virtual reality ‘holoroom’

Lowe's channels science fiction in new holoroom "Star Trek" fans, meet me on the holodeck. It's at Lowe's. We'll talk bathroom tile.

1 in 10 cars & trucks in the U.S. have been recalled

Roughly one out of every 10 of passenger cars and trucks on the road in the U.S. has been recalled this year.

Why are oil prices rising?

The Islamist advance this week across northern Iraq has yet to have a major affect on the country's oil exports, so why are world prices rising?

Bowe Bergdahl returns home to a long road ahead

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the last American prisoner of war, returned home early Friday morning, his hero's welcome supplanted by a controversial prisoner swap and his reputation tarnished by accusations he was a deserter.

Harrison Ford hurts ankle on 'Star Wars' set

Harrison Ford suffered an ankle injury while filming the next "Star Wars" installment, Disney Studios said Thursday.

Prominent accountant holds 3 women as sex slaves in FL

A prominent Florida man is accused of holding three women as sex slaves. Timothy Deegan, an accountant by day. By night, the owner of what Alachua County investigators describe as a house of horrors.

TX: Child finds body of 9-year-old sister in fridge

Investigators say a Houston mother kept the body of her young daughter in a refrigerator for several months after her death. The girl's frail body was discovered Monday at the family's apartment.

Screen, stage legend Ruby Dee dies at 91

Ruby Dee, the award-winning actress whose seven-decade career included triumphs on stage and screen, has died. She was 91.

Oil prices spike as Iraq violence flares

Oil prices spiked Thursday to levels not seen in nine months as escalating violence in Iraq sparked worries about crude exports.

CEOs make 296 times more than workers

CEOs earn nearly 300 times what workers do. That means the pay gap between employees and their bosses continues to widen, according to the Economic Policy Institute's latest report released Thursday.