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Bobby Jindal taking summer road trips but not for vacation

For many Americans, Friday's ringing in of the weekend brings two days off from work. But that's definitely not the case over the next three weekends for Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana.

Why more dads are staying at home with the kids

Stay-at-home dads are no longer such a rarity on the playground. The number of stay-at-home dads has nearly doubled since 1989, according to a new Pew Research Center report released Thursday.

How the NSA can remotely 'turn on' your phone

Even if you power off your cell phone, the U.S. government can turn it back on.

Why your commute to work is getting worse

One thing that will get worse as the economy improves? Your commute.

New Orleans veteran recalls D-Day 70 years later

Today, June 6, 2014, marks the 70th anniversary of the allied D-Day invasion of Normandy. And we want to introduce you to one of the veterans, 93-year-old Thomas Blakey, who took part in the mission.

5 tips for women trying to restart their careers

With more than 40% of women taking some kind of break from their careers to care for their families, trying to jump start that career can be a daunting prospect.

Student hero stops gunman at Seattle Pacific University

Jon Meis' reported habit of carrying pepper spray may have saved students' lives after a man opened fire at a Seattle college.

Hollywood wants exemption from feds to use drones

It's almost entirely illegal to use drones for money-making purposes in the United States. But a little Hollywood magic could change that.

Obama: D-Day veterans' stories should remain 'seared into memory'

U.S. President Barack Obama paid tribute Friday to the U.S. service members who "defied every danger" to pour onto the beaches of Normandy 70 years ago in defense of liberty.

'Wheel of Fortune' contestant blows obvious 'Surf City' puzzle

It might not be the biggest blunder in "Wheel of Fortune" history, but it just might be podium worthy.