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How to prevent your kids from heat illness this summer

It's the summer, and chances are, your kids are outdoors and having fun. Infants and small children are among those at highest risk for heat-related illnesses.

VIDEO: man builds Transformer out of old car in Wisconsin

Fans of the latest ‘Transformers’ movie are getting a big thrill in Waushara County, Wisconsin, where a man has built his own life-like Transformers character.

20 years later, audiences still have a love/hate relationship with 'Forrest Gump'

It's a heartwarming, epic journey through defining events of the late 20th century, as seen through the eyes of a dim-witted but honorable hero whose life is a testament to small-town American values.

Why you don't need to buy extra car rental insurance

Confused about whether or not to buy extra insurance when standing at the rental car counter? Join the club.

Mercedes-Benz is developing truck that will drive itself

Tractor-trailer drivers, if you text while driving in the middle of the freeway, then the future may belong to you. If you can afford a Mercedes truck, that is.

New ambulance treats strictly stroke patients in Houston

They are sudden, devastating and can kill. But with the right treatment and the right amount of time, doctors can save stroke victims.

Why minor league baseball plays a major role in the U.S.

Far from the bright lights and big salaries on big league diamonds, minor league teams play a major role in their communities during the summer months.

World Cup fans are renting friends as tourguides in Brazil

Hundreds of thousands of fans from across the globe are in Brazil for the World Cup and some are literally renting a friend to see the sights like a local.

Why genes are to blame for bad teeth

Remember "The Big Book of British Smiles" from "The Simpsons"? The dentist used it to scare children into proper dental hygiene.

Future of travel includes holographic staff, no lost luggage

A driverless taxi is waiting for you outside your house. Cruising through the city, you arrive safely at the airport where you drop off your luggage while ordering a coffee.