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Yosemite National Park celebrates 150th anniversary

It was during the throes of the Civil War, with lots of bloody and brutal fighting still ahead, when President Abraham Lincoln turned his attention to the Mariposa Grove and the Yosemite Valley areas of California.

Consumer Reports rates some Graco strollers "don't buy"

Consumer Reports slapped some of Graco's double strollers with a "don't buy" rating after their brakes gave out on steep inclines.

Nightmare nanny agrees to move out, under certain conditions

A California family's nanny nightmare may be nearing an end.

Man whose son died in hot SUV to appear before judge

judge will determine this week whether there's enough evidence to keep in jail a Georgia man whose son died in a hot SUV.

Utah program helps refugees become food entrepreneurs

Think starting a business is hard? Try doing it after spending 20 years in a refugee camp and coming to the U.S. with nothing more than three suitcases and your family.

Astronaut captures video of lightning storm from space!

Here's something you probably haven't seen before. This video shows what a lightning storm looks like from space! American astronaut Reid Wiseman took this video from aboard the International Space Station.

'Sip-N-Cycle' mobile bar opens in South Dakota

A new business in South Dakota puts a fresh spin on how to enjoy a drink. Check out "The Sip-N-Cycle," a new mobile bar in Sioux Falls, SD.

New 4D movie theater opens in Los Angeles

You've likely heard of 3D movies, but a movie theater in California offers a new movie going experience called 4D.

France admits it's rude to visitors

It's a big nation that can take a long hard look at itself and reach the conclusion it might be a bit rude toward tourists.

7 best islands of Cambodia

They're still massively undeveloped compared to their Thai neighbors, but Cambodia's islands are starting to get the attention they deserve.