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Fast-moving wildfire kills 1, burns at least 20 homes in Oklahoma

A fast-moving wildfire destroyed at least 20 homes and killed at least one person in Oklahoma's Logan County on Sunday.

Millennials start saving for retirement earlier than parents generation

Millennials are not only saving for retirement at an earlier age than their parent's generation, but they are also saving more aggressively.

CONSUMER WATCH: rent or buy?

Mortgage rates have remained low and  as the housing market continues its recovery rents have been creeping upward, and many may be wondering - should I continue renting, or should I buy a home?

Birds swarm CA home like in classic Hitchcock film

A California woman describes the scene inside her home as a real life version of the Alfred Hitchcock classic, "The Birds."

How test-tube meat could be the future of food

In a nondescript hotel ballroom last month at the South by Southwest Interactive festival, Andras Forgacs offered a rare glimpse at the sci-fi future of food.

7 fascinating cities of destruction

The world tends to celebrate the ingenuity and strength of great civilizations that have flourished by successfully subduing nature.

How to keep kids safe on the playground

With the weather heating up, the playground is often where kids spend a majority of their time. Playing is fun and doctors encourage the physical activity.

10 oddest artifacts in the U.S.

Wherever you go in the United States, you'll find monuments and reminders of America's history.

8 tourist traps that are still worth visiting

  Tourist traps -- overcrowded, over-hyped and, of course, overpriced. Yet we keep going. By the millions. Why?