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NASA: 2 places on Mars could have been habitable

Two NASA rovers are about 5,200 miles apart on the surface of Mars and will likely never meet.

Hardest part of being the boss: firing people

No question, firing people is hard. "It's the management duty I hate most," entrepreneur David Robins said.

Guns in home increase suicide, homicide risk

Proponents of stricter gun laws have another headline to bolster their efforts: Access to firearms in the home increases the risk of violent death.

'Sky Whale' design brings future of flying closer

Give a designer and aviation geek some time and a pencil, and you might just get something great. At the very least you'll get something spectacular.

Oakland Raiders cheerleader suing over 'low pay'

An Oakland Raiders cheerleader has filed a lawsuit against the team over pay, or really the lack there-of!

Which country has the cheapest Big Mac?

Burgers aren't just for eating. They can also tell you a lot about the economy.

Judge orders Kansas sperm donor to pay child support

A Kansas sperm donor caught in the middle of a child support case says he wanted to help a lesbian couple when he made the donation nearly five years ago. Instead, he may end up paying for his action.

Uganda teen starts business with $14, creates empire

Award-winning entrepreneur Andrew Mupuya was just 16 years old when he decided to take on the world.

Is TV more violent than ever?

A man is found decapitated, and a boy is found cowering in a nearby closet. A prostitute's dead body is discovered painted, with branches and antlers on her head.

Is marijuana as safe as -- or safer than -- alcohol?

Looks like the ongoing debate about marijuana legalization in the United States has reached a new high: President Barack Obama's White House.