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Real 'Wolf of Wall Street' says he will give film royalties to victims

The real "Wolf of Wall Street" says he's trying to give back, but he's got a long way to go.

Last Uyghur captives leave Guantanamo Bay

The United States has transferred the final three ethnic Chinese Uyghur captives from the Guantanamo Bay prison, the Pentagon said on Tuesday.

Female WWII pilots to be honored with float in Rose Parade

As a young woman growing up just miles from O'Hare Airport outside of Chicago, Lorraine Rodgers was fascinated with aviation.

Dream destinations for 2014

When a big chunk of your job involves editing stories about other people's incredible journeys, it doesn't take long for the ol' travel itch to flare up. Wanderlust kicks in.

Home prices jump 13.6%

Home prices posted another big annual gain in October, although there are signs that 2013's rapid rise in prices is close to topping out.

Help for homeless college students

As the number of homeless college students grows, schools, aid organizations and advocates from across the country are taking steps to help.

Beyonce: No disrespect intended to dead Challenger astronauts with song

Beyonce defends using audio from the space shuttle Challenger disaster in a new song, calling it a "tribute" to the seven astronauts who died. The widow of Challenger's commander calls it "disappointing."

Starbucks goes after pub for 'Frappicino beer"; pub sends $6, hilarious response

You've probably heard this one before: Little guy gets too close to a trademark held by a big company. Big company threatens legal action. Little guy backs off.

Bowl Championship Series Fast Facts

Here's a look at what you need to know about the college football Bowl Championship Series (BCS).

Last chance to stream 'Titanic,' 'Top Gun' on Netflix

If you're planning to stay home New Year's Day and stream classic movies on Netflix, you may be out of luck.