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New TV show plays tricks on your brain

Get your brain ready for a game show that requires no knowledge of trivia or prices -- just curiosity.

Solar jobs outnumber ranchers in Texas, actors in California

There are more solar energy workers in Texas than there are ranchers. In California, they outnumber actors, and nationwide, America has more solar workers than coal miners.

Poll: Americans not revved up over increased gas taxes

Two-thirds of Americans would oppose a law in their state that would increase the gas tax to help pay for road and bridge repairs, according to a new national poll.

One week later: Boston honors bombing victims; suspect unable to speak

At 2:50 p.m. Monday, bells across Boston will chime to mark a tragedy that unhinged the city.

Official: Boston bombing suspects 'were going to attack' others

Federal prosecutors were reviewing evidence Sunday against the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings to determine charges, authorities said, even as word emerged that the 19-year-old and his brother were allegedly preparing to carry

Political rhetoric finds its way into post-bombing debate

Few answers have emerged to the myriad questions about the Boston Marathon bombing and its aftermath, but that didn't stop political leaders from clashing about what happened and why it did on Sunday talks shows.

Paul McCartney joins campaign against gun violence

The gun control debate has escalated following the Senate's rejection of extended gun background checks on Wednesday, and celebrities like Paul McCartney have joined the discussion.

Dead Boston bomb suspect posted video of jihadist, analysis shows

Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev appears to have posted and then removed a video of a jihadist leader who was later killed by Russian troops.

'Friends' reunion? Not happening, co-creator says

The cast of "Friends" will be there for you, but only in syndication.

Luxor balloon flights set to resume

Hot air balloon rides at Egypt's popular tourist destination of Luxor are set to resume Wednesday, according to a statement on the Egyptian Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission's (CARC) website (Arabic).