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Digital wallets and vein scanners: How we'll pay for things in the future

How did you pay for your coffee this morning?

It's a 'Breaking Bad' scavenger hunt

The era of "Breaking Bad" is truly coming to an end -- and one of the stars is having some fun with it.

World's funnest theme parks

What makes a truly fun theme park? Is it the rides, the size of the budget, the staff in big-eared costumes hugging kids?

Death of Connecticut child left in hot car ruled a homicide

The Connecticut medical examiner has ruled the death of a 15-month-old boy who was left in his father's car in July a homicide.

On the trail of the 'Blood Countess' of Slovakia

With a ruined centuries-old castle looming up on the hill above, the Slovakian village of Cachtice could easily take a starring role in a Gothic horror film.

It's a 'Breaking Bad' scavenger hunt

 The era of "Breaking Bad" is truly coming to an end -- and one of the stars is having some fun with it.

Meet college football's high-tech new shrine

This is not your grandfather's -- or even your father's -- ol' football museum.

Salad daze: From leafy greens to meatloaf chunks

 There was a time in my life when I thought I knew a thing or two -- about life, about being a reasonably functional member of society, about language, about being a food editor.

DoD broke law in Bergdahl swap, says watchdog group

A U.S. watchdog group has determined the Department of Defense broke the law when the swap for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was made earlier this year.

American Ebola patients released in Atlanta

Both Americans who were treated for the Ebola virus have been discharged from the hospital.