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5 things women couldn't do in the 1960s

Can you imagine pregnancy being a fireable offense? How about job security hinging on your weight or the softness of your hands?

'Shark Week' breaks records for Discovery

Shark Week still has plenty of bite.

What we know about Michael Brown's shooting

 It's a case of he said, he said. The accounts of why a police officer fatally shot Michael Brown on a street in Ferguson, Missouri, this weekend couldn't be more disparate.

Dwayne Johnson's mom survives crash; 'The Rock' says 'hug your family tighter'

Dwayne Johnson's mother and cousin survived a head-on collision with a drunken driver last week, the actor said Sunday.

8 weird houses worth a visit

A house is just a house, right? Even the increasingly popular tiny houses look like standard houses, reduced in size. But some houses are so far outside of the box, they're worth a trip to see.

Teen Choice Awards: Five things to know

Sunday's Teen Choice Awards found no fault with "The Fault In Our Stars."

Unrest erupts after fatal shooting of Missouri teen by police

Confrontations between police and residents of a St. Louis suburb raged into the night Sunday after the fatal weekend shooting of a teen by an officer.

Roller coaster stops on track at Six Flags; rescue underway

Rescuers began pulling stranded riders from a roller coaster at Six Flags America in Maryland on Sunday after the ride halted on the tracks.