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Greece tops Lonely Planet's 2014 Best in Europe list

Greece and Italy may seem like obvious choices for the discerning traveler because of their ancient attractions, spectacular cuisine and laid-back culture.

Stop speculating about Tracy Morgan's health, fiancee pleads

Comedian Tracy Morgan's fiancee, Megan Wollover, asked fans to stop speculating about his health Tuesday after false rumors surfaced that he could lose his leg as a result of the weekend traffic accident that left him gravely injured.

NASA cameras capture huge solar flares

The sun is putting on a fireworks show again.

5 surprising facts about O.J. Simpson's slow-speed chase

Shortly after O.J. Simpson was charged with the murders of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and Ronald Goldman, gruesome killings turned into a manhunt.

Hillary Clinton Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Personal: Birth date: October 26, 1947 Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois Birth name: Hillary Diane Rodham

Police: Shooter kills one, then dies at Oregon high school

One student was killed at the hands of a shooter at a high school near Portland, Oregon, on Tuesday morning, police agencies said.

FAA OKs first commercial drone flights -- for BP, over Alaska

A drone that just started flying for energy giant BP in Alaska is the first commercial drone operation authorized by the Federal Aviation Administration, the agency announced Tuesday.

New details emerge in Louisiana slavery case

Forced to build a pool, dig ditches, non-stop chores.

Sony presses console lead with exclusives, extras

Sony looked to capitalize on its early sales lead in the console wars at its Electronic Entertainment Expo media briefing on Monday, repeating the mantras of "first," "better" and "only on" as selling points for it