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Post-coffee workout may help with weight loss

Drinking coffee before a workout can help burn more calories. That's the conclusion of a study published in The International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise.

World's 10 most romantic movie locations

 Get ready to pucker up -- to celebrate National Kissing Day on July 6, travel deals website Travelzoo has released a list of the world's top 10 romantic movie locations.

Kill switch: breeding kamikaze mosquitoes

The Aedes Aegypti mosquito is just two to three millimeters long but its impact is devastating. Of the thousands of mosquito species, this one bears primary responsibility for one of the world's deadliest and fastest growing diseases.

President Obama seeks $3.7 billion for immigration emergency

President Barack Obama cares, the White House insisted Tuesday in asking Congress for $3.7 billion in emergency funds to better respond to the influx of immigrants illegally crossing the border into Texas.

'Harry Potter' returns in a J.K. Rowling short story

"Harry Potter" is back, albeit briefly. J.K. Rowling has posted a short story on her "Pottermore" site which gives a glimpse into the life of a 30-something Potter.

Taylor Swift in the future? Optimistic, with a garden

When it comes to the future of the music business, Taylor Swift sees the glass half-full.

Six Flags roller coaster car derails; 4 injured

A tree branch that fell on the tracks derailed a roller coaster car at a Six Flags amusement park Monday evening, leaving it dangling precariously and its occupants stranded for hours.

'Harry Potter' returns in a J.K. Rowling short story

"Harry Potter" is back, albeit briefly. J.K. Rowling has posted a short story on her "Pottermore" site which gives a glimpse into the life of a 30-something Potter.

Taylor Swift in the future? Optimistic, with a garden

When it comes to the future of the music business, Taylor Swift sees the glass half-full.

Garth Brooks cancels Ireland comeback shows after Dublin diss

Garth Brooks appears on the verge of a tour comeback, but it apparently won't be launched in Ireland as had been planned.