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'Negro' on form draws ire of prospective juror in New York

"Yes, I identify as black or African-American, but I am not a Negro," said a 25-year-old teacher from New York City.

North America's tallest hotel opens in midtown Manhattan

This is one hotel where getting stuck with a "city view" could be frustrating. A new midtown Marriott -- The Courtyard-Residence Inn Central Park -- is claiming the title of North America's tallest hotel.

Israel holds state memorial ceremony for Ariel Sharon

International leaders and top Israeli officials attended a state memorial ceremony Monday for Israel's former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who died last week.

White House faces off against Congress in Supreme Court

President Obama's recess appointments to a federal agency-- made without Senate confirmation-- will be reviewed by the Supreme Court on Monday.

How Beats headphones changed the audio world

Kelley Zapata loves her Beats. The University of Georgia junior first got a pair of Beats by Dre Studio headphones for Christmas in 2008. They were a revelation, she says, especially for someone used to Apple earbuds.

Red carpet arrivals: Hollywood celebrates at 2014 Golden Globes

Celebrities are making their way down the red carpet for Sunday's Golden Globes, shining in their beautiful finery.

University to offer beer brewing diploma

It's probably safe to say that college students know a thing or two about beer. Now, they can take their love of the brew right into the classroom. A university in Canada is serving up a very refreshing new program.

Priebus doubts there's a direct link between Christie and bridge scandal

While some Republicans are taking a wait-and-see approach on the question of whether New Jersey Gov.

Family receives wrong body after mother's death on Caribbean vacation

Rhode Island resident Lisa Kondvar remembers her mother as a beautiful, small and vivacious blonde.

Rodman teammate Smith: North Korea didn't pay us

 Charles Smith insisted Sunday that the former NBA players who went to North Korea for a basketball diplomacy trip, led by Dennis Rodman, weren't paid by the repressive regime.