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Eli Wallach of 'Magnificent Seven,' 'Good, Bad and Ugly' dies at 98

Eli Wallach, whose long acting career included performances in "The Magnificent Seven," "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly," "The Godfather Part III" and "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps," has died.

Father charged in Georgia toddler hot car death

It sounded like a tragic accident. A young father in suburban Atlanta said he was horrified to discover after leaving work last week that he had left his toddler strapped into his car seat on a day of sweltering heat.

Chicago beats out San Francisco for the new George Lucas museum

The force was with Chicago. The Windy City beat out other cities, including a contentious battle against San Francisco, to be the home of the new museum from "Star Wars" creator George Lucas.

20 best places to visit in the USA

America has beaches, too. That's the message from the 2014 U.S. News and World Report "Top places to visit in the USA" rankings.

Smitten or bitten? Some adore Uruguay's Luis Suarez, others cry foul

Luis Suarez has made his mark in football, as one of the most feared strikers in the game. In more ways than one.

Republican businessman wins Florida race to replace cocaine congressman

Republican businessman Curt Clawson will win Tuesday's special general election in Florida to replace embattled former Rep. Trey Radel.

Bad VA care may have killed more than 1,000 veterans, senator's report says

More than 1,000 veterans may have died in the last decade because of malpractice or lack of care from Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers, a new report issued by the office of Sen. Tom Coburn finds.

World Cup winner: Buffalo Wild Wings

One of the biggest beneficiaries of Americans' newfound love of soccer is Buffalo Wild Wings.

'Game of Thrones:' Now Queen Elizabeth eyes up hot seat

Look out Lannisters ... Windsor is coming.

Happy anniversary! On Mars, Curiosity rover has done a lot in a long year

A year is a very long time on Mars -- 687 days. NASA's Curiosity rover can attest that it's enough time for some unexpected life changes.