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How credit cards can help pay for summer travel
When you're planning a summer vacation, having the right credit card can help you not only save money, but actually get some money back.
How to eat for $1.50 a day
Could you eat on $1.50 a day?
The best and worst jobs in the current economy
With rapid changes in the economy, some jobs are valued more than others, meaning if you can land one, there's usually higher pay and more perks. Meanwhile, other jobs that have traditionally been considered desirable have slipped toward the bottom of the heap.
From ‘too much to handle’ to protector of public health: Clancy, the mercury-detecting dog, has died
From dog pound to international stardom, Clancy, the only mercury-detecting dog in the United States, passed away April 21.
Clancy will be remembered for his single-minded commitment to improving Minnesota's environment and protecting public health by searching for potentially harmful mercury, asking nothing in return but an ordinary tennis ball. He was 14 years old.
INTERACTIVE: New features, look for $100 bill
See the features on the new $100, from newmoney.gov
Why do people stay scared after sudden tragedies?
After a tragedy such as the one last week in Boston, people have a heightened sense of risk.
McDonald's hires teen Olympian to tout egg-white sandwich
McDonald's Corp. has hired 17-year- old Olympic gold medal gymnast Gabby Douglas to help promote its newest item - the egg-white breakfast sandwich.
Is Google more powerful than some nations?
Today, Google is arguably one of the most influential nonstate actors in international affairs, operating in security domains long the purview of nation-states.
Slate: Parenting advice from Uncle Sam
In an era of high child mortality and chronically poor health, as well as rapidly changing norms for childrearing, the U.S. Children's Bureau was seen as a salvation.
VIDEO: Student falsely ID'd as Boston bombing suspect found dead in river
The body pulled from a river in Providence, Rhode Island two days ago has been positively identified as missing Brown University student, Sunil Tripathi.
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