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The Fantasy Sports Industry, By the Numbers

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 12:15
Fantasy sports websites boast million dollar prizes, and seven figures is nothing to sneeze at.

Dutch Cargo Ship Sinks After Collision With Gas Tanker

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 10:20
There were no immediate reports of major environmental damage.

Ex-U.N. Chief Among Six Held in $1M Bribery Scheme

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 10:02
A former president of the U.N. General Assembly was arrested Tuesday and charged with accepting over $1 million in bribes.

These Are the Americans Aboard the Cargo Ship Lost at Sea

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 10:00
Family members have been holding out hope that the 33 crew members are alive — and are sharing stories of their loved ones.

This Campus Food Truck Is Serving Up Bugs

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 09:47
Parents, you might bug out when you hear what students at the University of Connecticut are eating.

Here's What the Guards Were Doing When 'El Chapo' Fled

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 09:46
What should you do if your job is to keep watch on the most wanted drug lord in the world?

Man Convicted in 1990 Subway Murder Case Gets New Trial

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 09:26
A notorious murder case that stunned New York City a quarter century ago took a dramatic turn in court today, as a judge vacated the conviction of a m

Fiberglass Factory Employee Wins $310.5M Powerball

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 09:22
Julie Leach, 50, was working an overnight shift at Aquatic Bathware when she found out while taking a break at McDonald's that she had won.

'The Most Productive Phone': Microsoft Unveils Lumia 950XL

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 09:17
Microsoft is bringing Windows 10 to mobile, and at a Tuesday launch event the company unveiled the first flagship phones on the new operating system.

6 Things to Know About Trans-Pacific Partnership

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 08:38
What you need to know about the Trans-Pacific Partnership to make a few intelligent remarks about it at the coffee machine.

College on Lockdown After Report of Armed Man

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 08:16
Police flocked to the Community College of Philadelphia on Tuesday morning for the report of a man with a gun.

This Wild Boar Piglet Has Been Adopted by 30 Cows

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 08:00
An orphaned wild boar piglet has found a new family: a herd of milk cows.

Texas Set to Execute Its 11th Inmate of the Year

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 07:58
Juan Garcia shot a former missionary during an $8 robbery.

Carson: Loss of Gun Rights 'More Devastating' Than Bullet Wounds

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 07:47
In a Facebook Q&A, he said "I never saw a body with bullet holes that was more devastating than taking the right to arm ourselves away."

General: U.S. Strike on Hospital a Mistake

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 07:34
Gen. John Campbell, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan said the U.S Special Ops "were in close vicinity" to a Kunduz hospital during an airstrike.

Nurse Reused Syringe While Giving Flu Shots: Officials

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 07:24
"The needles were changed between each patient but the syringe was reused multiple times," an official said.

Russian TV Forecasts Good Weather for Bombings in Syria

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 07:13
Russian weather forecasters are weighing in on the military effort in Syria, reporting about weather in the war-torn country on national television.

Settler Killed In Front of Kids Was American: Officials

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 07:05
One of two Jewish settlers shot as they drove with their children in the West Bank last week amid growing violence in the region was a U.S. Citizen.

Disneyland Annual Passes Now Cost Over A Grand

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 07:03
Disneyland has hiked rates for its annual passes, a spokeswoman said on Monday, putting some prices above $1,000 for the first time.

Hillary Clinton Steps on the Gas to Rev Up Her Campaign

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 06:12
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