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Amazon doesn't always have lowest prices

Hunting for deals online typically goes something like this: Go to Amazon.com. Search for your product. Find the cheapest option. Buy.

Reynolds, Lorillard in tobacco merger

Reynolds American and Lorillard announced a $27.4 billion merger on Tuesday that will bring together the No. 2 and No. 3 U.S. cigarette makers. The deal means the Camel and Newport brands will be owned by the same company.

Theme park employees caught in sex stings, child porn arrests

Just days after getting arrested in a child sex sting, Robert Kingsolver is a long way from his beloved job at Walt Disney World.

First group of Hondurans deported from new U.S. facility

The woman's eyes were swollen and red after she got off a plane in this violence-plagued Central American city on Monday.

Smell test may help detect Alzheimer's

In the future, a test of your sense of smell may help doctors predict your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, according to new research presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, this

6.5 million homes at risk from storm surges

Every summer, residents along the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean coasts brace themselves for the hurricane season.

Disney World monorail evacuated after power outage

As a teenager who basically lives at Disney World, Lily Mock has been on virtually every ride at the Florida amusement park. But no ride has been as surprising as the monorail from Magic Kingdom to Epcot center.

Finally, the world's tallest waterslide opens near KC

When no one wanted to build the world's tallest and fastest water slide, Jeff Henry built it himself.

Officials believe in teens' plan to bring NHL team to Arkansas

A group of teenagers is working on a proposal to possibly bring a professional hockey team to Fort Smith, Arkansas. The $450 million plan started as a senior class project.

U.S. has 7 of the world's best secret beaches

To all the locals who have been hoarding the following beaches, please forgive us.