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Go barefoot or go home: 15 best islands you've never heard of

Bali? Been there. Virgin Islands? Done that. Twice. While many well known islands inhabit prominent spots on the average bucket list, there's another group of outposts that only the truly island-savvy know about.

Bush pushes for progress on immigration

As House Republicans convene this week to discuss their next steps on immigration reform, former President George W.

7 die in Pennsylvania house fire

A house fire on the Fourth of July in Pennsylvania has claimed a 7th victim.

World War II veteran celebrates his 101st birthday

A World War II veteran is celebrating his birthday this week, he was born the year the Titanic sank. 1912. The veteran is now celebrating 101 years.

Obama discusses 'fluid' Egyptian situation with national security team

With developments in Egypt looming over his weekend trip to Camp David, President Barack Obama held a conference call with his national security team Saturday as the administration deals with what it calls "the very fluid situation."<

2 die, 305 survive after airliner crashes, burns at San Francisco airport

It had been an uneventful 10-plus hour flight from Seoul, South Korea, approaching San Francisco's airport on a clear summer day. Then, in a few horrifying seconds, that calm was shattered.

Bolivia latest country to offer asylum to Snowden

Two weeks after arriving at Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport and essentially becoming a man without a country, Edward Snowden finally has some options.

Like a great bottle of scotch, this bartender is aged to perfection

What do you expect to be doing when you're nearing 100? Living a quiet life? A slower life? Those lives are far from the case for one Connecticut woman who still works full-time slinger drinks at a bar.

Missouri governor vetoes bill that would have nullified federal gun laws

Missouri's Democratic governor vetoed legislation Friday that sought to make federal gun laws unenforceable in the state.