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Southwest Airlines announces first international destinations

Southwest Airlines announces first international destinations

Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today delivered Customers a trio of Caribbean beach destinations just in time for summer travel planning. The largest carrier of domestic passengers in the U.S.
The 'happiness blanket' takes flight on British Airways

The 'happiness blanket' takes flight on British Airways

(CNN) -- If you find yourself on a British Airways flight and your airline-supplied blanket turns red, your flight attendant will know you're tense.
Elton John: Jesus would support same-sex marriage

Elton John: Jesus would support same-sex marriage

(CNN) -- In the same-sex marriage debate, Elton John believes he knows where Jesus would've stood.
Childhood vaccines are safe. Seriously.

Childhood vaccines are safe. Seriously.

(CNN) -- Children should get vaccinated against preventable and potentially deadly diseases. Period.
Childhood vaccines are safe. Seriously.

Childhood vaccines are safe. Seriously.

CNN) -- Children should get vaccinated against preventable and potentially deadly diseases. Period.
Elton John: "Jesus would support same-sex marriage"

Elton John: "Jesus would support same-sex marriage"

  (CNN) -- In the same-sex marriage debate, Elton John believes he knows where Jesus would've stood.
'Nightmare nanny': Family was the nightmare, not me

'Nightmare nanny': Family was the nightmare, not me

  (CNN) -- She's been called "the nightmare nanny" for refusing to leave the home of the family that hired -- then fired -- her, but now Diane Stretton is speaking out for the first time.
Judge upholds Colorado's gun laws

Judge upholds Colorado's gun laws

A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit aimed at overturning Colorado's new gun laws, upholding the expansion of background checks on private gun sales and transfers and the ban on magazines of more than 15 rounds, FOX31 Denver is first to
Internet outraged by Facebook's 'creepy' mood experiment

Internet outraged by Facebook's 'creepy' mood experiment

Everyone has a bad day on occasion. But what if Facebook made it worse -- on purpose, and without telling you?
NASA to launch global warming satellite after loss

NASA to launch global warming satellite after loss

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; five years after a NASA satellite to track carbon dioxide plunged into the ocean after liftoff, the space agency is launching a carbon copy — this time on a different rocket.
'Community' gets new life on Yahoo

'Community' gets new life on Yahoo

 The deal kind of sounds like a twisted plot line from "Community": The makers of a brilliant but canceled TV comedy strike a deal to revive the show with a dotcom business best known as a place to search the Web and check e-mail
An unlikely group helped Sen. Thad Cochran capture the Republican nomination in a hotly contested primary runoff, but the strate

An unlikely group helped Sen. Thad Cochran capture the Republican nomination in a hotly contested primary runoff, but the strate

 An unlikely group helped Sen. Thad Cochran capture the Republican nomination in a hotly contested primary runoff, but the strategy that propelled him to victory is unlikely to make it into the GOP playbook.
Whopping fine could change the way fundraisers for charity operate

Whopping fine could change the way fundraisers for charity operate

 In what it called the "largest amount of financial relief ever obtained for deceptive charitable fundraising," the New York State Attorney General's office has reached a nearly $25 million settlement with one of the nation&#

Great White caught on camera

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water, photos surface of a 15-foot great white shark near Nauset Beach in Orleans, Massachusetts. The fish was spotted by the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy.

Corporations and contraception

The United States Supreme Court has ruled that for-profit companies can claim a religious exemption to the contraceptive insurance mandate of the Affordable Care Act.