AUGUSTA, Maine-- Maine's American Indian tribes that have long seen gambling as the remedy for high unemployment and sluggish economic growth in their communities are a step closer to being able to operate casinos after winning initial approval in the Democratic-controlled House on Thursday.» Read More
Unlike parents who film kids in hopes of YouTube glory, here are a few that gained notoriety by being themselves.
New York's most famous strip club will open a satellite establishment inside the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort next month - the first strip club inside an Atlantic City casino.
Hong Kong's newest dating site is one that promotes and facilitates adultery. It may sound like an outrageous, community inflaming concept, but it's been going strong for over a decade and offers service in 30 countries.
Never mind this Mars and Venus stuff: If you want to see how men and women think differently, ask them who shells out for dates.
Introduced several years ago, the Hizamakura 'Lap Pillow' shaped like a lady's lap is enjoying a surge in popularity again among lonely men in Japan.
A summer swoon may actually cause a boom for the bar business. Jon Taffer, "Bar Rescue" host, shares why tough times are good 'on tap.'
Taco Bell has already sold 600 million of its Doritos-flavored shells in 18 months and will add a new flavor Aug. 22: "Fiery."
Three tickets matched all six numbers in Wednesday's Powerball lottery drawing and will split a $448 million jackpot, authorities said on Thursday.
Nudists are trying to re-brand their wrinkled public image by swapping out some of the older faces in online marketing pictures and replacing them with fresher looks.
Chinese travelers frustrated by chronic delays seem to be on the verge of rebellion: attacking flight attendants, ignoring security protocols and engaging in screaming matches with airline staff.
Love pandas? Now you'll be able to watch them 24/7. The Giant Panda Channel will start broadcasting online the activities of pandas living in China's Chengdu breeding base.
Metal workers 2,000 years ago perfected plating techniques that modern methods can't touch. Some probably coated cheap metal or wood objects in a gilded skin and sold them for big profits. NBC reports.
Luanda, the capital of Angola in Southern Africa, has overtaken Tokyo as the world's most expensive city to live in for expatriates, according to Mercer's cost of living survey.
A fatal roller-coaster accident at Six Flags may keep consumers out of amusement parks this season.
New England cable news' Kathryn Sotnik reports on a shark that was spotted about 200 yards from the beach in Cape Cod. George Breen, pilot with Cape Cod Shark Hunters, discusses how his crew tracks and tags great whites.
Fast-food chain KFC is not only tossing out the chicken bones. It's also dropping the quaint image of founder Col. Harland Sanders at its new upmarket restaurant.
Americans may be living longer and exercising more, but we really are not much healthier than we were 10 years ago and we are still far behind some countries, NBC News reports.
Consumers say drinking cleansing products makes them feel great, but experts warn there is no proof they work and can even be dangerous, according to a report on TODAY Monday.
New York's highest court said Starbucks' baristas must share their tips with shift supervisors, but assistant managers are left out in the cold.
A look at what $1 million can buy you in the Hamptons and Seattle, with CNBC's Jon Fortt and Mary Thompson; and Dolly Lenz, Prudential Douglas Elliman, who picks the winner.
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