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  • Time to fill up: Gas prices start August at 4-year low

    Time to fill up: Gas prices start August at 4-year low
    Drivers, start your gas pumps. August 1 gas prices are the lowest they’ve been in four years, according to GasBuddy.com. That should come as a welcome reprieve for drivers who saw the highest Independence Day prices in six years. The gasoline...
  • Jacklin: Tiger ready to shake up golfing world

    Former British Open champion Tony Jacklin took a leaf out of Muhammad Ali's book on Wednesday by declaring that Tiger Woods could be ready to shock the golfing world at this week's British Open. Many pundits have written off the 38-year-old American's...
  • Fusion To Provide Streaming-Video Coverage of Lollapalooza

    Fusion, the network aimed at younger generations, said it would live-stream the Lollapalooza music festival that kicks off this afternoon, and carry it through Sunday, August 3. . Fusion, which is owned jointly by ABC News and Univision, said it would...
  • Film Review: 'Deepsea Challenge'

    Let no one suggest that James Cameron doesn't put his mouth -- and the rest of his body -- where his money is. When he isn't busy tugging at the boundaries of the modern Hollywood blockbuster, the director and National Geographic "explorer-in-residence"...
  • Review: 'The Invisible Bridge' by Rick Perlstein

    Review: 'The Invisible Bridge' by Rick Perlstein
    It's a cliché. The college professor asks for a show of hands. How many of you know about the Vietnam war? Nobody. Watergate? A sprinkling. (Maybe they saw the movie with Robert Redford on Netflix.) The kidnapping of heiress Patty Hearst and that whole...
  • Cameron shows his explorative side in 'Deepsea Challenge 3D'

    Cameron shows his explorative side in 'Deepsea Challenge 3D'
    In early 2012, James Cameron was bolted into the cramped pilot's chamber of a torpedo-shaped submersible he had designed and hoped to ride in, alone, to the deepest point in the world's oceans, a place no human had traveled to in 50 years. For the...
  • Study links Oklahoma earthquake swarm with fracking operations

    Oklahoma has seen a boom in two things in recent years: oil and gas production and earthquakes. To many residents, the timing says it all. Before the oil and gas industry started drilling so many underground injection wells, they say, it was rare to...
  • Norfolk Southern profits more from fracking, oil and gas industry

    Norfolk Southern profits more from fracking, oil and gas industry
    Norfolk Southern Corp. reported record profit of $562 million, a 21 percent increase, in the second quarter. The RailJournal.com reports that hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is helping boost the railroad company's revenue. Revenue increased 9 percent...
  • Lab rolls out ideas for future vehicles

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. Nestled in the rolling Tennessee hills and forests, the secretive lab that developed power for the Manhattan Project is working to change the auto industry and reduce U.S. dependence on foreign fuel. Projects under way at Oak Ridge...
  • Global markets untroubled by world's chaos

    The world feels especially scary lately. There has been mayhem in the Middle East, Russia seems on the verge of becoming a rogue state, violence in Central America is driving children to make the harrowing trek to the U.S. border, and much of Asia is...
  • Trudy Rubin: West must outsmart Putin

    The Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster should have been a wake-up call for Vladimir Putin. It wasn't. Instead of decreasing aid for pro-Russian separatists who almost certainly shot the plane down with a Russian missile, Putin is upping the ante. While...