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Joan Rivers attends the "The Realistic Joneses" opening night at The Lyceum Theater on April 6, 2014 in New York City.  (Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Comedian Joan Rivers Dead At Age 81

Joan Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets into danger zones for badly dressed celebrities, died Thursday. She was 81.

09/04/2014

Maximo Gonzalez of Argentina reacts against Sam Querrey of the United States during their men's singles first round match on Day Two of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 26, 2014. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Excessive ‘Toweling’ At The U.S. Open Tennis Tournament

Tennis matches are getting longer and longer, and in some cases, towels can be partly to blame.

08/27/2014

Times Square in New York. (Randy Yagi)

San Francisco Board Of Supervisors Candidate Protests Nudity Ban By Stripping In Times Square

San Francisco Board of Supervisors candidate George Davis stripped buck naked in Times Square on Wednesday to campaign for the right to be nude in public.

08/06/2014

StubHub website. (CBS)

San Francisco-Based StubHub Latest Company To Be Victim Of Cyber Thieves

The company detected the unauthorized transactions last year, contacted authorities and gave the affected customers refunds and help changing their passwords.

07/23/2014

Elon Musk testifies before U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense on National Security Space Launch Programs, March 5, 2014. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Tesla CEO Pledges $1M To Proposed Nikola Tesla Museum

Nikola Tesla got a big present for his 158th birthday from the man responsible for his namesake electric car company.

07/10/2014

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 25: Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates with teammates Yoenis Cespedes #52 and Josh Donaldson #20 after hitting a three run home run in the first inning against the New York Mets at Citi Field on June 25, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

3-Run Double Lifts A’s Over Mets

Yoenis Cespedes hit a three-run double, slumping Brandon Moss had a two-run homer and the Oakland Athletics jumped all over an ineffective Zack Wheeler in an 8-5 win over the New York Mets on Wednesday night.

06/25/2014

Supersonic Jet Model in Wind Tunnel (NASA)

NASA: Supersonic Passenger Jets Closer To Returning To Airports Thanks To Sonic Boom Research

San Francisco to New York in two hours? It’s been possible for 40 years, as anyone who flew the Concorde from New York to London can tell you, but it’s not allowed because of Federal Aviation Administration regulations about supersonic flights over land. Seems people don’t like the sound of sonic booms every few hours over their homes, but new research from NASA Ames Research Center, and the facility at Edwards could make sonic booms more tolerable, and make hour-long cross-country flights a reality.

06/17/2014

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Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of July

In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July

06/17/2014

A's v Yankees

A’s Beat Yankees After Strong Start With Crisp, Norris Homers

Derek Norris and Coco Crisp hit early three-run homers to back a strong start by Jesse Chavez, and the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Yankees 10-5 on Sunday.

06/15/2014

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Best Destinations For The Wine Lover’s Vacation

While Napa Valley deserves to be mentioned on any short list of the country’s top wine destinations, there are several other destinations nationwide that are worthy of merit.

06/10/2014

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