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Risk-taking 'Top Chef' Kevin Gillespie returns to his roots

Risk-taking 'Top Chef' Kevin Gillespie returns to his roots

With a celebrated Atlanta restaurant and another one opening soon, Kevin Gillespie has risen to the elite ranks of celebrity chefs. But his life almost took a very different turn
Bison attack two more Yellowstone visitors

Bison attack two more Yellowstone visitors

Yellowstone National Park officials say there have been four attacks so far this season
Fresh trend: Pizza farms have become a Midwestern ritual

Fresh trend: Pizza farms have become a Midwestern ritual

With ingredients grown on site, farms in Minnesota and Wisconsin can hardly keep up with the demand for the freshest pizza in the United States
Coming soon: Remote-controlled passenger flights

Coming soon: Remote-controlled passenger flights

FAA allows four-seat, remote-controlled plane to fly at drone test site
Summer hideaways: Best U.S. seaside escapes

Summer hideaways: Best U.S. seaside escapes

In these quiet beach towns you'll find few tourists, casual seafood restaurants and photo ops that'll lure lots of likes on your Instagram feed
Threatened lighthouse goes walkabout in Maine

Threatened lighthouse goes walkabout in Maine

Under threat from coastal erosion, Gay Head lighthouse is lifted onto rails and rolled inshore
America's 11 most endangered historic places

America's 11 most endangered historic places

The Grand Canyon, a Civil Rights "war room" and Miami's Little Havana have been listed on the National Trust for Historic Preservation's endangered list
Beach kings: Miami's coolest new hotels

Beach kings: Miami's coolest new hotels

If Miami isn't already the best hotel town in America, it's making a serious bid to be
For adults only: Sexy, boozy summer camp

For adults only: Sexy, boozy summer camp

Drunk Field Day, Hangover Yoga and sober archery practice: Welcome to Camp Throwback
America's artsiest new hotels

America's artsiest new hotels

These new and soon-to-open lodgings build on the trend that elevates hotel art to gallery or museum status
Travel miracle? New company packs your suitcase for you

Travel miracle? New company packs your suitcase for you

No more packing a bag before a trip? A start-up venture says it can make that miracle possible
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great American factory tours
These manufacturing walk-throughs give a glimpse of assembly line magic. And free samples