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A few surprises in 2015's 'Designs of the Year'

A few surprises in 2015's 'Designs of the Year'

Nominations for Design Museum's prestigious award have been revealed. Here are our top picks in each category
Teen hooks massive blue marlin off Hawaii coast

Teen hooks massive blue marlin off Hawaii coast

A New York teenager made the biggest catch of his life when he reeled in the half-ton fish off the Kona Coast
Freezing temps draw visitors to this world wonder

Freezing temps draw visitors to this world wonder

Niagara Falls appears iced over, drawing more tourists than usual to the site
Japanese internment camp to become U.S. national monument

Japanese internment camp to become U.S. national monument

Chicago's historic Pullman District and a section of Colorado's Arkansas River Valley will become the nation's newest national monuments this week
Darth Vader, Mickey Mouse announce signing of epic pact

Darth Vader, Mickey Mouse announce signing of epic pact

Darth Vader might be a legendary villain, but going on a cruise with him looks fun
U.S. national parks saw record numbers of visitors in 2014

U.S. national parks saw record numbers of visitors in 2014

Golden Gate National Recreation Area topped the list of the most visited, but which one was most popular?

"Don't come here, go to Florida," says NY tourism site

It's apparently so miserable that even Ithaca's tourism site is telling tourists they probably should make other plans
CNNGo in Atlanta: Bikes, burgers and... Szechuan cuisine?

CNNGo in Atlanta: Bikes, burgers and... Szechuan cuisine?

Atlanta has plenty of southern charm, but these days that means everything from rap to Chinese food to environmental advocacy
True romance? Why one couple is getting divorced on Valentine's Day

True romance? Why one couple is getting divorced on Valentine's Day

With the help of a company called DivorceHotel, a New York couple is untying the knot over Cupid's dead body.
New York's historic Knickerbocker Hotel to reopen

New York's historic Knickerbocker Hotel to reopen

More than a century after its debut, "the Knick" in Times Square is back in business
Dreamliner fans have something to celebrate in U.S.

Dreamliner fans have something to celebrate in U.S.

American Airlines reveals where it will fly its new Boeing 787 Dreamliners