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13th September 1945: Some of the 3,700 sailor crew and passengers covering the flight deck of the USS 'Saratoga' as she sails out of the fog towards the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco. (credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

USS Saratoga Coming To Texas For Disassembly

The Saratoga will be towed to Texas later this month to be dismantled. The Saratoga — named for the decisive battle of the American Revolution fought in upstate New York — completed 22 deployments before it was decommissioned in 1994.

08/08/2014

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Pizza Hut Testing ‘By The Slice’ Offerings

Pizza Hut plans to start offering pizza by the slice for the first time in two test locations this week, as the popular chain looks to keep pace with its trendy competitors.

01/13/2014

A same-sex couple stands in line to receive their marriage license before getting married in San Francisco. (credit: Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

Gay Couples Marry In Minnesota & Rhode Island

Gay couples began tying the knot in Minnesota early Thursday and prepared to do so in Rhode Island, as the two states became the latest to allow same-sex marriage.

08/01/2013

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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.

12/26/2012

Miss USA, Olivia Culpo (C) is surrounded by contestants after being crowned Miss Universe 2012 during the Miss Universe Pageant at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 19, 2012. Eighty-nine countries and territories took part in this year's pageant. AFP PHOTO / JOE KLAMAR        (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Miss USA Olivia Culpo Is Crowned Miss Universe

A 20-year-old beauty queen from Rhode Island has been crowned the new Miss Universe.

12/20/2012

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Illegal Students Face Obstacles Even After Graduation

When Rhode Island became the 13th state to allow in-state tuition for illegal immigrants at public colleges, supporters heralded the move as one that would give students the kind of advanced education they need to succeed in the workforce.

10/02/2011

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27 Year-Old Dentist Wins RI Ironman 70.3 Race

David Kahn, a former swimmer at the University of Texas, finished the race in just over four hours.

07/12/2011