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Uber meets local lookalikes in Asia taxi-app wars

Uber meets local lookalikes in Asia taxi-app wars

"We have to build our brand up from scratch in a lot of these places," said Sam Gellman, who is heading Uber's Asian expansion.

Huge Big Boy steam locomotive coming back to life

Huge Big Boy steam locomotive coming back to life

"It's sort of like going and finding the Titanic or something that's just very elusive, nothing that we ever thought would happen," said Jim Wrinn, editor of Trains, a magazine that covers the railroad industry.

Nebraska boy gets his wish: skydiving in Colorado

Make-A-Wish Colorado says Max, who loves to pretend to fly like a superhero, will be soaring Tuesday at an indoor skydiving facility near Denver called SkyVenture Colorado.

Review: Windows Phone advances with 8.1 update

Review: Windows Phone advances with 8.1 update

The updated Windows Phone system has Cortana, which combines Siri's personality with Google Now's knack for anticipating what you need before you even ask.

Start grilling season with the classic patty melt

Start grilling season with the classic patty melt

According to lore, the patty melt originated in California as a burger topped with fried onions and melted cheese served on grilled rye bread. Of course today, the patty melt comes in all manner of variations, including many grilled cheese-style versions done indoors on a griddle.

Review: Siri-like Cortana fills Windows phone gap

With the new Cortana virtual assistant, Windows catches up with Apple's iOS and Google's Android in a major way.

Tribe banks on syrup for sweet relief from poverty

Tribe banks on syrup for sweet relief from poverty

The goal isn't to create a maple syrup empire, but rather to bring hope and stability to a tribe with soaring joblessness and poverty, said Indian Township Chief Joseph Socobasin.

Judge: Michael Jackson's mom should pay costs

Judge: Michael Jackson’s mom should pay costs

Superior Court Judge Yvette Palazuelos issued a tentative ruling Monday against Katherine Jackson,

Aw, geez, 'Fargo' is on TV with Billy Bob Thornton

Aw, geez, ‘Fargo’ is on TV with Billy Bob Thornton

"This was not from a salon," Thornton explains.

MTV Movie Awards big Hollywood studio plug-fest

MTV Movie Awards big Hollywood studio plug-fest

Now in its 22nd year, the MTV Movie Awards show has become an important event for Hollywood studios. And, oh yes, there were some awards, too.