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  • Jack LaLanne remembered: five of his amazing feats

    Jack LaLanne remembered: five of his amazing feats

    Jack LaLanne, the 'Godfather of Fitness,' died on Sunday at the age of 96. He often marked milestones by putting his fitness and athleticism to the test. We remember Jack LaLanne by looking back at his five most amazing feats.

  • Jerry Brown stresses his frugality (but doesn't mention his $1.8 million house)

    Jerry Brown stresses his frugality (but doesn't mention his $1.8 million house)

    Jerry Brown is all about frugality on the California campaign trail except when it comes to his rarely mentioned custom-designed, $1.8 million house in one of the San Francisco Bay area's most prestigious neighborhoods

  • Gallery America's top 10 landmarks

    10 - The Gateway Arch: Located in St. Louis, Mo., The Gateway Arch, or the Gateway to the West, is 630 ft. tall and 630 ft. wide. It was completed in 1965. Visitors can take a tram to to top for a spectacular view of the Mississippi river and southern Illinois.

  • One man's volunteer effort to plant trees in San Francisco

    Difference Maker One man's volunteer effort to plant trees in San Francisco

    As a volunteer, Charlie Starbuck has helped to plant trees by the thousands on the streets of San Francisco, a city long on charm but short on leafy green trees.

  • Earth Hour 2010 aims to get 1 billion to turn off the lights

    Earth Hour 2010 aims to get 1 billion to turn off the lights

    For this year's Earth Hour, set for 8:30 p.m. Saturday, more businesses and governments are expected to take part in the campaign to turn off the lights. The aim: at least 1 billion participants.

  • In Pictures The 1906 San Francisco earthquake

    On April 18, 1906, a massive earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 7.7 hit the city of San Francisco and much of California's northern coast. The earthquake and subsequent fires are thought to have killed 3,000 people, the biggest natural disaster in California's history. Ruins in vicinity of Post and Grant Avenue are seen in this 1906 photograph.

  • Obama, students quiz space station crew

    Obama, students quiz space station crew

    The president and a group of middle schoolers placed a 20 minute call to the International Space Station from the White House on Wednesday.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/27

    The ocean liner Queen Victoria makes its way beneath the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, Calif., on Jan. 27. The Queen Victoria, Cunard's newest luxury liner and the company's second largest, is making her Maiden Call to San Francisco during her current world voyage. The 99-day westbound circumnavigation will continue to Hawaii and then on to 41 other ports.

  • The Book of Eli: movie review

    The Book of Eli: movie review

    Another postapocalyptic adventure, ‘The Book of Eli’ stars Denzel Washington as a pacifist warrior who becomes a sort of messianic figure.

  • What went wrong on the Bay Bridge?

    What went wrong on the Bay Bridge?

    A temporary repair made during Labor Day weekend failed in high winds, leaving thousands of commuters in a traffic mess. The Federal Highway Administration is investigating.