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  • X Factor winner? Simon Cowell votes for Melanie Amaro

    X Factor winner? Simon Cowell votes for Melanie Amaro

    X Factor winner? The three finalists sang their original audition songs Wednesday. But Melanie Amaro was Simon Cowell's "winner" to take home the $5 million X Factor prize tonight.

  • PepsiCo’s i-crop system could save farmers precious water

    Change Agent PepsiCo’s i-crop system could save farmers precious water

    I-crop, a web-based program now undergoing tests, helps farmers reduce water waste by combining weather data and underground probes.

  • Thailand floods leave Bangkok thirsty

    Thailand floods leave Bangkok thirsty

    Thailand's floods left many in Bangkok without drinking water. Flooding triggered panic buying that has emptied Bangkok's supermarkets of bottled water.

  • Steve Jobs: Businessman, innovator, visionary

    Steve Jobs: Businessman, innovator, visionary

    Steve Jobs passed on Wednesday. Steve Jobs was more than Apple's CEO, he helped make computers a household necessity and ushered in the iPod, iPhone and other must-have gadgets. Considered one of the greatest American CEOs of his generation, Steve Jobs' career path was a long, winding road that included several major hurdles.

  • Who are Forbes' 10 most powerful women?

    Who are Forbes' 10 most powerful women?

    Every year, Forbes releases a list of the world’s most powerful woman, influential in everything from politics to technology to culture. The list includes obvious choices, such as US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, but also includes unexpected choices, such as Lady Gaga (No. 11 this year). Here are the 10 most powerful women: (See full list here)

  • Elvis Presley: His five greatest songs

    Elvis Presley: His five greatest songs

    Elvis Presley fans gathered at the Graceland Memorial in Memphis today to show appreciation for The King. It is the 34th anniversary of the day Elvis died on Aug. 16, 1977 at his home. Fans remember the romantic crooner whose gyrating hips and curled lip were the stylistic signatures of an icon who permanently altered American music and pop culture. Elvis grew up with musical influences of pop and country. Although Elvis had many hits, here's our compilation of the best five. What's your favorite?

  • Free Slurpee day at 7-Eleven

    Saving Money Free Slurpee day at 7-Eleven

    Free Slurpee day marks the convenience store chain's 84th birthday. On free Slurpee day, or "7-Eleven Day," customers get 7.11 ounces of the frozen, carbonated, sugary treat for free.

  • Nairobi's manufacturing center showing signs of growth once again

    Africa Monitor Nairobi's manufacturing center showing signs of growth once again

    Although it slumped because of the global economic crisis and the post-election violence, Nairobi's manufacturing center is once again expanding.

  • Unemployment drop boosts stocks

    Unemployment drop boosts stocks

    Unemployment report showing a gain of 216,000 jobs provided a lift for stocks. With unemployment rate at a two-year low, the Dow rose 56 points.

  • Diet Coke passes Pepsi to become No. 2 soda in US

    Diet Coke passes Pepsi to become No. 2 soda in US

    Diet Coke's ascendance marks a victory for Coca-Cola Co. as its sodas now hold the top two spots, beating out its longtime rival PepsiCo Inc.