Indy 500 drivers gear up with Carb Day

2016 Indianapolis 500 drivers with trophy on Carb Day

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Drivers got in one more day of practice for Sunday's 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 with Friday's traditional "Carb Day" at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Top 20 amusement parks in North America

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Before you head out on your summer vacation adventures, check out which North American amusement parks are the most popular with visitors.

Winning words from National Spelling Bee

Nihar Janga, Jairam Hathwar, 2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee winners

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The Scripps National Spelling Bee ended in a tie for the third straight year Thursday night. Take a look at the winning words from this year's competition as well as the other winning words dating back to 2001.

Highlights from Obama's week-long trip to Asia


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Barack Obama made his 10th trip as U.S. president to Asia this week. He spent time in several cities in Vietnam and Japan. On Friday he Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima.

Dr. Beach's top 10 U.S. beaches for 2016

Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, Oahu, Hawaii

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With beach season upon us, Dr. Beach has announced his top 10 picks for sandy stretches in 2016.

100th Indianapolis 500: A look back

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Sunday marks the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500. Ahead of the iconic race, take a look some of the history, facts and tradition behind "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing."

Famous people who made it to age 100

Herman Wouk

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With author Herman Wouk celebrating his 101st birthday on Friday, take a look at some other famous centenarians.

Feuds between politicians, musicians

The Weeknd

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Belly and The Weeknd backed out of a TV appearance because of Donald Trump. Click through for more on that and other kerfuffles between politicians and musicians.

Check out the Obamas' new digs

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President Barack Obama will lease a home in Washington, D.C.'s Kalorama neighborhood after he leaves the White House next year, CNN has confirmed.

Notable deaths of 2016

Beth Howland in Alice 1977

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Here's a look at some of the biggest celebrities we've lost so far in 2016.

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