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  • Dollar keeps sinking while gold tops $1,500

     
    The dollar is getting trashed again, driving a key index of the U.S. currency’s value to its lowest level in more than two years. And as the greenback slumps further, gold and silver -- the hard-money alternatives to paper currencies......
  • Surfing's Big Wave Awards include Wipeout of the Year category

     
    The 2011 Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards will take place April 29 at the Grove Theater in Anaheim, with some of the top names in the surf industry gathering to honor male and female surfers and their greatest successes......
  • Weekly remarks: GOP's Martha Roby wants more domestic energy; Obama decries subsidies for Big Oil

     
    Alabama Republican says no new taxes; Obama says more domestic oil needed but the environment comes first....
  • HSN takes shoppers to Brazil

     
    Shopping the world from the comfort of your couch -- isn't that the idea behind home shopping networks? Well, HSN is really making it happen with the launch of a new 24-hour "Destination Series," beginning Friday with a trip to......
  • Anna Kournikova to host NBC’s Biggest Loser?

     
    After a long break from the public eye, Anna Kournikova is rumored to join NBC's Biggest Loser as a celebrity trainer according to the Examiner and USA Today....
  • F1 Brazil 2013 TV schedule

     
    F1 Brazil 2013 TV schedule: NBCSN, CNBC and NBC air practice, qualifying and race coverage of the 2013 Formula One Brazilian Grand Prix Nov. 22-24 at Autódromo José Carlos Pace in São Paulo. Sebastian Vettel looks to tie a Formula One record wit...
  • International tourism to U.S. expected to grow 49% by 2016

     
    Here's a tip to anyone in the tourism business: Learn to speak Chinese, Portuguese or Korean. International tourism to the U.S. will grow by 49% by 2016, according to a new forecast by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The projection......
  • From the spring runway to Zara

     
    Raf Simons' spring collection for Jil Sander went off like a color bomb in the fashion world. It was the runway show of the season for sure, with acid brights upon acid brights, and blown-up floral patterned T-shirts tucked into......
  • Weekend Shopping: Sales at Camarillo Outlets and on Joe's Jeans and Geren Ford

     
    A few notable happenings for a more stylish weekend: SALES Memorial Day Weekend Sale at Camarillo and Desert Hills Premium Outlets Friday through Monday: Stores including Banana Republic Factory Store, Barneys New York, Coach, Cole Haan, Giorgio Armani,...
  • Amazon rainforest: Proposed law threatens to cripple preservation efforts

     
    Driven by powerful agribusiness interests, a bill is moving through the Brazilian Congress that could cripple the decades-long effort to protect the Amazon rainforest. The bill would change Brazil’s 1965 Forest Code, which requires that Amazon...
  • Mattel to investigate suppliers for links to rain forest destruction

     
    Mattel Inc., the world’s biggest toy company, said it would direct its suppliers to stop buying wood pulp from Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), an Indonesian-Chinese company that has clear-cut vast swaths of Indonesia’s rain forest. As a global...
  • UFC 131 live results: Junior Dos Santos defeats Shane Carwin by unanimous decision

     
    In a heavyweight title qualifying bout, heavy hitting Shane Carwin and Junior Dos Santos squared off in the main event of UFC 131 in Vancouver, Canada. First round: Dos Santos bloodied Carwin in the final minute of the first round......