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Uber Rolls Out "Check Your Ride" Feature

Uber wants to make sure that you are getting into the right car.
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In this Wednesday Jan. 30, 2019, file photo smoke rises from the chimneys of homes in St. Paul, Minnesota (Brian Peterson/Star Tribune via AP, File)

Americans' Energy Use Surges Despite Climate Change Concern

Americans burned a record amount of energy in 2018, with a 10% jump in consumption from booming natural gas helping to lead the way, the U.S. Energy Information Administration says.
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A fire fighter makes his way on a balcony of Notre Dame cathedral Wednesday, April 17, 2019 in Paris. French President Emmanuel Macron ratcheted up the pressure by setting a five-year deadline to restore the 12th-century landmark. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

Police Official: Short-Circuit Likely Caused Notre Dame Fire

Paris police investigators think an electrical short-circuit most likely caused the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral...
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In this Aug. 27, 2017 file photo, Kodak Black arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Rapper Kodak Black Arrested at Border In Upstate New York

New York state police say rapper Kodak Black was arrested on drug and weapons charges as he tried to cross from Canada into the United States near Niagara Falls. Police say Bill Kapri, whose stage name is Kodak Black, was among three people attempting to enter the United States in a Cadillac...
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CULVER CITY, CA - APRIL 23: In-N-Out Burger at Safe Kids Day 2017 at Smashbox Studios on April 23, 2017 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for Safe Kids Worldwide)

Heads Up! In-N-Out Burger Will Be Closed On Easter Sunday

Easter, one of the three days a year that the popular burger joint will be closed.
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Proposed Oakland A's ballpark at Howard Terminal (Photo credit: Oakland Athletics)

Maritime Leaders Attempt Dock Block of Oakland A's Waterfront Ballpark Plan

Maritime Industry leaders and workers are expressing concerns about the Oakland A's plans for a ballpark at Howard Terminal.
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In this May 12, 2014 file photo, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie attend the premiere of HBO Films' "The Normal Heart" at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Judge Says Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Are Now Single

Jolie and Pitt are officially single, though more work is left before the terms of their divorce are final. Los Angeles Superior Court documents show that Judge John W. Ouderkirk entered a judgment Friday, April 12, 2019, saying the couple is no longer married.
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In this Dec. 12, 2018 file photo, Jason Momoa arrives at the premiere of "Aquaman" at TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles.  (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Watch Jason Momoa Shave His Signature Beard To Promote Recycling

VIDEO: Momoa released a video on Wednesday in which he shaved off his signature beard and mustache in order to promote recycling. He started by saying farewell to his “Game of Thrones” and DC characters Drogo and Arthur Curry. Momoa said he thought he last shaved in 2012.
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This combination of photos released by Ralph Lauren shows Polo shirts made from recycled plastic bottles. (Ralph Lauren via AP)

Earth, Meet Polo: Ralph Lauren Unveils Plastic Bottle Shirt

Each shirt is made from an average of 12 bottles collected in Taiwan, where the Polos are made, in partnership with an organization called First Mile. The shirts will be available Thursday for men and women at RalphLauren.com and in stores around the globe.
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San Francisco Skyline Hat (Photo credit: Beach Blanket Babylon)

Beloved San Francisco Staple 'Beach Blanket Babylon' To Close Its Doors For Good

Its the end of a San Francisco institution. Steve Silver’s Beach Blanket Babylon will be ending its run at Club Fugazi by the end of the year.
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