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Samsung's Gear S watch.

New Samsung Smartwatch Won't Need Companion Phone

By Anick Jesdanun | Aug 29
With the holiday shopping season coming, Samsung and LG unveiled small improvements to their computerized wristwatches to try to sway shoppers.

Apple to Unveil Next Products at Sept. 9 Event

By Michael Liedtke | Aug 29
Apple will show off its newest products Sept. 9. The iPhone and iPad maker set the date in invitations mailed Thursday to reporters and others who typically come to see the unveiling of Apple's latest twists on technology.

Dining at London's Centenarian Hotels

By Daniel Scheffler | Aug 29
Though the d├ęcor and food offerings have changed with the times, London's Grande five centenarian hotels are certainly primed and buffed for a new era.

2014 Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai's Top SUV Making Sales Gains

By Ann M. Job | Aug 29
The 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe mid-size sport utility vehicle stands out from the crowd for its attractive styling, comfortable ride, value pricing, surprising standard features and warranty.

Humpback Whales Have an Appetite for the Big Apple

Aug 29
Researcher Paul Sieswerda counts humpback whales in and around New York City, and they're on the rise, allowing a whole new generation of whale watchers to make acquaintance with the majestic animals. Jim Axlelrod reports.

Malcolm Gladwell :: The Power of the Underdog

Aug 29
David had an advantage over Goliath? Malcolm Gladwell talks with Anderson Cooper about the link between adversity and innovation.

Dr. Eric De Jonge of Washington Hospital Center conducts a Medicare examines patient Beatrice Adams during a house call at her home in Washington.

Study: House Calls for Frail Elders Bring Savings

By Lauran Neergaard | Aug 29
The old-fashioned house call is starting to make a comeback as part of an effort to improve care for some of Medicare's most frail and expensive patients. According to a new study, this actually could save Medicare money.

Robin Wright stars in 'The Congress'

The Congress

By Brian Shaer | Aug 29
I hesitate to say this, but "The Congress" is probably best enjoyed while not entirely sober. This is a metaphysical acid trip of a movie that forces the viewer to think about his place in the world, not just presently, but in the future.

Rebel Souls: Walt Whitman and America's First Bohemians

By Lewis Whittington | Aug 29
Chronicle of America's first bohemians on Broadway.

Nicole Bray wants to help other transgender individuals

Transwoman Nicole Bray's Documentary Will Follow Her Transition: Part II

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 29
In Part II of this two-part series, transwoman Nicole Bray shares the story of her gender transition, and the documentary film she is creating to help other transgender individuals have hope.