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Napa Winemakers Tally Cost of Damage from Earthquake

Aug 27
California's earthquake struck just as the fall harvest was picking up. Winery buildings, equipment and wines were destroyed. Carter Evans reports.

Burger King Move Could Provide Huge Tax Reduction

Aug 27
As Burger King looks to purchase a Canadian donut chain, the merger could mean huge savings for the American fast food giant. If the deal is completed, and Burger King moves, the result would be a significantly lower corporate tax rate.

Cyclists Take to the Street to Break AIDS

By EDGE | Aug 27
Over 100 physical activists will come together to raise vital funds and awareness for HIV/AIDS and homelessness by completing a 285 mile, three-day journey from Boston to NYC.

Reeling Opens with 'Boy Meet Girl'

By EDGE | Aug 27
Celebrate 32 years of The Chicago LGBT International Film Festival, Reeling Film Festival on Thursday, September 18th at The Music Box Theatre with a screening of "Boy Meets Girl."

Nick Howell a member of the McLean family who owns Uncle Matt's organic orange juice company, places a vial containing the tamarixia wasp to release in their orange groves in hopes of combating the citrus greening disease.

Invasive Insect Threatens Iconic Florida Citrus

By Tamara Lush | Aug 27
The $9 billion citrus industry is facing its biggest threat yet, putting at risk the state's economy and very identity. Blame a mottled brown bug no bigger than a pencil eraser and a disease called "the yellow dragon."

Amazon to Buy Video Game Streaming Platform Twitch

By Mae Anderson | Aug 27
Amazon is buying video game streaming platform Twitch Interactive for $970 million in cash as it seeks to expand its presence in gaming. As video gaming grows into an online spectator sport, gameplay video feeds are becoming increasingly lucrative.

Chief engineer Sadayoshi Koyari poses for photographers in front of the Land Cruiser 70 van during the Land Cruiser Motor Show at a Toyota showroom in Tokyo.

Toyota's Most Rugged Land Cruiser is Back in Japan

By Yuri Kageyama | Aug 27
Toyota Motor Corp. is bringing back the Land Cruiser 70 in Japan, catering to nostalgic demand for the rugged off-roader that's favored for challenging terrains and as an aid agency vehicle in disaster zones.

Luxury Fashion Takes On Fitness Technology

By Leanne Italie | Aug 27
Luxury fashion is making inroads in wearable tech as more designers try their hands at developing smart, stylish accessories and clothing aimed at tracking performance and health, or simply making connected lives easier to manage.

Californians Tear Out Lawns to Cope With Draught

By Amy Taxin | Aug 27
As California faces an historic drought, more residents are tearing out thirsty lawns to cut down on water use.

Pierce Brosnan stars in 'The November Man'

The November Man

By Robert Nesti | Aug 27
In "The November Man" Pierce Brosnan attempts to outdo Liam Neeson in creating a franchise for the older Holllywood star. Good luck.