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This Feb. 16, 2015 photo shows the Riviera Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. Owners of the hotel which opened in 1955 have agreed to sell the property to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. The tourism agency confirmed the potential purchase Tuesday, Feb. 17 after days of not commenting on rumors of a deal.

60 years on Las Vegas Strip, Riviera closes

The aging Riviera Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip is expected to close its doors at noon.

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Britain's Prince William, right, and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, pose for the media with their newborn daughter outside St. Mary's Hospital's exclusive Lindo Wing, London, Saturday, May 2, 2015. The Duchess gave birth to the Princess on Saturday morning.

Britain’s newborn princess has been named

Britain's newborn princess has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.

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It’s a girl! Duchess Kate Middleton gives birth, both are well, palace says

Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, the wife of Prince William, gave birth to a girl on Saturday.

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Harvard study: Millennials believe justice system unfair

But few 18-to-29-year-olds believe that demonstrations sparked by the killings of black men by police will make any difference.

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Tattoo snafu irks inked Apple Watch wearers

#Tattoogate is trending, as some of the first Apple Watch wearers discover their pricey arm candy isn't always compatible with their ink.

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Bud Light brewing up controversy with new labels

The beer maker says it is sorry for a slogan printed on bottles as part of its "Up for Whatever" campaign.

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Rough day? Have a sewer beer

An Oregon utility is challenging home brewers to make great-tasting beer from hops, barley, yeast and a special ingredient — treated sewer water.

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Tyson Foods hopes to rid chicken of antibiotics by 2017

Demand for more natural products is on the rise amid concerns that widespread antibiotic use can lead to drug-resistant germs.

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Drones, dogs deployed in battle to save guacamole

A deadly fungus spread by a beetle has the potential to decimate Florida's avocado crop.

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Love farm fresh eggs? Rent a chicken!

Entrepreneurs are hatching hen-rental idea for fans of fresh eggs in urban and suburban communities.

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Gas prices jump 13 cents; could climb further

The average national price of a regular gallon of gasoline has jumped in the past two weeks to $2.58.

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Register glitch forces thousands of Starbucks to close

Registers that once merely rang up tabs and stored cash have evolved into hubs that can collect enormous volumes of data and carry out many tasks.

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Diet Pepsi dropping aspartame on customer concerns

The decision to swap sweeteners comes as Americans keep turning away from popular diet sodas.

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Colleges giving new meaning to ‘BYOB’

You can now study for a bachelor's in beer or perhaps a master's in malt.

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Some Apple Watches shipping sooner than expected

Many who ordered the new smartwatch were told that delivery could take a month or longer, but now Apple says some deliveries will start tomorrow.

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Home sales hit 18-month high

The fairly upbeat report from the National Association of Realtors on Wednesday implied the economy was regaining some momentum after hitting a speed bump at the start of the year.

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Google is dropping fat stacks of cash in Washington

Google's growing investment in lobbying highlights its expanding presence as it fights antitrust battles and grows its business into new areas such as broadband and self-driving cars.

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Kraft giving Mac & Cheese a makeover

Starting in January, Kraft says its mac and cheese will be colored with paprika, annatto and turmeric.

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You can smoke in Willie Nelson style

The music legend is preparing to release Willie Weed.

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300 strangers attend girl’s birthday party after classmates say no

Every kid in Mackenzie Moretter's class turned down an invite to her 10th birthday party. What happened next is truly amazing.

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Britain’s newborn princess has been named

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Britain's Prince William, right, and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, pose for the media with their newborn daughter outside St. Mary's Hospital's exclusive Lindo Wing, London, Saturday, May 2, 2015. The Duchess gave birth to the Princess on Saturday morning.

Britain's newborn princess has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.

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‘Avengers’ sequel secures second best opening weekend ever

This photo provided by Disney/Marvel shows, Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow/Natasha Romanoff, in the film, "Avengers: Age Of Ultron." The movie releases in the U.S. on May 1, 2015.

"Avengers: Age of Ultron" has pulled in a staggering $187.7 million since opening on Thursday night.