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It is national hot dog day - Turn your hot dog into top dog

  5@5 is a daily, food-related list from chefs, writers, political pundits, musicians, actors, and all manner of opinionated people from around the globe. July 23 is National Hot Dog Day

Maisie Williams goes 'Game of Thrones' on British airline

  (CNN) -- Don't mess with a Stark.

CDC lab director resigns after anthrax incident

  (CNN) -- The head of the bioterrorism lab involved in potentially exposing dozens of workers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to deadly anthrax bacteria has resigned.

When U.S. companies dodge taxes, is it unpatriotic?

The rush is on for big U.S. companies to lower their tax bills. They do it by merging with foreign companies in countries with lower rates and officially moving their home base.

Incontinence: 5 myths about the sudden urge to 'go'

Special to CNN Editor's note: Dr. Benjamin Dillon is a board-certified urologist specializing in female pelvic medicine, pelvic reconstructive surgery and neurourology at the Kelsey-Seybold Clinic in Houston.

Spanking the gray matter out of our kids

Editor's note: Sarah Kovac is a motivational speaker and author of "In Capable Arms: Living a Life Embraced by Grace." The opinions expressed are solely the author's.

Doctor warns mouthguards won't protect young athletes from concussions

With school right around the corner, it's time for parents to start thinking about the safety of their budding athlete.

Chrysler recalls 792,000 older Jeeps

Chrysler recalled about 792,000 older SUVs Tuesday for ignition switch problems. The flaw affects Jeep Commanders from model years 2006-2007 and Jeep Grand Cherokees from 2005-2007.

Craigslist contact leads to two killings, suspect's suicide, cops say

A headless body of a man found in a wooded Michigan park had local police in Michigan wondering how -- and why.

VIDEO: grass 'floats' from heavy rainfall in north Alabama

We've never seen anything like this – have you? It looks like someone is 'surfing' on sod that got a heavy dose of rain on Friday.