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5 hours ago

More Americans turning to Internet to play Cupid

Just in time for Valentine's Day, a survey shows that more Americans are looking for love through online dating, with more than four times as many young adults using mobile apps than in 2013.

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9 hours ago

Move over Whopper, the King is adding hot dogs to its menu

The world's most famous "dog" is helping the fast food chain promote its latest offering.

A 3D printed Twitter logo is seen in front of displayed stock graph in this illustration picture made in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, February 3, 2016. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

1 day ago

Twitter to change homepage to customize tweet displays to individuals

The change to the timeline - as the homepage is known - is also designed to appeal to advertisers.

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2 days ago

Honda, Mazda issue recalls

Honda Civics, Mazda SUVs, and Dirt Devil vacuums have all issued recalls this week.

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6 days ago

Smoking bans lead to better national health

People living in countries with public smoking bans have lower exposure to secondhand smoke and better health, according to a fresh look at past research from 21 nations.

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1 week ago

Non-Dairy-Ben and Jerry’s coming to a freezer near you

Raise your spoons! The Vermont ice cream maker has created four flavors using a certified vegan almond milk base.

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1 week ago

A real-life Amazon bookstore could be coming to a mall near you

Amazon is reportedly going to open hundreds of brick-and-mortar stores - a surprise reversal from the online retailer credited with driving physical booksellers out of business.

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1 week ago

Americans say they are trying to cut sugar intake

A new poll shows the general public is increasingly concerned about links between high-sugar diets and levels of obesity.

Model and author Cindy Crawford participates in AOL's BUILD Speaker Series to discuss her new book, "Becoming", at AOL Studios on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

1 week ago

Supermodel Cindy Crawford, turning 50, denies plans to retire

Supermodel Cindy Crawford on Monday denied reports that she planned to retire from modeling this month.

Singer Christina Aguilera poses at an event supporting HopeLine From Verizon, a new campaign supporting domestic violence prevention and awareness, at The London Hotel on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015, in West Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

1 week ago

Christina Aguilera: the pressure on moms is ridiculous

Singer Christina Aguilera believes women need to find time to nurture themselves after giving birth.

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1 week ago

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this February

On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

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2 weeks ago

Barbie coming in all shapes and skin tones

Barbie's got a brand new bod.

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2 weeks ago

Just how smart can you make your home?

Smart home gizmos are poised to make up a $60 billion segment of the global industry, but consumers only need to spend a few hundred on upgrades that will make their lives more automated - and may even increase the value of a home.

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2 weeks ago

Countdown: Scientists to announce ‘Doomsday Clock’ time

It's the beginning of the end, people!

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2 weeks ago

An ‘alarming’ number of kids are obese, overweight

At least 41 million children under the age of five are obese or overweight across the globe, the World Health Organization says.

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3 weeks ago

U.S. stocks set for a comeback, or another blow?

The deep selling that has been synonymous with Wall Street in the new year became bad enough to start drawing in buyers, but it is still too soon to tell whether they will look brilliant or battered in the weeks ahead.

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3 weeks ago

You’ve now got an even better excuse for sleeping in on weekends

Getting too little sleep during the week can increase some risk factors for diabetes, but sleeping late on weekends might help improve the picture, a small U.S. study suggests.

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3 weeks ago

When to stop mammograms tricky issue as U.S. ages

Lost in the arguing over whether women should begin mammograms at age 40 or 50, or somewhere in between, is the issue they'll all eventually face: when to stop.

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3 weeks ago

This photo of a bride and her service dog is capturing our hearts

Dogs truly are a man's (and a bride's) best friend.

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4 weeks ago

Ways to guard against identity theft during tax season

The latest data shows that more than 3 million people were victims of identity theft during the 2013 tax season. Find out how to protect yourself.

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President Obama’s Visit: The Day After

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They're not done replaying the game films yet, but those involved in orchestrating Wednesday's presidential visit to Springfield say, for now, it was a fun and positive experience that went well.

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Chicago Woman Charged with Supplying Gun to Niece

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Federal prosecutors say a Chicago woman has been indicted on charges that she supplied her 14-year-old niece with the handgun the girl allegedly used to kill another teen during an argument over a boy.

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Par-a-Dice Cuts Staff, Blames Video Gaming

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Par-A-Dice Casino in East Peoria has announced announced they are laying off employees amidst a protracted slump in business.

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Jury Sides with Illinois Man in Excessive Force Lawsuit

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Jurors in southern Illinois have found in a federal civil lawsuit that an Olney man was the victim of excessive force when law enforcement officers stopped him near Benton in April 2012.

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District 186 Misses Out on School Construction Bonds

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The Illinois State Board of Education has approved 29 school districts for low-interest and zero-interest bonds to pay for the construction and remodeling of schools.