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Not scared to spend on Halloween: Candy, costumes by the numbers
Sixty-six percent of adults will celebrate Halloween in 2013, spending an estimated $6.9 billion dollars on the holiday, down from $8 billion in 2012. Some people will go all-out, including dressing up their pets, while others will just hand out candy at their doors.
Woman punched in face over library book
A disagreement between two children over a library book ended with one mother punching another mother in the face, police in this small Tennessee town said.
New software program helps schools track bullying
A Pennsylvania company says it has found a better way to help the nation's schools battle bullying – with the click of a computer mouse.
Concerned father led police to teens charged in Okla. murder
Police arrested three teens in the "thrill killing" of college student Christopher Lane after a tip from a concerned father. Last week's murder has created an international debate over gun control in the United States.
What is a chemical weapon?
Experts generally recognize seven categories of chemical agents used to expose disable or kill people.
Study shows genetics can determine why we smell certain odors differently
All of us inhabit our own flavor world that is highly dependent on our genetic blueprint for being able to smell certain odors, according to two studies published by a New Zealand research group.
Moving? How to make it easier on your pet
Moving to a new area can be a stressful ordeal for all involved, especially your pets. However, with a little advance planning, patience, and affection, you can help your pets quickly adjust to their new neighborhood.
Atheist group demands Ala. schools cancel 'prayer caravan'
An atheist rights group is demanding that the superintendent of a northern Alabama school district cancel a "prayer caravan" set for early August, or face a potential lawsuit claiming the system is forcing religion on students.
Online banks may help you boost your savings plan
Banks now have minimum deposit requirements and a host of fees that have discouraged some from opening savings accounts. But online banks are more consumer-friendly with no fees and higher interest rates.
VIDEO: 3D printing creates 'bionic ear'
Researchers at Princeton University have the technology - they can't make you stronger or faster, but they can print out what they call a 'bionic ear.'
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