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Can phone companies do more to block robocalls?

Tired of those annoying, sometimes costly, robocalls favored by scammers?

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Toilets on wheels help keep neighborhood clean

Mobile, solar-powered toilets are helping to keep the streets of one San Francisco neighborhood sanitary.

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Forget ‘friend’ requests, Facebook is in the divorce business

A judge has given an NYC woman permission to file for divorce via a Facebook message.

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Starbucks expanding free college tuition program

Baristas can now get a bachelor's degree for free.

FILE - This Feb. 1, 2011 file photo shows medical marijuana clone plants at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. Despite new rules that say only about 140 medical marijuana dispensaries are eligible to stay open, more than 450 have filed renewals to pay Los Angeles business taxes this year.

Washington state job seekers … this bud’s for you

Legal pot has created job opportunities for people in Washington state who trim the marijuana plants with tiny scissors.

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France moves to ban anorexic models

It could soon be a crime to use super skinny models.

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College senior gives new meaning to ‘off-campus’ with hut

A philosophy and English major took a drastic move as part of his senior project.

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Arkansas woman now world’s oldest person, wants Obama visit

Gertrude Weaver will turn 117 in a few months and wants a presidential celebration.

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School threats by text, apps frustrate schools, police

Threats against schools don't just come written on bathroom walls these days.

The North Lawn of the White House, on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 in Washington.

Healthy lunches could land you in the White House

If you know of a kid who can whip up a healthy lunch, they might earn a trip to the White House.

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Next-generation GMOs: Pink pineapples and purple tomatoes

Cancer-fighting pink pineapples, heart-healthy purple tomatoes and less fatty vegetable oils may someday be on grocery shelves.

A box from Amazon.com is pictured on the porch of a house in Golden, Colorado on July 28, 2008.

Amazon wants to help you get your housework done

Amazon is offering to help get your chores done, with listings for everything from housecleaning to goat grazing.

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McDonald’s to test all-day breakfast

You could soon be able to get an Egg McMuffin at any time of day.

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Wanted: A kidney

A Maine woman's unusual method of finding a kidney donor has paid off.

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Lincoln Continental, the car of presidents, is returning

Elvis Presley had one. So did presidents from Kennedy to Reagan.

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Orioles’ game in Baltimore postponed due to safety concerns

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About 1,000 fans were inside the stadium when the game was called off, and many gates already had been closed.

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Cards ace Adam Wainwright out for season with torn Achilles

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright smiles during a news conference Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, in St. Louis. Wainwright will start for the Cardinals when they play the San Francisco Giants in Game 1 of baseball's National League Championship Series on Saturday in St. Louis.

The St. Louis Cardinals say injured ace Adam Wainwright is out for the season because of a torn left Achilles.

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Packers will retire Favre’s jersey on Thanksgiving

FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2007 file photo, Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre reacts to a 46-yard touchdown pass to tight end Donald Lee during the second half of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Green Bay, Wis. Favre will be inducted into the team's Hall of Fame and have his jersey retired next year. Favre writes on his official website that it will be an honor to have his name placed among others such Bart Starr, Curly Lambeau, Ray Nitschke and Vince Lombardi, to name a few.

The Green Bay Packers will give thanks to Brett Favre during their Thanksgiving night game.

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Troubled slugger Josh Hamilton heads back to Texas

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Hamilton was the 2010 AL MVP and an All-Star in each of his five seasons with Texas from 2008-12.

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WATCH: The ‘perfect’ body

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A blogger and personal trainer takes on the cyber bullies who criticize her appearance, altering herself in response to their comments. But does she like what she sees?

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