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Increasing numbers of Americans are catching on to Congress
A new NBC-Wall Street Journal poll says 60 percent of Americans would like to fire everyone in Congress. When I read this, my thought was: What’s wrong with the other 40 percent?
VIDEO: Smartphone costumes make Halloween creepy, cool
This is a way to be sure to win for best costume at your Halloween party! Check out these costumes that use your smartphone to make life-like images.
1 dead, 44 injured in Greyhound bus crash in Pennsylvania
A New York City-to-Cleveland Greyhound bus slammed into a tractor-trailer truck on Interstate 80 in central Pennsylvania early this morning, killing a woman passenger and injuring 44 others.
Scientists find evidence of Martian supervolcanoes
We've known for a long time that Mars has volcanoes; after all, Olympus Mons on the Martian Tharsis shield is the largest volcano in the solar system.
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.
Mother gets 11 years in prison for leaving infant in car
A mother has been sentenced to prison after she left her infant son alone in a hot car and didn't to tell doctors about it, which prosecutors said may have led to the child's death.
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.
VIDEO: Meet the woman behind the voice of Siri
Susan Bennett started providing her voice as Siri in 2005. She first started her career as a machine playing the voice of the first ATM.
Pets are perfect companions for the elderly
The power of pet therapy is thought to be stronger than any medication, not only for people going through tough times or in poor health, but also for the elderly as well. Proven to increase mental alertness, build self-esteem, and decrease loneliness, pets can provide a warm and fulfilling relationship.
Your Facebook password belongs in your will
The average American values his or her digital assets, such as photo libraries, personal communication, and entertainment files, at about $55,000, a value based on sentimental attachments as well as financial investments in music, application and software purchases.
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