15 things more likely to kill you than Ebola

Worried about catching Ebola? Take a look at 15 things that are more likely to kill you than the virus.

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15 ridiculous pumpkin spice products

It's fall, and that means pumpkin spice is everywhere. But does it really need to be in your potato chips?

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What is chronic traumatic encephalopathy?

An autopsy performed one year after Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher fatally shot his 22-year-old girlfriend and killed himself found signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Find out more about chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the disease several former NFL pros claim they are…

Surprising politicians who made a splash

Take a look at political figures with the most unusual resumes.

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20 cars that get the most tickets

Does it really matter what kind of car you drive when it comes to traffic tickets? One new study says yes.

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On this day: October 2

Charles Darwin returns home, Gandhi is born, "Peanuts" is published for the first time, Thurgood Marshall becomes the first black justice on the Supreme Court, and the Beltway sniper attacks begin, all on this day.

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What to know about the Secret Service

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, who has faced intense scrutiny over the Sept. 19 White House security breach, has resigned, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Here's what you should know about the highly secretive agency.

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Tim Burton: The early years

How well do you know this amazingly creative director?

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Birthday quiz: Dream of the blue frosting

A really cerebral songwriter celebrates today.

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History quiz: Chuck's home!

What happened on this day in history?

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What to know: Enterovirus

A respiratory virus that has sickened hundreds of kids has parents across the country worried. Here's what to know.

21 things to love about fall

Today is the first day of October, and fall is officially upon us. Take a look at the many reasons reasons to be excited for fall.

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Common myths about Ebola

The first U.S. case of Ebola has been diagnosed in Texas. But before you panic, take a look at common myths about the deadly virus.

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What to know: Ebola

Ebola has come to the United States, with the first domestic case diagnosed in Texas. Learn more about this deadly disease and its symptoms.

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Hong Kong protesters jam city streets

Thousands of pro-democracy protesters are camped out on major highways in the heart of Hong Kong, defying government attempts to both coerce and cajole them into giving up their extraordinary demonstration.

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Strange but true campaign slogans

From the wacky to the downright weird, check out these strange but true campaign slogans.

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What to buy in October

Which items should you buy in October, and which sales should you keep waiting for?

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On this day: October 1

Thomas Edison opens the world's first electric lamp factory, Yosemite becomes a national park, soccer great Pele says goodbye, and Walt Disney World opens, all on this day.

Halloween history quiz

Halloween is approaching. How much do you know about this candy-filled holiday? Test your knowledge here!

Michael Phelps: From childhood phenom to record books

Michael Phelps made history at the 2012 Olympics by becoming the most decorated Olympian ever. Take a look back at the swimmer's life and career as he faces DUI charges.

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Home prices: A tale of 20 cities

Home prices are still going up, but the rate of that increase is slowing down, according to the latest national real estate data.

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Best of the worst: Mug shot hall of shame

Check out these lookers who ran into the law.

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Child stars gone wrong

Amanda Bynes is in trouble with the law again. She's one of many child stars who have found early success a hard act to follow and struggled with the transition to adulthood.

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Timeline of the war in Afghanistan

A new security agreement keeping U.S. troops in Afghanistan past this year marks yet another chapter in the longest conflict in U.S. history.

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Easy ways to break 10 bad habits

Think bad habits like nail biting are hard to break? Find out how to kick them for good.

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On this day: September 30

Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs, James Dean dies in a car crash, "The Flintstones" and "Cheers" premiere, and researchers capture a giant squid on camera, all on this day.

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The richest people in America

Buoyed by the stock market, the average net worth of the richest people in America has hit a record $5.7 billion.

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Cities with the highest/lowest ATM fees

ATM fees have skyrocketed 23 percent in just the past five years, and are going up again. Find out where it costs most -- and least -- to get your hands on your money.

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On this day: September 29

Willie Mays makes an iconic basket catch, the Camaro hits showroom floors, the first Chicago Tylenol murder victim dies, and the space shuttle returns to space following the Challenger disaster, all on this day.

20 snack foods with a buzz

Today is National Coffee Day. But you can also get a buzz from snack foods like these that contain added caffeine.

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Notable deaths of 2014

From legendary actors to fashion designers, take a look at the most notable deaths of 2014.

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Hero rats sniff out landmines in Africa

Tanzania-based nongovernmental organization Apopo trains rats to sniff out land mines and detect tuberculosis -- two scourges that have had a tremendously negative impact on the African landscape.

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Derek Jeter's unbelievable Yankees farewell

Derek Jeter closed out his storied career at Yankees Stadium in unbelievable fashion Thursday night, driving in the game-winning run during his last home at-bat.

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Celebrity breakups of 2014

Breaking up is hard to do, even for celebrities. Take a look at the notable celebrity splits of 2014.

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Faces of Obama's cabinet

Attorney General Eric Holder has announced that he will resign after six years at the helm of the Justice Department. Holder has agreed to remain in his post until the confirmation of his successor. Take a look at other faces in President Barack Obama's Cabinet.

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27 ways to boost your metabolism

Kick your metabolism into high gear with these 27 tips.

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On this day: September 26

Sir Francis Drake completes his trip around the world, Nixon and Kennedy square off on TV, the Beatles release "Abbey Road," and an acting legend passes away, all on this day.

Controversial sports team names

With the controversy over the Washington Redskins name continuing to brew, take a look at other sports team names and mascots that have drawn controversy over the years.

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Controversial magazine covers

A look at President Obama's latest Economist cover and other controversial magazine covers through the years.

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America's happiest & unhappiest states

There's a new happiest state in the U.S. And it might not be where you think.

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On this day: September 25

A European sees the Pacific Ocean for the first time, Congress passes the Bill of Rights, the Little Rock Nine get a U.S. Army escort to school, and Led Zeppelin's John Bonham dies, all on this day.

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World's most generous countries

The Charities Aid Foundation has ranked the most and least charitable countries in the world, focusing on three areas: willingness to help a stranger, donating to a charitable organization and volunteering time. Take a look at the most generous countries on earth.

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Weirdest craft beer flavors

Ever kicked back and enjoyed a cool Rocky Mountain Oyster Stout? How about a tall brewsky made from yeast found in some guy's beard? Take a look at some of the quirkiest beers brewed in craft breweries all over America.

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Celebrities have tax troubles, too

Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino is the latest celebrity to face the wrath of the tax man in a big way.

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Celebrities who have been stalked

"Modern Family" star Sarah Hyland was granted a temporary restraining order against her ex-boyfriend Matt Prokop, claiming he choked her, pushed her and bombarded her with texts and voice mails after she broke up with him. Take a look at other celebrities who have been stalked.

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ISIS airstrikes: Before and after

Before and after photos show the devastating afermath of U.S. airstrikes on Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.

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Best & worst renovations for the money

Want to sell your home? Discover the renovations that will get you the most bang for your buck in the long run, and which are better left undone.

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On this day: September 24

America's first National Monument is declared, the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier is launched, we say goodbye to Dr. Seuss, and Nirvana hits it big with "Nevermind," all on this day.

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2014 National Toy Hall of Fame finalists

Contenders include American Girl, Operation, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, My Little Pony and more. See all 12 finalists here and vote for your favorite.

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