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Easter lilies toxic for cats, FDA warns

Easter lilies are popular in homes at this time of year, but they can be deadly for cats, a veterinarian warns. More>>

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50 million Android devices are still vulnerable to the Heartbleed Bug

Android users may be more susceptible to the Heartbleed Bug than previously thought.
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School bans on chocolate milk may backfire

Banning chocolate milk from schools may sound like a good move for kids' health, but efforts to do so haven't turned out that way, a small study found. More>>

Will Arnett files for divorce from Amy Poehler nearly two years after separating

Will Arnett and Amy Poehler are finally getting around to divorcing, People reports. More>>

Misdiagnoses common among U.S. outpatients

At least 5 percent of American adults -- 12 million people -- are misdiagnosed in outpatient settings every year, and half of these errors could be harmful, a new study indicates. More>>

Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg engaged

Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg are engaged, she announced on The View Wednesday. More>>

Five ways to teach your kids the value of a dollar

Financial literacy is one of the most important subjects for a child to learn and carry with them into adulthood, and yet, it is one of the least taught subjects.  More>>

Man makes fun of Heartbleed, posts passwords online, gets 'hacked'

When it comes to how one should conduct themselves on the Internet, some things are okay to do. File this one under “not okay.” More>>

Drowning deaths down overall, but still a problem

Just in time for summer swimming and boating season comes a grim government report: Drowning deaths are still a problem in the United States, even though overall deaths from drowning are down. More>>

Tracy Morgan: I'm "concerned" about Alec Baldwin

Tracy Morgan has certainly had his share of off-screen drama throughout his career, but now the 30 Rock alum says he feels like the tables have turned. More>>

Yoga big on West Coast, chiropractors popular in Midwest

Folks on the West Coast are faithful followers of yoga and meditation. Midwesterners turn to chiropractors or osteopathic doctors for their aches and pains. More>>

Miley Cyrus hospitalized after suffering allergic reaction

Miley Cyrus has been hospitalized after suffering a severe allergic reaction, forcing the singer to cancel one of her shows on the Bangerz tour.   More>>

8 easy ways to become an expert traveler

 

A veteran business traveler shares eight secrets he's learned over the years--from buying a Tom Bihn bag to carrying a spare battery.



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9 spring trends that will turn you into a '90s pop star

 Many of the spring 2014 trends seem fresh and fun, but if you were alive and well in the '90s, you've seen them before. These nine trends will have you saying "Oops, I did it again." More>>

FBI's facial recognition database holds records on millions of Americans

Following a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit filed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), the FBI has just released new documents that show the Bureau is making steady progress on its facial recognition database. More>>

Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas wed

Ginnifer Goodwin and Once Upon a Time co-star Josh Dallas had a truly fairy-tale wedding over the weekend. More>>

Gene variant may double Alzheimer's risk for women

Having a copy of a certain gene variant increases women's risk for Alzheimer's disease much more than it does for men, a new study indicates. More>>

When Facebook is a bank...

Would you trust the 'Bank of Facebook' with your cash? Here's how Facebook's big money project is getting started. More>>

Ford Transit Skyliner concept is New York Auto Show's party

The 2015 Ford Transit has yet to go on sale, but one of jobs this full-size van will be tasked with handling is passenger transportation. More>>

Rita Ora rips off Zac Efron's shirt during MTV Movie Awards

Zac Efron may not have planned to keep his promise to go shirtless at the MTV Movie Awards, but Rita Ora made sure he did. More>>

Less salt use tied to drop in British heart deaths

A drop in salt consumption likely played a big role in a recent large reduction in deaths related to heart disease and stroke in England, a new study suggests. More>>

First in series of rare 'blood moon' eclipses begins April 15

In the early morning of April 15, the sky will host a rare type of lunar eclipse – one in which the moon will have a crimson coloration.
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The NSA reportedly exploited the Heartbleed bug for years

The U.S. National Security Agency was aware of the infamous Heartbleed bug for at least two years, having discovered it shortly after it emerged, and has routinely used it to collect data and spy on foreigners and likely on Americans. More>>

Understanding the growing movement against Google Glass

We named Google Glass our best mobile product of 2013 because of the game-changing potential, but not everyone agrees. More>>

Mike Myers welcomes a daughter

Yeah, baby! Comedian Mike Myers and his wife Kelly Tisdale are parents for the second time, People reports. More>>

Getting in front of back pain

Even though back pain affects nearly 10 million Americans a year, there's a lot you can do to avoid the problem, an expert says. More>>

Young dads at risk of depressive symptoms

Young fathers may be at increased risk of depression symptoms after their baby arrives, all the way through to the child's kindergarten, a new study suggests. More>>

Backstreet Boys' Nick Carter marries Lauren Kitt

Nick Carter has officially found his one desire. More>>

Reduce your taxes for next year

5 ways to lower your 2014 tax bill. More>>

One day only: Google Glass goes on sale next week

 In the clearest indication yet that Google is close to a full-blown commercial launch of its face-based computer, the company has announced that Glass will go on sale next week – for one day only.
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Spring cleaning helps stave off allergy symptoms

For allergy sufferers, spring cleaning does more than make their home look nice -- it can help prevent allergy symptoms. More>>

Embrace procrastination, and thrive on it

 Whether you’re working a desk job from 9 to 5, returning to college to get a degree or painting for a living, procrastination can deliver gold to you. More>>

Does housework count as exercise?

Most household chores can count toward your physical activity quota, but to really stay fit, you need to make sure you're getting your heart rate up. More>>

Don't bother 'faking it' in the bedroom

"Was it good for you, too?" can be such a loaded question. Now a new study says you can't fool your sex partner by faking satisfaction. More>>

Ready for my close-up: TCM's 20th anniversary

True fact: One of the first things I most loved about TV was the movies. Specifically old movies, the classics that once upon a technologically simpler time were only accessible to most of us via TV.
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Katherine Heigl sues Duane Reade for using her photo without permission

Katherine Heigl is suing pharmacy chain Duane Reade for more than $6 million for using a paparazzi photograph of her in social media advertising, the New York Post reports. More>>

Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman on The Late Show

Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman as host of The Late Show, CBS announced. The host of The Colbert Report signed a five-year deal with CBS to host the show. More>>

Booze brands in pop lyrics may spur teen drinking

Young people who listen to music that mentions specific alcohol brands are more likely to drink and abuse alcohol, a new study finds. More>>

3 tax tricks for the worst procrastinators

You still have the weekend to try to save on your taxes. More>>

Did Steve Jobs lower your salary?

Google and Apple colluded to help keep salaries low in the Valley. Now your own workers may be affected. More>>

Julia Louis-Dreyfus blames Rolling Stone constitutional error on Veep's Mike

Chances are, the text of Julia Louis-Dreyfus' back tattoo was the last thing people were focusing on when they were eyeing her recent nude Rolling Stone cover photo.
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Does Facebook make women feel bad about their bodies?

Too much time on Facebook may take a toll on a young woman's sense of self-esteem, particularly how she feels about her body, a new study suggests. More>>

The pasta lesson: Making orecchiette in Puglia

While most of Italy embraces pasta, Puglia takes that love even further. More>>

Wrestling icon Ultimate Warrior dies at 54

Wrestling superstar Ultimate Warrior has died, according to the WWE website. He was 54. More>>

Melissa Joan Hart reveals her slimmed-down bikini body

Melissa Joan Hart flaunted her new bikini body on Instagram. The actress posted a photo of herself in a coral swimsuit and floppy hat to show off her 40-pound weight loss. More>>

Specializing in one sport as child no guarantee of future success

Some parents and coaches think kids who focus on one sport early on will boost their chances of a college scholarship or pro career. But a new study casts doubt on that idea. More>>

Heartbleed Web bug might expose vast amounts of private data

A serious vulnerability in the OpenSSL Internet encryption protocol known as the Heartbleed bug has potentially left the information of most Internet users vulnerable to hackers.
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HBO renews Game of Thrones for seasons 5 and 6

Winter is coming... for at least two more years. More>>

Star Wars: Episode VII adds Peter Mayhew as Chewbacca

Peter Mayhew will reprise his role as Chewbacca in the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII, according to The Hollywood Reporter. More>>

Men with eating disorders often ignore symptoms

The widely held belief that only women experience eating disorders delays men with these conditions from getting treatment, a new British study says. More>>

The biggest hiring mistake you can make

Landing top talent is never easy, but there are ways to sweeten the deal. Here's the biggest tool in your arsenal and how to put it to use. More>>

Fewer Americans overwhelmed by medical bills

While millions of Americans still feel hamstrung by medical expenses, a new government report shows that some people are getting relief. More>>

Simon Cowell: I "regret" affair with Lauren Silverman

Simon Cowell says he isn't proud of how his relationship with Lauren Silverman started but he says being a father has changed his life for the better. More>>

The most unusual car features of all time

Through the years, Mercedes has paired innovative and/or unusual features come with highly curious names like Airscarf and Magic Sky Control.  The automaker isn't alone, though. More>>

Plump up your best beauty assets

With each passing birthday, our lips lose a little volume and our hair -- on our heads and lashes -- tends to get thinner. But you can fatten up your best beauty assets with a few fast, simple tips. More>>

Still using Windows XP? Here’s how to bunker down and survive the end of support

Microsoft’s famously successful (and still popular) Windows XP is now well over a decade old. After April 8th, 2014 there will be no new security updates and no new patches. Here's what you need to know.
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Rob Lowe: There's bias against good-looking people

Rob Lowe says he's not a narcissist, but claims there's an "unbelievable bias" against good-looking people like himself. More>>

3 things every business can learn from gamers

They drove mobile, they drove freemium, and now they are proving that everything is better by the byte. More>>

Could daughter's cancer risk be affected by father's age at birth?

A father's age at the time of his daughter's birth may affect her risk for breast, ovarian and endometrial cancer in adulthood, a new study suggests. More>>

James Franco blames social media for botched attempt to solicit 17-year-old girl

After his private conversation with a 17-year-old girl leaked online, James Franco attempted to do some damage control on Friday. More>>

'Milestone' therapy produces leg movement in paraplegics

Four men paralyzed below the waist have regained some movement in their legs after a series of electrodes implanted along their spinal cord reawakened nerves long thought deadened, researchers are reporting. More>>

Your dog truly loves your scent

Your scent may affect your dog's brain in the same way a fragrance used by a loved one triggers a reaction in you, according to a new study. More>>

Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting: Getting breast implants was "the best decision I ever made"

In addition to discussing her romances with co-star Johnny Galecki, Henry Cavill and her new husband Ryan Sweeting, the actress also opened up about getting breast implants in 2004. More>>

So long snow, hello pollen

Although it still feels like winter in many parts of the United States, it's time to prepare for spring allergies, an expert says. More>>

Having kids walk to school comes with risks, benefits

Many parents are understandably worried about letting their kids walk or bike to school. More>>

Make the most of your tax refund

6 ways to use Uncle Sam's check. More>>

Mickey Rooney dies at 93

Legendary actor Mickey Rooney died Sunday of natural causes, TMZ reports. He was 93 and had been in ill health for some time, according to TMZ. More>>

Teens' screen time may affect their bone health

Spending too much time sitting in front of screens may be linked to poorer bone health in teens, according to a new study from Norway. More>>

The best flowers to plant in spring

Spring is a favorite time of year for many people. The weather is warming up after the cold winter, trees are beginning to bud and spring plants are blooming with vibrant flowers. More>>

How to regain trust in yourself

If you struggle with feelings of self-doubt, here are a few tools that can help you learn how to trust yourself. More>>

The 10 best and worst countries for drivers

In Namibia, you're 53 percent more likely to die in automobile collision than from cancer. And in Qatar, you're more than five times as likely to die in a car accident than from a stroke. You've been warned. More>>

Study links cell phones and ED

Researchers from the Medical University of Graz in Austria and Cairo University in Egypt have identified a possible correlation between mobile phone use and erectile dysfunction.
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Dress up your house with wainscoting

Ever walked into a home and felt like it's just a little more classy than your average house? Chances are that sleek interior look was helped along by crown molding, or wainscoting. More>>

Biggest Loser winner says she's at "perfect weight" after gaining 20 pounds

Controversial The Biggest Loser winner Rachel Frederickson has put on 20 pounds since leaving the reality show, the 24-year-old tells US Weekly in the upcoming issue.   More>>

Your mentally stimulating job may help keep you sharp in retirement

Jobs that make good use of your intellect might have another benefit down the line -- a sharper mind long after retirement. More>>

Chris Brown placed in federal custody

Chris Brown was placed in federal custody on Thursday, People reports. More>>

3 unexpected (and easy) ways to cut travel costs

Most travel managers expect travel costs to rise in 2014, according to a recent survey from AirPlus International. Here's what you can do about it. More>>

Cutting cigarette scenes from TV shows may have helped reduce smoking

Scenes of cigarette use have become less common on prime-time television shows, and it may be linked to reduced smoking rates in the United States, a new study suggests. More>>

Arlene's unattainable coffee cake

A bewitching, brown sugar-swirled, pecan-topped coffee cake is all the more beloved for being off-limits. More>>

Heart disease haunted mummies, too

Though the pyramids are proof of the ancient Egyptians' architectural skills, new research on mummies tucked away inside them unearths a lesser known fact: heart disease was as common then as it is today. More>>

Connie Britton named UN goodwill ambassador

Connie Britton has been named a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Development Program. More>>

Basketball Diaries: Lessons in leadership from the Final Four coaches

These coaches represent everything required for great leadership. More>>

Jennifer Love Hewitt debuts new 'do

Jennifer Love Hewitt is about to find out whether blonds really do have more fun. More>>

Helping doctors spot who's not taking their blood pressure meds

A simple urine test for people with high blood pressure could help doctors determine if patients aren't taking their medication as directed or whether their body isn't respond to treatment, a new study suggests. More>>

Amazon’s $99 Fire TV puts Apple, Roku on notice with voice search, open ecosystem

Amazon today unveiled the FireTV, a $99 set-top box in the tradition of Roku and Apple TV that aims to tackle three main problems Amazon sees in competitors: performance, search and closed ecosystems.
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Marseille, city by the sea

A new generation of chefs builds on the rich culinary legacy of the French port of Marseille. More>>

For greater happiness, spend your money on 'life experiences'

Buying so-called "life experiences" makes Americans happier than material goods such as cars, but they tend to favor the latter in the mistaken belief that they provide better value, according to a new study. More>>

More doctors than consumers favor legalizing medical marijuana

The legalization of medical marijuana has more support among U.S. doctors than among consumers, a new survey found. More>>

How I Met Your Mother boss addresses polarizing finale on Twitter

Twitter turned into a Rage Convention Monday night, as longtime How I Met Your Mother fans reacted to the series finale. More>>

CDC salt guidelines too low for good health

Don't toss out your salt shaker just yet: A new analysis from Denmark finds current recommended salt guidelines may be too low. More>>

Stephen Colbert addresses #CancelColbert controversy: "I'm not a racist"

Stephen Colbert addressed the recent "#CancelColbert" Twitter controversy on The Colbert Report Monday, assuring viewers that he's not a racist. More>>

From the horse's mouth: Twitter on best tweeting techniques for small businesses

Businesses can see a return on Tweets, they just need to be using the social media platform properly. More>>

The deal boom is back with a vengeance

The calendar may say 2014, but investors are partying like it's 1999. That’s because merger and acquisition (MA) activity, along with initial public offering (IPO) issuance, have returned to their former glory days.
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How financial advisors mistreat women (and what women can do about It)

Since the 1950s, women have increasingly assumed the breadwinner role in the household, yet many of them still don't seek out financial advice.
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Bitcoin innovations and obstacles

The Bitcoin peer-to-peer digital currency system has experienced a dramatic increase in popularity. Since the Bitcoin currency system was created in 2009, over 12.3 million Bitcoins have been created; the total market value of Bitcoins now exceeds $6.8 billion. More>>

So, you got a ticket. How will that affect your insurance rate?

How will a moving violation affect your car insurance rates? That depends entirely on what you've been ticketed for. More>>

What your handbag says about you

 A woman’s go-to handbag can speak volumes about who she is. Read on to find out what your preferred purse reveals about you! More>>

Console wars heating up

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With Nintendo's Wii U now more than a year old, the two remaining members of the triopoly of video game console makers - Microsoft and Sony - are now vying for market share with the latest versions of their signature consoles.
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Dynasty, Doctor Who actress Kate O'Mara dies at 74

British actress Kate O'Mara, best known for her roles on Dynasty and Doctor Who, has died, according to The Associated Press. She was 74. More>>

Parental messages that stress no alcohol do get through

Making it clear to your teen that underage drinking is unacceptable is a highly effective way to reduce the risk that he or she will use alcohol, a new survey shows. More>>

Companies' all-time best April Fools' Day pranks

From Warby Parker's canine glasses line to Honda's in-car haircutting tool, it seems like every company is using the holiday to engage their customers. More>>

Sara Gilbert and Linda Perry marry

Sara Gilbert and Linda Perry got married on Sunday, People reports. More>>

Fruits and veggies may reduce death risk

A diet filled with fresh produce is good for your health, and now a large study suggests that eating plenty of fruits and vegetables may substantially cut your risk of death. More>>

Space travel alters shape of human heart

The hearts of astronauts become more spherical when they spend long stretches of time in space, and this change might lead to heart problems, a new study indicates. More>>

Smartphone kill-switch tech could save consumers $2.5bn a year

Americans spend an estimated $500 million on replacing stolen handsets, and four times that on insurance when they purchase a new phone. More>>

How to be an eco-friendly pet owner

Those of us who are fond of the environment and our pets sometimes feel like eco-traitors, thanks to the periodic stories about how pets are ecologically unsound. More>>

Christina Aguilera expecting a baby girl

Christina Aguilera is pregnant with a baby girl, according to JustJared.com. More>>

Can diet soft drinks contribute to heart trouble in women?

Women who are heavy consumers of diet drinks might be more likely to experience heart attacks, dangerous blood clots and other cardiovascular problems than those who rarely or never consume artificially sweetened beverages.
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Monday is deadline to sign up for Obamacare

Today is the deadline for most people to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, the controversial healthcare-reform law. More>>

Investing 101

Market investment tips for beginners. More>>

Elton John to marry longtime partner David Furnish

Elton John and his longtime partner David Furnish will tie the knot this spring, Furnish told the Las Vegas Journal Review. More>>

2014 Subaru Forester: Six reasons it's among the safest crossovers

What makes the Forester one of the safest vehicles on the road? It's a combination of serious occupant-protection measures and smart structural engineering. More>>

The 7 best income tax apps for the iPad

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The big deadline to file your income taxes with the IRS is Tuesday, April 15. And if you’re like me, you still haven’t gotten them done yet. We all have our bad years, but there are a number of apps that can help you out.
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Underweight even deadlier than overweight

It's said you can never be too rich or too thin, but new research suggests otherwise.
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6 nifty ways to organize your laundry room

Is it time for a laundry room overhaul? To become an organization pro, here is some advice that works like magic. More>>

Marriage does help the heart

Marriage is good for the heart, yet another study has found. More>>

Colbert Report draws accusations of racism from Twitter users, including Stephen Colbert

Twitter users erupted in outrage Thursday night after the The Colbert Report's Twitter account sent out a tweet that many found to be highly offensive. More>>

Seamless hardwood floor repairs

Old hardwood floors are enchanting. While they're easy to admire, they can be tricky to restore and repair for the very reasons that make them so desirable. More>>

Smoking bans linked to drop in premature births, kids' asthma attacks

Bans on smoking in public places and the workplace in North America and Europe are linked to a 10 percent drop in premature births and the number of children going to the hospital for an asthma flare-up. More>>

L'Wren Scott leaves her entire estate to Mick Jagger

Fashion designer L'Wren Scott left her entire estate to her longtime partner, Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger, The New York Daily News reports. More>>

Minimum wage hike: Why what happens in Connecticut may not stay in Connecticut

State Dems say hiking the state minimum is good for workers, Republicans say it's bad for business. More>>

Blondie -- the brownie's fairer cousin

Like a brownie in shape and texture, blondies are packed with all the brown sugar and butterscotchy goodness of chocolate chip cookies, but softer and more substantial. More>>

'Grazing' appears no better for weight loss than standard meals

For weight loss, some swear by "grazing" -- eating several small meals throughout the day -- instead of eating fewer meals at more traditional mealtimes. More>>

Patrick Dempsey's mother Amanda dies of cancer

Patrick Dempsey's mother Amanda died Monday after a long battle with ovarian cancer. She was 79. More>>

9 ways to have better vacations

If you are going to take time off work for vacation, make sure to really do just that and enjoy yourself. Here are some tips to help you relax. More>>

Tragedies do cause broken hearts

The stress of natural disasters can break people's hearts, according to a new study. More>>

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