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Halloween freebies! Where you can score free stuff

In honor of Halloween, many companies are giving away free stuff on Friday. The following is a list of companies offering freebies, with restrictions. It’s important to note that most of the offers are based on location, so to be sure it’s suggested to call ahead before making a special ...

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Parents prank boy into thinking he has Ebola

A video posted to YouTube shows two adults pranking a young boy into making him think he has Ebola. Seen wearing a surgical mask, one of the adults in the video reads a thermometer and another adult voice off-camera says he's got Ebola which causes the child to burst into ...

The healthiest companies to work for in America

Considering work is the second most common source of stress (after money), and that 42 percent of respondents in one survey reported a stressful work environment as the reason they jumped ship, it’s about time more offices promoted a healthy lifestyle, no? And we're not just talking about standard health benefits or a bowl of mealy apples ...

Linus and Sally await the Great Pumpkin in the classic Peanuts special airing on ABC at 8 p.m. Oct. 30. 

Why the Social Media generation loves 'It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown'

“It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” airs again for one final Halloween Eve treat. If you think an old pre-CGI cartoon from 1966 with a lot of statically drawn kids talking far above their grade level has no interest for a young, social-media obsessed generation, you get a rock. According ...

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Marine banned from daughter’s school after flap with administration over Islam-related assignment

Kevin Wood, a retired Marine corporal whose family resides in Maryland, wasn’t pleased when his daughter was told to write a paper about the Islamic faith in her eleventh grade history class. According to WTTG-TV, when Wood asked the administration at La Plata High School if they would consider an alternative ...

Update:Terminally ill woman says now ‘doesn’t seem like the right time’ to die

Brittany Maynard, the terminally ill woman who went public with her decision to end her life, said in a video released Wednesday that she has yet to decide on the date to end her life.  The 29-year-old Oregon woman says she is waiting to see how her symptoms progress before deciding ...

Too sweet: Elderly man eats lunch with photo of deceased wife

This may break your heart....or make you a believer in true love. A photo of an old man eating at a California In-N-Out Burger with a picture of his deceased wife has gone viral. Two weeks ago, an Imgur user uploaded a photo of the man sitting in a booth. Placed on ...

The latest CDC stats estimate 223,713 kids were hurt on bicycles; 5,187 children nearly drowned the same year. As of August 2014, there were 451 vaccine injury complaints this year.

Accident during routine vaccination may have exposed girl to HIV

The father of a six-year-old claims his daughter may have been exposed to HIV during a routine vaccination because of a bizarre accident. The girl’s father, who asked to remain anonymous, told a Canadian radio station the girl was at the Fort St. James Health Unit for a booster shot. ...

The Internet celebrates National Cat Day

It's National Cat Day, and cat lovers are marking the day by posting adorable cat photos on the Internet, which is not that much different than any other day of the year.  Uber teamed up with the ASPCA to run one of their most popular promotions, Uber Kittens. The ride ...

Do you REALLY know your chocolate?

Every second, Americans collectively eat 100 pounds of chocolate. Just in time for Halloween, take this delicious quiz and see how truly knowledgeable you are about chocolate.  <script type="text/javascript" src="//cdn.playbuzz.com/widget/feed.js"></script><div class="pb_feed" data-height="800" data-game="/anniekainan10/do-you-know-your-chocolate" data-tags="All" data-recommend="false" data-margin-top="0" data-game-info="false" data-comments="false" data-shares="false" data-embed-by="4c952739-a688-4dd2-9cb1-814103f3accd" data-key="Default"></div>

The puppy, named Tuco, according to Boston Magazine, is 9 weeks old and being trained by Patrol Officer Troy Caisey, the head trainer of the Boston Police Department's K-9 unit.

Must-see: Adorable photo of Boston puppy in oversized K-9 vest goes viral

A photo of a German shepherd puppy in a K-9 vest has gone viral after a group that equips the dogs to work in law enforcement posted the image on Facebook, WFXT-TV in Boston reports. The puppy, named Tuco, according to Boston Magazine, is 9 weeks old and being trained by ...

WATCH: Vacationers record Antares rocket explosion in Virginia

Centerville, Ohio, residents Samantha and Sharon Morrissey didn’t expect to see a rocket explode when they lined up to watch the launch Tuesday night. According to the Dayton Daily News, the mother and daughter are vacationing on Chincoteague, Virginia, an island adjacent to Wallops Island, where NASA launched the Orbital ...

Antares supply rocket explodes on liftoff

The NASA launch of Orbital Sciences’ unmanned Antares spacecraft suffered a catastrophe Tuesday, exploding only six seconds after liftoff. http://twitter.com/EddieInTheYard/status/527227331472277505 The rocket was launched from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia around 6:22 p.m. local time. No injuries were reported, although NASA officials say there was significant property and vehicle damage. (Video via CNN) ...

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Taco Bell beats fast food giants to online ordering

There's no need to wait for that order of grande nachos or the double-decker supreme taco as Taco Bell has joined the ranks of Pizza Hut and Domino's and is now offering an app for your late-night taco fix, taking their app further than both Burger King and McDonald's. Taco ...

Forget orange, teal is the color for Halloween night

Food allergy advocates are hoping you'll add another color to the traditional orange Halloween display.  This year, the color they want to see is teal.   Food Allergy Research and Education, or FARE, has kicked off "The Teal Pumpkin Project," hoping to raise awareness of food allergies by having alternatives ...

'Dorothy' app lets you control phone with heel clicks

Have you ever wished you could control your smartphone with the click of your heels? The 'Dorothy app' by Washington, D.C.,-based iStrategy Labs.works when you slip a blue tooth chip called "Ruby" into your shoe. When you click your heels the phone will do whatever you programmed it to do. ...

An ambulance carrying Amber Vinson, the second health care worker to be diagnosed with Ebola in Texas, arrives at Emory University Hospital on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 in Atlanta. A joint emergency isolation unit administered by Emory University Hospital and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has successfully treated two Americans and is currently treating a third. (AP Photo/David Tulis)

Dallas nurse Amber Vinson being released from Atlanta hospital, is Ebola-free

The nurse who contracted Ebola at a Dallas hospital is being released from Emory University Hospital after successfully beating the deadly virus, Atlanta's WSB-TV is reporting. Amber Vinson was admitted to the hospital’s Serious Communicable Disease Unit on Oct. 15 and is now virus-free.  Vinson arrived in Atlanta from DeKalb Peachtree Airport, then ...

WATCH: Autistic high school football player scores team's final touchdown of season

It was a touching moment on a high school football field near Pittsburgh when a player with autism helped end the season on a high note. Valley High School junior Zach Clarke scored his first-ever touchdown, thanks in part to players from both sides of the field. “I just ran ...

Walmart removes 'Fat Girl Costumes' section from website

Twitter erupted with criticism toward Walmart after one user discovered a "Fat Girl Costumes" section of its website last Tuesday. http://twitter.com/ItsWithaY/status/524671356550787073 Walmart initially responded, briefly, saying, "Your comments and suggestions are important to us and help make Walmart even better." http://twitter.com/Walmart/status/524675227142213632 That subsection remained active until just after noon Monday. ...

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5-year-old boy at NYC hospital tests negative for Ebola

A 5-year-old boy is still being monitored at a New York City hospital, although he has tested negative for Ebola so far. Doctors plan to test him again for Ebola and for other illnesses, as well. (Source: New York Times) The boy, who recently visited Guinea with his family, was ...

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