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Does your state have a ‘miserable’ Thanksgiving?

If you live in Ohio, Iowa, or Maine, your Thanksgiving might be more 'fight' than 'festive.'

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Experts: Home, baby cameras not secure worldwide

Experts have a message for anyone with webcams, baby monitors, and home security cameras: change your password now.

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Talkin’ turkey: Thanksgiving meal costs barely rise

A decline in turkey prices helped hold down the cost of preparing Thanksgiving dinner.

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Facebook launches new app for groups

Users will be able to get in touch with their chosen group easier — especially when using a mobile device.

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Sugary drinks still marketed to children

Children are seeing fewer ads for sugary drinks on TV, but they remain a prime target for marketers.

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‘Vape’ is the word of the year

The Oxford English Dictionary has declared "vape" its 2014 word of the year.

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Feds want your phone bill to boost Internet in schools

Would you pay a little more on your phone bill to make sure every child has access to high-speed Internet access at school?

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Facebook wants to get professional with ‘work’

The new site will look like Facebook but compete with professional social networks like LinkedIn.

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The Pope will visit U.S. next year

Pope Francis says he would visit the U.S. next year, his first trip as leader of the 1.2 billion-member Roman Catholic Church.

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Neiman Marcus Christmas Book full of lavish gifts

How about a $6,000 tiger's head under the tree?

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School lunches may be better than those packed at home

A new study shows that lunches packed at home tended to have more calories and fat.

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Facebook again tries to simplify privacy policy

The social media giant is again trying to explain how it targets advertisements to its 1.35 billion users.

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Curry crusts, crazy flavors coming to Pizza Hut

The atypical flavors and new ingredients are part of a menu overhaul set to hit stores Nov. 19.

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How to make cars safer? Remove the driver

Auto designers are trying to use sensors, radar, cameras, and lasers to prevent collisions.

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New apps meet the need for more privacy

Consumers concerned about over-sharing on social networks are turning to apps aimed at protecting their privacy.

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McDonald’s recalls Happy Meal toys

The fast-food chain says more than 2 million whistles are being recalled because they pose a choking hazard.

Breakfast cereal is shown for sale at a Ralphs grocery store in Del Mar, California, March 6, 2013.

Food costs eating into consumers’ saving at the pump

Higher food costs are eating into or eclipsing savings from gasoline, and increased holiday spending could be a much smaller bump after food inflation is taken into account.

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Toy Hall of Fame salutes Rubik’s Cube, bubbles

Little green army men prevailed in their two-year battle for a coveted spot in the National Toy Hall of Fame.

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Facebook launches Ebola charity donation button

The company is also deploying 100 satellite terminals to boost Internet services in affected areas in West Africa.

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A blind spot for Google Glass wearers?

The characteristic hardware of the high-tech frames could partially obstruct peripheral vision.

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