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Three new toys inducted into National Toy Hall of Fame

Three new toys were inducted into the National Toy Hall of fame in Rochester, New York Thursday. This year's inductees: little green Army men, the Rubik's Cube, and bubbles.

Home Depot hackers stole 53 million emails, too

There are more details out about Home Depot's recent security breach, which was worse than first thought.

'Star Wars 7' gets a title: 'The Force Awakens'

"Star Wars 7" has a title: "The Force Awakens."

'Adopt-A-Senior-Pet Month' roots for the underdogs

It's been said time and again that you can't teach an old dog new tricks, but what about giving one a new lease on life?

Suspect arrested after photos of slain woman posted online

Oregon authorities have arrested a man accused of killing his girlfriend in Washington state and posting gruesome pictures of her body online.

Before Philadelphia abduction, suspect allegedly kidnapped, raped, burned girl

She stumbled into the business naked, bleeding and burned. And in desperate need of help.

Diamond engagement rings are so over

Maybe a diamond isn't every girl's best friend. More brides to be are choosing non-traditional engagement rings over the standard white diamond solitaire that has adorned women's left hands for so long.

Decoding the restaurant menu

Sizzling, glazed, creamy, these are just a few of the words you should consider as high-calorie red flags when placing your order.

Beyonce tops Forbes list

For the second year in a row, Beyonce tops the Forbes list of top-earning women in music. The superstar earned 115-million-dollars in 2014 -- more than doubling what she earned last year.

Source: Abducted Philadelphia woman found alive in Maryland

[Breaking news update, posted at 6:47 p.m. ET] Carlesha Freeland-Gaither has been found alive in Jessup, Maryland, a Philadelphia law enforcement source with knowledge of the investigation told CNN on Wednesday.

CNN: Army says word Negro OK to use

A newly published U.S. Army regulation says a service member can be referred to as a "Negro" when describing "black or African American" personnel.

Former NFL cheerleader charged with rape of boy, 15

The woman who was once the oldest cheerleader in the NFL faces rape charges for alleged sexual encounters with a teenager at a Delaware vacation home.

Desperate search for Port Orchard killer as deputies comb disturbing Internet posting for clues

Detectives are investigating the killing of a woman in her South Kitsap apartment, along with graphic photos posted online reportedly showing the crime.

Guess how many 'Frozen' dresses were sold this year?

This will come as no surprise if you have kids, know kids or know anyone who has or knows kids.

Beyoncé no. 1 on Forbes top-earning list

Taylor Swift may be breaking records in the music industry, but Beyoncé is breaking the bank.