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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.

Jetpacks are real. And they're awesome

Imagine a toy that gives you the ability to fly 30 feet above the ocean, dive beneath the surface like a dolphin and walk on water. Even James Bond would be jealous.

GM offering $25 gift cards to people who fix recalled cars

General Motors is using $25 gift cards to entice more than a million owners of cars that were recalled for ignition switch problems to get their cars repaired.

Snatched off the street

Philadelphia police are hoping a new clue will help them find kidnapping victim Carlesha Freeland-Gaither. They say someone used Freeland-Gaither's debit card in Aberdeen, Maryland early Monday morning.

Nintendo offering "sleep" technology

Nintendo is unveiling some brand-new technology, and it's not a video game. It's a bedside sensor that tracks your sleep, and gives you suggestions on how to improve it. Nintendo is making the "quality of life" device.

Nintendo offering "sleep" technology

Nintendo is unveiling some brand-new technology, and it's not a video game. It's a bedside sensor that tracks your sleep, and gives you suggestions on how to improve it. Nintendo is making the "quality of life" device.