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Teal pumpkins try to change Halloween for kids with food allergies

Halloween can be extra scary for kids with food allergies.

Abandoned Connecticut ghost town up for sale

Click here for updates on this story. Anyone who has ever dreamed of owning their own town may have that chance.

Kitten saves Illinois couple during house fire

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, but a couple in Dixon, Illinois says an unlikely hero saved their life.

Vatican report proposes shift on gays, lesbians

 Using strikingly open language, a new Vatican report says the church should welcome and appreciate gays, and offers a solution for divorced and r

Women better at putting money away for retirement

Women are generally better at putting money away for retirement, but they still have less in their 401-K's than men. That's according to research by Vanguard, an investment management company.

List of hot winter get-a-ways

Well, if you have some extra cash and you really hate the cold weather, then there are some pretty exciting places making a list of hot winter getaways this year.

Man creates graphic Halloween display

Some people are upset about a Pittsburgh man's Halloween decorations and you can probably see why.

Instead of Columbus Day, some U.S. cities celebrate Indigenous People's Day

Columbus Day often brings to mind the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria. This Monday, some cities and states would rather you think of the Sioux, the Suquamish and the Chippewa.

Teen killed after haunted hayride flips over

A 17-year-old girl died after a haunted hayride flipped over in Maine, police said Sunday. The teen was airlifted to a hospital after the accident Saturday night, Central Maine Medical Center spokesman Chuck Gill said.

ISIS states its justification for the enslavement of women

In a new publication, ISIS justifies its kidnapping of women as sex slaves citing Islamic theology, an interpretation that is rejected by the Muslim world at large as a perversion of Islam.

Texas nurse tests positive for Ebola; first Ebola transmission in U.S.

UPDATE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Sunday that a worker who helped care for a Dallas Ebola patient now also has t

Ebola screenings begin at JFK; four more airports start next week

Health screenings to help prevent the spread of Ebola began Saturday for some travelers to New York's John F.

Fraternity prank ends in death of flamingo

A fraternity scavenger hunt at the University of Southern Mississippi was supposed to be a routine off-campus prank rushing pledges in the middle of the night: Go to the local zoo and get your picture taken next to a swan.

Snapchat isn't private. Period.

 The photo-sharing app Snapchat offers a false sense of privacy by promising it will erase photos.

Late Ebola patient's nephew: 'Nobody tried to help Eric'

(CNN) --Thomas Eric Duncan is both the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States and the first person to die of the virus here. Why?