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Cheap gas reignites SUV, pickup sales

Cheap gas prices have apparently reignited America's love affair with gas-guzzling cars and trucks.

Lena Dunham responds to allegations that she sexually abused her sister

Lena Dunham canceled several appearances to promote her new book after a self-described "rage spiral" over allegations that she molested her sister as a child.

Report: FAA no-fly zone over Ferguson meant to ban media

A report that the federal government restricted airspace over Ferguson, Missouri, to block media coverage of protests is "disturbing," a St. Louis alderman told CNN on Monday.

She lost 145 pounds -- could you?

Editor's Note: Additional pictures at bottom. One day, Kari Ianuale had had enough. The Nazareth, Pennsylvania, resident was embarrassed to discover that her size 24 pants no longer fit.

British banker charged over bloody killings at luxury Hong Kong apartment

A British investment banker has been charged with murder in Hong Kong over the killings of two young Indonesian women at a high-rise apartment in the heart of the densely populated city.

How presidential contenders are spending Election Night

They say you always remember your first.

Carnival Cruise Lines set to offer faster internet at sea

Today (Monday) Carnival Cruise Lines announced faster, more stable internet connections for passengers out at sea. The long-range broadband system will be added to 101 ships in Carnival's fleet.

New report: Rents and evictions on the rise

This morning, we have some disheartening news for some tenants. A new report suggests more of them are being evicted out of their rented homes and apartments than ever before, but why might that be the case for millions of Americans?

One World Trade Center opens today

One World Trade Center, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, is open for business.

Taylor Swift's '1989' set to smash records

It's Taylor Swift to the rescue.

Brittany Maynard, advocate for 'death with dignity,' dies

 Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old who said she had terminal brain cancer, took medication to end her life under Oregon's "Death with Dignity Act," advocacy group Compassion & Choices said Sunday.

88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade kicks off November 27

As the nation gathers to celebrate and give thanks with family and friends, the biggest spectacle of the holiday season returns to entertain millions, as the 88th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade® returns to NBC on Thursday, Nov.

Lauren Hill: Triumph on the court

Her story has become a global movement, and on Sunday Lauren Hill lived out her dream to play basketball for College of Mount Saint Joseph.

Fire leaves five dead in Maine

As darkness fell Saturday, fire investigators in Portland, Maine, surrounded the blackened and charred apartment home right near the University of Southern Maine.

My college degree is worthless

Students across the country are shelling out tens of thousands of dollars for degrees that end up being completely worthless.