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Hershey Kisses are getting a little healthier

Kisses and chocolate bars are losing their artificial flavors and adding real sugar as Hershey looks to cater to a growing demand for less-processed food.


Fear of Friday the 13th goes beyond Camp Crystal Lake

Tracking down the origin of our fear of Friday the 13th isn't easy.


Joe’s Crab Shack tests no tipping policy

National seafood chain Joe's Crab Shack has dipped its toes into fresh waters with a test program to remove tipping from more than a dozen of its restaurants.


Photographers capture landmarks, skylines for Blue Angels

Five petty officers have landed jobs that offer a viewpoint few people have - flying in the backseat of F-18 fighter.


Toy makers are dreaming of a ‘green’ Christmas

The U.S. toy industry is expected to have its strongest year in at least a decade after several years of kids choosing videogames and mobile apps over Barbie and stuffed bears.


More people expected to shop on Thanksgiving … without leaving home

This year's Black Friday forecast predicts many of us will be shopping without leaving the couch.


The skies are going to be crowded this Thanksgiving

U.S. carriers are expected to fly 25.3 million passengers worldwide from Friday, Nov. 20, through Tuesday, Dec. 1.

eople are silhouetted as they pose with laptops in front of a screen projected with a Google logo, in this picture illustration taken in Zenica October 29, 2014.

Google will let artificial intelligence reply to your email

Google is putting a different twist on the concept of "automated reply."


Americans becoming less religious

Americans are becoming less religious, judging by such markers as church attendance, prayer and belief in God, and the trend is more pronounced among young adults, according to a poll released on Tuesday.


Coming soon to a doorstep near you: Google drones

Google and Inc are among a growing number of companies that intend to make package delivery by drone a reality

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Viking men fall to Hawai’i Pacific

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Hawai'i Pacific closed out the game scoring the final 6 points to secure the 82-76 victory for its third consecutive win and improve to 3-2 on the season.

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Strong aerial attack lifts Seattle past Pittsburgh

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Jermaine Kearse (15) celebrates after scoring on a 63-yard touchdown reception next to wide receiver Doug Baldwin (89) during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Carolina Panthers in Seattle, Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015.

Jermaine Kearse caught two touchdowns, while Doug Baldwin caught three, including an 80-yard catch-and-run score with 2:01 left after Pittsburgh had trimmed Seattle's lead to 32-30.

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Jimmy Graham suffers patellar tendon injury in win over Pittsburgh


Graham was hurt with 13:36 left in the fourth quarter after trying to grab a deep pass in the end zone from Russell Wilson.

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Kobe Bryant says he will retire at end of 2015-16 season

Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant, left, talks with head coach Byron Scott, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, in San Antonio. Los Angeles won 112-110.

The 37-year-old Bryant made the announcement in a post on The Players' Tribune on Sunday

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Heat check: College coaching carousel turns into roller coaster

LSU head coach Les Miles watches from the sideline in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Florida in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013. LSU won 17-6.

This coaching carousel is more like a roller coaster and this weekend there was enough action to make those trying to keep up dizzy.