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Train yourself to breathe like a pro athlete

From an early age, we're taught that breathing is part of our autonomic nervous system, like digesting food, so unless there's a problem, it's not something we…

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Dad applauds son for dressing up like 'Frozen' princess

Many kids ask their parents to dress up as their favorite characters from "Frozen" for Halloween, including a young boy from Virginia.


Study: Cholesterol test can cost you $14 or $1,070 in US

When it comes to health care, it can really pay to shop around.

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It's time to get your flu shot

Now is the time to get your flu shot -- and this vaccine is expected to be more effective than last season's.

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County seeks grace from God over gay marriage

They say it's better to ask for forgiveness than permission. Tonight, a Tennessee county wants to do just that.

The Blount County Commission has a full agenda…

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D.C. considers US' most generous paid leave policy

For many American workers, taking time off to have a child or care for a sick family member means not getting paid.


Oregon farmers boast 1,997-pound pumpkin

Farmers broke Oregon records over the weekend at the Bauman Harvest Festival with the unveiling of a 1,997-pound pumpkin.

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Lack of sugar kept ancient Pompeiians' teeth healthy

The ancient Romans may not have had access to modern dentistry, but they did boast strong, healthy teeth thanks to the absence of one key ingredient from their…


'Butt dials' straining 911 emergency systems

The emergency dispatchers who handle calls to 911 must grapple with urgent situations, frantic callers and garbled messages.

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Why South Korea's men are buying tons of cosmetics

Ladies, step aside. In South Korea, cosmetics companies are now targeting men.

It's a trend that clashes with Western ideas about masculinity and gender, but…

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Top 10 most popular car colors

When it comes to buying a new ride, everybody has a favorite car color. But where does your favorite color rank among the top 10 car color choices in North America?

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10 biggest strikes in U.S. history

The United Auto Workers union is prepared to strike Fiat Chrysler Wednesday. The strike would be the first in the industry since 2007, affecting about 40,000 workers. Take a look back at the 10 biggest strikes in U.S. history.

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World Beard and Moustache Championships

See some of the styles showcased this year at the World Beard and Moustache Championships in Leongang, Austria.

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25 best places to retire

Here are the 25 best U.S. cities in which to retire, according to data compiled by Forbes.

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Household items you're paying too much for

Find out which household items you could be saving money on.


'A Charlie Brown Christmas' postage stamps go on sale

The U.S. Postal Service is getting an early jump on the holiday season by issuing a series of postage stamps celebrating the 50th anniversary of "A Charlie Brown Christmas."

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Swiss hotel's 'Space Suite' lifts off

A Swiss hotel says their new $2,000 a night "Space Suite" is designed to appeal to "a guest who is art loving, a collector, a visitor of Art Basel or someone who would like to have an overall art experience."


Where to nab deals on National Coffee Day

Coffee purveyors are offering deals and freebies to mark National Coffee Day on Sept. 29. Here is a list of deals to help you get your morning fix.


10 ways you're making your coffee wrong

In honor of National Coffee Day, enjoy a nice cup of coffee or two on Tuesday. But be sure to avoid these 10 ways you can easily ruin your morning brew.

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NASA: Water flows on the surface of Mars

NASA scientists said Monday they believe they have confirmed that water intermittently flows on the surface of Mars, a discovery that may have ramifications in the search for past or present life on the planet.

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20 jobs with the biggest pay raises

While wages have grown slowly for the most part lately, some workers have seen their pay climb much faster depending on their field. Click on for a look at 20 jobs that have seen the largest growth in pay over the past year.

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The pope can sell it: Francis-themed food, drink and merchandise

Pope swag is hard to avoid in Philadelphia in preparation for Francis' visit. Check out some of the best pope-themed merchandise.

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