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Talkin’ Appalachian

Scholars around Appalachia are seeking to change outdated ideas about speech and identity in the mountainous region.

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McDonald’s: The ‘Minions’ aren’t dropping F-bombs

The burger chain denies that Happy Meals are being served with a side of swear words.

A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in a photo illustration in Paris in this April 15, 2014 file photo.

Survey: Many consumers worry about safety of financial info

While the safety of their private financial information is a big deal for a lot of people, when it comes to protecting it, many are actually pretty lax.

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We can’t put our phones down

More than half of smartphone owners check their devices a few times an hour or more, and most Americans have their smartphones with them all day and many all night.

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Police, lawmakers decry cellphone case shaped like handgun

Officials say a cellphone case that's shaped like a handgun could be mistaken for the real thing.

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Forget craft beer, drink some craft sake

A new trend is brewing, and it isn't beer.

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Fitness apps show workout habits, most active states

Millions of Americans are recording their workout routines and activities on apps that are giving fitness experts new insights into the habits of a logged-in population.

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Amazon’s massive ‘Prime Day’ promises more deals than Black Friday

The online retail giant plans to celebrate two decades of deals and two-day shipping with "more deals than Black Friday."

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Car dashboards that act like smart phones raise safety issues

When it comes to dashboard displays that are more like smart phones, two things are clear: Customers want them, and automakers are intent on supplying them.

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Activated charcoal is the latest health trend but does it work?

More companies are using activated charcoal as an ingredient in health and beauty products in the belief that it removes toxins from the body.

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‘Minecraft’ celebrities draw record crowd to gaming

Some of today's biggest celebrities aren't rock stars or sports heroes - they're gamers.

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Montana polygamist vows to fight for marriage license

A Montana polygamist featured on the show "Sister Wives" says he will sue if denied the right to legally wed his second wife.

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Ice cream around the world

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!

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5 ways to save money on your summer road trip

While a domestic road trip might appear like an affordable alternative to traveling abroad, costs can easily spiral out of control.

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At 115, NYC woman is world’s oldest

The world's oldest known woman is a retired child care worker living in Brooklyn.

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Selfie sticks aren’t welcome at the ‘happiest place on earth’

Planning a vacation to a Disney theme park? Leave your selfie stick at home.

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The superstar will cement her place in pop history by unveiling her own star next week.

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The "Stay With Me" hitmaker says the medical drama was a blessing in disguise as it gave him perspective on his fast rise to fame.

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‘Empire’ co-stars reportedly engaged

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Trai Byers and Grace Gealey are reportedly engaged to be married just months after reports of their off-screen romance surfaced.