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VIDEO: Hostess brand going out of business
The company that makes Twinkies and Ho-Hos is going out of business. Hostess Brands announced Friday morning that it is asking a federal bankruptcy court for permission to close its operations.
VIDEO: Pelosi laughs off "offensive" age question
Rep. Nancy Pelosi laughed off a question as offensive about whether her staying on as House Minority Leader would prevent younger members from assuming leadership roles.
2012 has 90 percent chance of becoming warmest year on record in U.S.
This year has a 90 percent chance of ending as the warmest on record in the lower 48 states, the U.S. National Climatic Data Center said Thursday.
AAA predicts increase in Thanksgiving travelers
Airfares are down, gas prices are lower, hotel rooms are a smidgen cheaper and money is tight all around, according to the annual Thanksgiving travel survey produced by AAA. But 43.6 million people plan to move about the country.
McAfee warns consumers of the '12 Scams of Christmas'
Operating on the theory that forewarned is forearmed, McAfee is exposing what it calls it “Top 12 Scams of Christmas” that criminals plan to use to rip off consumers as they shop online this holiday season.
Top 10 ways to get a Black Friday bargain
On Friday, Nov. 23, millions of consumers will flock to stores to take part in the Black Friday shopping experience. They are drawn by the promise of bargains and the thrill of mixing it up with throngs of fellow shoppers.
Man believes Obama win spurred cemetery vandalism
A colonel in the U.S. Army said he believes President Obama’s re-election may have spurred vandals to topple and smash more than 70 gravesites at a predominantly black cemetery.
Slate: How Texas could mess with us
As of earlier this week, petitioners in more than 30 states had expressed their keen interest in seceding from the union.
In Mozambique, transforming guns into art
Dozens of artists in Mozambique are transforming weapons into sculptures, playing a role in preventing a resurrection of violence and instability in one of the continent's fastest growing economies.
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