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Why are shoplifters flocking to this one Wal-Mart?
The Denver Post had an interesting story this week about a Denver-area Wal-Mart that appears to be the city's the most shoplifter-friendly store, reporting 283 shoplifting incidents over the past year.
VIDEO: 400-pound high school running back runs over opponents
Tipping the scales at 400 pounds, Tony Picard of White Swan High School in Yakima, Washington, racked up 576 yards and seven touchdowns this season.
Health-care website not alone among government tech debacles
The list of federal information-technology lapses and flops includes systems to modernize air-traffic control and to secure the nation's border, and now even President Obama is wondering why the government can't get it right.
You won't see it again, so make it a Thanksgivukkah to remember
For years I have experienced the thrill of updating traditional Jewish desserts for a modern audience. Now it seems everyone I know is in on the game - because of Thanksgivukkah.
After Bieber's visit, fight over graffiti in Colombia
Mauricio Rodriguez says he and fellow graffiti artists always knew what could happen to them when they spray-painted on buildings in this bustling city: beatings by the police, nights in jail, paint cans confiscated. But then Justin Bieber came to town.
VIDEO: Princeton considers new meningitis vaccine
Princeton University may give students a meningitis vaccine approved overseas but not in the U.S. Seven people contracted a rare form of bacterial meningitis on campus. At least one infectious disease expert thinks the vaccine is likely safe to use.
VIDEO: Obama aims to 'fix' health plan cancellations
President Barack Obama is moving to let insurance companies keep selling policies that don't meet his overhaul's minimum standards. He's also acknowledging his administration badly fumbled the rollout of his signature domestic program.
Women's wingtips could curb shoe slump
Wingtips aren't just for men anymore.
Retailers such as Saks and Barneys New York are selling women scores of men's dress shoe styles redesigned with different proportions or new materials.
What it's like to have your food stamps cut?
On Nov. 1, the largest cuts in the history of our country's food stamp program, now called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, went into effect when the increase ordained by the 2009 economic stimulus package expired.
Stop-and-frisk led to few convictions, state study finds
The New York Police Department's stop-and-frisk practices, ruled unconstitutional by a federal judge who was subsequently removed from the case, have led to convictions just 3 percent of the time, the state attorney general's office found.
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