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Yoga may be as heart-healthy as aerobics

Those downward dogs could be as good for the heart as cycling, according to a new review of existing research.

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10 million new people ‘primed’ their Christmas

Amazon.com says its Prime membership service added more than 10 million new users this holiday season.

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Gluten-free bread coming to a communion near you

Low-gluten and gluten-free communion options are becoming more readily available at churches across the U.S.

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Santa Claus, St. Nick, Father Christmas all come bearing gifts

No matter what you call him, that jolly old elf is known around the world.

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Questions you never knew you wanted answered

#LetMeLibrarianThatForYou: Before Google, there was the library.

In this Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, photo, a McDonald's Big Mac sandwich is photographed at a McDonald's restaurant in Robinson Township, Pa. McDonald's saw a key sales figure drop in the U.S. again in February 2014, as the world's biggest hamburger chain struggles to beat back competition and adapt to changing eating habits.

Study: Fast food impacts school performance

Eating fast food may lead to lower test scores in math, science, and reading.

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Stockings: Christmas tradition that’s hanging around

The history of the Christmas stocking dates back to the original St. Nicholas.

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Mistletoe: Poisonous plant becomes Christmas tradition

It's a strange custom dating back centuries.

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Forget 2-day shipping, Amazon launches 1-hour delivery

You won't get your deliveries in a New York minute, but you might be able to get them in a Manhattan hour.

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American Kennel Club adds 4 new dog breeds

The AKC now recognizes 184 breeds of dogs.

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Waiting for Christmas

For children, waiting for Christmas is filled with wonder and fun.

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We’re living 6 years longer

Fewer people are dying from cancer and heart disease in rich countries and there's a better survival rate in poor countries from tuberculosis and malaria.

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Christmastime comes with superstitions, tall tales

Christmas has long been a time ripe for superstitions, tall tales and odd beliefs.

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Christmas in Colonial America wasn’t always festive

Little is known about how Christmas was celebrated in Colonial times.

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‘Culture’ gets nod as word of the year

Whether popular, corporate, or entitled, "culture" was named word of the year by Merriam-Webster.

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Traditional Christmas foods include more than fruit cake

Holidays are a time for feasting and Christmas is no different.

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Babies born on Saturday have special birthdays

Saturday's Dec. 13, 2014, represented the last sequential calendar date for at least 20 years.

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Turns out all dogs don’t go to Heaven

It's a heartwarming story for legions of animal lovers around the world, but it turns out it's not true.

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Christmas: A 12-day holiday

The real reason behind the popular Christmas carol.

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A selfie on your shoes? Personalized gifts for Millennials

Brands like Coke and Nike have latched on to personalized products that have particular appeal to the next generation of consumers.

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Grandma gets a chocolate iPhone for Christmas

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This grandma got a sweet surprise on Christmas morning but she won't be making calls anytime soon.

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‘Boozy’ names are a family tradition

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It looks like one person named after booze deserves another round.

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Queen will livestream their NYE concert

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The gig, with Adam Lambert on vocals, will launch 45 minutes before midnight and rock on until well into 2015.

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Woman smears bacon on police station window

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Police arrested a woman for allegedly smearing sausage on a police station window, offering to "feed the pigs."

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: 4 people, 33 songs, 3 minutes

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The top 33 songs of the year, in one epic mashup.