Hand-made spear used to kill Anchorage bear at homeless camp; man cited

A 49-year-old man has been cited for negligent feeding of wildlife after a yearling bear sniffing around the area was killed by spear Friday in East Anchorage .

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Indiana man proposes to girlfriend on roller coaster

A man proposed to his girlfriend while riding on a roller coaster in Indiana last week.

10 dollar bills

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Mass. boy returns $8k found at playground

A Massachusetts boy who found a checkbook containing $8,000 is being praised for turning it into police

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The case for gender-neutral toy marketing

Remember when Target announced it was phasing out gender-based signs in some departments?



Study: Apple the favorite fruit among American children

Apples account for 20 percent of all fruit consumed by U.S. children , according to a new study.

Minnesota Vikings lactation suites

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Vikings to install breastfeeding suites at stadium

The Minnesota Vikings announced plans on Tuesday to become the first franchise to install lactation suites for nursing mothers in an NFL stadium.

Pope Francis with Obama and Biden

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Pope Francis arrives in US for first time

Pope Francis landed on U.S. soil for the first time just before 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday, launching a six-day visit that will highlight his love for the poor and his willingness to tackle the nation's most significant political, social and economic controversies.

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Typical American family earned $53,657 last year

Americans didn't get a raise last year. In fact, they haven't gotten one in years.

The typical American family income was $53,657 in 2014, barely changed from $54,462 a year earlier, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Wednesday.

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Researchers: Kids should wear helmets on tricycles

For the past decade, we've drilled into children that when they ride a bike, they need to wear a helmet. Now scientists say it may be too late: Tricycle riders should be wearing them, too.

Boomer business


Is it tougher for men to embrace change?

Mark Landis, a 54-year-old father of two, spent 30 years climbing to the top of several large banks on Wall Street. At one point in his career, he was in charge of more than 1,000 people and $5 billion in revenue.

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Utah twins both pregnant with second set of twins

Identical twins who already each have one set of twins are both having a second set of twins next spring, KSL-TV reported.