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America's oldest workers refuse to retire

(CNN) -- For these seniors, the best retirement is not to retire. From a 102-year-old Wal-Mart worker to an activist park ranger, these workers have stayed on the job well into their golden years.

99-year-old woman says volunteering helps her live long

Phoenix, AZ (KTVK) -- Millie Siegel was not looking for the Fountain of Youth when she first joined the Navy Nurse Corps nearly 80 years ago, but she may have found it nonetheless.

New challenge sparks trend for testicular cancer

(CNN) -- Now that the Ice Bucket Challenge has made the rounds, a new trend is on the rise: crotch grabbing -- for testicular cancer.

U.S. steps toward defense partnership with Vietnam

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The United States will ease some restrictions on defense sales to Vietnam, the State Department announced Thursday, following a meeting between Secretary of State John Kerry and his Vietnamese counterpart.

Truth be told, employees hide their feelings

(CNN) -- Isn't it annoying to interact with smiling automatons at the checkout register?

CA woman reunites with stolen bulldog after facebook alert

Stockton, CA (KTXL) -- A bulldog stolen from a Lodi home over a month ago was tracked down in Stockton and returned to her owner.

Expert says 'Pluto should have never been demoted'

(CNN) -- Poor Pluto. Is it or isn't it a planet?

'Twilight' plans short film series on facebook

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Like its vampires, "Twilight" lives once more. This time, however, only on Facebook.

OR doughnut thief leads police on chase

Portland, OR (KPTV) -- A man driving a van full of stolen doughnuts led police on a chase through southeast Portland before he eventually stopped, put his hands out the window and dropped a pastry from his hands, according to p

California becomes first U.S. state officially prohibiting plastic bags

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- California has fired the first salvo in what could be a national war on plastic bags.