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Department of Labor survey says it's not easy being 27

Your late 20s are supposed to be one of the best times of your life: Old enough to build a career and start a family. But young enough to party.

CONSUMER WATCH: Buying, selling real estate in the spring

Spring traditionally brings new life to the real estate scene. But as the housing market continues its recovery, some buyers and sellers may be getting mixed messages about whether its the best time to get out there.

Top 10 secrets of the Caribbean

Butter-colored sands. Fluttering palm trees. Cinematic sunsets.

Jeopardy celebrates 50 years on TV

It's an enduring game show that engenders affection while challenging even the most erudite among us. What is "Jeopardy!"?

Top 13 craziest tax deductions

  From hermit crab food and Viagra to a toupee and scuba trips, taxpayers (try to) deduct the wildest things. Check out these 13 crazy tax deductions. Hermit crab food

Batman turns 75, still 'saving' lives

Growing up, Joshua Paul Hawkins didn't have many role models.

You could own a jetpack! (for only $150K)

Inventor Glenn Martin admits he appears crazy -- "But it's the crazy people who change the world." "Some people work on old cars, some do quilting, some collect stamps, I build jetpacks."

Dog calls 911 in Nebraska

It's the call to 911 that has everyone talking. Dispatchers hear a lot of strange things, in this case it was panting on the other end of the line. “Sarpy County 911.” Scratches on the phone.

How to break your junk food addiction

The experts have a few tips, when it comes to doing a little "spring cleaning" of what you eat. Specifically: for cutting out the junk food.

Why adults get acne and how it can be treated

Many people get acne as teenagers but did you know that adults can develop it as well? Narva Norfleet didn't have acne as a teenager, but in her mid-30's she started to break out.