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Myths and secrets of presidential monuments

 Park Rangers at the Lincoln Memorial see it almost every day: Tour guides telling eager visitors that the number of steps leading to the temple match Lincoln's age when he died; that his white hands send a message in sign language; an

Winter spreads its reach from Northeast to South and beyond

Do you see mountains of snow or freezing rain outside your window, but have friends in Florida or California who don't understand the big deal with the severe winter weather?

Amazon isn't happy with FAA's proposed drone rules

The government's new drone proposal would open the skies to a whole list of new uses -- but not Amazon deliveries.

Coming soon: A change in who gets overtime pay

The Obama administration is expected to move forward soon on its plan to provide overtime pay protections to low-salaried managers who don't qualify for them.

Wanted at police departments: Guns that don't kill

The Police Force Triple Defender is an outlandish new weapon that's designed specifically not to kill you.

Solar flair: NASA mission provides mesmerizing images of the sun

For five years, a NASA spacecraft has drifted through the heavens, providing astronomers with the most detailed views of the sun to date.

Southern U.S. faces messy mix of snow, ice and sleet

As a weary Northeast remains buried in snow , the South is gearing up for a messy mix of snow, sleet and ice.

Kids as young as 5 concerned about body image

  Nineteen-year-old Juliana Lyons calls herself a "confident girl," and yet she still struggles -- every day -- with body image.

I have to pay back my Obamacare subsidy

 Janice Riddle got a nasty surprise when she filled out her tax return this year.

Punishment for using Facebook in prison: Solitary confinement

 South Carolina prisoners get the harshest in-prison punishment -- solitary confinement -- just for using Facebook.