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Relax, weekend weight gain won't kill your diet

You've been eating well all week: oatmeal for breakfast, a salad for lunch and grilled chicken with vegetables for dinner. Then the weekend hits.

New headset called 'Glyph' beams video into your eyes

Forget about the big screen, the small screen and even the second screen. A headset due to be released this year promises to beam movies, video games or even video calls directly into your eyeballs.

The power of prejudice and why you should speak up

An argument between two mothers at my children's elementary school turned ugly recently when one of the moms was told to "go back to where you came from."

Olympians pursue startup ventures on the side

For nearly 10 years, U.S. Olympic curler Debbie McCormick paid her bills by working part time at a Home Depot in Rio, Wisc.

Job growth remains weak

After a chilly month for job growth in December, hiring warmed up a bit in January. But not by much.

AOL cuts benefits, blames Obamacare

AOL became the latest company to blame Obamacare for cutting back on employee benefits.

Rescued castaway's health is declining

The man who was found adrift in the Pacific Ocean is back in hospital. Jose Salvador Alvarenga says he was lost at sea for over a year. He was admitted due to severe dehydration and is currently receiving I-V fluids.

Pope auctions off motorcycle to charity

Pope Francis was presented with a Harley in June to celebrate the iconic brand's 110th anniversary. Today, it was auctioned off to raise money for Caritas Roma, a charity that works on behalf of the Roman Catholic Church.

Workers find 18-foot snake in Flordia Everglades

Things that are about 18 feet long (sure it's random, just go with it). There's the Ford F-150 pickup truck. There's the 18-foot skiff, a kind of zippy racing boat.

MS man dies from crash in St. Helena Parish

One man is dead after a two vehicle crash in St. Helena Parish. 47-year-old Thomas Harrison of Mississippi died on February 5, after his truck crashed into an 18-wheeler, according to the Louisiana State Police.