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Beanie Babies creator pinched for tax evasion

The creator of Beanie Babies is set to plead guilty to tax evasion after hiding millions of dollars in a secret Swiss bank account, the Justice Department announced Wednesday.

Why suicide rate among veterans may be more than 22 a day

Every day, 22 veterans take their own lives. That's a suicide every 65 minutes. As shocking as the number is, it may actually be higher.

Habla español? Soon, Latinos will be less likely to say 'si'

 It's no secret that more and more people are speaking español in the United States, but what you probably didn't know is that in the future more of those Spanish speakers will not be Hispanic.

Twitter: The angriest site on the Internet?

In the seven years since its founding, Twitter has become a go-to place for news updates, witty one-liners, political one-upmanship and even absurdist storytelling. It's also become a go-to place for intolerant bile.

Man builds $141.33 'McEverything' dream sandwich

Craving McDonald’s and willing to spend $141.33? A McEverything it is -- and a Diet Coke to wash it all down.

Kohl’s Department Stores to hire more than 50,000 associates this holiday season

Kohl’s Department Stores today announced it anticipates hiring more than 50,000 associates nationwide this holiday season to support seasonal business in stores and growth on Kohls.com.

Conservatives 'disturbed' by pope's new course

“Rain on parched land.” “A bold new course.” “Revolutionary.”

Man builds $141.33 'McEverything' dream sandwich

Craving McDonald’s and willing to spend $141.33? A McEverything it is -- and a Diet Coke to wash it all down.

Gold iPhone 5s sold out til October

When it comes to new iPhones, bling is the thing. Early buyers of the iPhone 5S, which went on sale Friday morning, appear to be overwhelmingly choosing choosing the gold-colored model over the two other color options.

Raising a family on three minimum wage jobs

Here's what it takes to raise a family on three minimum wage jobs. Five days a week, Dejun Jackson wakes at 4:30 to get to the Chicago Chick-fil-A in time to start his shift at 5:45.