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Six destinations with a dark side

The "official" night set aside for ghosts and goblins is nearly here, but if you're bewitched by the macabre and the supernatural, there are plenty of places that provide spooky sensations year-round.

Armstrong report vindicates those who raised doping alert

For years, as Lance Armstrong basked in the glow of an adoring public, his critics frequently were banished to the shadows, dismissed by the cycling legend and his coterie as cranks or worse.

Do people really want a smaller iPad?

OK, so you probably own a smartphone. If you're a student or someone who travels a lot for work, you almost certainly have a laptop.

Flu can be deadly, even in healthy kids

Martin McGowan insisted on going to high school baseball tryouts, despite his mother's worries he wasn't feeling well.

Ohio fast food employee is fired for fleeing robber

Mary Archer had been held up twice before at the Arby's restaurant in Fairborn, Ohio, where she was the manager on duty, her daughter said. She came away unscathed both times.

FIFA awards goal-line technology licenses

Football's global governing body FIFA has licensed two manufacturers to install goal-line technology in stadiums across the world.

Apple unveils smaller iPad mini

Apple unveiled a smaller iPad, dubbed the iPad mini, at a highly anticipated event in San Jose, Calif.

Romney has 'stage three Romnesia,' Obama says

President Barack Obama evaluated his debate performance on Tuesday, the morning after his last showdown with Gov.

Romney's immigration policy would add a hiring hurdle

Mitt Romney promises less regulation on small businesses, but the immigration plan he supports would add an extra step to the hiring process.

Campaign enters final stretch as Obama takes final debate

Three debates down. Two weeks of campaigning to go.