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October is National Chili Month

Some like it hot - October is National Chili Month!

Did Apple's fanboy fever peak with Steve Jobs?

Apple Store employees, dressed in matching blue T-shirts, clapped and sang and made intermittent "woo!" cheers as they walked past John H., who was waiting in line to buy the iPhone 5 in Atlanta last month.

Popcorn recalled; possible Listeria contamination

Dale and Thomas Popcorn is voluntarily recalling bags of its flavored, ready-to-eat Indiana-brand products due to a possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, according to the Food and Drug Administration.

Judge lifts ban on sale of Samsung tablet

A judge ruled Monday that Samsung should be allowed to sell its Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet computer in the U.S., the latest development in a long-running patent dispute between the electronics maker and Apple.

The pope's former butler to testify in 'Vatileaks' trial

Paolo Gabriele, former butler to Pope Benedict XVI, will take the stand in his own trial Tuesday to answer to criminal charges of stealing hundreds of secret papers from the pope's personal apartment and leaking them to an Italian journalis

Judge to rule on Pennsylvania voter ID law

A Pennsylvania judge is expected to rule Tuesday on a new state law requiring every voter to present a photo ID at the polls.

Don't buy a Chevy Volt, lease it

If you're considering buying General Motors' plug-in Chevrolet Volt, forget it. You're much better off leasing the car, experts say.

Rock on! The compact disc turns 30

On October 1, 1982, the first commercial compact disc, Billy Joel's "52nd Street," was released in Japan.

IPhone 5 WiFi bug leads to giant cellular data overages

Scores of iPhone 5 users hit Apple's support forums over the past week to exchange anecdotal reports on a scary bug: Their phones appeared to be sucking down cellular data even when they were connected to a Wi-Fi network, resulting in big o

Macy's to hire 80,000 holiday workers

Macy's is ramping up its hiring for this year's holiday shopping season, with plans to bring on 80,000 seasonal workers.