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Goodwill's Campaign Helps You Forget Your Ex This Valentine's Day

Is a breakup bringing you heartache for Valentine's Day? »

Cat Gets Head Stuck in Vase, Becomes Internet Sensation

Cat Gets Head Stuck in Vase, Becomes Internet Sensation

A Reddit user this week posted a photo of a cat looking like an Egyptian goddess, but the shiny collar in the photo was not supposed to be around the cat's neck. The cat, which is doing fine, got the accessory... »

Trade Old Baby Items for Discounts at Toys 'R' Us

Trade Old Baby Items for Discounts at Toys 'R' Us

Those looking for an excuse to rid their homes of old and unsafe baby items now stand to benefit from cleaning out their closets through the annual Toys "R" Us Great Trade-In event. »

Billy Joel Pledges $1M to Save High School

Billy Joel Pledges $1M to Save High School

Billy Joel is pledging $1 million to help save Long Island High School for the Arts from closing. »

'Pita Rats' Battle for Flatbread in NYC Subway

'Pita Rats' Battle for Flatbread in NYC Subway

First New York's "pizza rat" had to to compete for the internet's attention with a 'za-loving raccoon. Then, a bagel-wearing pigeon challenged the rodent for viral views. But now, pizza rat is being challenged... »

McDonald's Tests Expanded All-Day Breakfast

McDonald's Tests Expanded All-Day Breakfast

Basking in the fanfare over its all-day breakfast menu, McDonald's is pushing its operational limits by testing the addition of another morning favorite to the lineup: the McGriddle. »

Teens Say Costumes Got Them Kicked Out of 'Frozen' Event

Two San Diego County teens were left disappointed after being turned away from a "Frozen" Disney on Ice show at Valley View Casino for an unlikely and seemingly bizarre reason: they were too tall to be... »

The Newest Oreo Flavors Are Here

The Newest Oreo Flavors Are Here

Oreo had promised they would be releasing one brand new flavor and one fan favorite, and they didn't disappoint. As of Tuesday, shoppers can now chow down on both Cinnamon Bun and Red Velvet flavored cookies. »

Netflix Chief Bulks Up on Series, Reveals Premiere Dates

Netflix Chief Bulks Up on Series, Reveals Premiere Dates

Netflix says it will make a special effort to produce programming for children and families, with the streaming service offering 20 new programs in the category this year led by the Feb. »

Devon Still Got His Strength From Leah in Cancer Fight

Devon Still Got His Strength From Leah in Cancer Fight

Devon Still happily announced earlier this week that his daughter Leah was done with her final cancer treatment, but it was a day he initially feared might never come. "When we first started off, it seemed... »

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