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Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 11:53 AM CDT

Beth Stern, Katie Lee Talk Clear the Shelters and 'Pethood'

Clear the Shelters, a nationwide pet adoption drive to help animals in need finding loving homes, will take place on Saturday, August 19. This year's event hosts, celebrity chef Katie Lee and Beth Stern... »

Boston's 'Skinny House' Was Built on Betrayal and Spite

Sandwiched between two brick and mortar buildings in Boston's North End is the city's famous “Skinny House,” a structure built on betrayal and trust. The property is said to have belonged to two brothers... »

Coke Zero is Getting a New Recipe, New Name

Coke Zero is Getting a New Recipe, New Name

Coca-Cola is giving "Coke Zero" a new name, a new look and a new recipe. The new beverage is "Coca-Cola Zero Sugar" and it'll replace "Coke Zero." The company says the new name is intended to make it... »

Wags to Riches: Rescue Dogs Living the Good Life

Wags to Riches: Rescue Dogs Living the Good Life

Which Instagram celebrity has garnered 2.1 million followers, gone backstage at a Demi Lovato concert, and snapped a picture with Taylor Swift at a Grammy Awards after-party? Marnie the Dog. Instagram-famous... »

NYers Are Paying $12 to Eat Ice Cream Topped With Insects

Manhattan ice cream shop La Newyorkina has introduced what may be the most unique sundae the city has to offer. The Greenwich Village Mexican ice cream and paleta shop tops its new Happy-Hoppy Sundae with... »

25 Pet-Friendly Colleges in America

25 Pet-Friendly Colleges in America

Heading off to college for the first time and leaving the comforts of home can be a difficult transition. And for students leaving an animal companion behind, the move can feel even more difficult. While... »

Michael Kors Buying Jimmy Choo for $1.2 Billion

Michael Kors Buying Jimmy Choo for $1.2 Billion

American fashion brand Michael Kors is buying luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo in a deal worth $1.2 billion (896 million pounds). »

Pet-o-nomics: The Cost of Owning a Dog or Cat

Pet-o-nomics: The Cost of Owning a Dog or Cat

Dogs are known to help reduce stress and teach family members lessons in responsibility — but dog ownership demands fiscal responsibility, too. The costs of bringing an animal into your home go far beyond... »

Unique Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher Items on Display at Comic-Con

An auction house is showcasing some unique personal items belonging to Debbie Reynolds and her daughter Carrie Fisher. The items will go to auction on Sept. 23. »

Take a Look Inside O.J. Simpson's Former Florida Home

Take a Look Inside O.J. Simpson's Former Florida Home

After his 1995 murder acquittal, O.J. Simpson lived in Miami's Kendall neighborhood for years before he was convicted and sentenced to prison for a 2007 armed robbery attempt in a Las Vegas hotel. »

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