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Nutritionists Rank Halloween Candy from Better to Worst

Some Halloween treats are trickier than others when it comes to sugar and calories. Here's a better way to dip into your kids' candy stash. NBC News worked with experts to size up the nutritional labels of some... »

6 Free Apps for Pet Owners

Nowadays, caring for your pet has never been easier and more enjoyable. From finding a pet sitter and setting up play dates to handling medical emergencies and training your pet, there’s an app for... »

Hundreds of Pikachus Parade Through Yokohama, Japan

More than 100 Pikachus, a character from the game Pokemon, paraded through the streets of Yokohama, Japan, on Aug. 14. »

What Kind of Dog Best Fits Your Lifestyle?

What Kind of Dog Best Fits Your Lifestyle?

There are a million reasons why people love dogs. They make great companions, provide a slew of the health benefits and love unconditionally. Yet, there are lots of valid reasons why some people opt out... »

For Sale: House That Inspired Stephen King's 'Pet Sematary'

For Sale: House That Inspired Stephen King's 'Pet Sematary'

In the market for a haunted house? The Orrington, Maine, home that inspired Stephen King's "Pet Sematary" is currently on sale for $255,000, 'Today' reported. King came up with the idea for the novel in... »

Let's 'Clear the Shelters' on Saturday, August 19!

Let's 'Clear the Shelters' on Saturday, August 19!

Every summer, animal shelters and rescues are filled to the brim with new spring litters and homeless pets. Shelters run on all cylinders to match pets with new forever families. »

City Responds After Former 'SNL' Star Tweets Ticket From '97

Former "Saturday Night Live" star Rachel Dratch this week posted a photo of a parking ticket she received from the City of Chicago that's dated from 1997. »

Tips for Traveling Safe With Your Pet

One of the most stressful parts of pet ownership is what to do with your four-legged companion when you travel. While some pet owners opt for boarding, others choose to bring their furry family members... »

Starbucks' Latest Frappuccino 'Inspired' by Horchata Drinks

Starbucks' Latest Frappuccino 'Inspired' by Horchata Drinks

From unicorns to horchata. Starbucks announced Tuesday its new Horchata Almondmilk Frappuccino is now available in participating U.S. and Canada stores, in a move that is getting a mixed reception from... »

Moscow Mules in Copper Mugs Won't Kill You: Officials

Moscow Mules in Copper Mugs Won't Kill You: Officials

Don't worry, Moscow Mule fans: Those solid cupper mugs often used to serve the popular alcoholic drink probably aren't going to kill you. Contrary to reports last week that Iowa was banning copper mugs... »

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