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Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 12:13 PM CDT

6 Best Buys for Mother's Day

It's time to honor that special woman in your life. Mother's Day is approaching, and whether you are buying for your mother, your wife, or both, consider some inexpensive alternatives or ways to save money... »

Chick-fil-A Creates 'Cell Phone Coop Challenge'

Chick-fil-A Creates 'Cell Phone Coop Challenge'

Chick-fil-A locations across the country have started a "Cell Phone Coop Challenge" to encourage customers to spend less time on their smartphones, and more time with their families. »

McDonald's Testing New Chicken McGriddles for Breakfast

McDonald's Testing New Chicken McGriddles for Breakfast

McDonald's is testing out the Chicken McGriddle breakfast sandwich at nearly a dozen Ohio locations. »

Woman Panhandles for Dates on NYC Subway

Woman Panhandles for Dates on NYC Subway

New York City straphangers may be accustomed to panhandlers on the subway -- and probably ignore most of them -- but one woman recently managed to get riders' attention when she begged for something unusual:... »

Valentine's Day And Your Wallet

Valentine's Day And Your Wallet

Valentine's Day isn't just for lovers as 50 percent of singles report being proud of their relationship status. But whether you're in a relationship or not, Americans have no problem spending big for the holiday... »

Retailers Leap on 'Leap Day' to Offer Deals

Retailers Leap on 'Leap Day' to Offer Deals

When you are born on Feb. 29, you only get to celebrate your birthday every four years. You are a "leapling." So when your day does finally roll around, you want to celebrate. »

Lady Gaga Walks in Marc Jacobs Show to Close Out NYFW

Lady Gaga Walks in Marc Jacobs Show to Close Out NYFW

Wedged into his lineup of models Thursday evening was none other than Lady Gaga. »

Hating Valentine's Day? Goodwill Says Donate Your Ex's Stuff

Hating Valentine's Day? Goodwill Says Donate Your Ex's Stuff

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

Millennials Drink Half Wine Bought in America

Millennials Drink Half Wine Bought in America

American millennials are buying more wine, which is helping to spur the wine industry, NBC News reported. The group, between the ages of 21 to 38, consumed almost 160 million cases, or 42 percent, of all... »

Not Just Chocolates and Roses: Unique V-Day Gifts

Not Just Chocolates and Roses: Unique V-Day Gifts

Forget the overpriced floral bouquets and cheap drugstore chocolates and give your loved one a unique gift that will make them swoon on Valentine's Day. From the posh to the practical, here are some gift... »

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