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Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 10:37 AM CDT

See Inside: Selena Gomez Drops Asking Price of Texas Mansion

Pop star Selena Gomez has dropped the asking price of her luxurious mansion in Fort Worth, Texas, from $2.99 million to $2.7 million. »

McDonald's Launches Its Own Currency -- the 'MacCoin'

McDonald's is launching its own currency, the MacCoin. Before you ask, no -- the fast food retailer is not getting into the cryptocurrency industry just yet. And there's only one thing you can buy with this new... »

It's No Stretch to Say This Disneyland Auction Is Huge

It's No Stretch to Say This Disneyland Auction Is Huge

Owning an original Haunted Mansion stretching portrait? It could happen, if you're the highest bidder for one of these treasures at That's From Disneyland!, the Van Eaton Galleries auction set for late August. »

10 Most Common Dog Breeds in Shelters

10 Most Common Dog Breeds in Shelters

Looking to adopt a shelter dog? Here are the 10 most common dog breeds you'll find in shelters across America. The list is based on information from PetBreeds, a pet research website, which compiled the... »

San Diego Comic-Con 2018: Friday Highlights

San Diego Comic-Con 2018: Friday Highlights

The second day of 2018 Comic-Con International: San Diego featured more exciting programs and pop-up events. Writers and celebrities spoke at panels, and the IMDb Yacht continued to sail. »

50 Years on, McDonald's Isn't Messing With Its Big Mac

50 Years on, McDonald's Isn't Messing With Its Big Mac

McDonald's is fighting to hold onto customers as the Big Mac turns 50, but it's not messing with the makings of its most famous burger. The company is celebrating the 1968 national launch of the double-decker... »

The 3 Worst Mistakes to Avoid When Buying an Engagement Ring, According to a Jeweler Who's Seen Them All

The 3 Worst Mistakes to Avoid When Buying an Engagement Ring, According to a Jeweler Who's Seen Them All

Buying an engagement ring can be a daunting task — and with good reason. Ring seekers spent an average of over $6,350 on this big buy in 2017, according to wedding industry site The Knot, which easily... »

Chick-Fil-A Tests Meal Kits as First US Fast Food Chain to Take on Blue Apron

Chick-Fil-A Tests Meal Kits as First US Fast Food Chain to Take on Blue Apron

As the competition among meal kit companies such as Blue Apron and Hello Fresh heats up online and expands sales into supermarkets, Chick-fil-A is offering customers yet another alternative. »

This Week Brings the Century's Longest Total Lunar Eclipse

This Week Brings the Century's Longest Total Lunar Eclipse

This week will bring the longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century, one that will turn the moon red in the night sky, NBC News' Mach reports. The Earth's shadow will fully engulf the moon for 1 hour... »

Spotted at Comic-Con: Scenes From The Convention Center

Spotted at Comic-Con: Scenes From The Convention Center

Every year, people from around the world flock to San Diego to attend Comic-Con. Inside the Convention Center, it's a world of bright lights, beautiful costumes and tons of goodies. »

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