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Here's what the GOP tax plan could mean for you

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- The more than one thousand-page tax bill released by House and Senate Republicans on Friday evening moves the needle closer to possible passage of sweeping legislation ...

Check out an original 'Star Wars' lightsaber valued at $450,000

Ripleys Believe It or Not! (LOS ANGELES) -- It’s not as clumsy or random as a blaster, and for the first time, "Star Wars" fans can check out ...

How to score the best deals on Free Shipping Friday

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Today is Free Shipping Friday, the annual retail holiday celebrated by nearly 1,000 online shops that offer free shipping with guaranteed delivery before Christmas.While many ...

Top Google searches of 2017: Hurricanes, Matt Lauer and slime

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Google released its lists of trends for the most popular search terms, phrases and questions for the year -- and it turns out a whole ...

What Disney's acquisition of 21st Century Fox could mean for the Marvel Universe

21st Century Fox (NEW YORK) -- The Walt Disney Co. is in the process of acquiring most of 21st Century Fox Inc. for $52.4 billion in stock, Disney announced ...

Disney chief Bob Iger signals he won't run for president in 2020

ABC News (NEW YORK) -- It seems President Donald Trump would have one less possible 2020 challenger.Disney chairman and CEO Bob Iger said Thursday he is extending his contract ...

Disney to acquire 21st Century Fox, after business spinoff, for $52.4B

21st Century Fox (NEW YORK) -- The Walt Disney Co. is acquiring 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion in stock, Disney announced on Thursday morning. Fox will spin off ...

Can digital assistants answer questions about sex?

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) --   Digital assistants are making life more hands-free -- and, possibly, easier. But can you be hands-off when it comes to talking about “the birds and ...

Meet the first tiger cubs ever born at Disney World

Copyright: The Walt Disney Company (ORLANDO) -- Meet Jeda and Anala, the two tiger cubs recently born at Disney's Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, who ...

'Tech support' scams hit millennials hardest and many don't even realize it

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK)  --  A new study of online “tech support” scams shows that millennial’s – not the elderly – may be hardest hit by the widespread frauds, and ...

CEO of La Colombe coffee company speaks out against new tax bill

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) --  Todd Carmichael is one of the few chief executives in America to publicly condemn Republicans’ plans to slash the corporate tax rate and rewrite the ...

American Girl dolls available to borrow at libraries, thanks to Girl Scout's savvy

ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A New York Girl Scout is giving hundreds of kids the chance to play with a childhood staple, the American Girl doll, by creating ...

Yoplait making Girl Scout Cookie flavors

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- If you love Girl Scout Cookies, but can't stand buying them from pushy co-workers with daughters, or maybe you want an ostensibly healthier alternative, Yoplait ...

18-month-old Elf on the Shelf uses adorable photos to raise toys for kids in need

Megan Schott (NEW YORK) --  Many use the beloved holiday tradition of dressing their kids up as an Elf on the Shelf just for laughs. But one Nashville, Indiana, ...

Russian-speaking hackers stole about $10 million from US, Russian banks: report

iStock/Thinkstock (MOSCOW) -- A top cyber security firm says it has identified a previously unknown group of Russian-speaking hackers who have allegedly stolen at least $10 million from U.S. ...

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