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Original Mouseketeer Annette Funicello dead at 70

Apr 8, 2013
Annette Funicello was America's beach blanket sweetheart, and before that a Disney Mousketeer.
Posted In: Obits

The latest fashion trend: Pajama bottoms as daywear

Apr 5, 2013
Trendsetters, take note: sales of men's pajamas bottoms have jumped 15 percent in the last year.
Posted In: fashion

A tale of two paycuts

Apr 3, 2013
One was voluntary, the other was not.
Posted In: salary, JC Penney, Barack Obama

What's the world most stolen food?

Apr 2, 2013
It's especially a hot commodity in Europe.
Posted In: cheese, theft

Judge dismisses LIBOR lawsuits against big banks

Mar 29, 2013
This afternoon, a federal judge in New York dismissed a big chunk of the lawsuits against banks involved in the LIBOR scandal.
Posted In: LIBOR, libor scandal

German mechanics total a rare Mercedes-Benz 300 CL

Mar 28, 2013
They had just finished restoring the vintage vehicle.
Posted In: car

U.S. housing department plans 7-day shutdown due to sequester

Mar 27, 2013
The Department of Housing and Urban Development chooses total shutdown over furloughs.
Posted In: sequester, sequestration

2014 Winter Olympics start stockpiling snow

Mar 26, 2013
A ski resort in Sochi, Russia -- site of the 2014 Winter Olympics -- is worried about having enough snow on the ground when the games begin in February.
Posted In: Olympics

Yahoo acquires Summly, which was created by a 15-year-old

Mar 25, 2013
Yahoo spent $30 million today to buy a news-aggregating app called Summly, which was created by Nick D'Aloisio when he was 15 years old.
Posted In: Summly, Yahoo, Nick D'Aloisio

U.K. flies more than a million dollars cash to Cyprus

Mar 19, 2013
A British air force plane was loaded up with cold hard cash and flown to Cyprus for the British military there.
Posted In: cyprus


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