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Hybrid ‘kalette’ combines kale, Brussels sprouts

Eating kale or Brussels sprouts might make some people gag, but a British company is hoping a hybrid mix of the two veggies will appeal to U.S. taste buds.

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In San Fran, a million won’t buy you much

In the souped-up world of San Francisco real estate, $1 million will barely cover the cost of an 800-square-foot starter home.

Fly Fido to the moon in space send-off for deceased pets

A Texas company is offering a unique send off for beloved pets by placing their remains in a capsule and blasting them off into space.

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Adults embrace art, science sleepovers

Kids have been sleeping overnight in museums across the country for years and now adults are getting in on the fun.

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Study: Kids like new, healthier school lunches

A recent study suggests that most elementary age students like eating the healthier school lunches required by the USDA.

President Barack Obama fist bumps the cashier after paying for his order at Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas on July 10, 2014.

Fist bumps relay 90 percent less germs than handshakes

Replacing handshakes with fist bumps could help cut down on the spread of bacteria and illnesses, according to a new study.

A white Sony Playstation 4 is on display at the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo, known as E3, in Los Angeles, California on June 11, 2014.

Sony looks to revive the Playstation network

Sony Corp is hammering out plans to rise from the ashes of nearly $10 billion lost in six years by building a future around the PlayStation.

The Apple logo is pictured on the front of a retail store in the Marina neighborhood in San Francisco, California on April 23, 2014.

Apple updates MacBook Pro laptops, cuts price of older model

Apple Inc said it updated its MacBook Pro line of laptops with a high-resolution Retina display, faster processors and higher memory for a starting price of $1,299.

A box from Amazon.com is pictured on the porch of a house in Golden, Colorado on July 28, 2008.

Amazon offers 3D printing to customize products

Amazon will offer 3D printing services that allow customers to customize and build earrings, bobble head toys and other items.

In this 2014 photo provided by the Samaritan's Purse aid organization, Dr. Kent Brantly, left, treats an Ebola patient at the Samaritan's Purse Ebola Case Management Center in Monrovia, Liberia. On Saturday, July 26, 2014, the North Carolina-based aid organization said Brantly tested positive for the disease and was being treated at a hospital in Monrovia.

U.S. doctor contracts Ebola in Liberia

American doctor, Kent Brantley, has tested positive for the tropical disease Ebola.

Pope Francis waves as he leads a mass at the palace of Caserta, former residences of the Royal House of Bourbon, in Caserta, southern Italy on July 26, 2014.

Pope Francis renews attack on mafia

Pope Francis called for nature to be protected from criminal abuse during a visit in the southern Italian town of Caserta, near Naples.

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Thousands of cribs, high chairs, baby monitors recalled

Tens of thousands of children's products were among the top recalls announced this week.

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Want fries with that? 170-foot ketchup bottle for sale

Fans fear the 65-year-old landmark, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, might be in peril if a buyer isn't found.

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If you need a passport, prepare to wait

The State Department says its global database for issuing travel documents has crashed, causing major delays for travelers.

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Target hopes to make shopping a ‘snap’

The In a Snap app will let you scan items in magazines and add them to your shopping cart.

Models present creations during the J Summer Fashion Show at One World Trade Center in New York on June 25, 2014.

Study: Most Americans pay attention to fashion

Most Americans think people are too focused on fashion, yet a majority says how they dress is an important part of who they are, according to a new survey.

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A dense fog advisory is in effect for several counties in our region.

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Same-Sex Marriage On Hold, After Supreme Court Grants Stay

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Thanks to a stay from the U.S. Supreme Court, there will be no gay or lesbian marriages in Virginia for the time being

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Bob McDonnell Testifies In Richmond Trial

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Former Governor Bob McDonnell began testifying in his own behalf Wednesday afternoon.