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Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 01:32 PM EST

Coffee and a Slice? 7-Eleven Launches Breakfast Pizza

The convenience store chain says that it combines the convenience of eating leftover pizza for the first meal of the day with traditional breakfast foods. »

Coke Wants in on 'Foodie' Culture

Coke Wants in on 'Foodie' Culture

What beverage goes best with lobster rolls, a bagel sandwich stuffed with whitefish, or a bowl of ramen? Coke wants you to think of soda. Coca-Cola is trying to sell more of its flagship beverage by suggesting... »

Photo of Fake 'Happy Hour Playset' Sparks Online Outrage

Photo of Fake 'Happy Hour Playset' Sparks Online Outrage

An online backlash over a supposed “happy hour playset” for kids has proven to be misplaced since the item in question doesn’t exist. After a Facebook user posted a photo Tuesday that showed the set – complete... »

Report Lists 'Best Places' for New Year's Eve

Report Lists 'Best Places' for New Year's Eve

A new report from the personal-finance site WalletHub lists the top destinations in the United States to celebrate New Year's Eve. The report says the best city to ring in 2017 is Orlando followed by San... »

'12 Days of Christmas' Gifts Will Cost You $34,363

'12 Days of Christmas' Gifts Will Cost You $34,363

The slow recovery of the U.S. economy is continuing to keep the cost of Christmas — or at least the gifts listed in "The Twelve Days of Christmas" — from spiraling out of control. The price of two turtle doves... »

Meghan Trainor Cancels Mohegan Performance Due to Illness

Meghan Trainor Cancels Mohegan Performance Due to Illness

Meghan Trainor will not be performing at Mohegan Sun Arena tonight because she has been placed on vocal rest. »

Target Reissues Menorah Recall Over Fire Hazard Concerns

Target Reissues Menorah Recall Over Fire Hazard Concerns

With Hanukkah several weeks away, Target is reminding customers it has recalled thousands of menorahs because they post a fire hazard. »

Ballerina Misty Copeland Launches Dancewear Line ÉGAL

Ballerina Misty Copeland Launches Dancewear Line ÉGAL

Ballerina Misty Copeland, who is known for breaking body stereotypes in the dance world, has launched her line of dancewear apparel. »

Amazon Go Store Tests Checkout-Free Shopping

Amazon Go Store Tests Checkout-Free Shopping

Amazon is testing a grocery store model in Seattle that works without checkout lines. Called Amazon Go, shoppers scan their Amazon app when they enter the store, and then sensors register items that shoppers... »

Santa's North Pole Home Listed on Zillow

Santa's North Pole Home Listed on Zillow

Popular real estate marketplace company Zillow added a new property listing to their website just in time for the holidays -- Santa Claus' North Pole house. Maison Krin is described as a... »

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