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Top 10 stocks members of Congress own

  Following the money in politics is often telling. American lawmakers have tens of millions of dollars invested in companies that actively lobby Congress, according to a new database.

Ready or not, Obamacare 2.0 is here

 Obamacare 2.0 kicks off on Saturday.

Make fun of Taylor Swift? Not on Lorde's watch

  Everyone should know by now that Lorde and Taylor Swift are good friends -- and if you mess with one, you're messing with them both.

12 things to do in New York City before you die

 According to a recent book, there are 100 things to do in New York City before you die. We've collected 12 of them here. All are located in Manhattan, unless noted.

World's tallest man meets world's shortest man

 One stands as tall as a red British phone booth. The other is the height of six stacked cans of baked beans.

One fish, two fish, red fish, saltfish

 Sun, sand and sea is a delicious recipe by its very nature.

Arkansas governor to pardon son on drug charges

Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe plans to pardon his son for a felony drug charge from more than a decade ago. "It will probably be in the next few weeks," said Matt DeCample, a spokesman for the governor.

'Honey Boo Boo's' Mama June admits relationship with another sex offender

Honey Boo Boo's mother is coming clean about her past, which she says includes her involvement with a second sex offender.

Paraplegic groom's first-dance surprise

Michelle Johnson has stood by her husband, Joey, through good times and bad. On their wedding day in June, he returned the favor by standing by her for their first dance.

Jennifer Lawrence's amazingly awful Christmas carol

Is there anything Jennifer Lawrence can't do? Actually, yes: She's not the best when it comes to singing.