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Nokia gets into the tablet game

Nokia is getting into the tablet business. The company announced a new 10-inch tablet called the Lumia 2520 on Tuesday at a press event in Abu Dhabi. The Windows RT device is Nokia's first full-sized tablet.

POLICE: 2 dead, 2 hospitalized in Nevada school shooting

According to the Sparks Police Department, two people are dead and two have been hospitalized after a Monday morning shooting at Sparks Middle School outside Reno, Nevada.

Buying breast milk online? Beware

Donated breast milk is "liquid gold at our house," says Stacy Richards, 37.

And the endorsement goes to: No one

The right-leaning Richmond Times-Dispatch decided to endorse no candidate in the Virginia gubernatorial race, a little more than two weeks before Election Day.

Starbucks in hot water over China prices

Starbucks is under fire in China over how much it charges for coffee as a wave of criticism of Western companies' business practice continues.

S&P 500 pauses at record high

The S&P 500 inched further into record territory Monday as investors shift their focus from Washington to corporate earnings and the economy.

Hogwarts fan? Follow the trail of real witches

Of the many ghouls that we associate with Halloween, few reign as supremely in our imaginings as witches.

Obama in weekly address: Frustration with Washington understandable

President Obama used his weekly address on Saturday to once again address Americans' frustration with policymakers in Washington, saying, not for the first time, that "there were no winners" in the protracted conflicts over the de

5 things that have happened since Obamacare launched

Obamacare has survived a Supreme Court appeal, a government shutdown and ongoing challenges by opposing politicians. With few exceptions, every American must have health insurance by March 31 or pay a penalty fee.

A history of fright: Why we love haunted houses

When we look for fun things to do for Halloween, haunted houses are inevitably part of the list. With their costumed players, spooky music and darkened rooms, they present a great way to get the daylights scared out of you.