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'Cowardly Lion' costume sells for $3.1 million

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The Cowardly Lion costume worn by Bert Lahr in the 1939 classic "The Wizard of Oz" sold for nearly $3.1 million

Top 400 richest taxpayers earned an average $265 million in 2010

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The top 400 richest taxpayers not only earned a lot more money in 2010 than in 2009, they also took a smaller tax hit.

Mother chooses baby's life over her own

 A Colorado woman died shortly after giving birth to what doctors described as a seven pound, four ounce miracle, Jessica Oh has the story.

Is Budweiser putting Clydesdales to pasture?

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Budweiser is pulling back the reins on its Clydesdales. The beer maker Anheuser-Busch InBev decided not to feature the Clydesdales in its holiday beer ads, according to The Wall Street Journal.

10 ways to survive holiday travel

 (CNN) -- Forget the annual Thanksgiving debate over your mother's turkey-roasting method or your uncle's political sideswiping.

ISIS Refugees Gather for Thanksgiving Meal

 Arden Arcade, CA (KTXL) -- As the holidays approach, one group of refugees is especially thankful.

20 years of Tofurky: Why eat fake meat?

  Options for meat substitutes have come a long way since Seth Tibbott's first few Thanksgivings as vegetarian in the 1970s.

Bill Cosby facing litany of allegations

 It seems as if every day brings another allegation that further dismantles Bill Cosby's image as the jovial, pudding-loving patriarch whose family-friendly brand of comedy tickled successive generations.

Dropped beer bottle shatters glass walkway at London's Tower Bridge

 A scary view of London just got slightly scarier. At 138 feet above the city's River Thames, the view from the newly opened glass walkway at Tower Bridge was already enough to generate high anxiety.

Apple taps Bono again -- for charity

 A few months after Apple gave away a U2 album, angering some of the grumpiest folks on iTunes, the company is teaming up with frontman Bono again -- this time for charity.