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Dow hits 18,000 for first time ever

  New Year's Eve is still more than a week away, but investors can bust out the bubbly now.

Sony will release 'The Interview' at limited number of theaters on Christmas

 "The Interview" is not over, after all. Despite threats from hackers, Sony is making the controversial Seth Rogen comedy available at a limited number of theaters starting on Christmas.

Replace the 'sex talk' with the 'tech talk'?

 My mother rarely talked with me about the birds and the bees when I was growing up, and I always knew that no matter what, when I became a parent, I'd be more open with my children about sex.

Boeing 737s clip each other on the ground at LaGuardia

 It's not your typical holiday travel snag. Two planes bumped into each other on the tarmac at New York's LaGuardia International Airport on Tuesday morning.

FDA plan: Gay men who abstain from sex may be allowed to give blood

Gay men who've abstained from sex for one year would be able to donate blood in 2015, ending a lifetime ban for the gay community, under a proposed FDA policy change unveiled Tuesday.

What the 'marshmallow test' can teach you about your kids

The premise is simple: You can eat one marshmallow now or, if you can wait, you get to eat two marshmallows later.

Kentucky man sets woman's home on fire after facebook rejection

 FRANKFORT, KY (CNN/WLKY) — Social media can lead to great new connections -- it can also bring unwanted attention.

The end of $100 a barrel oil?

The days of $100 a barrel oil may be a thing of the past, according to the Saudi oil minister If true, that could also eliminate the threat of $3 a gallon gas.

The end of $100 a barrel oil

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The days of $100 a barrel oil may be a thing of the past, according to the Saudi oil minister If true, that could also eliminate the threat of $3 a gallon gas.