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Melissa McCarthy responds to Elle controversy

When Melissa McCarthy picked out a swanky gray coat to wear on the cover of Elle magazine's November issue, she had no idea she was igniting a controversy.

What changes with women in the boardroom?

Just as I began covering parenting and women for CNN, a college friend pointed out that the company where he's president is far outside the norm: eight of the company's 15 executives are women.

5 foods you should eat this fall

Your mom probably never gave you better advice than when she said, "Eat your fruits and veggies." But eating healthy may seem harder come fall, when favorite produce options dwindle and less familiar ones appear.

9 haunted spots across America

America is haunted.

Tony Romo rounds out list of America's 10 Most Disliked Athletes

Forbes Magazine has released their list of the 10 most disliked players in America. The round-up includes two NBA players, four NFL players and even a NASCAR driver. The list is a follows:

REPORT: IRS has paid out $132 billion in bogus tax credits over last 10 years

According to The Washington Times, the IRS has paid out $132 billion in bogus tax credits over last decade

Louisiana police department liability insurance dropped after speeding incidents unveiled

As of November 19, the Sorrento Police Department will no longer be covered by their liability insurance provider, according to Sorrento Mayor Mike Lambert.

VIDEO: Jets fan who punched woman in the face served 2 years for fatally stabbing teenager, mother tries to clear his name

A fight between a group of NFL fans has gone viral. The mother of one of the men in the fight says he, 38-year-old, is not to blame, even though he's seen on video punching a woman.

Nevada school shooting: Teacher killed by 'nice kid' who was bullied, girl says

No one knows why he picked this day, this time, these victims. It was the first day back from fall break at Sparks Middle School. Students milled about, waiting to hear the morning bell.

Unemployment falls but hiring slows

The unemployment rate fell to its lowest level since November 2008, but the government's latest jobs report still shows a muddled picture of the economy.