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Boeing, Space X land NASA contracts

Boeing and SpaceX have been awarded NASA contracts to transport astronauts to and from the International Space Station, the agency announced Tuesday.

What's it like to feed the most powerful man in the world?

If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen -- or so the saying goes.

Why you crave pumpkin flavors in the Fall

The Wall Street Journal labeled it a "Halloween horror story." The Internet called it something else: a "pumpkin panic."

To spank or not spank? Answer depends on who you are, where you live and if your parents did

The indictment of NFL star Adrian Peterson on child abuse charges has led to a robust debate about whether hitting, spanking or any other form of corporal punishment is justified and effective in dealing with children.

Rihanna slams CBS for pulling song

After a dust-up last week, Rihanna says she doesn't want her performance of the song "Run This Town" to air on "Thursday Night Football" this week.

4 million fewer uninsured as Obamacare kicks in

The ranks of the uninsured plummeted in early 2014, as millions gained health insurance coverage through Obamacare, new government data released Tuesday found.

United Airlines flight attendants can get up to $100,000 to leave their job

United Airlines is about to make some of its flight attendants very happy on their way out the door.

Safety regulators share blame for GM recall failure

Federal safety regulators share the blame for the failure to recall General Motors cars with a flawed ignition recall tied to at least 19 deaths, according to Congressional investigators.

U.S. poverty rate drops for first time since 2006

There's not much good news for working Americans struggling to rebound from the recession, except perhaps this: the U.S. poverty rate is finally on the decline.

Man admits to eating ex-girlfriend's organs

In Indiana, a man is facing felony charges for the grisly murder of a woman. Court documents also show he admits to eating her organs.