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The race is on for flying car start ups

  Not since the Wright brothers flew the first powered aircraft near Kitty Hawk in 1903 has the competition been so intense.

Cocaine in raw meat is latest wacky TSA find

 Most people see a nice cut of beef and think, "Gee, I should hold a barbecue this weekend." Other people see raw meat as the perfect place to hide drugs.

Oops! When social media goes wrong

 On Twitter, even the best intentions can lead to disastrous results.

Jane Lynch, Hilary Swank to co-host "Fox's Cause for Paws: An All Star Dog Spectacular"

Emmy Award winner Jane Lynch (GLEE) is set to co-host FOX’S CAUSE FOR PAWS: AN ALL-STAR DOG SPECTACULAR (previously titled THE GREAT AMERICAN DOG-A-THON), alongside executive producer and co-host Hilary Swank, on Thanksgiving night, Thurs

West Virginia U. suspends Greek activities following death of freshman

The death of a West Virginia University freshman who was found unconscious at a fraternity house has prompted officials to suspend all Greek activities on campus.

Remains of 3 infants found, boyfriend breaks down

 A bizarre twist in the cast of a real-life house of horrors. While investigating a case of child endangerment, police say they found the bodies of three babies inside a Massachusetts house.

Amazon is hiring drone pilots

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Calling all drone pilots.

Homes are getting harder to afford

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Affording a home is getting more difficult these days.

Declared dead, 91-year-old woman wakes up 11 hours later in funeral home

Never underestimate the healing power of a good nap.

I still live with my parents and love it

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