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Kentucky man sets woman home on fire after facebook rejection

Social media can lead to great new connections -- it can also bring unwanted attention.

Last-minute Christmas shopping guide

Still haven't ordered those stocking stuffers? You've got to hurry, or your gift won't arrive by Christmas. You've already missed the deadline for free shipping from Amazon, for example. (It was Friday.)

After 2 NYPD cops killed, more threats against police arise

The cop killer didn't have a specific target -- just any two officers in uniform. And on the day of his deadly attack, those officers just happened to be Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos.

North Kansas City School apologizes after taking away blind child’s cane

Kansas City, MO (WDAF) -- Two North Kansas City parents are outraged after they say their blind son's cane was taken away from him at school by a bus driver.

10 year old wrongfully handcuffed while family friend was arrested

Middletown, CT (WTIC) -- A young girl was put in handcuffs when a family friend she was with was arrested in Middletown.

Look out! Here comes the new Spider-Woman

(CNN) -- Spider-Woman has never been one of the major characters in comic books, but Marvel hopes that she will make a splash with her new look.

Ralph Lauren chastised for Native American ads

(CNN) -- Ralph Lauren's 2014 holiday ad campaign for its RRL line is being raked over the coals on social media for its "assimilation aesthetic," featuring what appear to be antique photos of stoic Native American

Best places to see Christmas lights in the U.S.

(CNN) -- Christmas in the United States is a combination of traditions from around the world. Evergreen trees inside homes were popularized in Germany during the 16th century.

Florida spa offers 'Beer Bath' for body treatment

BOCA RATON, Fla. — A local spa owner is calling her new treatment the "fountain of youth." If we don't have your attention yet, maybe this will get you -- it's a beer bath.

New York AG says toy guns look too real

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The difference between a toy gun and a real one is very blurry sometimes and that has led to unintended deaths.