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Survey Finds Americans Fall Victim to Common Cold Myths

Survey Finds Americans Fall Victim to Common Cold Myths

A survey released today from the Merck Manuals found that 88% of Americans are confident when it comes to treating cold symptoms, yet still buy into age-old myths.

5 Kinds of People Most Likely to Get the Holiday Blues 

5 Kinds of People Most Likely to Get the Holiday Blues 

With the holidays upon us it's easy for us to get caught up in the rush of it all. Dr. Sanam Hafeez shares five tips on who to keep a closer eye on.

Out Athlete John Fennell Sees Olympic Hopes with USA Luge End in an Instant

Out Athlete John Fennell Sees Olympic Hopes with USA Luge End in an Instant

NEWS | By Tim Reynolds | Dec 18
John Fennell didn't crack under pressure. His sled did.

Man Shows Off 'Dad Bod' in Pregnancy Shoot

Man Shows Off 'Dad Bod' in Pregnancy Shoot

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 18
Peabody, Massachusetts resident Nick Roberts surprised his pregnant girlfriend with photos showing off his paternal glow and belly bump before their son Logan was born.

Cat Named D-O-G Is Star Trainer for Support Dogs

Cat Named D-O-G Is Star Trainer for Support Dogs

One of the top dogs at a St. Louis training center is a black and white cat named D-O-G, who does his part helping teach canines for important jobs assisting people with disabilities.

Popular S. Korean Boy Band Member Dies in Possible Suicide

Popular S. Korean Boy Band Member Dies in Possible Suicide

NEWS | Dec 18
The lead singer of popular South Korean boy band SHINee died on Monday, police said, in a possible suicide.

Twitter Rolls Out Stricter Rules on Abusive Content

Twitter Rolls Out Stricter Rules on Abusive Content

NEWS | By Alexandra Olson | Dec 18
Twitter has begun enforcing stricter policies on violent and abusive content like hateful images or symbols, including those attached to user profiles.

Snowmobile Season Off to a Good Start

Snowmobile Season Off to a Good Start

NEWS | By Wilson Ring | Dec 18
With plenty of fresh snow covering much of northern New England, this winter's snowmobile season is off to a good start.

332 Royal Caribbean Passengers Fall Ill with Stomach Virus

332 Royal Caribbean Passengers Fall Ill with Stomach Virus

More than 300 passengers on a cruise ship that docked at Port Everglades fell ill with a stomach virus.

Power Fully Restored at Atlanta's International Airport

Power Fully Restored at Atlanta's International Airport

NEWS | By Jonathan Landrum, Jr. | Dec 18
Minutes after its midnight deadline to get the electricity back on at the world's busiest airport, Georgia Power announced early Monday that power had been fully restored to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International.


Business

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look At What Didn't Happen Last Week

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look At What Didn't Happen Last Week

CORPORATE | Dec 18
None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts.


Finance

Splurged on an Expensive Gift? Don't Forget to Insure It

Splurged on an Expensive Gift? Don't Forget to Insure It

HOME | By Lacie Glover, NerdWallet | Dec 18
Insurance might be the least exciting thing about surprising your loved one with a valuable gift this holiday - but don't let it fall off your priority list.


Cars

Edmunds: Best Year-End Car Deals for 2017

Edmunds: Best Year-End Car Deals for 2017

AUTO NEWS | By Matt Jones and Ronald Montoya | Dec 15
Every December, carmakers and dealerships scramble to hit end-of-year goals and sell off vehicles from the outgoing model year. But this December might be one for the record books.


Style

Last Seating: Trader Vic's Maitre d' Retires After 57 Years

Last Seating: Trader Vic's Maitre d' Retires After 57 Years

FOOD/DRINK | By Eric Risberg | Dec 18
She's worn a gardenia in her hair every day since she started working in 1960 at Trader Vic's, the legendary home of mai tai cocktails. But now Claudette Lum is about to preside over her final seating as a maitre d' at the tiki-themed restaurant.


Health/Fitness

Mental Health Problems Persist After Sandy Hook

Mental Health Problems Persist After Sandy Hook

HEALTH | Dec 17
Five years after the Sandy Hook massacre, efforts to improve mental health care for young people have had mixed results. Many reforms included in key piece of federal legislation remain unfunded.


Travel

Sudden Power Outage Brings Atlanta Airport to a Standstill

Sudden Power Outage Brings Atlanta Airport to a Standstill

NATIONAL | By Jonathan Landrum, Jr. | Dec 17
A sudden power outage brought the world's busiest airport to a standstill Sunday, grounding scores of flights in Atlanta just days before the start of the Christmas travel rush.


Nightlife

Sleigh Toys For Tots @ Valanni Restaurant Philly

Sleigh Toys For Tots @ Valanni Restaurant Philly

PHOTO ALBUMS | Dec 14
Valanni held their annual Toys for Tots event that was super-sized to include Bravo's Teresa Giudice from the RHONJ and friends from PhiladelphiaStyle! The host and Emcee was Brittany Lynn and featured Iris Spectre, Aloe Vera and Lady Geisha.