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Sad People Make Poorer Financial Decisions — Dollars and Sense

If you occasionally fall victim to the holiday blues, you'd better learn to shake it off. A recent study finds that the sadder a person is, the more likely he is to head down the road to bankruptcy.

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What Are America’s Busiest Airports on Thanksgiving Weekend?

Even though the price of holiday travel is on the rise, nearly 24 million people will still be shuttling across the friendly skies this Thanksgiving weekend.

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Your Official Guide to When Stores Will Open on Black Friday

There is hardly any such thing as Black Friday anymore. With numerous retailers, like Walmart, opening their doors to holiday bargain addicts as early as 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving, other retailers must now either join the circus or risk missing out on frantic buyers with turkey hangovers and itchy spending fingers.

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2012 Election Day: Obama Wins Second Term

UPDATE 11:20: The networks have announced that Barack Obama will be reelected to a second term, after wrapping up the state of Ohio.

The 2012 presidential election between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will finally conclude tonight, as voters head to their local polls to choose who gets to sleep in the White House on January 20, 2013. We'll be following all the results very closely, adding the latest news as states close their polls and announce their winners.

Watch this post for updated information—election results, Senate races, ballot measures, battleground-state news—throughout the night:

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Guy Robs Bank, Returns Later to Complain He Didn’t Get Enough Cash

If you're planning to rob a bank, we have two pieces of advice for you: 1) Don't do it, and 2) if you do, don't go back to the same bank later that day to complain about not getting enough money.

Authorities in Syracuse, New York, say 28-year-old Arthur Bundrage did both of those things.

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TSA Firing 25 Workers, but Not Because of That Horrible Security Report or All the Stealing

According to reports from the Transportation Security Administration, the agency plans to clean a little house at the Newark International Airport by firing 25 employees and suspending 19 others for alleged misconduct.

In a seemingly related pair of stories, a recent internal TSA investigation revealed frequent security failures, while an ABC News story investigated rampant theft at the TSA.

However, both of these things have nothing to do with the 25 firings, according to the TSA.

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Who Chooses the Venue? — 10 Things You Might Not Know About the 2012 Presidential Debates

While everyone has a good time picking apart the presidential debates once they’re over (or while they're happening, on Twitter), they've actually been scrupulously picked apart by each campaign even before they start. These debates are serious business with a lot of rules, some of which are a bit strange and many of which no one seems to actually pay attention to.

Tonight is the final presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Recently, the agreement between the candidates for this year’s debates was leaked to the public. We took a look and picked out a few that we found particularly intriguing:

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Can a New Sports Bra Really Detect Breast Cancer?

Is possible for a bra to detect breast cancer?

Well, according to First Warning Systems, the answer is a resounding yes. The Reno, Nevada-based company says they have invented a sports bra that comes complete with built-in heat sensors that can allow doctors to see malignancies through a state-of-the-art thermal imprint.

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Letting Your Dog Lick Your Face Can Make You And Your Dog Sick

Non-dog owners will often cringe when they see a canine take a big lick of human face.

And there may be something to their revulsion. According to a new study published in the Archives of Oral Biology dog owners have high rates of a type of dangerous mouth bacteria.

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O.J. Simpson Plans to Sell a Knife — Yeah, THAT Knife

Recent reports indicate that O.J. Simpson has the knife that he used to murder his ex-wife, Nicole Brown, and Ronald Goldman in his possession, and is making plans to sell it to a collector for $5

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10 Ways to Traumatize Your Kids This Halloween — The Funnies

Halloween isn't just about candy and haunted houses—it's about creating lifelong memories with your kids.  You can take them to a pumpkin patch and carve a pumpkin, you can pick out a design together and then build the best costume ever. There are so many wholesome activities to share with your darling children.

Or ... you could traumatize them. Let's not forget, Halloween is also about playing magnificent pranks against your naturally unsuspecting kids. Here are 10 ways to traumatize them this Halloween:

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Toys R Us and Macy’s Will Combine to Form Christmas-Shopping Voltron

Toys R Us announced earlier this week plans to open up toy departments in some 24 Macy’s retail outlets across the United States, bringing the two retailing giants together just in time for the holiday shopping season.

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