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Study: Following legalization more Colo. kids exposed to pot

As freedom to buy and use pot in Colorado has expanded, so has the number of children who've needed medical treatment for accidental exposure to marijuana, a study reports.

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Female students expect 14% less

It seems the gender pay gap starts before students even get into the workforce.

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BlackBerry says new device is 'world's most secure' smartphone

BlackBerry is on a mission to stay competitive and relevant in the smartphone market even as it kills off its most iconic product.

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Research shows a century of changing heights

On average, we're taller than our predecessors thanks to better nutrition and health, according to new research released Tuesday .

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Big McDonald's comeback runs into trouble

The all-day breakfast glow may be starting to wear off at McDonald's.

The fast-food chain's comeback was dealt a setback as U.S. sales growth decelerated in the last three months.

McDonald's said Tuesday that Americans continue to gobble up McMuffin s...

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CNN via WSBT

Large-sized Waldo entertains patients at children's hospital

A hospital is never a fun place to be -- especially for kids.

Medical marijuana

KDVR

Could medical marijuana treat Alzheimer's?

Could medical marijuana treat Alzheimer's patients? One recent study found THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, stimulates the removal of toxic plaque in the brain, a common feature of the disease. Furthermore, the researchers discovered it ...

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Companies which offer paid vacation and pay for vacation

U.S. workers have become notoriously bad about taking all their paid vacation days. But some employers have sweetened the pot to encourage their staff to not only take their time but often expand their horizons, too.

Jeff Bezos

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Jeff Bezos third richest person in the world

Move over Warren Buffett. Jeff Bezos is richer than you.

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Are you too old to ride roller coasters?

Some people have to miss the fun at amusement parks because they're too short or too tall, but can you be too old?

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