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- The happiest, saddest states according to Twitter Did your state make the list? Researchers at the University of Vermont analyzed more than 10 million tweets from 2011 to find the happiest and saddest states in America.
Restaurateurs offer discounts to pistol packers
Pack a pistol and get a discount on your food? It's a deal some establishments around the country are offering to customers as a way to show their stance on gun control.
VIDEO: Witness said Kansas City explosion hit 'like a shock wave'
Witnesses in Kansas City say they felt a huge explosion that destroyed a restaurant and bar blocks away. More than a dozen people are known injured.
Man claims he saw Bigfoot on Texas river
A Texas man was cleaning graves in Port Neches, Texas, when he claims he saw two Bigfoot-like creatures standing across the river.
How does the U.S. minimum wage compare to those around the world?
In his State of the Union address this week, President Barack Obama announced that he would seek to raise the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour. That announcement got us wondering: How does the U.S. minimum wage stack up against the minimum wage in other countries?
Kentucky wants to make hemp a cash crop again
The state Senate passed a bill approving the growing of hemp if the federal government — which currently bans the plant — legalizes its production
Controversial drone toy for toddlers wasn't pulled from Amazon. It sold out.
Drones might be a source of political controversy because of their role in "targeted killings" in places like Pakistan and Yemen. But a children's toy version of the deadly unmanned aircraft has been a big hit on Amazon.
- SLIDESHOW: Valentine's Day by the numbers The U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday released its facts and figures for Valentine's Day 2013, including candy, flowers and all things related to love.
12 potential candidates for the next pope
The surprise announcement that Pope Benedict XVI is resigning set the stage for the Vatican to elect a new pope by mid-March, and opened up the possibility that the papacy could be filled by a non-European for the first time in the modern era.
VIDEO: Students film themselves sneaking into the Super Bowl, prompt investigation
Students filmed themselves sneaking into the Super Bowl prompting an investigation of the game's security. The video shows the students encountering police, security, asking for directions and finally making it into the Superdome, a few rows from the field.
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