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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...



Large-sized Waldo entertains patients at children's hospital

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

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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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Santa Barbara County Grocery Workers Ask Community to Boycott Stores

More than 50,000 grocery workers in Southern California are asking consumers to boycott Ralphs, Vons and Albertsons.

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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 ...

Local Firefighting Agencies Warn of Drone Use Near Wildfires

Several Central Coast firefighting agencies hold a press conference to inform the public on important restrictions regarding the use drones near wildfires.

New Service Provides Pet Dogs With Companionship While Bringing Communities Together

Dog Buddy Match was created in 2015 with one simple goal in mind...pairing your dog with another dog that it could socialize and play with when you're not home.

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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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Pokemon Go finally launches in Japan

Pokemon Go has finally launched in Japan, the original home of the game's adorable virtual critters.

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Tinder expands into group matches for wild nights out

Tinder has mastered the one-on-one meeting. Now the dating app is moving into groups. But no, not like that.

On Thursday, Tinder launched a new feature for organizing an impromptu night out with friends and a few strangers.

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California Mid-State Fair Opens in Paso Robles

Big crowds came out to kick off the 12-day run of the California Mid-State Fair at the Paso Robles Event Center.

Entertainment Headlines

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Report: Miss Cleo dies at age 53

TV psychic Miss Cleo, whose real name was Youree Harris, has died from cancer at the…

Susan Sarandon at 2016 Democratic National Convention

How Susan Sarandon became a DNC GIF

Susan Sarandon really did have the worst time Monday night at the Democratic…

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Beyoncé, Adele lead MTV VMA nominations

MTV announced the nominees for this year's Video Music Awards on Tuesday, with…

Sigourney Weaver at Comic-Con

30 years after 'Aliens,' Sigourney Weaver still leading charge

More than three decades after Sigourney Weaver first battled space creatures in "…

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Margot Robbie on controversial article

Actress Margot Robbie is speaking out about that controversial Vanity Fair piece.

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A 3D movie without the glasses? MIT is working on it

3D moviegoers won't always have to wear those goofy-looking glasses, if MIT gets…

Travel Headlines

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JetBlue eyes flights to Europe

At a time when some discount airlines are leaving the U.K., at least one American…


Ryanair shuns U.K. airports after shock Brexit vote

Two leading European airlines -- Ryanair and easyJet -- are warning about the…

Is this the weirdest travel gadget yet?

Ever thought your life could be improved by having a short, inflexible tail? My…

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British vacationers stuck in 12-hour traffic jams

Thousands of British travelers are experiencing a nightmare start to their European…

OTD September 23 - Shawshank Redemption

Famous 'Shawshank' oak falls

One of the most famous trees in cinematic history is gone. The white oak from the…


Southwest cancels 1,150 flights in 24 hours

Southwest Airlines has canceled 1,150 flights since the airline's full ground stop…

Technology Headlines

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Snowden designs a phone case that hides owner's location

Edward Snowden has secretly been working on a project to stop smartphones from…


Israel vs. USA: Google's competition to go to the moon

Nearly 50 years after Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, effectively ending the…

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Man, 62, gets stuck in mud playing 'Pokemon Go'

A 62-year-old man became stuck in waist-deep mud when he was playing "Pokemon Go"…

Automotive Headlines

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Meet Graham, a 'human' designed to survive a car crash

To up your chances of surviving a car accident, it would help if your ultra-thick…

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Top Volkswagen executives accused of fraud in emission scandal

Top Volkswagen executives engaged in a "massive fraud" to intentionally sell diesel…

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Tesla's grand plan: tiny buses, electric semis, self-driving taxis

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk isn't happy just selling cars.

In a "master plan"…

Pet Headlines

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50 cats seized from feces-filled home

Authorities seized 50 cats from a Florida home filled with feces and garbage Sunday.

New Service Provides Pet Dogs With Companionship While Bringing Communities Together

Dog Buddy Match was created in 2015 with one simple goal in mind...pairing your dog…


Florida man fighting to keep pizza-loving alligator

A Florida man is fighting to keep his pet alligator, Gwendolyn, whom he has owned…

House and Home Headlines

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Renters: You're paying more for less space

If you feel like the walls are closing in on you, you might be right.

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Airbnb sues its hometown of San Francisco

Airbnb is taking its hometown to federal court.

The company has filed a lawsuit…

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Building featured in 'Psycho' sold to developers

A historic building known for appearing in the movie "Psycho" has been sold to…

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