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Study: Kids like new, healthier school lunches

A recent study suggests that most elementary age students like eating the healthier school lunches required by the USDA.

President Barack Obama fist bumps the cashier after paying for his order at Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas on July 10, 2014.

Fist bumps relay 90 percent less germs than handshakes

Replacing handshakes with fist bumps could help cut down on the spread of bacteria and illnesses, according to a new study.

A white Sony Playstation 4 is on display at the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo, known as E3, in Los Angeles, California on June 11, 2014.

Sony looks to revive the Playstation network

Sony Corp is hammering out plans to rise from the ashes of nearly $10 billion lost in six years by building a future around the PlayStation.

The Apple logo is pictured on the front of a retail store in the Marina neighborhood in San Francisco, California on April 23, 2014.

Apple updates MacBook Pro laptops, cuts price of older model

Apple Inc said it updated its MacBook Pro line of laptops with a high-resolution Retina display, faster processors and higher memory for a starting price of $1,299.

A box from Amazon.com is pictured on the porch of a house in Golden, Colorado on July 28, 2008.

Amazon offers 3D printing to customize products

Amazon will offer 3D printing services that allow customers to customize and build earrings, bobble head toys and other items.

In this 2014 photo provided by the Samaritan's Purse aid organization, Dr. Kent Brantly, left, treats an Ebola patient at the Samaritan's Purse Ebola Case Management Center in Monrovia, Liberia. On Saturday, July 26, 2014, the North Carolina-based aid organization said Brantly tested positive for the disease and was being treated at a hospital in Monrovia.

U.S. doctor contracts Ebola in Liberia

American doctor, Kent Brantley, has tested positive for the tropical disease Ebola.

Pope Francis waves as he leads a mass at the palace of Caserta, former residences of the Royal House of Bourbon, in Caserta, southern Italy on July 26, 2014.

Pope Francis renews attack on mafia

Pope Francis called for nature to be protected from criminal abuse during a visit in the southern Italian town of Caserta, near Naples.

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Thousands of cribs, high chairs, baby monitors recalled

Tens of thousands of children's products were among the top recalls announced this week.

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Want fries with that? 170-foot ketchup bottle for sale

Fans fear the 65-year-old landmark, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, might be in peril if a buyer isn't found.

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If you need a passport, prepare to wait

The State Department says its global database for issuing travel documents has crashed, causing major delays for travelers.

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Target hopes to make shopping a ‘snap’

The In a Snap app will let you scan items in magazines and add them to your shopping cart.

Models present creations during the J Summer Fashion Show at One World Trade Center in New York on June 25, 2014.

Study: Most Americans pay attention to fashion

Most Americans think people are too focused on fashion, yet a majority says how they dress is an important part of who they are, according to a new survey.

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Amazon wants to replace your library card

The company has rolled out a new subscription service that allows unlimited access to thousands of e-books and audiobooks.

This photo provided by the Indianapolis Fire Department shows Ace, a pit bull, resting outside the home of Lindsay and James Bernard of Indianapolis after the home caught fire on Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Firefighters credited the dog with saving the life of the couple's deaf son, Nick Lamb, 13, by licking the boy's face until he woke up. No one else was home at the time. Neither the boy nor the dog was injured.

Pit bull alerts sleeping boy to fire

An Indiana family's pit bull is being praised for alerting a deaf boy to a serious fire in his home.

A woman speaks on her iPhone as she walks down a busy street in downtown Shanghai on September 10, 2013.

Next-generation iPhone enters mass production this month

Mass production of a 4.7-inch successor to the wildly popular iPhone 5 series of smartphones will begin during the third week of July.

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Study: Send kids outside to play after school

Researchers say children who spend most of their after-school time outside are more likely to be in better shape than those who stay inside.

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Once a niche, local foods becoming big business

Locally grown foods aren't just for farmers markets anymore.

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A $35K suite for your pet? Home builder goes to the dogs

Yuppie puppies will feel right at home in a pet "spa" that includes TV, kitchen, and bunk beds and adds a whopping $35,000 on to the cost of a house.

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Young adults drive record U.S. trend of multi-generational homes

A record 57 million Americans live in households with two or more generations.

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Samsung battles on two fronts, Apple preps iPhone 6 launch

Samsung is losing smartphone ground in an ominous sign for the South Korean giant, as Apple readies to launch its next-generation iPhone 6.

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