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Superheroes, ‘Frozen’ Characters Among 2014’s Hottest Halloween Costumes

Halloween is just a couple of weeks away, and a new study has found that this year spending for the holiday will top $11.3-billion.

10/08/2014

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Madeleine Albright On John Kerry: He’s ‘Eminently Suited’ For Challenges Of Job

When she served as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and secretary of state under President Bill Clinton, Albright faced crises in Bosnia, Somalia and Rwanda.

10/08/2014

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Teens Distracted By Smartphones May Be Putting Themselves At Risk For Serious Injuries

We have all been told about the problems of distracted teenage drivers. Now, a new report finds that phones can also lead to accidents when teens are walking.

10/01/2014

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Step Into Fall With This Season’s Boot Trends

If you love boots—they’re everywhere! So what’s hot this fall and how can you find great styles without breaking the bank?

10/01/2014

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Seen At 11: Device Could Reprogram Your Brain To Eliminate Cravings

Imagine how easy it would be to lose weight if you never had a food craving again. That could soon be a reality, as researchers are working on a way to reprogram the brain and stop the craving.

09/29/2014

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Pulse Point: New App Can Turn A Bystander Into A First Responder

Drew Basse, 57, is recovering in the hospital following a massive heart attack. He is alive and can thank a smartphone app and good Samaritan Scott Brawner for saving him.

09/23/2014

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New York Launches Heroin, Opioid Addiction Information Website

New York has put up a new website with information about heroin and prescription opioid addiction and where to go for help.

09/23/2014

New procedures give you the ability to change your look for 24 hours. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Change Your Look For 24 Hours

Imagine if you could change your look and your body, but only for 24 hours. It’s possible thanks to new beauty procedures that can enhance your look, drop your dress size, and increase your bust.

09/22/2014

Customers line up to pay for their items at Toys"R"Us in Times Square on Thanksgiving day on November 28, 2013 in New York City.  Black Friday shopping began early again this year with most major retailers opening their doors on Thanksgiving day. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

As Summer Fades, Retailers Set Their Sights On The Holiday Shopping Season

There was a chill in the air and a bit of winter this week, but is it too soon to shop for the winter holidays? Many retailers are ready when you are.

09/19/2014

Fitness expert Nicole Glor demonstrates a plank, one of her six 'morning moves' used to kickstart your day. (Credit: CBS 2)

Fitness Experts Weigh-In With The Best Moves To Get You Moving In The Morning

Sometimes finding the time to workout can be difficult, especially in the morning. Fitness Expert Nicole Glor shared a few moves that will get you going and keep you energized all day.

09/18/2014

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Experts, Mothers Say Online ‘Mommy Shamers’ Can Make A Tough Job Even Tougher

Parenting is already a tough job and ‘mommy shaming’ can make things even harder. Mommy shaming is when someone makes a mother feel bad about how they are parenting.

09/17/2014

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New ‘SB Guardian’ App Gives Stony Brook Students Peace Of Mind

Some Stony Brook University students looking for an added sense of security might want to turn to a new app.

09/12/2014

Experts weighed in on the hottest fashion trends for the fall season. (Credit: CBS 2)

Fall Fashion: The Hottest Trends For Cooler Weather

Autumn is almost here, so what’s hot when it comes to fall fashion trends? Check out the must-have fashions for when temperatures cool down.

09/12/2014

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Problem-Solving Puzzle Toys A Hit Among Pups, Owners

Do you think your dog is a real problem-solving pooch? Well now, there are new tools designed to work those skills.

09/09/2014

From left, Olivia Buonomo and Tiffini Cropley, both sophomores at Tottenville High School, are not happy with the school's crackdown on the dress code. Olivia was detained and made to wear a Tottenville T-shirt. Tiffini was not caught. (Staten Island Advance/Jan Somma-Hammel)

Students Heated Over Clothing Crackdown At Staten Island High School

It may be fashion week in the city, but students at one Staten Island school aren’t talking about the latest styles on the runway.

09/08/2014

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Opening day of New York Comic Con 2013 at The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

New York Comic Con 2013

New York Comic Con is the East Coast’s biggest popular culture convention.

WEST NEW YORK, NJ - JULY 04:  Spectators watch the 2012 Macy's Fireworks Spectacular over the Hudson River from Port Imperial on July 4, 2012 in West New York,  New Jersey. Every year the celebration takes place on Independence Day commemorating the 1776 adoption of the Declaration of Independence.  (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

New York City Celebrates The 4th Of July

A day of baseball, hot dogs, fireworks, patriotism, and fun.

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