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Chocolate: Where do we stand?

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Who doesn't love chocolate? Even if it's not your favorite sweet treat, you can probably agree that the confection conjures thoughts of love, pleasure and reward.

But in case you need one more reason (or 10) to celebrate chocolate, just look to scien...

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Quicken's 'Rocket Mortgage' Super Bowl ad sparks backlash

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Push button get mortgage. That was the message Quicken Loans left viewers with at the end of its Super Bowl ad.

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Wolf kills pet dog along Minnesota’s North Shore

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Brighton Beach is a strip along the shore of Lake Superior in Duluth, Minnesota, that merges wildlife with city. On Tuesday, the normally peaceful park turned deadly for local dog owner Terry Irvin.

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Airfare is finally getting cheaper

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Here's some good news for travelers: It's getting cheaper to fly.

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Why Americans don't live as long as Europeans

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Americans die younger than people in other high-income countries, and drug poisonings, gun injuries and motor vehicle crashes are largely to blame, a study finds.

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There are a lot of empty homes in Flint, Michigan

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Flint has a housing problem.

Nationwide, the average vacancy rate is 1.6 percent, according a report from RealtyTrac. But in Flint, the rate is nearly five times higher at 7.5 percent.

"That is pretty worrisome," said Daren Blomquist, vice president at RealtyTrac. ...

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Stranger pledges $1 million to put kindergartners through college

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Two mothers ran to hug and thank a stranger at Rio Vista Elementary School in Anaheim last week. Few words were spoken, given a language barrier, but there were tears of joy.

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Japan stocks fall; global rout continues

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The global stock rout rolled across Asia on Friday.

Major Asian stock markets sank as investors continued to dump riskier assets. Japan's Nikkei tumbled 4.8%, bringing its losses for the week to more than 11%. The Hang Seng in Hong Kong slipped 1.2% a...

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