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A guide to returning Christmas gifts

Christmas gifts have been opened, and many people may be left wondering, “What were they thinking?” as they seek ways to return gifts. A personal finance expert breaks down what consumers need to know when returning gifts.

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6 food trends you need to know about for 2015

A glimpse of the hottest food trends we’ll be tasting more of in 2015.

Holiday box office guide

What's worth seeing and what should you skip? Here’s a holiday box office survival guide of new movies arriving in theaters Christmas Day. (Videos)

Could video games ever be in the Olympics?

As a college offers video game scholarships and competitions become abundant, could gaming breakthrough into mainstream athletics to become part of the Olympics?

Wall, Wizards outslug Knicks

John Wall and the Wizards got into a scuffle on Christmas Day against the Knicks. The game wasn't nearly as close.

US traveler released from East Timor jail

Stacey Addison, 41, of Portland, was arrested in September shortly after crossing the border into the Southeast Asia nation.

What to look for in a personal trainer

If you are making a New Year’s resolution to get rid of extra weight, you may be thinking of getting a little help by hiring a personal trainer. Here are some tips to get the right one.

Donations pour in for family in Gaithersburg jet crash

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