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The best way to invest for retirement income

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- My wife and I have accumulated a good-size nest egg that we now need to draw on to pay retirement living expenses. Can you suggest a portfolio for generating current income?

Judge allows cops to lure suspects through fake facebook accounts

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- If you're a criminal, be careful who you friend on Facebook.

Dennis Rodman on 'The Interview': Watch my movie instead

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The American who is perhaps closest to North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un -- Dennis Rodman -- doesn't seem that excited about "The Interview."

Is this 'wealth care' or the next big thing in medicine?

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- How'd you like to have longer appointments with your doctor, without feeling rushed out the door? How about reaching your physician by email or cell phone at all hours?

1.9 million new customers enroll in Obamacare

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Some 6.4 million Americans have signed up for Obamacare coverage for 2015, though millions of them were automatically renewed into their existing policies.

Avoiding bad holiday hangovers

(CNN) -- Here's the secret to avoiding a hangover this holiday. Don't drink. Or at least drink in moderation, doctors say.

What parents should teach kids about internet fame

(CNN) -- Kim Kardashian has 22 million followers on Instagram. In fact, she has more followers than the entire population of Scandinavia.

What the 'marshmallow test' can teach you about your kids

(CNN) -- The premise is simple: You can eat one marshmallow now or, if you can wait, you get to eat two marshmallows later.

U.S. military to end combat role in Afghanistan

America's longest war is now down to its final week, but not all the troops are coming home. The Afghanistan War, 13 years, 2 months and counting comes to an end on January 1, 2015.

‘Second Season' of holiday shopping begins day after Christmas

Santa has left the shopping mall, but the shoppers themselves are a different story. "We got here at about ten after six." says Angela Kavorkian a Louisville, Kentucky shopper.

Couple spends over $5K for night in 'A Christmas Story' house

What's it worth to spend a night in the 'A Christmas Story' house? A Seymour, Indiana couple shelled out thousands of dollars for the honor.

Natural gas prices plunge in mild winter

Heating bills across the United States are falling this winter as unusually warm temperatures in the Eastern United States have crimped demand for natural gas as a source of heat.

California woman gets car back 28 years after it was stolen

The license plates to Lynda Alsip's 1967 Mustang are finally being put on -- after 28 years! Someone stole her car less than one year after she bought it. "It's absolutely amazing," said Alsip.

North Carolina baby needs life-saving heart transplant

Everything changed for one Piedmont family two weeks ago, when they found out their 3-month-old baby, Jax, has heart disease.