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10 year old wrongfully handcuffed while family friend was arrested

Middletown, CT (WTIC) -- A young girl was put in handcuffs when a family friend she was with was arrested in Middletown.

Look out! Here comes the new Spider-Woman

(CNN) -- Spider-Woman has never been one of the major characters in comic books, but Marvel hopes that she will make a splash with her new look.

Native Americans contributor stunned by Ralph Lauren's new ads

(CNN) -- Ralph Lauren's 2014 holiday ad campaign for its RRL line is being raked over the coals on social media for its "assimilation aesthetic," featuring what appear to be antique photos of stoic Native American

Best places to see Christmas lights in the U.S.

(CNN) -- Christmas in the United States is a combination of traditions from around the world. Evergreen trees inside homes were popularized in Germany during the 16th century.

Florida spa offers 'Beer Bath' to detoxify, purify body

BOCA RATON, Fla. — A local spa owner is calling her new treatment the "fountain of youth." If we don't have your attention yet, maybe this will get you -- it's a beer bath.

New York AG says toy guns look too real

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The difference between a toy gun and a real one is very blurry sometimes and that has led to unintended deaths.

Oil market could knock Texas in recession

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Turmoil in the oil market could knock Texas into a recession.

Events that tried to break the internet in 2014

(CNN) -- Thank you Kim Kardashian.

5 signs America is falling in love with public transportation

(CNN) -- You could call it a budding romance with the possibility of a strong, long-lasting relationship. More Americans are riding public transportation.

Drivers to save $550 on gas in 2015

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- U.S. drivers already loving low gas prices will save an additional $550 on gas next year, according to the latest forecast from the federal government.

The 2014 tax breaks you'll be able to take

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Well, finally. Congress on Tuesday night extended dozens of expired "temporary" tax breaks for 2014.

25 random facts about 'The Simpsons'

(CNN) -- When crudely drawn animated shorts about a dysfunctional American family began appearing on Fox's "The Tracey Ullman Show" in 1987, nobody predicted the birth of a cultural phenomenon.

How long will Cuba's beautiful classic cars last?

(CNN) -- With U.S. President Barack Obama announcing a historic overhaul in relations between the United States and Cuba, the largest island in the Caribbean stands on the precipice of dramatic change.

Michael Phelps sentenced to probation for DUI

Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, pleaded guilty to a drunken driving charge in a Baltimore court Friday.

Chrysler expands recall to 3.3 million vehicles

Under pressure from federal regulators, Chrysler will expand a recall of cars and trucks equipped with Takata airbags.