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How to prevent your home from draining your money this winter

While much of the country is still enjoying summer-like temperatures, others are already seeing early season snow. Either way, now is the time of year to start winterizing your home.

CO high school sparks controversy by crowning transgender student as homecoming princess

A Colorado high school has crowned a transgender student as homecoming princess, and the decision has sparked widespread controversy on social media about whether the school district should allow this to happen.

'Courtney' fire destroys 12 structures in California

California's "Courtney" wildfire has destroyed several homes near Bass Lake as crews continue their work to contain the blaze.

Poll: Americans back Obama's plan to defeat ISIS, but are skeptical it will work

A new NBC poll shows Americans are behind President Obama's plan to defeat ISIS radicals in Syria, but skeptical.

NY comedienne says life as a little person no joke

Editor's note: First Person is a new series of personal essays exploring identity and personal points of view that shape who we are. The first contributor is Cara Reedy, a senior administrative assistant for CNN Money.

T-Mobile offers free cell spots to all customers

(CNN) -- T-Mobile wants to beef up its cell coverage by thinking small and piggybacking on your Internet service.

5 steps to kicking the 'junk food junkie' habit

It's 1 a.m. and your standing in the kitchen, no lights, just the glare of the refrigerator staring back at you. Your eyes are searching for the perfect combination to feed your addiction and all of a sudden, the pantry calls.

Are the Disney World VIP passes worth it?

(CNN) -- Walt Disney World is expensive. No two ways about it.

'Married ... with Children' possible spinoff

(CNN) -- "Married ... with Children" may have ended in 1997, but that doesn't mean we've seen the last of the Bundys.

Facebook testing new feature

(CNN) -- If you want to use Facebook a little more like Snapchat, you might soon get your chance.

Roger Goodell earns more than NFL's star players

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell earned over $100 million over the course of five years -- more than any of the league's star players.

GM stops sales of 2015 Corvettes

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The new Corvette goes from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 3.8 seconds, but good luck getting your hands on one.

Ray Rice altercation increases AZ domestic violence call volume

Phoenix, AZ (KTVK) -- The national story of NFL player Ray Rice getting into an altercation with his significant other is having an unexpected and even potentially positive impact.

America's 10 most dangerous jobs

America's workplace got safer last year. But these 10 workers were still at a much higher risk of fatal injuries, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Big solar storm heading toward Earth

(CNN) -- This is not your usual weather forecast. Big storms are brewing. Your umbrella won't help, but you might want to keep a flashlight handy.