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You really can get everything at Walmart

The big-box retailer is taking its one-stop shopping to another area: health insurance.

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Facebook plots first steps into health care

Facebook already knows who your friends are and what grabs your attention. Soon, it could also know the state of your health.

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Facebook changes real-name policy, allows aliases

Facebook says it will stop requiring users to go by their real names.

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Walking is the ‘superfood’ of fitness

It may not be the trendiest workout, but experts says walking is a fitness super star.

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Obesity research takes high-tech twist

Researchers are turning to high-tech tools, like the Fitbit, to find new ways to combat growing waistlines.

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Cyber experts warn of ‘Bash’ bug

New warnings are emerging of a security flaw that cyber experts say may pose a serious threat to computers.

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Marvel Comics get academic treatment at Baltimore college

The University of Baltimore is making it OK to read comic books in class, and even will give you college credit for it.

A woman holds up the iPhone 6 Plus at the Apple Store at Tokyo's Omotesando shopping district September 19, 2014.

The new iPhone 6 is quite flexible

"Bendgate" might be particularly troubling for those who wear skinny jeans.

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Messaging app seeks to bring voices back to phones

Longtime technology guru Ray Ozzie wants to bring back the emotions of the human voice to phones.

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Starbucks testing beer-flavored lattes

Dark beer lovers take note. Starbucks' "dark barrel latte" could be coming to a coffee shop near you.

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Home rum? Online booze delivery service is booming

Less than 10 days after launching, an online beer run and convenience store service says business is so good, it is already considering expansion.

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Detecting jaundice in babies? There could be an app for that

A new smartphone application still in development may someday help parents and health care providers screen for jaundice in newborns.

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More Americans see influence of religion waning

Nearly three-quarters of the public think religion is losing influence in American life, according to a poll released on Monday.

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Woman In Custody After Brunswick Standoff

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BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) - A Brunswick woman has been taken into custody after a nearly eight-hour standoff with police.

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Maine State Prison Inmate Dies At Hospital

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ROCKPORT, Maine (AP) - A Maine prison inmate serving a sentence for a manslaughter conviction has died at a hospital.

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Final Debates On Tap For Maine Governor Candidates

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The three men vying for Maine governor are getting ready to join for their final two debates this week.

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Judge to Rule on Bear Referendum Injunction

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A judge says she'll rule early next week on an injunction aimed at forcing the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife onto the sidelines during a referendum to end hunting of bears with bait, dogs and traps

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Inspection Completed on Vehicle in Hayride Crash

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Maine State Police have completed the inspection of a Jeep involved in last weekend's fatal hayride crash in Mechanic Falls. But the findings are being withheld for the time being.