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Can a Facebook Post Make Your Insurance Cost More?

Insurers will likely soon add social media to the data they review before issuing policies - which means posting photos of yourself at happy hour instead of the gym could cost you. SPR executive director Mike Vogt, whose firm uses social media accounts to help insurers process claims, tells The...
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PHOTOS: SLU Wins "4 in 4", Heading to NCAA Basketball Tournament

For the first time since 2014, SLU is going to the NCAA Tournament! The Billikens used a relentless defense and ferocious rebounding to come back from 15 points down to beat St. Bonaventure, 55-53 in Brooklyn on Sunday. The win secured a conference tournament championship and an automatic bid to...
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Drive-Thru Workers Can Hear You Even When You Can't Hear Them

A Reddit user recently shared this pro tip: "When you're sitting at a drive-thru speaker, we can always hear everything--even if you think your interaction is over. Be careful what personal details you reveal to strangers." The user added, "I wish I could forget some of the stuff I’ve heard."...
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20 (Clean) St. Patrick's Day Jokes for Kids!

St. Patrick’s Day is always a fun holiday for kids. They get to search for the mythical leprechauns, color in rainbows and dream about finding pots of gold at the end of them. This holiday is already magical, but you have an opportunity to teach your kids about its more mischievous origins. It’s...
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Ben Affleck Defends His Giant Back Tattoo on "Ellen"

Ben Affleck appeared on Thursday's Ellen DeGeneres Show, where he defended his massive back tattoo. "It's a commitment," Ellen joked while showing a picture of the actor's huge ink. "What is it?" The 46-year-old actor replied, "It's a phoenix"--prompting Ellen to interrupt and joke, "Rising from...
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Facebook Forced to Tweet About Its Record-Setting Outage

Facebook, along with Instagram, suffered its longest-ever outage on Wednesday and Thursday, according to multiple media outlets, remaining offline for 17 hours for some users. To add insult to injury, the social-media behemoth had to turn to a rival platform--Twitter--to keep frustrated users...
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Selfie-Seeking Woman Attacked by Jaguar Says Zoo Should "Move the Fence" Back

A woman in her thirties who was attacked by a jaguar last Saturday after she climbed over a zoo barrier to take a selfie with the creature has spoken out about the incident. Leanne, who declined to give her last name, tells CBS Evening News that Arizona's Wildlife World Zoo should rethink the...
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Felicity Huffman & Lori Loughlin Indicted in College-Admissions Scheme; Aunt Becky Jokes Abound

Desperate Housewives star Felicity Huffman and Fuller House star Lori Loughlin were among dozens of people indicted Tuesday for taking part in a bonkers college-admissions bribery scam known as "Operation Varsity Blues." Loughlin (say it ain't so, Aunt Becky!) and her husband allegedly paid $500,...
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Today is "Free Pancake Day" at IHOP, Here's How to Get Yours!

Today is Free Pancake Day at IHOP. Obviously, this means free pancakes, but the day is also for a good cause. At IHOP's Free Pancake Day - Flip It Forward For Kids, the restaurant will give away one free short stack of buttermilk pancakes per customer. The deal is available from at least 7 a.m. to...
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Jaguar Attacks Woman Who Climbed Arizona Zoo Barrier for a Selfie

A jaguar attacked a woman at a zoo in Arizona on Saturday after she climbed over the barrier to take a selfie with the creature. Video shows the victim, a woman in her thirties, crying from pain after suffering lacerations to her arm and hand. She was transported to the hospital from the Wildlife...
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