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Grown kids using tech to keep tabs on aging parents

It wasn't long ago that tech-savvy parents used baby monitors and nanny cams to keep tabs on their offspring. Now, the tables have turned.

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Macy’s test stores to offer deals at ‘Backstage’ prices

The retailer will open the first of four "discount" stores this fall in NYC.

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Amazon Prime members can stream in the sky

Amazon wants to give JetBlue passengers a new option for tuning out that crying baby or talkative seat neighbor.

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Can’t make it to McDonald’s? The golden arches will come to you

In the Big Apple Mickey D's will come to you.

This Feb. 16, 2015 photo shows the Riviera Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. Owners of the hotel which opened in 1955 have agreed to sell the property to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. The tourism agency confirmed the potential purchase Tuesday, Feb. 17 after days of not commenting on rumors of a deal.

60 years on Las Vegas Strip, Riviera closes

The aging Riviera Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip is expected to close its doors at noon.

Britain's Prince William, right, and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, pose for the media with their newborn daughter outside St. Mary's Hospital's exclusive Lindo Wing, London, Saturday, May 2, 2015. The Duchess gave birth to the Princess on Saturday morning.

Britain’s newborn princess has been named

Britain's newborn princess has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.

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It’s a girl! Duchess Kate Middleton gives birth, both are well, palace says

Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, the wife of Prince William, gave birth to a girl on Saturday.

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Harvard study: Millennials believe justice system unfair

But few 18-to-29-year-olds believe that demonstrations sparked by the killings of black men by police will make any difference.

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Tattoo snafu irks inked Apple Watch wearers

#Tattoogate is trending, as some of the first Apple Watch wearers discover their pricey arm candy isn't always compatible with their ink.

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Bud Light brewing up controversy with new labels

The beer maker says it is sorry for a slogan printed on bottles as part of its "Up for Whatever" campaign.

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Rough day? Have a sewer beer

An Oregon utility is challenging home brewers to make great-tasting beer from hops, barley, yeast and a special ingredient — treated sewer water.

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Tyson Foods hopes to rid chicken of antibiotics by 2017

Demand for more natural products is on the rise amid concerns that widespread antibiotic use can lead to drug-resistant germs.

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Drones, dogs deployed in battle to save guacamole

A deadly fungus spread by a beetle has the potential to decimate Florida's avocado crop.

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Love farm fresh eggs? Rent a chicken!

Entrepreneurs are hatching hen-rental idea for fans of fresh eggs in urban and suburban communities.

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Gas prices jump 13 cents; could climb further

The average national price of a regular gallon of gasoline has jumped in the past two weeks to $2.58.

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Register glitch forces thousands of Starbucks to close

Registers that once merely rang up tabs and stored cash have evolved into hubs that can collect enormous volumes of data and carry out many tasks.

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