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Why Kids Keep Getting Stuck in Claw Toy Machines


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Like a moth attracted to the flame, kids just can't seem to keep their tiny bodies out of toy claw machines. The latest incident started when 18-month-old Colin Lambert climbed into the game in Maryville, Tennessee, while his grandmother wasn't looking.The fire department quickly retrieved the toddler from the toy machine at Browns Creek Coin Laundry.States including Wisconsin have regulated claw machine games as they do gambling activities -- limiting the value of

How Police Say Two Women Almost Got Away With Stealing at Least 6 Houses


iStock/Thinkstock(PRINCE GEORGES COUNTY, Md.) -- When Laverne Green and her husband divorced, she moved out of their Prince Georges County, Maryland, townhouse, but she still stopped by weekly.In May 2013, Green was shocked to discover that someone had stolen her house and moved strangers in.When Green arrived at the home, she found that her key didn't work in the door. Green told ABC News' 20/20 that a woman answered the door. "She said that she was renting the property. I'm like, 'How can you

Little League Champ Mo'ne Davis Stars in New Chevrolet Commercial


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  Little League star Mo'ne Davis is back in the spotlight, starring in a new Chevrolet ad that aired during Game 1 of the World Series.And the pint-sized pitcher is still out to prove that throwing like a girl is a good thing.Davis said she had "the best summer of my young life" as the star of Philadelphia's Taney Dragons. She led the team to the Little League World Series and made history as one of the few girls to play in the series, and the first Little Leag

After Two Days of Gains, Dow Falls Over 100 Points


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- After two days of gains, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell over 100 points on Wednesday.The Dow lost 153.49 points, closing at 16,461.32.The Nasdaq went down 36.63 points to 4,382.85, while the S&P 500 dropped 14.17 points, ending the day at 1,927.11.After reporting one of its worst quarters in years, McDonald's is outlining a plan for what it calls fundamental changes to its business. A big part will include simplifying the menu and removing low-selling pr

Feds: Our Bad, Millions More Air Bags Could Be Dangerous


iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Federal officials say a previous count of the number of vehicles that could be loaded with defective air bags came up short by more than three million, and the government website drivers could use to see if their individual car is on the list is currently down due to “intermittent network issues.”On Monday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published an urgent plea on its website for more than 4.7 million owners of vehicles wi

What You Need to Know About Health Care Open Enrollment


Steve Hamblin/Fuse/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The stakes are higher for picking your health care insurance this year, whether choosing employer-sponsored plans or health exchange coverage.An individual must have some kind of coverage or pay the individual mandate penalty. For 2015, this will be $325 per adult in a family and half that much for each child under 18, up to $975 per household."Everyone should get some kind of coverage," said Timothy Jost, a professor at Washington and Lee University Sc

Apple Issues Security Warning over Attacks on iCloud Users


Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Apple said it is aware of "intermittent" attacks on iCloud users and is urging users to take precautions to make sure their private information stays safe.The new security bulletin comes as reports have emerged that some iCloud users in China have been taken to unauthorized websites after trying to log into their accounts.A post on Apple's support website does not explicitly refer to China. The iPhone maker also noted that its servers have not been compr

Feds: Our Bad, Millions More Airbags Could Be Dangerous


iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Federal officials say a previous count of the number of vehicles that could be loaded with defective airbags came up short by more than three million, and the government website drivers could use to see if their individual car is on the list is currently down due to “intermittent network issues.”On Monday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published an urgent plea on its website for more than 4.7 million owners of vehicles wit

"Back to the Future" Today? Inventor Raises Funds for Hoverboard


(NEW YORK) -- Admit it. Didn’t you always want Marty McFly’s gravity-defying hoverboard from Back to the Future Part II? Well, today, the future may just be here.Just in time for the 25th anniversary of the time travel classic film, Greg Henderson, a California inventor has launched a Kickstarter campaign to bring the Hendo Hoverboard from film to the real world. “Thanks to Marty McFly, this is the perfect example of the stepping stone. ...We can't go over hedges or mobile side

Shoppers Have a New Way to Save Money at Walmart


Daniel Aguilar/Getty ImagesBy Elisabeth Leamy(NEW YORK) --- Retail behemoth Walmart has introduced an online tool likely to delight customers and frighten competitors: the Savings Catcher comparison tool. The tool allows Walmart shoppers to see if they could have gotten their purchases for less at another store and then refunds them the difference, if so.Here's how it works. After shopping at a Walmart store, customers can visit Walmart.com or use Walmart's mobile app. Simply type in your receip

Toys 'R' Us Confirms It's Pulled "Breaking Bad" Action Figures


Frank Ockenfels 3/AMC(NEW YORK) -- Toys 'R' Us has announced it's pulled Breaking Bad action figures from its stores and its website, after an online petition garnered national attention.The toy store chain confirmed Tuesday on Twitter, "Let's just say, the action figures have taken an 'indefinite sabbatical.'"The decision comes in response to a Change.org petition from Florida mom Susan Schrivjer, who argued that the Breaking Bad action figures were "a dangerous deviation" from the chain's "fam

Many Rush Through New Health Insurance Selection


Daniel Aguilar/Getty Images(MANHATTAN, Kan.) -- It might only take 15 minutes to save money on car insurance, as one commercial states, but people ought to spend more time than that selecting health insurance.However, Kansas State University community health specialist Roberta Riportella says the sad truth is that people actually do only spend about 15 minutes picking a plan when open enrollment comes around at their place of work.Riportella muses that Americans will expend a lot more energy pic

NHTSA Expands Faulty Air Bag Warning to 6.1 Million Vehicles


bizoo_n/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration updated its list of vehicles being recalled due to defective air bags on Tuesday.The agency had announced the recall of about 4.7 million vehicles on Monday, a figure that was expanded to about 6.1 million in a Tuesday release. The recall impacts vehicles made by BMW, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru and Toyota, all of which used air bags manufactured by Takata C

Apple Issues iCloud Security Warning


Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Apple issued a new security warning on its website on Tuesday helping users to ensure that they are securely connected to iCloud, and keeping their data safe."We're aware of intermittent organized network attacks using insecure certificates to obtain user information," the Apple post reads. "We take this very seriously." However, Apple notes that those attacks "don't compromise iCloud servers, and they don't impact iCloud sign in on iOS device

Wall Street Posts Gains Again, US Existing Home Sales Rise


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The markets rose again on Tuesday, marking the third straight day of gains after a difficult beginning to the month of October.The Dow Jones Industrial Average soared 215.14, closing at 16,614.81.The Nasdaq jumped 103.41 to a finish of 4,419.48, while the S&P 500 gained 37.27, finishing at 1,941.28.The National Association of Realtors said on Tuesday that existing home sales in September rose to their highest figure of the year, rebounding from a small decline

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