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Nintendo offering "sleep" technology

Nintendo is unveiling some brand-new technology, and it's not a video game. It's a bedside sensor that tracks your sleep, and gives you suggestions on how to improve it. Nintendo is making the "quality of life" device.

Jetpacks are real. And they're awesome

NEW YORK (CNNMONEY) — Imagine a toy that gives you the ability to fly 30 feet above the ocean, dive beneath the surface like a dolphin and walk on water. Even James Bond would be jealous.

Guess how many 'Frozen' dresses were sold this year?

This will come as no surprise if you have kids, know kids or know anyone who has or knows kids.

Circus fined $7,000 for 'human chandelier' stunt

Federal regulators have fined Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus $7,000 for an accident during a show that left nine people injured, many seriously.

Amazon extending Prime benefits to other sites

CNN) -- Could an Amazon Prime membership become a first-class ticket to shopping across the Web? That seems to be what Amazon hopes.

Former NFL cheerleader charged with rape of boy, 15

(CNN) — A former Baltimore Ravens cheerleader is accused of having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old boy.

GM offering $25 gift cards to people who fix recalled cars

General Motors is using $25 gift cards to entice more than a million owners of cars that were recalled for ignition switch problems to get their cars repaired.

90-year-old Florida man charged for feeding homeless people

Arnold Abbott handed out four plates of food to homeless people in a South Florida park. Then police stopped the 90-year-old from serving up another bite.

New superstars, new villains and other takeaways from midterm election

Democrats entered Tuesday anxious, yet hopeful, that the party would avoid major losses in the midterm election.

CNN projects GOP winning control of Senate

Republicans have taken control of the Senate by picking up at least six seats, according to a CNN projection.