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Brazilian man survives after knife stuck in head for hours

How's this for a miraculous outcome? A Brazilian man who was stabbed in the head during an argument survived despite the knife being lodged in his skull for over three hours.

Baby found dead in California after abduction; her parents shot

A 3-week-old girl abducted after her mother, father and uncle were shot has been found dead, authorities in California said.

Car sales best since at least 2006

The auto industry is expected to cap its best year for U.S. sales since at least 2006 when it reports December sales results Monday.

'Miserable' tax season could be worst in years

The upcoming tax season is likely to be the worst in years -- for the IRS and potentially for taxpayers. The reason: The IRS budget keeps getting smaller, and the tax code keeps getting more complicated.

Oxford English Dictionary explains new words from '2014'

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- There's nothing fun about eating lunch at your desk. But now the overworked have a new term to use when they complain about it.

Obama-care finally hits employers

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Many employers now have to comply with Obamacare.

5 powerful benefits of 'pro-aging' thinking

(CNN) -- From magazine covers to billboards, youth is glamorized as the image of beauty and the prime of life. We are inundated with the message that aging is something we should dread and perhaps even fight.

Legal marijuana in Colorado: One year later

One year ago, the eyes of the entire country were on Colorado, as the first legal pot shops opened their doors for recreational sales. 365 days later -- the state's experiment is still far from complete.

Future cities may harvest energy from human footsteps

(CNN) -- From footfalls to climbing stairs, to opening doors, the cities of the future will look at ways of tapping energy from all the mechanical energy we expend going about our daily lives.

Oregon man donates kidney to best friend

 A Gresham man is giving his wife's coworker the best New Year's gift ever - a new kidney. Michael Tierney and Vance Westerberg met 15 years ago at the Costco off of Airport Way in Portland.