Monika Stelmach

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Chalk Full of Love: The Evolution of Conversation Hearts

If it’s Valentine’s Day, it’s time for conversation hearts.<p>Americans collectively buy about eight billion of these chalky little tidbits a year, almost all in the six weeks before February 14. Today they account for about 40 percent of the Valentine’s candy market, second only to (far yummier) …

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Munn, Segel help film academy honor inventors, engineers

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Subjects like rapid prototyping, 3-D texture painting and the intricacies of digital media review systems became comic …

Giant teddy bears have taken over Twitter

Can't bear the sight of your old Valentine's day teddy? The internet may have a solution.<p>Twitter has seen an influx of videos showing people dancing inside unstuffed teddy bears.<p>The comic craze has led to thousands of people sharing the videos across social media.<p><b>Next story:</b> Iranian parade mocks …

Obama vows to fill vacancy on Supreme Court, setting up clash with Republicans

President Obama said he would make his third nomination to the Supreme Court to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia, and called for a "timely vote" in a Senate led by Republicans who have said the choice should be left for the next president.<p>"I plan to fulfill my constitutional responsibilities …

9 Margaritas to Drink With Your Friends on Valentine's Day

Who needs a date when you have margaritas?<p>Host a friends-only Valentine’s Day party to remember with pitchers full of sweet-tart margaritas. From …

'Deadpool' on pace to break Presidents Day weekend box office records

"Deadpool,"Marvel Entertainment's loud, lewd and decidedly R-rated superhero movie, is well on its way to setting a new record for the biggest Presidents Day weekend debut.<p>The action comedy took in $47.5 million on Friday, including $12.7 million from its Thursday night preview showings. That total …

Uber agrees to pay $28.5 million over safety claims lawsuits

Uber Technologies Inc. has agreed to pay $28.5 million and change its marketing language touting “safe rides” to settle a pair of class-action …