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How Much Would You Pay For a KKK Robe?

Dec 31
Tucked between children's Victorian-era button-down shoes and a World War I collar bag, one item stood out on an auctioneer's website touting an end-of-the-year sale: a Ku Klux Klan robe dating to the 1920s.

35 Years Later, Cabbage Patch Kids Still Have Fans

By Kate Brumback | Dec 25
Collectors travel from far and wide to Babyland General for a chance to adopt a Cabbage Patch kid, an iconic doll that's been on the market since 1978.

Down to the Wire for Online Holiday Shopping

By Mae Anderson | Dec 23
As the holiday shopping season winds down, FedEx, UPS and online retailers are using the last few days to try to avoid the problems that occurred last year when severe winter weather and a surge in late orders from shoppers caused delivery delays.

Poll Reveals Cards and Gifts Cross Religious Lines

By Jennifer Agiesta, Emily Swanson | Dec 23
Christmastime is here and a new poll reveals the cards and gifts that are part of celebrating the holiday are ubiquitous, even among those who don't share the Christian beliefs behind the story of the Magi who gave the first Christmas gifts.

Online Pricing Stumps Holiday Shoppers

Dec 22
Online shopping has become as volatile as stock market trading. Wild, minute-by-minute price swings on everything from clothes to TVs have made it difficult for holiday shoppers to "buy low."

Tick Tock: Tips for Last-Minute Shoppers

By Sarah Skidmore Sell | Dec 22
The National Retail Federation found that only about half of shoppers had finished shopping as of Dec. 10. That means tens of millions will be ticking those final items off their lists in the coming days.

San Diego Countdown Gift Guide

Dec 20
Time's ticking down to the big day! Looking for some last minute gift ideas? Here's a quick guide to some unique and offbeat suggestions...

Tiffany's Million Dollar Lamps

Dec 19
Two nearly identical Tiffany wisteria lamps designed in 1901 have sold for over $1 million each at auction.

Good Job? Good Home? Good Luck

By Josh Boak | Dec 18
Around the country, areas with the strongest job markets increasingly have some of the costliest homes. And areas with the most affordable homes lack a solid base of middle class jobs that attract workers.

Pet Tattoos? Taboo in New York State

By Michael Virtanen | Dec 16
Body art is not for animals, at least not in New York. It will soon be a crime to pierce or tattoo your companion animal anywhere in the state.

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