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S. Truett Cathy, Chick-fil-A founder, dies

S. Truett Cathy, who grew his boneless chicken sandwich business from one store in Georgia to the Chick-fil-A chain -- a $5 billion company with more than 1,800 locations -- died early Monday morning.

Olive Garden offers all you can eat -- for seven weeks

If you fantasize about stuffing your face with Olive Garden pasta for seven weeks straight, Monday is your day.

Ways to help prevent travel rage

If you look at the recent travel headlines, the friendly skies have not been so friendly lately. Three planes have been diverted in the past couple of weeks because of passenger arguments, two of those over reclining seats.

Harvard to receive historic gift today (Monday)

Here's news about a historic gift for Harvard. 350-million dollars will be donated today (Monday) to the School of Public Health. It was gifted by alumus Gerald Chan, who credits the school with changing his life.

Millennials are saying no to credit cards

Debt-fearing Millennials are saying no to credit cards.

Apple's big event: Here's what to expect

After months of anticipation, the tech industry event of 2014 is upon us: Apple's product launch day. The tech giant has said almost nothing publicly about what's in store Tuesday, but industry observers have some ideas.

Niners capitalize on 4 turnovers in 28-17 win over Cowboys

The San Francisco 49ers have played in 3 straight NFC NFC title games, while the Dallas Cowboys have been 8-8 the past three seasons, and missed the playoffs each time. Today, the disparity was huge...

GM's Mary Barra: New 'Super Cruise' cars will be safer

General Motors' CEO Mary Barra wants to use technology to make driving safer. Barra announced Sunday that GM will roll out a vehicle with a semi-auto pilot mode in "about two years."

Ebola is a 'national security priority,' Obama says

President Barack Obama on Sunday signaled for the first time that he is likely to dispatch U.S. military resources to help fight the serious outbreak of Ebola in several countries in West Africa.

U.S. Coast Guard, Jamaica call off search for plane wreckage

The U.S. Coast Guard and the Jamaica Defence Force suspended their searches Sunday for signs of a prominent New York couple whose plane crashed in the Caribbean Sea north of Jamaica.

"3-Strikes" plan spurs nursing home regulation debate

 

230,000 without power in metro Detroit after powerful storm

(CNN) -- Thousands remained without power Saturday in the metro Detroit area after powerful thunderstorms the previous night that left one man dead and frightened others in its path.

Perry to Meet With Bullet Train Operator in Japan

During a trip to Asia next week, Gov. Rick Perry will meet with the president of a bullet train operator involved in an effort to develop a high-speed rail line between Dallas and Houston, his office confirmed Friday.

30 kids a day hit with virus

A respiratory virus is sending hundreds of children to hospitals in Missouri and possibly throughout the Midwest and beyond, officials say.

Davis memoir discusses adversity of childhood, career