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19 deaths linked to faulty ignition switch on GM cars

The attorney overseeing a compensation fund for victims of GM cars has linked 19 deaths to a flaw with the automaker's ignition switches. General Motors initially said 13 deaths were tied to the problem.

11 states confirm Enterovirus D68 cases

Since mid-August, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed 104 cases of Enterovirus D68 in 10 states: Alabama, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri and New York.

Macy's, Bloomingdales to offer same-day delivery

Macy's is getting on the instant-gratification bandwagon, saying it will begin providing same-day delivery very soon.

War against ISIS: What does Rand Paul's 'yes' mean?

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Sen. Rand Paul has gotten questions from the media lately at nearly every stop and in almost every interview about where he stands on combating the threat of ISIS.

Marriott: Tip your housekeeper!

When you're staying at a hotel, tip your housekeeper!

Why you crave pumpkin flavors in the fall

The Wall Street Journal labeled it a "Halloween horror story." The Internet called it something else: a "pumpkin panic."

Drillers, but not fracking, tied to tainted water

Oil and gas activities – but not hydraulic fracturing – tainted drinking water wells atop North Texas’ Barnett Shale and Pennsylvania’s Marcellus formation, according to a new study.

At least 19 deaths tied to flawed GM cars

Ken Feinberg, the attorney overseeing a compensation fund for victims of GM cars, has so far linked 19 deaths to a serious flaw with the automaker's ignition switches.

HIV-infected teacher accused of sexually assaulting Texas teenager

A 43-year-old Texas music teacher is accused of sexually assaulting a teenage boy he met online. Authorities stated he possibly transmitted HIV to the boy.

Is it time to ditch Texas' key man Grand Jury system?

When Texas Gov.

Hidalgo County clinics cut ties with Planned Parenthood

Hidalgo County women who receive state-financed reproductive health services may soon seek care from familiar clinics — operating under unfamiliar names.

Prince Harry turns 30 Monday

England's Prince Harry turns 30 today (Monday). He spent the days leading up to his birthday at the "Invictus Games," a sporting event for wounded service members. Harry has been a big supporter of the event.

Pre-order sales for IPhone 6 breaking records

The iPhone 6 went on sale Friday morning, and it has already broken records. Apple says it has taken a record 4-million pre-orders for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6-plus.

Analysis: Law, like politics, makes strange bedfellows

Greg Abbott, the state’s attorney general and the Republican Party’s nominee to

Olive Garden's big problem? Cold breadsticks

Olive Garden is trying to attract more customers with a bold publicity stunt: a limited time only Never Ending Pasta pass that quickly sold out and started showing up for sale on eBay.