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U.S. Marine jailed in Mexico expected in court

A U.S. Marine, held in a Mexican prison for more than three months, has another court appearance today. Andrew Tahmooressi was detained by Mexican officials in March when he crossed the border with weapons in his vehicle.

New report ranks the most hackable cars on the road

With computers controling more and more of the cars we drive, hackers are apparently on the prowl. A new report ranks the 2014 Jeep Cherokee the most hackable car on the road.

Proctor and Gamble dumping 90 of its brands

Procter and Gamble is cleaning house. The nation's largest consumer product company plans to dump about 90 of its smaller, less popular brands.

Summer box office suffers big slump

It has been a tough summer for Hollywood.

American Ebola patient 'appears to be improving,' CDC chief says

ATLANTA (CNN) -- An American doctor infected with Ebola in Liberia "seems to be improving," according to the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Shelling near U.N. shelter draws strong condemnation from U.N., U.S.

Jerusalem (CNN) -- The United States and the United Nations used the strongest language yet in condemning the latest strike on a U.N.-run shelter in Gaza, with Washington calling the attack "disgraceful."

How to take a great (and cheap!) vacation

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Breaking away from the grind in favor of long-term travel is more financially accessible than many people think.

Send me: U.S. doctor treated for Ebola drawn to mission work since youth

ATLANTA (CNN) -- Dr. Kent Brantly answered a calling. That's what friends and colleagues say about the man who garnered national headlines when he became the first known Ebola hemorrhagic fever patient in the United States.

Send me: U.S. doctor treated for Ebola drawn to mission work since youth

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400,000 in Toledo, Ohio, water scare await test results

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Congress approves more money for Israel's Iron Dome

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Divided on other issues, U.S. lawmakers united in support of Israel on Friday with the Senate approving another $225 million for the Iron Dome missile defense system.

Choke hold by cop killed NY man, medical examiner says

The New York City medical examiner's office Friday confirmed what demonstrators had been saying for weeks: A police officer's choke hold on a man being arrested for selling loose cigarettes killed him.

New study: Parents of better-educated kids live longer

A new Pew Research study shows that parents whose kids graduate from college live an average of two years longer than those with children who don't.

House calls making a comeback, thanks to smartphones

What's old is new again, thanks to some new smartphone apps. House calls are making a comeback. In the 1930's house calls accounted for 40-percent of medical visits but that dropped to just one-percent by the 1980's.

911 dispatcher mistakenly gave lower priority to deadly FSU shooting

MIAMI (CNN) -- A mistake by a 911 dispatcher is the latest twist in a two-week-old mystery -- the killing of a nationally renowned law professor found shot in the head in his own garage.