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Department of Veterans Affairs commemorates GI Bill 70th Anniversary

The Department of Veterans Affairs commemorated the 70th Anniversary of the GI Bill, originally the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, at George Washington University here, yesterday.

NY Attorney General goes after Barclays

The New York Attorney General's office announced Wednesday that it is suing Barclays over a lack of transparency in its "dark pools."

Louisiana family in mourning after fidning cat cut in half

It's a crime that's hard to believe and it happened right here in our own backyard. A family pet, intentionally killed...and it's gruesome.

FBI shuts website allegedly linked to child prostitution

The FBI on Wednesday shut down a website advertising children for prostitution -- a move made as part of a broader crackdown on the sex trafficking of minors, law enforcement sources told CNN on condition of anonymity.

SCOTUS: Police need warrant for cellphone searches

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that authorities must have a warrant to search personal mobile devices, such as cell phones.

Michael Jackson's legacy five years later: Music, family and 'What if?'

Michael Jackson died on June 25, 2009, in a desperate search for sleep as he prepared for a comeback tour that he hoped would pull him out of deep debt and restore his reputation as the world's top entertainer.

Father charged in Georgia toddler hot car death

It sounded like a tragic accident. A young father in suburban Atlanta said he was horrified to discover after leaving work last week that he had left his toddler strapped into his car seat on a day of sweltering heat.

Think your savings account isn't as big as it should be? You may be right

Think your savings account isn't as big as it should be? You may be right. According to a new bankrate.com survey about one in four Americans has no emergency savings and many of those who do save aren't saving enough.

Move over Samsung, Apple's iPhone screens are about to get a lot bigger

Move over Samsung, Apple's iPhone screens are reportedly about to get a lot bigger. Suppliers in China will begin mass production on two new iPhones next month, according to Bloomberg.

Coffee shop is saving money on employee costs

A North Dakota coffee shop is saving money on employee costs, by not having any. The Vault is like any other coffee shop in that it has coffee, tea, and pastries. The one thing it's missing: staff.

Ryan Pitts to receive Medal of Honor for combat actions in Afghanistan

The White House announced Monday that former Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts will receive the Medal of Honor for his combat actions during an enemy engagement in Wanat in the Waygal Valley of northeastern Afghanistan, July 13, 2008.

Judge: U.S. violated rights of those on 'no-fly' list

The U.S. government's "no fly" list violates constitutional protections by depriving travelers of a meaningful way to have their names removed, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday.

LeBron James choosing free agency, source says

Four years after "The Decision," LeBron James appears headed toward another one.

Women exposed to pesticides may put their babies at risk

Women who are exposed to a lot of pesticides may be putting their babies at risk for autism or other developmental delays.

Home prices jump nearly 11% in April

According to S & P/Case-Shiller, home prices jumped nearly 11-percent in April from a year ago.