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New mobile app finds play dates for dogs

Nowadays there seems to be an app for just about everything, including finding your dog a play date. A new mobile app called "Doggy BNB" connects dog owners with other dog owners in their area.

Sex Valley: Tech's booming prostitution trade

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Business is booming for sex workers in Silicon Valley, but it's becoming increasingly risky.

Offshore quake rocks northern Japan -- but no tsunamis, no reports of damage

A powerful earthquake struck early Saturday off the coast of northern Japan -- rattling nerves in a region rocked three years ago by a deadly tremor, tsunami and nuclear crisis, though thankfully the latest episode didn't nearly measure up.

Man who killed inside movie theater after texting dispute freed on bond

Curtis Reeves Jr., the man charged with second-degree murder for fatally shooting a man inside a Florida movie theater in January, was released from a Florida jail on $150,000 bond Friday.

LeBron James: "I'm coming home" to Cleveland Cavaliers

After four years away, King James is sensationally taking his throne back to Cleveland.

PayPal to refund donations sent to family of Georgia toddler who died in hot car

If you donated to a fundraising campaign for the family of Cooper Harris, the suburban Atlanta toddler who died after being left in a hot car, you may soon be getting a refund.

DHS Secretary to tour New Mexico border facility

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is touring a New Mexico facility today (Friday) that houses illegal immigrants that crossed the border into the U.S.

Amazon looks to expand drone testing

Amazon is getting serious about using drones for deliveries. It's seeking permission from the government to expand testing on unmanned aircraft's.

Breakfast = a bigger bite out of your wallet?

You might have noticed your grocery bill seems to have grown a bit more expensive recently. Experts believe the culprit may be one meal, breakfast.

Free Slurpee day at 7-Eleven!

7-Eleven is celebrating its namesake corporate holiday Friday, July 11th, otherwise known as 7/11 with freebies.

Rafts cross Rio Grande in Texas back and forth to Mexico

A video captured by a CNN team shows human smugglers traveling on a raft along the Rio Grande, after dropping off people in Texas. The boat was spotted headed back to Mexico by a CNN team.

Donald Sterling lashes out at NBA, wife in court

  LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- An angry Donald Sterling lashed out at the NBA in a court hearing Wednesday, calling the league "a terribl

Kerry in Afghanistan to talk over election outcome, fraud claims

(CNN) -- Secretary of State John Kerry made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Thursday where he plans to encourage a resolution to the presidential election that the United States insists must include a thorough review of "reasonable

Kerry in Afghanistan to talk over election outcome, fraud claims

Secretary of State John Kerry made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Thursday where he plans to encourage a resolution to the presidential election that the United States insists must include a thorough review of "reasonable allegatio

3-year-old boy with cancer named sheriff's deputy

He has the trademark brown uniform and the badge of a newly minted sheriff's deputy. And he has his first order -- actually, his only order: get better.