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Big solar storm heading toward Earth

This is not your usual weather forecast. Big storms are brewing. Your umbrella won't help, but you might want to keep a flashlight handy.

Clinton tops Democrats in Iowa poll

Hillary Clinton would be the 2016 Presidential nominee if Democrats in Iowa had their way, that's according to a new CNN/ORC Poll.

McBrunch anyone?

Burgers, fries...brunch? McDonald's wants to trademark the word "McBrunch." The burger chain filed an application with the U.S.Patent and Trademark office in July.

America's most dangerous jobs

America's workplace got safer last year. But these workers were still at a much higher risk of fatal injuries, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Loggers Deaths per 100,000 workers: 91.3

California becomes second state with paid sick days

California just became the second state in the nation to give paid sick days to workers.

Judge: Pistorius was negligent, but Steenkamp's killing was not murder

PRETORIA, South Africa (CNN) -- Oscar Pistorius did not commit murder the night he killed Reeva Steenkamp, a judge said Thursday. He did not intend to kill her, Judge Thokozile Masipa said.

Facebook testing disappearing posts

If you want to use Facebook a little more like Snapchat, you might soon get your chance.

James Foley's mother 'appalled' by how U.S. government handled her son's case

The mother of James Foley -- an American journalist beheaded by ISIS militants -- said she is "embarrassed and appalled" by how the U.S.

Starbucks saying yes to tatoos?

Starbucks might soon give baristas the right to bare ink. The company currently has a no-tattoo policy for the men and women whipping up our caramel macchiatos, but its reconsidering it.

More accidents for teens who skip Drivers’ ED

Vehicle crashes remain the leading cause of death for teenagers, highlighting the importance of safe driving skills but AAA says fewer new drivers are getting the proper education to prepare them for the roads.

Faces of 9/11: Where are they now?

A voice on the phone. A cry in the dark. A flag raised amid death and devastation. These are the stories forever linked with the September 11, 2001, terror attacks in New York, Washington and western Pennsylvania.

Ex-FBI director to investigate Ray Rice case

Nothing less than the NFL's reputation is on the line, and possibly the job of the league's commissioner, Roger Goodell.

5 takeaways from Obama's ISIS speech

When President Obama announced his plan Wednesday night to launch air strikes in Syria against ISIS, he opened a new chapter in the American war on Islamic extremism.

VA needs to hire 'tens of thousands' of workers

The VA is going on a hiring blitz.