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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 11:59am

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Who is buying your personal information?

What do political candidates, debt collectors, insurers and thieves have in common? They are all buying your most personal information from data brokers. Here's what they are using it for.

Home Depot confirms months-long hack

Home Depot on Monday confirmed that hackers indeed broke into its payment systems -- maybe as far back as April.

General Mills buys Annie's for $820 million

General Mills announced Monday that it's looking to bulk up on organic snacks. It's buying natural food company Annie's Homegrown for $820 million.

Waits for immigration status -- the legal way -- can be long and frustrating

In the debate over immigration, there's a common refrain from people who oppose a path to residency for undocumented immigrants: "Why don't they get in line?"

'Sons of Guns' star charged with another count of forcible rape

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives added a charge of Forcible Rape today on William Hayden, 49, of 11770 Greenwell Springs for the alleged rape of a 12-year-old female that occurred approximately 22 years ago within East Baton Rouge Pa

What parents should know about virus spreading across US, EV-D68

Hundreds of children across the United States have been hospitalized with a serious respiratory illness. Scientists say they believe the bug to blame is Enterovirus D68, also known as EV-D68.

Baltimore Ravens terminate Ray Rice's contract after video emerges

[BREAKING] The Baltimore Ravens have terminated the contract of running back Ray Rice, the team announced Monday, the same day a shocking video surfaced showing the NFL star punching his then-fiancee in February.

Millennials are saying no to credit cards

Debt-fearing Millennials are saying no to credit cards.

Daughter of Vietnam vet surprises him with ride in Navy plane

A Galesburg woman has helped to send 26 veterans on the Honor Flight of the Quad Cities, and the daughter of a Vietnam vet had a chance to be recognized with a special gift for her hard work, but she thought that gift should go to someone else.

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 mystery remains deep after six months

Six months ago, the story began as a puzzling news bulletin. A Malaysia Airlines passenger jet with 239 people on board had vanished from radar screens as it was flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.

S. Truett Cathy, Chick-fil-A founder, dies

S. Truett Cathy, who grew his boneless chicken sandwich business from one store in Georgia to the Chick-fil-A chain -- a $5 billion company with more than 1,800 locations -- died early Monday morning.

Olive Garden offers all you can eat -- for seven weeks

If you fantasize about stuffing your face with Olive Garden pasta for seven weeks straight, Monday is your day.

Ways to help prevent travel rage

If you look at the recent travel headlines, the friendly skies have not been so friendly lately. Three planes have been diverted in the past couple of weeks because of passenger arguments, two of those over reclining seats.

Harvard to receive historic gift today (Monday)

Here's news about a historic gift for Harvard. 350-million dollars will be donated today (Monday) to the School of Public Health. It was gifted by alumus Gerald Chan, who credits the school with changing his life.

Millennials are saying no to credit cards

Debt-fearing Millennials are saying no to credit cards.