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Propaganda concerns, duty to tell whole story drive decisions about terror videos

(CNN) -- There are no easy answers when journalists have to decide how to cover a terrorist group's video.

Apple's big event: Here's what to expect

After months of anticipation, the tech industry event of 2014 is upon us: Apple's product launch day. The tech giant has said almost nothing publicly about what's in store Tuesday, but industry observers have some ideas.

GM's Mary Barra: New 'Super Cruise' cars will be safer

General Motors' CEO Mary Barra wants to use technology to make driving safer. Barra announced Sunday that GM will roll out a vehicle with a semi-auto pilot mode in "about two years."

Ebola is a 'national security priority,' Obama says

President Barack Obama on Sunday signaled for the first time that he is likely to dispatch U.S. military resources to help fight the serious outbreak of Ebola in several countries in West Africa.

U.S. Coast Guard, Jamaica call off search for plane wreckage

The U.S. Coast Guard and the Jamaica Defence Force suspended their searches Sunday for signs of a prominent New York couple whose plane crashed in the Caribbean Sea north of Jamaica.

230,000 without power in metro Detroit after powerful storm

(CNN) -- Thousands remained without power Saturday in the metro Detroit area after powerful thunderstorms the previous night that left one man dead and frightened others in its path.

30 kids a day hit with virus

A respiratory virus is sending hundreds of children to hospitals in Missouri and possibly throughout the Midwest and beyond, officials say.

Pilot of unresponsive plane asked to descend before contact lost

It was supposed to be a couple's little getaway, on a little plane, from upstate New York to the Florida coast. It turned into a tragedy.

Army doctor: Soldiers should avoid overtraining to prevent injuries

Soldiers should be aware of overuse and overtraining that can lead to injury, and should modify their fitness plans accordingly, an Army doctor said.

Google agrees to refund customers for mobile apps purchased by kids

Google has agreed to refund at least 19-million-dollars to customers. The refund will settle charges that parents were unfairly billed for purchases their kids made on its mobile app store.

Halloween stores here early this year

Trick-or-treaters can buy their Halloween costumes nearly two months in advance this year. Halloween pop-up stores are already open in several locations across the country which is earlier than in past years.

GoFundMe drops page of Oklahoma City police officer accused of rape

A legal defense fund for an Oklahoma City police officer accused of sexually assaulting several women was dealt a setback by a social media website that shut down one of the fundraising efforts, the officer's family said Thursday.

5 big trends shaking up the job market

The job market is not exactly smokin' hot, but it's an improvement over recent years.

Apple to beef up security measures after nude photo leak

Apple plans to roll out new security features in the coming weeks that are designed to counter the methods used in a mass theft of nude celebrity photos.

GoFundMe drops page of Oklahoma City police officer accused of rape

A legal defense fund for an Oklahoma City police officer accused of sexually assaulting several women was dealt a setback by a social media website that shut down one of the fundraising efforts, the officer's family said Thursday.