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Medical marijuana laws may reduce painkiller overdoses

States that have legalized marijuana for managing chronic pain have significantly fewer deaths from prescription painkiller overdoses each year, according to a new study published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine.

GM's compensation fund gets 100th death claim

General Motors executives have said the company would "do the right thing" for victims of its massive recall, and so far, 100 families are seeking money for someone who died.

AZ: New tool a success in brain tumor surgery

Phoenix, AZ (KTVK) -- It is the kind of story that makes you stop and think, "How is that possible?" Just hours after a man had brain surgery, he shared his story with us.

TX: School warns its teachers have guns

The Argyle, Texas Independent School district is putting everyone on notice that some staff members are carrying guns. The district voted in favor of school marshals back in January.

Hackers attack Sony PlayStation Network

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- A group of hackers calling themselves "Lizard Squad" has taken down several popular online video game networks and possibly diverted an American Airlines jet carrying a Sony executive.

Ebola contacts in Africa go missing

(CNN) -- Earlier this summer, Kelsey Mirkovic, a disease detective with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, entered a hut with her team in Gueckedou, Guinea, to speak with a man who had Ebola.

Women protest topless in San Antonio

A group of protesters marched topless through downtown San Antonio Sunday in a first-of-its-kind rally to promote women's rights to go topless in public.

Apple recalls iPhone 5s for battery woes

Having trouble with your iPhone 5 battery? You might be eligible for a free replacement.

Retirees' Social Security checks garnished for student loans

Joshua Cohen works with troubled student loan borrowers.

Michael Brown's father calls for calm Monday, the day his son is laid to rest

Michael Brown will be laid to rest Monday, and his father says he just wants one thing: peace.