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Certified hypnosist helps mom lose 140 pounds

(CNN) -- A dream vacation to most sounded like a nightmare to Julie Evans.

App helps Oregon police catch rape, robbery suspect

Portland, OR (KPTV) -- Police said a smartphone app helped them catch a teenager who they said is responsible for raping a woman and robbing someone else in North Portland.

Antibiotics may mess with your baby's metabolism

Here's a roundup of five medical studies published last week that might give you new insights into your health, mind and body.

Moms group wants Kroger to ban guns in stores

The Moms group that got Target, Chili's and Chipotle to take a stance against guns called on Kroger to do the same Monday.

Michael Brown death: Missouri National Guard headed to Ferguson

Things in Ferguson have gotten so unruly that Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has called National Guard troops to the St. Louis suburb.

The World's top 10 friendliest & unfriendliest cities

Australians and New Zealanders tend to get annoyed when their accents get mistaken for one another, but there's one thing they do share.

'As Seen On TV' company accused of fraud

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The company that put the Ped Egg, the Pocket Hose and the Olde Brooklyn Lantern on TV is in trouble with officials in New Jersey,

Criminal counterfeit raises question, is the $100 bill worth it?

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Is the $100 bill more trouble than it's worth? Influential Harvard professor Ken Rogoff thinks so.

CT residents warn of IRS phone scam

Groton, CT (WFSB) -- An unwanted call to dozens of Connecticut residents is prompting police to warn you to "be alert" when you pick up the phone.

Dishonest resumes are more common than you think

Would you hire someone because they're an Olympic medalist? How about a high school free throw champion? Or Tom Cruise's babysitter?