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John Sperling, founder of the University of Phoenix, dies

The founder of the University of Phoenix, Dr. John G. Sperling, has died, according to a statement posted on the Apollo Education Group's website. He was 93.

Man buys Portland home but finds locks changed, home occupied

Portland, OR (KPTV) -- A Washington man who recently closed on a home in Northeast Portland was shocked to find a family had recently moved in and changed the locks.

VA parents turns daughter into authorities after sexting, nude pics

Dinwiddie County, VA (WTVR) -- A Dinwiddie mother got a nasty shock when she went through her daughter's cell phone and tablet. The pictures she discovered were so disturbing that she turned the girl in to sheriff's deputies.

UT Mom outraged: student served lunch from trash can

Pleasant Grove, UT (KSTU) -- A mother in Pleasant Grove is furious with staff at the city's junior high school after she said they fed her daughter lunch out of a trash can.

How to get paid for something you may already be doing

  NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- If you've ever searched online (so, pretty much everyone) this applies to you. A London-based startup called Qmee will pay you to click on links that surface in search queries.

'Secret App' no longer keep secrets

  NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Secret is supposed to be the anonymous social network. But until this week, Secret allowed your friends to trace every one of your posts back to you.

E-readers bring hope to Africa schools

KIBERA, Kenya (CNN) -- Heaps of trash pile up for miles in Kibera, a district of Nairobi that houses nearly 1 million people and is one of the poorest slums in the world.

Exotic salads: Who knew?

(CNN) -- There was a time in my life when I thought I knew a thing or two -- about life, about being a reasonably functional member of society, about language, about being a food editor.

Hackers new victim: 24 states, UPS stores data breached

HONG KONG (CNNMoney) -- United Parcel Service has discovered a computer breach at 51 stores, making Big Brown the latest retailer to lose customer data.  

Sprint undercuts T-Mobile by $20 a month

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The price war is on in the U.S. wireless industry.