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BP will ask Supreme Court to review Deepwater Horizon settlement ruling

BP will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review an appeals court ruling on the multibillion-dollar compensation bill the company faces over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the British energy giant said in a statement Wednesday.

How secure is Obama's BlackBerry?

It was a rough day at the NSA in 2008 when President Obama asked for a smartphone.

Why Americans are 'too afraid' to sell their homes

In hot real estate markets all over the country, homeowners are feeling stuck: They know they can get top dollar if they sell their home, but fear they will have no place to go if they leave.

EBay customers must reset passwords after major hack

Hackers quietly broke into eBay two months ago and stole a database full of user information, the online auction site revealed Wednesday.

WA community raises $25K for armless toddler’s new arms

A two-year-old boy born without arms gets some high-tech prosthetics, thanks to community members in Spokane, Washington; who raised $25,000 to help pay for them.

Another day, another recall for GM

Add another 218,000 vehicles to the General Motors recall heap. GM has already recalled more than 15 million cars and trucks worldwide this year, including 2.4 million on Tuesday.

U.S. Supreme Court grants stay of 'excruciating' execution

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito has granted a stay of execution for a Missouri death row inmate whose rare birth defect, his lawyers argued, would have made his death an "excruciating" process.

IN: man convicted of rape, drugging wife gets 8 years house arrest

He was facing up to a hundred years in prison, but a man convicted of raping his wife won't serve any time behind bars. David Wise would use his cell phone to carry out his plan inside the couple’s former home.

New Orleans loses to Minneapolis for Super Bowl LII host

The Super Bowl is heading to Minnesota. Minneapolis beat out New Orleans to host Super Bowl LII, in 2018. This is the first time New Orleans has ever lost a Super Bowl Bid.

McDonald's scares customers away with new mascot

McDonald's tweeted a photo of the new Happy Meal mascot, saying: "Say hello to our newest friend, Happy!"