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What were China's hacker spies after?

Blueprints to nuclear power plants. Business plans at a solar energy company. Key computers at steel manufacturers.

Florida MERS patient recovers

A U.S. patient who had an infection of the mysterious MERS virus has recovered, the Florida Department of Health announced Monday.

Kids deal with vomiting, burning eyes working on tobacco farms

Jessica Rodriguez was 11 years old when she first stepped onto a tobacco field in Snow Hill, North Carolina. She spent the next five summers working on a neighbor's tobacco farm, usually six days a week.

Robin Thicke tries to get wife back during Billboard Awards

Robin Thicke isn't giving up on his marriage to Paula Patton. The couple, married since 2005, mutually decided to separate in February, and since then singer Thicke has been trying to win her back with his performances.

AZ police say sitter forced child to eat feces as punishment

Tempe, AZ (KPHO) -- A Tempe woman was arrested Saturday on suspicion she forced a 3-year-old girl under her care to eat feces as punishment, police said.

Despite cut, Target's CEO walks with $15.9 million severance

Target cut about $8 million from former CEO Gregg Steinhafel's 2013 pay package after ousting him from the job. But he is still making $13 million for his work last year and walking away with a severance package totaling $15.9 million.

MJ's hologram: best, worst of 2014 Billboard Music Awards

Michael Jackson's "live" performance at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards brought a mixed reaction Sunday night.

Authorities nab 90 people in global hacker crackdown

It is nicknamed "creepware," and more than half-a-million people around the world have been prey to its silent computer snooping.

Mark Cuban gives $10K to struggling TX volunteer FD

A struggling north Texas volunteer fire department got a little help from a 'shark;' a check from Dallas Maverick's owner Mark Cuban. It came just when the fire department needed it most.

Federal judge strikes down Oregon's same-sex marriage ban

A federal judge struck down Oregon's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage Monday.