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The Social Security cash crunch Congress can't ignore

It's highly unlikely that Congress will reform Social Security any time soon. But there is a near-term cash crunch in one part of Social Security that lawmakers must resolve in the next year or two.

Auditions open for 'Rob Ford the musical' in Toronto

He's not Rob Ford, but Geoff Stone thinks he could be. "I've got myself a flask here. A crack pipe," Stone tells CNN affiliate CTV Network, on his way to the audition.

How to protect yourself from the new mosquito borne virus

Public health authorities are warning Americans to be aware of a dangerous mosquito borne illness that is hitting the Caribbean islands and other locations overseas.

CT police find dead ‘hoarder’ in pile of rubble under house

Cheshire, CT (WFSB) -- A house in Cheshire collapsed over the weekend, but the victim inside may have been buried under the rubble for days.

GA firefighters allegedly tipped off drug dealers before police raids

Atlanta (WGCL) -- Two Spalding County firefighters have been arrested and are accused of tipping off drug dealers before police raids, according to authorities.

Cannon fire injures 4 Utah children during summer parade

Orem, UT (KSTU) -- Children in Orem had to be rushed to the hospital Saturday night after they caught fire during a patriotic cannon firing during the city's annual Summer Fest Grand Parade.

WI: 9-year-old drives younger sibling 4 miles towards grandma's house

A nine-year-old takes a car on a joy ride with a four-year-old as passenger.

L.A. prosecutor wants to charge Bieber for egging, source says

"Today is the day" a Los Angeles prosecutor will charge Justin Bieber with vandalism in the egging of his neighbor's mansion, a source involved in the case told CNN on Monday.

'Miracle' dog survives 15-story fall in Florida high-rise

A Florida woman's dog is recovering Saturday after it plunged 15 stories down an air conditioning vent the night before.

MLB Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dies at 54

The San Diego Padres have confirmed on Twitter that Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn has died.