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Millions across U.S. in path of severe storms

More than 50 million people from Minnesota to Texas are in the path of severe storms Thursday, CNN meteorologist Sherri Pugh said.

Amazon expands Sunday deliveries

WASHINGTON (CNNMoney) -- is offering seven-day delivery service to 15 more cities across America. The online retailer had been delivering packages on Sundays in New York and Los Angeles since last November.

U.S. urges railroads to not use old tankers to haul volatile oil

U.S. regulators issued a safety advisory on Wednesday night urging freight railroads to avoid using older tank cars when hauling highly volatile crude oil when possible.

How friends affect our health

What if there was something that could help make you happier, experience fewer health problems and even live longer? Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, it's not.

World's oldest man lives in NYC

The year was 1903. Teddy Roosevelt was president and the Yankees were playing their second season of baseball. And that is also the year that Dr. Alexander Imich was born.

Feds wrestle with defendants who are 'too big to jail'

Can prosecutors bring criminal charges against a bank without rocking the financial system?

CA companies modify pigs to grow humanized lungs

La Jolla, CA (The San Diego Union-Tribune) -- In a move filled with the promise of scientific innovation but also the prospect of controversy, a La Jolla company is set to announce Tuesday that it will join forces with a biotech firm to create

Why your bank can break up with you

Your bank has the right to cut you off anytime it wants. But why exactly would it break up with you?

CA amusement park auctions off rides, other items

For decades, imaginations have come to life at Storyland-Playland in Fresno, CA. Now you can bring a piece of that home.

How to cut down on summer costs

We often think of the holidays as a peak time for financial stresses, but spending on summer can add up too.