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CNN analysis: Some college athletes play like adults, read like 5th-graders

Early in her career as a learning specialist, Mary Willingham was in her office when a basketball player at the University of North Carolina walked in looking for help with his classwork. He couldn't read or write.

T-Mobile & AT&T battle for the other's customers

The mobile phone wars are heating up. T-Mobile and AT&T are taking shots directly at one another. Both companies have put big, splashy ads in newspapers. AT&T claims T-Mobile drops calls.

Police: Motorist called 911 several times before he died in road-rage shooting

In multiple 911 calls shortly before he was killed, a man said he was being chased by an enraged motorist -- right up to when he was apparently run off the road in Pennsylvania and then shot to death, police said Friday.

Police: Motorist called 911 several times before he died in road-rage shooting

In multiple 911 calls shortly before he was killed, a man said he was being chased by an enraged motorist -- right up to when he was apparently run off the road in Pennsylvania and then shot to death, police said Friday.

U.S. Boiler recalls 26K home heaters

There’s warning out regarding a deadly danger from something you may be using in your home. U.S. Boiler is recalling 26K of their home heating boilers.

One month before Olympics, Russia puts Sochi under high security

One month before the Winter Olympics begin in the Russian resort town of Sochi -- and in the shadow of last month's deadly bombings in Volgograd -- a huge security operation has swung into gear.

VIDEO: Companies are using video games to hire new recruits

You may want to beef up your gaming skills. New computer games are being designed to help employers spot top recruits.

Seismic equipment is being installed for Saints/Seahawks game

The last time the New Orleans Saints came to Seattle, football fans rocked the stadium so much, it created a seismic event. Now, equipment is in place to see if that happens again.

Connecticut thief goes 'bananas'

It was a fruitful heist that, one could say, had a certain "a-peel."

Target: Hacking hit 70 million customers

The data breach at Target was significantly broader than originally reported: The company said Friday that 70 million customers had information such as their name, address, phone number and e-mail address hacked in the breach.