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Ice Bucket Challenge raising money, awareness for ALS

SAN ANTONIO -- It is a social media sensation that is sweeping the nation through YouTube and Facebook, and it is bringing enormous attention to a deadly disease, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

USB drive gets a makeover, now reversible

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- USBs are getting a big makeover -- and you're going to like the new look.

$9 million claim against O.J. Simpson up for auction

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Seventeen years after Ron Goldman's mother won a $9 million wrongful death judgment against O.J. Simpson, she is auctioning off the rights to the unpaid settlement.

CDC worker talks about fighting Ebola outbreak in Africa

(CNN) -- There are nine of us from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention in Lagos, Nigeria.

How to recognize the signs of depression in your kids

(CNN) -- When we lose a beloved superstar like Robin Williams to an apparent suicide and learn he had been battling severe depression before his death, it's natural to think about our own loved ones.

Stanford professor becomes first woman ever to win Nobel Prize in math

(CNN) -- For the first time in history, a woman has received the highest honor in mathematics, often nicknamed the Nobel Prize of mathematics.

Creator of pop-up ads says 'I'm sorry'

  Hate pop-up ads? So does the guy who created them. Ethan Zuckerman worked for the webpage hosting site Tripod.com from 1994 to 1999, when it was struggling to develop a revenue model.

2 gun stores near Ferguson, MO say sales are soaring

Guns and ammo are selling at a feverish pace in and around St. Louis as violent clashes continue between protesters and police in nearby Ferguson, Missouri.

8 delicious summer foods that are good for you, too

Farmers markets are brimming with beautiful, ripe produce for the picking, local foods are flooding the supermarket, and it's finally time for juicy berries and stone fruits to take center stage.

WHO: Evidence shows Ebola crisis 'vastly' underestimated

The magnitude of the Ebola crisis in West Africa is "vastly" underestimated, the World Health Organization warned this week, as the death toll rose to more than 1,000.