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Google to make Starbucks Wi-Fi 10 times faster

Google is teaming up with Starbucks to make Wi-Fi at its coffee shops 10 times faster.

Home prices keep soaring

Home prices continued to gain steam in May according to a closely-watched reading, even as mortgage rates climbed.

Anti-Muslim slant by American media giants reaps criticism

A scholar of world religions writes a book about Jesus. A woman, whose politician husband is caught in a sex scandal twice, decides to stand by him. Nothing out of the ordinary.

Arkansas girl battles brain-eating amoeba; doctors see signs of hope

Doctors say there may be a glimmer of hope for a 12-year-old girl in Arkansas who is infected with a rare but deadly brain-eating parasite.

Is 'Fifty Shades' to blame for rise in handcuff emergencies?

The bestselling erotic novel "Fifty Shades of Grey" may have done more than spice up readers' love lives.

RECALL: Viking side-by-side refrigerator linked to injuries, damage to property

A recall has been issued for a side-by-side refrigerator that has reportedly injured at least 4 people and caused property damage in 53 additional cases.

Massive damage but no deaths in blast at central Florida propane plant

Equipment failure and human error likely caused propane tank cylinders to explode at a central Florida refilling plant late Monday, a fire official said Tuesday.

Pope's remarks on gays: A shift in tone, not substance

Reaction to Pope Francis' comments about not judging gays has broken along two lines: Either this is a groundbreaking reversal by the head of the Catholic Church, or it's basically just a guy talking on a plane.

NYC Poll: Majority say Weiner should call it quits

It's time to drop out. That's the message to Anthony Weiner from a majority of New York City Democrats likely to vote in September's mayoral primary, according to a new poll.

Arkansas girl battles brain-eating amoeba

A 12-year-old girl in Arkansas is in critical condition after being infected by a rare but deadly brain-eating parasite, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.