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Stocks: Government shutdown, Fed timing looms large

Uncertainty continues to loom large over the stock market.

Website offers bounty for iPhone 5S hack

Nothing tempts hackers quite like a high-profile new target.

Beanie Babies creator pinched for tax evasion

The creator of Beanie Babies is set to plead guilty to tax evasion after hiding millions of dollars in a secret Swiss bank account, the Justice Department announced Wednesday.

Why suicide rate among veterans may be more than 22 a day

Every day, 22 veterans take their own lives. That's a suicide every 65 minutes. As shocking as the number is, it may actually be higher.

Habla español? Soon, Latinos will be less likely to say 'si'

 It's no secret that more and more people are speaking español in the United States, but what you probably didn't know is that in the future more of those Spanish speakers will not be Hispanic.

Twitter: The angriest site on the Internet?

In the seven years since its founding, Twitter has become a go-to place for news updates, witty one-liners, political one-upmanship and even absurdist storytelling. It's also become a go-to place for intolerant bile.

Man builds $141.33 'McEverything' dream sandwich

Craving McDonald’s and willing to spend $141.33? A McEverything it is -- and a Diet Coke to wash it all down.

Kohl’s Department Stores to hire more than 50,000 associates this holiday season

Kohl’s Department Stores today announced it anticipates hiring more than 50,000 associates nationwide this holiday season to support seasonal business in stores and growth on Kohls.com.

Conservatives 'disturbed' by pope's new course

“Rain on parched land.” “A bold new course.” “Revolutionary.”

Man builds $141.33 'McEverything' dream sandwich

Craving McDonald’s and willing to spend $141.33? A McEverything it is -- and a Diet Coke to wash it all down.