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Reports: JPMorgan's $2 billion Madoff settlement to land soon

JPMorgan Chase is close to reaching a $2 billion settlement with federal prosecutors over Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme, according to published reports.

Malware attack hits thousands of Yahoo users per hour

A malware attack hit Yahoo's advertising server over the last few days, affecting thousands of users in various countries, an Internet security company said.

Deep South braces for deep freeze as brutal cold grips the Midwest

Get ready for some of the coldest weather in decades. About 140 million Americans are bracing for a polar blast that's barreling across the country this week, shattering records in some places..

'Her,' 'Hustle' pick up Writer's Guild nods

It's pretty hard to be a standout actor if you're working with a bad script, so it's no surprise that some of the year's strongest performances came from screenplays nominated for a Writer's Guild award.

BlackBerry sues Ryan Seacrest startup Typo

BlackBerry has found itself a new adversary: TV and radio personality Ryan Seacrest.

Car sales make a strong comeback in 2013

The auto industry topped 15 million vehicles in a year for the first time since 2007, and even a disappointing December couldn't tarnish the improvement.

'Pokemon' still catching 'em all on Nintendo 3DS

Two new Pokémon games, "Pokémon X" and "Pokémon Y," have taken the gaming world by storm, selling more than 4 million units globally in their first two days of availability, and tracking to become the fa

California court grants undocumented immigrant the right to practice law

California's Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the state's bar can admit a man who graduated from law school and passed the state bar but is an undocumented immigrant.

Shia LaBeouf offers cloudy plagiarism apology

Shia LaBeouf's plagiarism apology tour took to the sky Wednesday as the Transformer actor hired an airplane to tow a banner saying "I'm sorry Daniel Clowes."

Blogger: Google Glass is 'doomed' -- for now

A noted tech journalist and early adopter of Google's Glass headset is declaring the technology "doomed," at least for 2014.