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Apple's iPad problem

IPad sales are slumping, and Apple's share of the tablet market is in a tailspin.

Big asteroid buzzes past Earth and will again in 19 years

One of the most dangerous asteroids on record zipped close by Earth last month.

President calls for new approach after shutdown

The way business is done in Washington has to change to make a positive difference in the economy, President Barack Obama said Thursday as the federal government reopened for business and discussions began in Congress to reach a longer-term bud

Facebook changes privacy settings for teens

Facebook is relaxing its rules for teenagers. The 13- to 17-year-old set now has the option to share photos, updates and comments with the general public on Facebook.

Federal workers back on the job

With the 2013 government shutdown ended, President Obama has ordered all federal workers to get back to work Thursday.

Girl accused of bullying Florida teen before suicide has an alibi: her father

WINTER HAVEN, Florida (CNN) -- How much bullying does it take to drive a 12-year-old to suicide?

2 convicted murderers mistakenly freed from Florida prison

The state of Florida is asking for help in locating two former prison inmates that they realized should still be current inmates.

Redford: Women, young people must save U.S. from men 'behaving stupidly'

Robert Redford says bigotry, fear of change and a determination to personally destroy President Barack Obama have paralyzed the U.S. government.

Veterans group promises nearly 40,000 checks should shutdown drag on

No checks? No worries. Or for some veterans, at least not as many worries, for a while.

Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder calls for review of rape case

Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder on Tuesday called for a grand jury review of a controversial case of alleged rape in Maryville.