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Cell phone carriers will get whacked by the iPhone 5

After several quarters of record profit margins, it's time for carriers to face a grim reality: The iPhone 5 is expected to be the best-selling phone of all time, and its sky-high subsidies will devastate their bottom lines.

'Tupac hologram' maker Digital Domain files for bankruptcy

Digital Domain Media Group made headlines this year when it created a hologram for the late Tupac Shakur that "performed" at a music festival.

Jerry 'The King' Lawler collapses at WWE ringside

World Wrestling Entertainment announcer Jerry "The King" Lawler, a larger-than-life figure even within the flamboyant world of professional wrestling, suffered a heart attack and collapsed during a show Monday night, the show's pr

Why wages aren't rising

When the government report on job creation came out last week, economists were quick to note a worrying point: average hourly wages in August dropped by a penny.

In teachers' strike, Emanuel pushing Democrats' new view

The hard-nosed stance taken by Mayor Rahm Emanuel in the Chicago teachers' strike dovetails with the education goals of his former boss, President Barack Obama, but observers disagreed Monday over how well it serves the city's schoolchi

Politics muted on 9/11 anniversary

The mudslinging on the campaign trail will stop and at the Capitol, Democrats will stand with fellow Republicans in a moment of rare bipartisanship. Two acts that signal the solemnity of September 11.

Man accused in Aruba disappearance sued over $1.5 million policy

An American Express insurance company is suing a Maryland man, who was accused in the Aruba disappearance of his traveling companion, in an effort to void a $1.5 million insurance policy he took out on her.

Group helps down-on-luck dog owners keep their pets

Two weeks ago, a growth was found on the chest of Sara Polcari's 6-year-old dog, Charlie.

Chicago teachers strike leaves 400,000 students out of school

Just days after their school year started, 400,000 Chicago students will be out of school indefinitely as their teachers go on strike Monday in the country's third-largest school district.

Obama outraises Romney for first time in months

President Barack Obama's re-election campaign and supporting committees brought in more than $114 million last month -- the first time the incumbent has outraised his opponent, Gov. Mitt Romney, since April.