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Sprint and T-Mobile shares plunge after reportedly abandoning merger plans

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US Major General killed in Afghanistan identified

US Major General Harold Greene was deputy commander in charge of training Afghan government forces and was killed today visiting some of the men he helped train.

Murder on the playground

Police in Kentwood, Michigan say a 12-year-old stabbed a 9-year-old Monday. It happened on a playground at the Pinewood Village Mobile Home Park.

Apple set to unveil new iPhones Sept. 9 - report

The iPhone 6 is coming into focus. Apple is set to unveil its next-generation iPhones at an event on Sept. 9, according to a report from the tech news site Re/code.

PHOTOS: Parents create beautiful remembrance of stillborn baby

A California's parents-to-be worst nightmare came true recently when their daughter arrived stillborn. The family has turned their grief into a beautiful rembrance of photography that is now being shared with the world.

2nd American patient infected with Ebola arrives in U.S.

 Nancy Writebol, the missionary infected with Ebola in Liberia, has arrived at Atlanta's Emory University Hospital.

Pooch lives life of luxury

Helen Rich loves animals, she always has. At one time she worked at a veterinary clinic, cleaning out kennels.

No bond for mom accused of murder

An Oregon mother involved in a volatile divorce and accused of murdering her 2-year-old daughter and critically injuring her teen the day she was to turn them over to their father was in court Monday.

Mom in bar, boy in car

A St. Petersburg, Florida woman is charged with DUI and child neglect after police say she left her 8-year-old son in her car while she drank at a bar for four hours.

Boy's corpse found in bed

Police are investigating the death of an 8-year-old boy in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

U.S. general killed, other troops wounded in Afghanistan attack, say U.S. officials

An American general was killed Tuesday after a shooter wearing an Afghan military uniform opened fire at a training facility in Kabul, U.S. officials told CNN's Jim Sciutto.

Americans are warming to self-driving cars

Self-driving cars are coming, and Americans are getting on board. That's a conclusion of a new study from the University of Michigan.

Scrabble dictionary adds new words including 'selfie' and 'hashtag'

Hashtag. Selfie. Geocache. Those are just a few of the new words that will appear in the new edition of Scrabble's official dictionary.

NY patient being tested for Ebola, recently returned from West Africa

New York health officials said they will not know for at least a day whether a man tested for Ebola actually has the virus. They said he went to the Mt. Sinai Hospital Monday morning with high fever and a stomach illness.

Anne Frank's final entry

On Friday, August 4, 1944 -- a beautiful summer morning, not unlike the one on which I am writing this now -- a car pulled up in front of a spice warehouse at 263 Prinsengracht in Amsterdam.