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Shrinking Army looking to fill its Reserve Component

Whenever unemployment increases, there are always media stories about CEOs and small-business owners desperately seeking workers skilled in high-demand occupations.

Darth Car unveiled at Comic-Con

The Force is strong with this one.

Family of 17 to share $20 million lottery jackpot

 The Endreson family lottery pool -- a tradition born out of their mother's long-term dreams -- finally paid off when the 17 siblings won a $20 million jackpot, New Jersey lottery officials said Thursday.

2 dead, 25 hurt after powerful storm hits campground

(CNN) -- A powerful storm that ripped through a Virginia campground on Thursday killed two people and injured at least 25, including three in critical condition, according to police and hospital officials.

IRS is warning about a telephone scam

We have a warning from the Internal Revenue Service. The federal government said scammers are duping people out of millions of dollars in a past-due tax scam.

Can smartphones reduce stress at work?

We all have so much stress at work and with a smartphone in your hand it can be easy to stray from work, but take this new research to your boss and you might not have to sneak around with your smartphone anymore.

Israel's new President takes office Thursday

Israel's new President takes office today (Thursday) -- as the nation copes with the ongoing crisis in Gaza. Reuven Rivlin replaces outgoing President Shimon Peres.

U.S. ends ban on flights into Israel's Ben Gurion Airport

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The Federal Aviation Administration removed its ban on U.S. passenger planes flying to and from Tel Aviv Wednesday night, a day-and-a-half after stopping all the flights citing security concerns.

Goodwill investigating possible leak of credit card numbers

The United States Secret Service is currently investigating claims of a security breach at Goodwill Industries International, the nonprofit organization behind 2,900 thrift stores nationwide.

LeBron sends cupcake apology to neighbors

Delicious cupcakes can make pretty much any situation sweet. So when NBA star LeBron James wanted to apologize to his neighbors in Cleveland for a recent bout of chaos he headed straight for the bakery.

9/11 Commission a decade later: 'Terrorism not going away'

America's longest war. Much more National Security Agency surveillance. An alphabet soup of new government departments and agencies. Long security lines at airports.

Darkmail more secure?

A new e-mail system aims to make it more difficult for the NSA to spy on you. It's called dark mail.

Microsoft's most boneheaded product is about to be killed off

 Microsoft is about to take the ax to one of the stupidest products it ever created.

Hackers hit online ticket vendor

Another security breach to report this morning, this time thieves hit an online marketplace.

47 dead, 11 injured in Taiwan plane crash

Forty-seven people were killed and 11 were injured in Wednesday's plane crash on one of Taiwan's Penghu Islands, Taiwan's Central News Agency reported. CNA cited Taiwanese Transportation Minister Yeh Kuang-shih.