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Mystery solved: Origin of World Trade Center ship revealed

We now know where an old sailing ship unearthed during the excavation of the former World Trade Center site came from — and how it came to rest beneath what today is lower Manhattan.

Indiana teen pilot, dad raise $1 million for charity despite deadly crash

A California entrepreneur is helping salvage the dream of a father and son from Indiana who died trying to pilot a plane around the world in a record-breaking quest for charity.

Man admits he stuck needles in fresh meat at IL supermarket

 A Belleville man, who told authorities he stuck needles in fresh packages of meat "just for the hell of it" at a Belleville Shop 'n Save, is now charged with seven federal crimes.

Possible evacuation of Americans infected with Ebola triggers fears in US

When a plane took off from Georgia to meet two American missionaries fighting to survive Ebola hemorrhagic fever in West Africa, social media in the United States lit up with fearful reactions.

This Congressman lived on the minimum wage

Raising the minimum wage continues to be a top Democratic economic priority, insisting that higher pay is critical to helping lift the working poor out of poverty. Some members of Congress put their money where their mouth is. Rep.

17,000% interest? Small purchases trigger big overdraft fees

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Even the smallest debit card purchases are leading to big fees for customers who overdraw their bank accounts. While the majority of purchases that trigger overdraft protection are less than $24, the fees customers are hit

Possible evacuation of Americans infected with Ebola triggers fears in U.S.

ATLANTA (CNN) -- When a plane took off from Georgia to meet two American missionaries fighting to survive Ebola hemorrhagic fever in West Africa, social media in the United States lit up with fearful reactions. Many posts called for keeping the

Walmart: 'Going to a very dark place'

Walmart may not go the way of RadioShack any time soon. But Goldman Sachs says that customers are abandoning the big-box pioneer in droves.

Flying axe strikes inches from woman inside car

This is a picture you have to see to believe, after an ax flew off a truck and smashed through someone's car on the freeway. A woman narrowly escaped with her life.

Ebola: What is it and what you need to know

The deadliest outbreak of Ebola virus on record has sparked fears that the killer virus could spread from West Africa to other regions and continents.