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Stomach illness that hit 83 people on cruise ship may be linked to norovirus

A new outbreak of a gastrointestinal illness aboard a cruise ship may have been caused by the norovirus, the ship's operator said Wednesday. At least 66 passengers and 17 crew members came down with a quickly spreading digestive bug aboard the Cro

At least 15 hurt at Florida day care when SUV pushes car into building

Central Florida authorities were looking Wednesday evening for a 26-year-old man after a Dodge Durango pushed a car into a day care center, leaving at least 15 people, most of them children, injured.

Viral photo spreads hope, love for cancer patients

A photo circulating Facebook is making a big impact in the online community Wednesday.

Facebook tweaks its privacy settings

Everyone has that friend or family member who unwittingly still posts publicly on Facebook. It's not that they're over-sharers, they just haven't bothered to keep up with the social network's ever-changing and often confusing privacy settings.

Gun violence again brings Obama to Fort Hood

KILLEEN, Texas (CNN) -- President Barack Obama returns to Ford Hood on Wednesday to attend another memorial service for soldiers gunned down at the Army post in Texas, five years after making the same journey following a similar tragedy. Officials

The 'Heartbleed' security flaw that affects most of the Internet

A major online security vulnerability dubbed "Heartbleed" could put your personal information at risk, including passwords, credit card information and e-mails. Heartbleed is a flaw in OpenSSL, an open-source encryption technology that is used by

'Race is being looked at' as a possible motive in attack on driver in Detroit

Three suspects were charged Tuesday for their alleged roles in a vicious mob beating of a Detroit tree trimmer after a car accident last week. Bruce Edward Wimbush Jr., 17, Wonzey Saffold, 30, and James Deontae Davis, 24, are three of the dozen or

Beating Ruth, Beating Hate: How Hank Aaron made baseball history

It was 40 years ago today that Henry Louis "Hank" Aaron did what most thought was impossible. On April 8, 1974, the Atlanta Brave hit home run number 715. It broke Babe Ruth's all-time home run record.

18 million callers can't reach IRS for tax help

WASHINGTON (CNNMoney) -- Got a question for the Internal Revenue Service?

States work around Obamacare to help undocumented immigrants

Saira Murillo is just one of 11 million undocumented immigrants in the country who was specifically excluded from signing up for the Affordable Care Act, but it wasn't until recently that she found a way around the system. "I didn't realize that a