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7 ways to boost your happiness

Americans will spend about $550 million on self-help books this year and more than $1 billion on motivational speakers. Obviously, many of us are on a quest for happiness.

Australian PM: Public execution terror plot foiled

Two men were charged Thursday in connection with a terror plot that Australia's prime minister said involved plans to carry out a public execution.

Five iOS 8 features you'll love

You can't get a new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus until Friday, but iOS 8, the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system, goes live on Wednesday.

Are these the world's sexiest accents?

The Scots are talking a lot this week -- perhaps you've heard a little something about an independence referendum -- and that makes us happy. That's because we like how the Scots talk.

Teen told to change out of 'Virginity Rocks' T-shirt

Does the word "virginity" evoke discussions of sexuality or religious belief?

Ebola patients buying survivors' blood from black market, WHO warns

As hospitals in nations hardest hit by Ebola struggle to keep up, desperate patients are turning to the black market to buy blood from survivors of the virus, the World Health Organization warned.

Bridge Shutdown group to arrive in Valley

RIO GRANDE VALLEY (Kevin Lu) -- An event to shutdown the border bridges is moving ahead. Event organizers are arriving in the Valley this week and will meet with some law enforcement officials ahead of the Saturday protest.

Scotland's voters make their choice in independence referendum

GLASGOW, Scotland (CNN) -- Scotland's voters are heading to the polls Thursday to cast their ballots in a landmark referendum on independence from the United Kingdom. There, they will face a straightforward yes/no question: Should Scotland be an

Skeletons found 'holding hands' after 700 years

Even death couldn't part two skeletons excavated from a lost chapel in an English county, found with their fingers entwined.

Top 20 colleges with most billionaire alumni

In perhaps the most prestigious college ranking, a new report lists colleges and universities with most global billionaire graduates.