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Teen dies after eating pancakes at restaurant, family sues business

Teen dies after eating pancakes at restaurant, family sues business

A Minnesota family has filed a lawsuit against a restaurant for what they call a fatal mistake.
Tim Cook tried to give Steve Jobs his liver

Tim Cook tried to give Steve Jobs his liver

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- In 2009, when Steve Jobs was in his final years, dying of cancer, Tim Cook offered his boss a piece of his liver.
UK-China trade bromance a blow to White House

UK-China trade bromance a blow to White House

 HONG KONG (CNNMoney) -- U.S. efforts to counter China's growing influence in Asia have been dealt a blow by Britain's decision to join a new China-led financial institution modeled on the World Bank.
Surprise! Economy speeds up, pollution stalls

Surprise! Economy speeds up, pollution stalls

 LONDON (CNNMoney) -- Here's a surprise: The world economy sped up last year but the volume of dirty gases pumped into the air didn't budge.

Oklahoma medical helicopter crash: 1 killed, 2 injured

 A medical helicopter crashed in eastern Oklahoma on Thursday night, killing one person and injuring two other people, the McIntosh County Sheriff's Department said.
Man holding BB gun shot, killed by police

Man holding BB gun shot, killed by police

Kingman, AZ (KVVU) -- Police in northwestern Arizona said a man shot and killed by an officer, who was responding to a domestic violence call, was holding a BB gun at the time of the incident.
Trial set for Erich Nowsch in Las Vegas mom's killing

Trial set for Erich Nowsch in Las Vegas mom's killing

Las Vegas, NV (KVVU) -- Erich Nowsch entered not guilty pleas in Clark County District Court on Thursday connected to the fatal shooting case of Las Vegas mom Tammy Meyers.
Obama: 'No excuse' for violence against Ferguson police

Obama: 'No excuse' for violence against Ferguson police

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- President Barack Obama made his first public statement on the recent attack on police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, Thursday night, saying that despite the issues in the town, there was "no excuse for criminal acts.&q
You may be your germs: Microbe genes slipped into human DNA, study says

You may be your germs: Microbe genes slipped into human DNA, study says

(CNN) -- Evolutionary diagrams usually connect humans and monkeys with common primate ancestors, but now, scientists say there's a missing link that deserves a spot on that family tree -- our bacteria, fungi, and viruses.
SAE fraternity chapter in Seattle accused of racist remarks, denies it was involved

SAE fraternity chapter in Seattle accused of racist remarks, denies it was involved

(CNN) -- Another chapter of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity is under fire over alleged racial slurs -- this time in Seattle.
Ferguson protests: Time and rain cool tempers; hunt on for shooting suspects

Ferguson protests: Time and rain cool tempers; hunt on for shooting suspects

Prayers went up, the rain came down and tensions cooled overnight in Ferguson, Missouri. It was a far cry from 24 hours earlier, when tempers flared and two police officers took bullets in the St. Louis suburb.
NASCAR lifts suspension of driver Kurt Busch

NASCAR lifts suspension of driver Kurt Busch

 NASCAR announced Wednesday that it has lifted its suspension of driver Kurt Busch, making him eligible to return to the sport immediately -- albeit "under indefinite probation."
Jeopardy! question: What did Alex Trebek just sign?

Jeopardy! question: What did Alex Trebek just sign?

 Let's play "Jeopardy!" This A-lister will have to wait a few more years for a chance to host one of America's premiere game shows. Who is... ?
Family supports her return to Indian Wells, Serena Williams says

Family supports her return to Indian Wells, Serena Williams says

 Serena Williams had a big decision to make earlier this year, and she wanted to run it by her parents.