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Gratuity guide: Rules for tipping in the United States

Gratuity guide: Rules for tipping in the United States

(CNN) -- First there's the valet. Awaiting your arrival with a welcoming smile, a claim ticket and a tacit understanding that you'll know how to properly reciprocate ($5) when it's time to retrieve your car.
Witness who took video: Man killed by LAPD didn't reach for officer's gun

Witness who took video: Man killed by LAPD didn't reach for officer's gun

LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- The bystander who caught dramatic video of a fatal shooting by police in Los Angeles said Monday he didn't see the man reach for an officer's gun -- the explanation for the shooting given by police.
Man claims exploding iPhone left him with severe leg burns

Man claims exploding iPhone left him with severe leg burns

(CNN) -- A New York man says his smartphone blew up in his pocket and that he wound up in a hospital.
Stocks: 4 things to know before the open

Stocks: 4 things to know before the open

The major U.S. stock market indexes hit new records Monday, and the Nasdaq closed at a 15-year high. Time to take some profit? Here are the five things you need to know before the opening bell rings in New York:
Witness who took video: Man killed by LAPD didn't reach for officer's gun

Witness who took video: Man killed by LAPD didn't reach for officer's gun

The bystander who caught dramatic video of a fatal shooting by police in Los Angeles said Monday he didn't see the man reach for an officer's gun -- the explanation for the shooting given by police.

What stinks in Louisville?

A mystery of really stinky proportions currently surrounds Louisville, Kentucky. "It smells real nasty," Louisville resident Patricia Reynolds said.

Netanyahu arrives

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Monday that Israel's survival is threatened by Iran's nuclear program.

Vigil held for death row inmate

Supporters held a vigil Sunday for the only woman on Georgia's death row, one night before her scheduled execution.

Gold heist

Over $4 Million in gold was stolen from a transportation company's truck on Sunday after it broke down on I-95 in Wilson County, North Carolina.
44 Democrats skipping Netanyahu's speech

44 Democrats skipping Netanyahu's speech

 WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday has further strained an already tense relationship with President Barack Obama.
Georgia woman's execution back on, as supporters cry for clemency

Georgia woman's execution back on, as supporters cry for clemency

 (CNN) -- Kelly Renee Gissendaner's supporters want last week's postponement of her execution made permanent.
Homeowner faces charges for shooting teen who broke in, held 3 at gunpoint

Homeowner faces charges for shooting teen who broke in, held 3 at gunpoint

A young man is now in jail and another is facing charges after a home invasion and shooting in Walker, Louisiana, according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office.
529 plans may soon cover more college expenses

529 plans may soon cover more college expenses

The rules governing 529 college savings plans may soon become more flexible.
The health risks of cyberbullying in college

The health risks of cyberbullying in college

 "I hope she sees this and kills herself." - message to Amanda Todd "The world would be a better place without you." - message to Megan Meier
Boom! Nasdaq finally tops 5,000 again

Boom! Nasdaq finally tops 5,000 again

 Finally! The Nasdaq topped the 5,000 level Monday for the first time since March 2000.