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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.
Cleveland mayor apologizes for 'insensitivity' in Tamir Rice legal case

Cleveland mayor apologizes for 'insensitivity' in Tamir Rice legal case

 Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson apologized Monday for how the city had characterized the Tamir Rice case.

Cyber-bullies target child fighting for her life

A South Carolina toddler has been fighting for her life since birth. Now, she and her family have to fend off internet bullies.
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.
ISIS supporters threaten Twitter founder Jack Dorsey

ISIS supporters threaten Twitter founder Jack Dorsey

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Self-identified ISIS supporters have made online threats against Twitter founder Jack Dorsey and other Twitter employees for shutting down accounts that promote ISIS.
Google+ is about to be broken up

Google+ is about to be broken up

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Google+ is about to get broken up.
Happy 21st birthday, Justin Bieber!

Happy 21st birthday, Justin Bieber!

 (CNN) -- Justin Bieber rang in his 21st birthday on Sunday with sparklers and bottles popping off in a manner befitting his outsized celebrity.
Hyundai recalls 200,000 vehicles for power steering defect

Hyundai recalls 200,000 vehicles for power steering defect

Hyundai is recalling more than 200,000 vehicles that could have a power steering defect that increases the risk of a crash, according to documents posted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Saturday.
New Ikea furniture will charge your phone wirelessly

New Ikea furniture will charge your phone wirelessly

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Ikea is launching a new range of high-tech furniture that will wirelessly charge your smartphones and tablets.
Happy 21st birthday, Justin Bieber!

Happy 21st birthday, Justin Bieber!

 (CNN) -- Justin Bieber rang in his 21st birthday on Sunday with sparklers and bottles popping off in a manner befitting his outsized celebrity.
Fans honor Nimoy with tweets, Vulcan salute

Fans honor Nimoy with tweets, Vulcan salute

 (CNN) -- In a moment Friday, the social-media debate over whether a dress was white and gold or blue and black was silenced.
Stick shift foils suspected car thief

Stick shift foils suspected car thief

West Haven, CT (WFSB) -- Police in West Haven said they arrested a man for trying to steal a car at a convenience store. Troy Matthews, 25, was charged after a brief foot chase.
PD: Man with '666' tattoo kills in church

PD: Man with '666' tattoo kills in church

Duck, NC (WTKR) -- UPDATE: The victim has been identified as George Henry Provost, 61. No other details have been released yet.