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'Records on top of records' for 'American Sniper'

'Records on top of records' for 'American Sniper'

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- After a $105 million opening weekend, the highest-grossing January movie release ever, "American Sniper," is starting its second weekend by setting yet another record.
Box jumps 66% in first big IPO of 2015

Box jumps 66% in first big IPO of 2015

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Welcome to Wall Street, Box. What took you so long? A year after it first began the process of going public, Box made a big splash in its debut on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday morning.
Obamacare website reins in personal data sharing

Obamacare website reins in personal data sharing

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The government has stopped openly sharing your personal information from the Obamacare website with private companies.

Jurors plucked off the street

Imagine going about your daily routine, when you're stopped by the county sheriff. He says he needs jurors and you have to go with him, right then, right now.

Driving instructor: hit & run

The woman arrested for hitting and killing a Las Vegas father this week is a Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles employee.

It's tax time again

It's tax season again, and experts say EVEN THOUGH YOU MAY BE LOOKING FORWARD TO A REFUND you shouldn't be too quick to file.
CDC: Flu still hitting hard in most of U.S., but spread seems to be slowing

CDC: Flu still hitting hard in most of U.S., but spread seems to be slowing

 The flu is still hitting the U.S. hard, but the number of new infections seems to be slowing down from week to week.
Drone carrying drugs crashes south of U.S. border

Drone carrying drugs crashes south of U.S. border

 A smuggler's drone flying from Mexico crash-landed just south of the U.S. border city of San Ysidro, California, in a failed drug delivery this week, the Tijuana Municipal Police said.
Colorado woman gets 4 years for wanting to join ISIS

Colorado woman gets 4 years for wanting to join ISIS

 A federal judge gave a four-year prison sentence Friday to a 19-year-old Colorado woman who admitted guilt in wanting to become an ISIS bride and participate in its jihad in the Mideast.
Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight

Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight

The world is closer to doomsday.
Hannah Graham slaying suspect cleared in 2013 case

Hannah Graham slaying suspect cleared in 2013 case

 Virginia authorities on Friday said they have found no link between Jesse Matthew, suspected of killing college student Hannah Graham, and the abduction and slaying of a teenage girl in 2013.
Uncle left 9-year-old twins home alone for months, officials say

Uncle left 9-year-old twins home alone for months, officials say

A pair of 9-year-olds in New Hampshire who were left alone for days at a time over five months in their family's apartment with just ramen noodles to eat and no operable telephone are now safely in the care of their parents, according to a
Obamacare website reins in personal data sharing

Obamacare website reins in personal data sharing

 The government has stopped openly sharing your personal information from the Obamacare website with private companies.
What's happening in the Middle East and why it matters

What's happening in the Middle East and why it matters

 The Middle East has never been a simple place. Yet nowadays, this region is especially turbulent -- with waves rocking several countries, so big that their effects are being felt worldwide, including the West.