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Dollar stores joining forces

Dollar stores joining forces

If everything in its stores costs a buck, it will take 8.5 billion items sold for Dollar Tree stores to buy rival Family Dollar.
Dollar stores joining forces

Dollar stores joining forces

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- If everything in its stores costs a buck, it will take 8.5 billion items sold for Dollar Tree stores to buy rival Family Dollar.
Richard Branson's Virgin America files for IPO

Richard Branson's Virgin America files for IPO

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Virgin America, the U.S. airline formed by billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Group seven years ago, has filed for an initial public offering.
Morgan Freeman inhales helium on Fallon show

Morgan Freeman inhales helium on Fallon show

(CNN) -- You know the voice of Morgan Freeman: commanding, firm, resonant. He's even played God. What if it's on helium? Call it "undignified." Freeman did.
Zillow buys Trulia for $3.5 billion

Zillow buys Trulia for $3.5 billion

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The two biggest names in online house hunting -- Zillow and Trulia - are joining forces in a stock deal valued at $3.5 billion. Trulia shares jumped 12% on the news that it's selling to Zillow.
Ben Affleck will be a great Batman, Adam West says

Ben Affleck will be a great Batman, Adam West says

(CNN) -- You can calm down now, Internet. Ben Affleck has gotten the original TV Batman's stamp of approval.
The best sandwich in the universe

The best sandwich in the universe

(CNN) -- A tomato and mayonnaise sandwich on store-bought white bread is the finest sandwich known to mankind.
Student survivors of Sewol ferry disaster testify at South Korea murder trial

Student survivors of Sewol ferry disaster testify at South Korea murder trial

Lines of police surrounded a courthouse as student survivors of the Sewol ferry disaster gave evidence in their hometown of Ansan, South Korea, on Monday.
Dolls resembling girls placed in front of homes

Dolls resembling girls placed in front of homes

Four families in San Clemente have been targeted in a disturbing pattern under investigation by authorities: porcelain dolls have been left at their homes resembling young girls who live there.
U.N. Security Council demands humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza

U.N. Security Council demands humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza

With more than 1,000 people killed in the Israel-Hamas conflict, the U.N. Security Council held an emergency meeting in New York early Monday to push for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza."
Second American infected with Ebola

Second American infected with Ebola

A second American aid worker in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, according to the Christian humanitarian group she works for.
Second American infected with Ebola

Second American infected with Ebola

A second American aid worker in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, according to the Christian humanitarian group she works for.
Fighting forces MH17 investigators to turn back again in Ukraine

Fighting forces MH17 investigators to turn back again in Ukraine

Dutch and Australian experts trying to reach the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in war-torn eastern Ukraine turned back for the second day Monday after hearing explosions and being told of heavy fighting in the area.
Why your life insurance premiums may be so high

Why your life insurance premiums may be so high

What you'll pay for a life insurance policy can vary dramatically; men pay higher premiums than women, older policyholders pay more than younger ones and smokers pay more than non-smokers.
Chemical mix and human error lead to controversial executions

Chemical mix and human error lead to controversial executions

(CNN) -- Arizona spent two hours killing death row inmate Joseph Wood this week, an unusually long time for an execution. Wood's death has reopened the debate about capital punishment and lethal injection.