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Seven earthquakes shake Oklahoma in two days

Seven earthquakes shake Oklahoma in two days

On Saturday and Sunday in Oklahoma, there were seven earthquakes. You read that right. Not tornadoes. Earthquakes.
World Cup: Germany and Argentina face date with destiny

World Cup: Germany and Argentina face date with destiny

It is the scenario Brazil had always feared -- the $11 billion party where the neighbors come round and trash your newly spruced up home.
Pope calls for Middle East cease-fire

Pope calls for Middle East cease-fire

Pope Francis called for a cease-fire in the Middle East before Sunday's Angelus prayer and said his meeting in June with the presidents of Israel and the Palestinian Authority was not a waste of time.
John Kerry joins world powers for Iran nuclear talks

John Kerry joins world powers for Iran nuclear talks

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Austria on Sunday for talks with five other world powers and Iran on Tehran's nuclear program.
LeBron's road to becoming a billionaire

LeBron's road to becoming a billionaire

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- LeBron James is signing his most lucrative pro basketball contract, one that will pay him more than $22 million a year to play for his original team, the Cleveland Cavaliers.
China targets Apple for location-tracking apps

China targets Apple for location-tracking apps

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- China's state-run media is slamming Apple for the iPhone's ability to track users' locations.
Anthrax investigation turns up 'distressing' issues at CDC

Anthrax investigation turns up 'distressing' issues at CDC

(CNN) -- Concluding its investigation into the unintended anthrax exposure at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, the CDC says it has found another more "distressing" problem due to lab workers not following pro
Remains found could be those of American missing in Mexico

Remains found could be those of American missing in Mexico

Harry Devert left a job as a trader in finance to take a transcontinental motorcycle journey from the United States to Latin America.
PayPal to refund donations sent to family of Georgia toddler who died in hot car

PayPal to refund donations sent to family of Georgia toddler who died in hot car

If you donated to a fund-raising campaign for the family of Cooper Harris, the suburban Atlanta toddler who died after being left in a hot car, you may soon be getting a refund.
China targets Apple for location-tracking apps

China targets Apple for location-tracking apps

China's state-run media is slamming Apple for the iPhone's ability to track users' locations.
It's freebie Friday: Slurpees and sandwiches

It's freebie Friday: Slurpees and sandwiches

Like free food? Today's your lucky day! How does a free Slurpee, free Chick-fil-A meal and, ok not free -- but very low cost -- box of Krispy Kreme doughnuts sound?
Rocky Mountain lightning strike kills 1, injures 7

Rocky Mountain lightning strike kills 1, injures 7

A lightning strike on a trail in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, left one woman dead and seven people injured. The strike occurred Friday on the Ute Crossing Trail, park spokeswoman Kyle Patterson said.
Gaza deaths mount as Israel, Hamas battle it out with rockets, airstrikes

Gaza deaths mount as Israel, Hamas battle it out with rockets, airstrikes

Eight activists formed a human shield outside a hospital in Gaza Saturday, a doctor said, as Hamas and Israel battled it out with rockets and airstrikes.
Tracy Morgan sues Walmart over deadly crash

Tracy Morgan sues Walmart over deadly crash

Comedian Tracy Morgan is suing Walmart over a deadly limo bus crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that left him critically injured. The complaint was filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court in New Jersey.