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Fruit recall affects Costco, Trader Joe's, Walmart stores

If you've picked up fruit at Costco, Trader Joe's or Walmart stores recently, keep reading.

Three New Mexico teens charged with killing homeless men

Three teens admitted to police they attacked two homeless men who were found dead in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Saturday, police said.

Hopkins to pay $190 million after doctor secretly photographed patients

Johns Hopkins Health System has agreed to pay $190 million to settle the case of a gynecologist who secretly photographed and recorded his patients.

New York man dies after chokehold by police

Confronted by police trying to arrest him for allegedly selling illegal cigarettes, Eric Garner raised both hands in the air and, with passive defiance, told the officers not to touch him.

Pacific Northwest wildfires char a million acres, spur warnings of bad air

Nearly a million acres were burning as 21 wildfires raged in the Pacific Northwest on Sunday, fire officials said.

Florida jury awards $23.6 billion to widow in smoking lawsuit

A Florida jury awarded a widow $23.6 billion in punitive damages in her lawsuit against tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, her lawyer said.

CDC's lab problems have ripple effect on other outbreaks

The lab mishaps at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are having "broad impacts," compromising care for patients with diseases like tuberculosis and chikungunya and potentially slowing work overseas on Ebola and MERS, acco

Amazon: Read as much as you want for $9.99

Amazon's long-rumored e-book subscription service is now a reality: "Kindle Unlimited."

Mother killed, teen in custody after violent California bank robbery

Jose Maldonado was getting off the bus when the suspects exited the Stockton, California, bank with their hostages.

Barbie cries for help: Mattel shares plunge

There's trouble in toy land. Mattel, the largest company in the toy industry, reported a sharp drop in sales and earnings during the second quarter. Shares were down nearly 7% in early trading.