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Over 300 Starbucks customers pay it forward

Customers were paying it forward like there was no tomorrow at a Starbucks in Saint Petersburg, Florida Wednesday.

American Ebola patients released in Atlanta

Both Americans who were treated for the Ebola virus have been discharged from the hospital.

Why Facebook is stockpiling Blu-ray discs

There aren't too many people collecting Blu-ray discs these days. But while the technology is fast becoming obsolete for movie viewers, Facebook sees it as a promising new means for handling data storage.

Girl suspended after saying 'bless you'

A young girl, who claims she was standing up for her religious beliefs in the classroom, was suspended after breaking a class rule of saying "bless you" after a classmate sneezed.

Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled on fears of salmonella

The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that nSpired Natural Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling several lots of peanut, almond and other nut butters on fears of salmonella contamination.

California man donates 125th gallon of blood

A Pacific Beach man received a celebration at the San Diego Blood Bank Tuesday for nearly 40 years of donations. Bob Fisher's chair was decorated with balloons and a sign that read, "125 gallons!"

Man dead after officer-involved shooting in St. Louis

St. Louis police shot and killed a young African-American man Tuesday after authorities say he brandished a knife.

Marine's pregnant wife found dead in mine shaft

The body of a missing pregnant wife of a Marine based in California was found over the weekend and her former neighbor was arrested in connection with her death, police in San Bernardino County said.

Man who shot at police killed 3-year-old girl, authorities say

A Maryland medical examiner said Sunday that a man fatally shot and stabbed a 3-year-old girl found inside a car after a police shootout.