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Douglas McAuthur McCain: From American kid to jihadi in Syria

He was a basketball-loving kid from the Midwest who turned into a jihadi fighting for terrorists in Syria.

Ban on indoor e-cigarette smoking sought

The World Health Organization is calling for major regulations on the e-cigarette industry, including a ban on indoor smoking.

Don't wait! Trade in your old iPhone now

Eagerly awaiting the new iPhone? Then sell your old one now.

Medical marijuana laws may reduce painkiller overdoses

States that have legalized marijuana for managing chronic pain have significantly fewer deaths from prescription painkiller overdoses each year, according to a new study published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine.

GM's compensation fund gets 100th death claim

General Motors executives have said the company would "do the right thing" for victims of its massive recall, and so far, 100 families are seeking money for someone who died.

Hackers attack Sony PlayStation Network

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- A group of hackers calling themselves "Lizard Squad" has taken down several popular online video game networks and possibly diverted an American Airlines jet carrying a Sony executive.

Ebola contacts in Africa go missing

(CNN) -- Earlier this summer, Kelsey Mirkovic, a disease detective with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, entered a hut with her team in Gueckedou, Guinea, to speak with a man who had Ebola.

Customer beats FL dad who left kids in car to drink at bar

A 28-year-old Florida father was arrested in Ocala, FL on suspicion of leaving his three children alone in a car for hours while he drank in a bar. Joshua Delong was arrested early Thursday on three counts of child neglect.

High-End stylist gives free haircuts to NY homeless

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- When stylist Mark Bustos isn't cutting the hair of fashion designers and real estate moguls, he's traveling around giving free haircuts to the homeless.

VA parents turns daughter into authorities after sexting, nude pics

Dinwiddie County, VA (WTVR) -- A Dinwiddie mother got a nasty shock when she went through her daughter's cell phone and tablet. The pictures she discovered were so disturbing that she turned the girl in to sheriff's deputies.