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America's most dangerous jobs

America's workplace got safer last year. But these workers were still at a much higher risk of fatal injuries, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Loggers Deaths per 100,000 workers: 91.3

Sick kids flooding ER in Alabama

Children with severe respiratory illnesses are flooding the emergency room of USA Children's and Women's Hospital in Mobile, Alabama, according to CNN affiliate WPMI.

Big solar storm heading toward Earth

(CNN) -- This is not your usual weather forecast. Big storms are brewing. Your umbrella won't help, but you might want to keep a flashlight handy.

Same-sex military spouses sue for equal benefits

The federal government says it recognizes same-sex marriage, but lesbian and gay veterans in 31 states are still missing out on thousands of dollars in benefits. And now they're suing for those rights.

The reason Ebola isn't being stopped

When she was an undergraduate at Princeton University, books like "The Hot Zone" and "Virus Hunters" captivated Rebecca Levine, inspiring her to become a disease detective.

9/11 museum: Tragedy turns the mundane into memorial

When does the ordinary -- letters, gloves, wallets -- become extraordinary?

40 million Americans now have student loans

Carrying tens of thousands of dollars in student loan debt has become the new normal.

Woman claims spaghetti strainer as religious headwear in license picture

(KFOR) — It may sound like a joke but an Enid woman says her Oklahoma driver's license features a unique symbol of her religious freedom.

Enterovirus cases investigated in 12 states

Respiratory illnesses caused by an enterovirus are sending hundreds of children to hospitals throughout the Midwest and Southeast, health officials say.

Which carrier has the best deal for the iPhone 6?

Apple has just unveiled its brand-spankin'-new iPhone 6, and mobile carriers are practically falling over one another in a fight for your business. Here is a rundown of the latest deals: