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Why Colorado is missing $21.5M in marijuana taxes

Colorado is missing $21.5 million in pot taxes.

MI: father upset child’s bus stop in front of sex offender’s house

Another school year is upon us and for thousands of kids, that means riding the bus. But one dad noticed something that he calls scary about his daughters' new stop.

Gun violence costs U.S. taxpayers $500M a year

Gunshot wounds are costing the American taxpayer half a billion dollars a year, according to a study from the Urban Institute.

32 teen boys escape from Tennessee detention center

 Authorities near Nashville, Tennessee, are still searching Tuesday for the remaining teenagers who escaped a detention center the night before.

Texas brewery releases 99-pack of beer

Everything is bigger in Texas. Forget about a six-pack of beer or even a 12-pack. This one has 99 cans in it. A small brewery in Austin, Texas came up with the idea.

Dollar General raises bid for Family Dollar

There's a new skirmish in the fierce takeover battle among dollar-store rivals. Dollar General, the industry leader, has raised its bid for Family Dollar slightly, to about $9.1 billion from its prior $9 billion offer.

He said he was from the IRS, then stole $30,000 from me

When 32-year-old Seila So received a call from a man with a deep voice claiming to be an IRS agent, she froze in her tracks. Then he told her she owed $30,000 in back taxes.

CDC director raises Ebola alarm

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is much worse than official figures show, and other countries are unintentionally making it harder to control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden told CNN Tuesday.

Kraft recalls 7,000 cases of American Singles

If you're firing up the grill this holiday, you may want to hold the cheese. Kraft Food Groups is voluntarily recalling more than 7,000 cases of Kraft American cheese singles.

American, US Air tickets back on Orbitz

That was fast. American Airlines tickets are back on Orbitz. It's been just three days since the nation's largest airline said it was cutting ties with the online booking agent.