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New toy lets babies post selfies on social media

"Little Bob says hi!" "Bob sneezes! So cute!" "Bob's first ice--cream!" Annoyed by proud parents constantly spamming your Facebook with pictures of their wrinkly newborns?

Some stores to open Thanksgiving Day for 'Black Friday' shopping

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- If you're planning to shop as soon as the Thanksgiving table is cleared, Toys R Us could be your first stop.

4th victim dies after shooting at high school cafeteria in Washington state

  A teen shot by his cousin during last month's rampage at a Washington state high school has died, bringing the total fatalities to five, including the gunman.

President nominates Loretta Lynch as attorney general

 President Barack Obama on Saturday nominated Loretta Lynch as his next U.S. attorney general, describing the two-time U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York as a "tough, fair and independent" lawyer.

North Korea releases American detainees Kenneth Bae, Matthew Miller

 Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller have been allowed to leave North Korea "and are on their way home," the U.S. government announced Saturday, leaving no more Americans detained in the reclusive East Asian nation.

Iowa Teen charged with killing brother found not guilty

Update: According to the Des Moines Register, a judge rules Friday mori

Robin Williams autopsy: No drugs or alcohol involved in death

The death of actor and comedian Robin Williams was a suicide, the coroner in Marin County, California, said Friday.

The world's best hotel restaurants in 2014

(CNN) -- It's a familiar refrain among jet-lagged travelers, usually accompanied by a despondent shrug. "Well, I guess we could just grab a quick bite at the hotel."

Facebook makes it easier to ignore people and pages

(CNN) -- Facebook is giving its users more control over the posts and people they see most in their news feeds.

IA teen charged with 5-year-old foster brother's murder

  In Iowa, a chilling testimony from a teen accused of killing his five-year-old foster brother. The 18-year-old, Cody Metzker-Madsen, told jurors he was in his own fantasy world when he killed his brother.