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Clinton had no official State Dept. email address

Hillary Clinton did not have a State Department email account while she served as America's top diplomat, a senior state department official said Monday, and instead used a personal email account during her four years on the job. The New York T

Dreams come true for disabled coach

On the basketball court, Karl Turk forgets that he walks with a limp and a cane. He'll get so caught up in the moment that he'll gesture with his hands to make a point and his cane will go flying.

Then there were 12: Nebraska ordered to end same-sex marriage ban

What a difference a couple of years makes. A federal judge has struck down Nebraska's ban on same-sex marriage, calling it an "unabashedly gender-specific infringement of the equal rights of its citizens." U.S.

California teacher found hanging in classroom

A photography teacher at a Southern California high school appears to have committed suicide by hanging herself in a classroom. Jillian Jacobson, 31, was found Monday at El Dorado High School, said Lt. Eric Point, with Placentia Police.

Man claims exploding iPhone left him with severe leg burns

A New York man says his smartphone blew up in his pocket and that he wound up in a hospital. Erik Johnson of Lindenhurst says his iPhone 5C spontaneously erupted in extreme heat while it was in his pants pocket, giving him second- and third-degr

Homeowner faces charges for shooting teen who broke in, held 3 at gunpoint

A young man is now in jail and another is facing charges after a home invasion and shooting in Walker, Louisiana, according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office.

529 plans may soon cover more college expenses

The rules governing 529 college savings plans may soon become more flexible.

Cyber-bullies target child fighting for her life

A South Carolina toddler has been fighting for her life since birth. Now, she and her family have to fend off internet bullies.

Too much Facebook leads to envy and depression

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Constantly checking Facebook to see what your friends are doing could lead to some serious depression. A recent study conducted by researchers at Nanyang Technological University, Bradley University and the University of Mis

Michael Jordan joins billionaires' club

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Michael Jordan, considered the best basketball player of all time, has just joined the billionaires' club. Jordan is one of the 290 newly-minted billionaires on Forbes' annual list of the world's richest people.