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Homeless college students seek shelter during breaks

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- They may have dorm rooms to sleep in during the school year, but many college students are technically homeless -- with no place to call home when classes aren't in session.

Will Bitcoin replace PayPal?

When Bitcoin's architect first unleashed the idea of creating a decentralized virtual currency on the internet, the tech-savvy elite sat up and listened. That was in 2008.

Teen died on Delta flight after cardiac arrest

A 16-year-old who died Saturday on a Delta Air Lines flight bound for Atlanta had a rare preexisting medical condition and went into cardiac arrest, authorities in Spokane, Washington, said Monday. Flight 128 left Seattle and made an emergency sto

5 tales of amazing dog heroics

Young Maya Delarosa was making mud pies with her sister when she made a frightening discovery. "I hear a hiss and a rattle, and I look down and there's a snake," Maya recently told CNN affiliate KTSM in Hueco Tanks, Texas. The snake was curled

Adorable Apology Comes with Serious Reminder

Streetsboro (WJW) -- The Streetsboro Police Department shared a child's adorable apology while also reminding residents about a serious issue. The message was written in what appeared to be blue highlighter and was featured on the department's Fac

Sarah Palin meets Duck Dynasty 'dudes'

Sarah Palin met some of the stars of the popular television series, "Duck Dynasty," over the weekend while on her book tour in Monroe, Louisiana. "Had a blast meeting the Duck Commander gang as well as the great folks who came to the book signing

Police: Newlyweds lure man through Craigslist for thrill killing

It isn't that the man had done anything wrong to infuriate Elytte Barbour and his wife. The couple -- married three weeks -- just wanted to kill someone together, police said. And Troy LaFerrara, 42, happened to be the unlucky one.

Ex-San Diego Mayor Bob Filner faces sentencing Monday for kissing, grabbing women

Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner will be sentenced Monday for kissing or grabbing three women at campaign events or City Hall, once with enough force to qualify as a felony. Filner, 71, will not serve prison time under a deal with prosecutors ann

Sources: Diplomatic fraud ring also spied

This is a Russian spy ring that would embarrass Anna Chapman. Justice Department prosecutors last week filed charges against what they say is a group of current and former Russian diplomats who allegedly ran a nine-year scheme that bilked $1.5 mil

LIST: 2013 bowl game schedule

The 2013 college football regular season has come to an end and now all that's left are bowl games to usher out the Bowl Championship Series era before the College Football Playoff begins in 2014.