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You can't change the color of Facebook - it's a virus

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- A scam app claiming that it can change the color of your Facebook profile page actually loads malware onto your smartphone or computer. More than 10,000 people around the world have been duped into downloading the malware,

How Ballmer's $2 billion Clippers deal could pay off

Steve Ballmer's $2 billion deal to buy the Los Angeles Clippers dwarfs the previous $550 million record price for an NBA team the way a basketball center towers over a jockey.

What we know about Michael Brown's shooting

It's a case of he said, he said. The accounts of why a police officer fatally shot Michael Brown on a street in Ferguson, Missouri, this weekend couldn't be more disparate.

Officials release Robin Williams' cause of death

Robin Williams apparently died of asphyxia due to hanging, Marin County Sheriff's Lt. Keith Boyd said Tuesday.

Your gun is lost in the mail? The government wants to know

When guns go missing in the mail, there's no requirement to tell the law.

Affidavit: Texas man planned to pour gas on officers, set them on fire

A West Side resident is facing criminal charges amid allegations that he planned to set fire to police officers who responded to his home.

Violence flares again in Missouri town where police shot teen

Hours after federal civil rights investigators and the FBI opened an inquiry into the death of a teenager shot by a police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, violence flared again in the St. Louis suburb.

Robin Williams dies of suspected suicide

Comedic actor Robin Williams died at his Northern California home Monday, law enforcement officials said. Williams was 63.

What we know about Michael Brown's shooting

 It's a case of he said, he said. The accounts of why a police officer fatally shot Michael Brown on a street in Ferguson, Missouri, this weekend couldn't be more disparate.

Dwayne Johnson's mom survives crash; 'The Rock' says 'hug your family tighter'

Dwayne Johnson's mother and cousin survived a head-on collision with a drunken driver last week, the actor said Sunday.