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  1. FBI turns animal cruelty into top-tier felony equal to murder, arson and assaultWed, 01 Oct 2014 18:19:18 GMT
    From left, serial killers the Boston Strangler Albert DeSalvo, Jeffrey Dahmer, and Son of Sam killer David Berkowitz. Several studies show that most serial killers start their lives as sociopaths by torturing or killing pets. More...
  2. Did Starbucks start a pumpkin boom?Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:24:58 GMT
    Ever since Starbucks introduced its famed pumpkin spice latte about a decade ago, pumpkin sales have skyrocketed. It's led to the increased popularity of pumpkin-spiced everything, including spicy pumpkin beef jerky and pumpkin beer. More...
  3. Airstrikes launched amid intelligence gapsWed, 01 Oct 2014 10:39:34 GMT
    The Pentagon is grappling with significant intelligence gaps as it bombs Iraq and Syria, and it is operating under less restrictive targeting rules than those President Barack Obama imposed on the CIA drone campaign in Pakistan and Yemen, according to current and former U.S. officials. The U.S. military says its airstrikes have been discriminating and effective in disrupting an al-Qaida cell called the Khorasan Group and in halting the momentum of Islamic State militants. More...
  4. Administration urges rejection of Brewer's appealWed, 01 Oct 2014 06:55:10 GMT
    The Obama administration has urged a court to reject Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer 's appeal of a ruling that blocks the state from denying driver's licenses to young immigrants who have avoided deportation under a change ordered by the president. Lawyers for the U.S. Justice Department told the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in a filing Tuesday that the state policy is trumped by federal law. More...
  5. Obama Rode in an Elevator With an Armed Man Who Had a Criminal RecordWed, 01 Oct 2014 03:15:31 GMT
    President Barack Obama rode an elevator this month with an armed security contractor who had three criminal convictions, a violation of Secret Service security protocols, according to published reports. The latest embarrassment for the Secret Service comes after agency Director Julia Pierson on Tuesday took full responsibility for a Sept. More...
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  1. Verizon Cancels Plan to Throttle Heavy 4G Data UsersWed, 01 Oct 2014 21:57:37 GMT
    The throttling was meant to start Wednesday, but Verizon did an about-face. More...
  2. 4 Ways to Never Pay ATM Fees Ever AgainWed, 01 Oct 2014 18:40:42 GMT
    With a little planning, ATM fees are optional. More...
  3. Cyber Spy High: Meet the NSA's Hacker RecruiterWed, 01 Oct 2014 18:23:57 GMT
    Through one new program, the agency is cultivating students as young as eighth grade. More...
  4. Ebola Worries Help Hand Dow Triple-Digit LossWed, 01 Oct 2014 17:12:42 GMT
    October has its worst start in three years for stocks. More...
  5. Stocks Slammed by Global Worries, Including EbolaWed, 01 Oct 2014 17:12:42 GMT
    October has its worst start in three years for stocks. More...
  6. How Rich Americans Spend Their MoneyWed, 01 Oct 2014 16:28:01 GMT
    Hint: It's not on yachts or sports cars. More...
  7. How Sweet It Is: Pepsi Debuts (Sort Of) Healthy SodaWed, 01 Oct 2014 14:34:55 GMT
    Meet Pepsi True, the latest attempt by PepsiCo to sweeten soft drink sales with a midcalorie cola. More...
  8. Private Businesses Boosted Hiring in SeptemberWed, 01 Oct 2014 13:39:09 GMT
    Data indicates the job market is holding steady, but still has a long way to go. More...
  9. Shares of Companies Testing Ebola Vaccine RiseWed, 01 Oct 2014 12:15:34 GMT
    Shares of several drugmakers developing potential vaccines or treatments for the deadly Ebola virus rose in premarket trading Wednesday. More...
  10. This $2.4B Casino Sold for $110 MillionWed, 01 Oct 2014 11:58:04 GMT
    Revel Casino, which cost $2.4 billion to build, opened in 2012 and closed on Sept. 2. More...