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New mobile app finds play dates for dogs

Nowadays there seems to be an app for just about everything, including finding your dog a play date. A new mobile app called "Doggy BNB" connects dog owners with other dog owners in their area.

Sex Valley: Tech's booming prostitution trade

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Business is booming for sex workers in Silicon Valley, but it's becoming increasingly risky.

Man who killed inside movie theater after texting dispute freed on bond

Curtis Reeves Jr., the man charged with second-degree murder for fatally shooting a man inside a Florida movie theater in January, was released from a Florida jail on $150,000 bond Friday.

Will they knock down the Astrodome?

Some folks in Texas think it would be a good idea if they tore down what has been called the "Eighth Wonder of the World" and replaced it with a park.

LeBron James: "I'm coming home" to Cleveland Cavaliers

After four years away, King James is sensationally taking his throne back to Cleveland.

Analysis: On the Democratic ticket, watch the co-pilot

It is easy to find people inside and outside the Texas Democratic Party who think state Sen.

Estranged wife had protective order for Texas man who police say killed 6

The estranged wife of Ron Lee Haskell had taken out a protective order against him, well before police say he sought her out and, after failing to find her, killed four children and two adults.

PayPal to refund donations sent to family of Georgia toddler who died in hot car

If you donated to a fundraising campaign for the family of Cooper Harris, the suburban Atlanta toddler who died after being left in a hot car, you may soon be getting a refund.

DHS Secretary to tour New Mexico border facility

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is touring a New Mexico facility today (Friday) that houses illegal immigrants that crossed the border into the U.S.

Amazon looks to expand drone testing

Amazon is getting serious about using drones for deliveries. It's seeking permission from the government to expand testing on unmanned aircraft's.

Breakfast = a bigger bite out of your wallet?

You might have noticed your grocery bill seems to have grown a bit more expensive recently. Experts believe the culprit may be one meal, breakfast.

Free Slurpee day at 7-Eleven!

7-Eleven is celebrating its namesake corporate holiday Friday, July 11th, otherwise known as 7/11 with freebies.

As teacher pay lags, attrition and class size grow

     

Rafts cross Rio Grande in Texas back and forth to Mexico

A video captured by a CNN team shows human smugglers traveling on a raft along the Rio Grande, after dropping off people in Texas. The boat was spotted headed back to Mexico by a CNN team.

Rafts cross Rio Grande in Texas back and forth to Mexico

A video captured by a CNN team shows human smugglers traveling on a raft along the Rio Grande, after dropping off people in Texas. The boat was spotted headed back to Mexico by a CNN team.