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911 dispatcher mistakenly gave lower priority to deadly FSU shooting

MIAMI (CNN) -- A mistake by a 911 dispatcher is the latest twist in a two-week-old mystery -- the killing of a nationally renowned law professor found shot in the head in his own garage.

At least 22 dead, 270 hurt in Taiwan gas explosions

The death toll is rising in Taiwan in a series of explosions triggered by underground gas leaks in the southern city of Kaohsiung, according to state-run news agency CNA.

911 dispatcher mistakenly gave lower priority to deadly FSU shooting

A mistake by a 911 dispatcher is the latest twist in a two-week-old mystery -- the killing of a nationally renowned law professor found shot in the head in his own garage.

USA women to face Mexico in 'friendly'

The U.S. Women's National Team will play Mexico on Sept. 18 at Sahlen's Stadium in Rochester, New York, home to the Western New York Flash of the National Women's Soccer League.

Walmart: 'Going to a very dark place'

 Walmart may not go the way of RadioShack any time soon.

Will they or won't they? Time running out to address Border crisis

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Is the iPad doomed?

Tablet sales are "crashing," says Best Buy's CEO! IPad sales are sinking fast! Is this the beginning of the end for the tablet?

Cancer plaguing a growing number of Ground Zero rescuers

Cancer is plaguing a growing number of Ground Zero first responders and rescuers. The New York Post reports the number of cancer cases in this group has doubled since last year.

Oops! Senate makes $2 billion error

Just a few days ago this seemed like a done deal. Now, what appears to be a math error and political posturing has the highway bill gridlocked.

Target taps Wal-Mart veteran to lead comeback

Target's effort to recover from its recent security problems will be headed by a former Wal-Mart exec.

This is Instagram's answer to Snapchat

If you can't buy them, copy them. That's the approach Facebook and Instagram are taking with Snapchat, the self-destructing photo- and video-sharing app.

GM sued by more than 600 recall victims

More than 600 victims of crashes involving recalled General Motors cars have gone to federal court seeking compensation from the automaker.

Analysis: Obama impeachment talk just political theater

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- It's the wildest dream of tea party extremists -- the ultimate political comeuppance for the liberal President they love to hate.

'Substantial' damage at UCLA, including arena, after water pipe break

(CNN) -- Hundreds of vehicles waterlogged and stranded. A famous basketball court possibly warped. Six facilities out of commission, including a student health center.

GOP-led House authorizes lawsuit against Obama

The Republican-led House approved a resolution on Wednesday authorizing Speaker John Boehner to sue President Barack Obama over claims he abused his powers at the expense of Congress and the Constitution. The vote was 225-201.