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Police: FBI probing past of suspect in Oklahoma beheading

(CNN) -- First came word of a woman stabbed. Then screams. Then gunshots. But the full story of Thursday's gruesome beheading at an Oklahoma food processing plant -- especially why it happened -- is still waiting to be told.

Workplace violence: Know the numbers, risk factors and possible warning signs

In Alabama, a recently fired man walks into a UPS facility he'd worked at, shoots dead two people, then takes his own life.

Ferguson, Missouri, police officer shot, official says

(CNN) -- A Ferguson, Missouri, police officer was shot Saturday evening, according to St. Louis County Police spokesman Brian Schellman.

Study: Charging the iPhone 6 costs just 47 cents a year

Do you plug in your IPhone every night to give it a full charge, turns out charging an IPhone 6 costs just 47 cents, a year. That's according to a study conducted by Opower, a software provider for utility companies.

GM CEO Mary Barra on cover of 'Time'

General Motors CEO Mary Barra is featured on the cover of this week's Time Magazine titled, "The Mechanic."

Ferguson police make arrests as scuffle breaks out near police chief

FERGUSON, Missouri (CNN) -- Police and protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, engaged in an uneasy standoff in front of the city's police department overnight after authorities arrested several individuals.

Teens arrested in pizza delivery worker's murder were on house arrest

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Very few companies offer unlimited vacation days, but these do

Just because Richard Branson does it, doesn't mean the rest of America will. On Wednesday, the billionaire business mogul announced Virgin Group employees can take as much vacation days as they need.

Pennsylvania woman blamed for her own rape in state response to lawsuit

The Pennsylvania attorney general's office is blaming a former state prison clerk for her own rape, in response to a federal lawsuit the woman filed.

Apple pulls latest iOS update because of issues and complaints

Apple withdrew the first update to the new IPhone because of customer complaints. Some users say they were left without cell service. Other customers said they couldn't connect to bluetooth of the fingerprint reader.

Fewer borrowers defaulting on Federal student loans

Fewer borrowers are defaulting on their Federal student loans. That's according to the U.S. Department of Education.

Pennsylvania woman blamed for her own rape in state response to lawsuit

The Pennsylvania attorney general's office is blaming a former state prison clerk for her own rape, in response to a federal lawsuit the woman filed.

Apple pulls back faulty iPhone software update

Apple's first update to its recently released iPhone software didn't go so well. It withdrew the software update Wednesday following widely reported issues that left some unable to use their phone.

Four large fireballs reported over USA

The American Meteor Society (AMS) says four large, unique fireball events were reported Tuesday night.

Tony Stewart won't face charges in Kevin Ward Jr.'s death

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart won't face charges in connection with the on-track death of sprint car racer Kevin Ward Jr., a New York district attorney announced Wednesday.