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Get ready to pay more when you board a plane

If your summer vacation plans involve flying, you'll be spending a little more. Starting July 21, 2014, passenger security fees will increase at U.S. airports.

Police find search on hot car deadliness on Georgia dad's computer, source says

As police in Georgia investigated the death of a 22-month-old boy left seven hours in a sweltering SUV, they seized computers from the father's office, a source with knowledge of the investigation told HLN's Nancy Grace.

El Paso native, former Ft.Bliss leader Maj. Gen. Pittard leading forces in Iraq

One of El Paso's native sons is now leading the U.S. Forces in Iraq. The Pentagon confirmed the appointment of Major General Dana Pittard as the Commander of U.S. Forces in Iraq Thursday.

Father in toddler hot car death made chilling search

Police seized computers from the office of the father of a 22-month-old Georgia boy who died after being left for hours in a hot SUV and found an Internet search for "how long does it take for an animal to die in a hot car," a source

NYC loses appeal to ban large sugary drinks

New York's Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that New York City's ban on large sugary drinks, which was previously blocked by lower courts, is illegal.

Ukrainian President: Peace depends on Putin's mood

BRUSSELS, Belgium (CNN) -- New Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says peace is possible if Russian President Vladimir Putin is in the right mood.

World Cup: FIFA bans Uruguay striker Luis Suarez for four months

Luis Suarez will have plenty of time to ponder his tendency to bite opposition players after the Uruguayan striker was banned for nine international matches and suspended for four months from any football activity by FIFA.

Facebook releases first diversity report

Facebook's workforce and management team is overwhelmingly white and male. That's according to the social media giant's first diversity report.

EPA tells Congress it has lost emails

First, the house oversight committee focused on lost e-mails at the IRS. Then it learned the EPA is also having trouble recovering e-mails the committee wants as part of a separate investigation.

Does your city stress you out or keep you cool?

City living is not for the faint of heart. It's expensive, there's usually a lot of traffic, and it can all be stressful but a new report says that some cities are more manageable than others.

10 Most Stressed Out Cities

(CNNMoney) -- From sky-high rents and gridlocked traffic to widespread poverty and unemployment, residents in these cities have a lot to stress about. 1. New York

U.S. appeals court strikes down same-sex marriage ban in major ruling

In a significant first, a U.S. appeals court has struck down a state ban on same-sex marriage, creating greater political and legal momentum for the Supreme Court to decide whether gays and lesbians have a constitutional right to wed.

Department of Veterans Affairs commemorates GI Bill 70th Anniversary

The Department of Veterans Affairs commemorated the 70th Anniversary of the GI Bill, originally the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, at George Washington University here, yesterday.

NY Attorney General goes after Barclays

The New York Attorney General's office announced Wednesday that it is suing Barclays over a lack of transparency in its "dark pools."

Louisiana family in mourning after fidning cat cut in half

It's a crime that's hard to believe and it happened right here in our own backyard. A family pet, intentionally killed...and it's gruesome.