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Stocks slump on Yellen rate hike remark

Investors weren't too thrilled by what they heard from Janet Yellen during her first meeting in charge of the Fed.

Math anxiety could be related to genetics

Do you get nervous at just the sight of an equation, or shudder when someone mentions doing math? Anxiety over math is a real thing for many people and it turns out, our genes may be to blame.

Toyota to settle probe over accelerator issue

Toyota reportedly has agreed to Settle a federal investigation of the automaker's handling of complaints about unintended acceleration. The Justice Department could announce the billion dollar agreement as early as Wedesday.

Two people are now millionaires following the Mega Millions drawing

There are two winner's of Tuesday's $414M Mega Millions drawing. One of those was in Maryland and one in Florida. The gas station in Florida is just outside Orlando sold one of the winning tickets.

Shift workers beware: Sleep loss may cause brain damage, new research says

Are you a truck driver or shift worker planning to catch up on some sleep this weekend?

Report: Alzheimer's far more likely than breast cancer in women over 60

Women age 60 and older have a 1 in 6 chance of getting Alzheimer's disease in their lifetime, and are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer's compared with breast cancer, according to a report from the Alzheimer's Association.

Strange noise, then fiery crash: 2 dead as copter falls near Seattle's Space Needle

(CNN) -- Several times a day, helicopters land and take off from the helipad above Seattle's Fisher Plaza. But this time was different.

First on CNN: Christie heading south for Tennessee GOP fundraiser

Chris Christie is southbound.

Downtown Disney fish tank bursts

A Downtown Disney restaurant in Florida sprang a leak Monday as diners were enjoying their meals. A fish tank in the dinosaur-themed T-Rex Cafe's aquatic-themed area suddenly sent water spewing toward guests.

Eighth victim ID'd in Harlem blast; electric company faces suit

Police have identified the eighth and final victim of a gas explosion in New York's East Harlem last week.

2 dead in helicopter crash near Seattle's Space Needle

A news helicopter crashed Tuesday morning near the Space Needle in Seattle, killing both people inside the helicopter and critically injuring another who was in a vehicle on the ground, a spokesman for the Seattle Fire Department said.

Watch out GameStop, Walmart is joining the used video game business

Walmart is entering the used video game sales business. The world's largest retailer has announced it will soon let gamers trade in their old video game discs for gift cards.

President Obama will correct a historic injustice Tuesday

President Obama will correct a historic injustice today (Tuesday) awarding the Medal of Honor, the highest possible combat honor, to 24 jewish, hispanic, and african-american veterans.

Warning: Beware of tax season cyberscams

Security experts say tax filing season creates a perfect storm for cyberschemes.

Welcome to Kumano, brush-making capital of Japan

Shin Takemori throws a handful of old brushes onto a fire on a flat stone "altar," where a mound of similar brushes is already ablaze. A dozen people queue behind him, waiting to do the same.