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More accidents for teens who skip Drivers’ ED

Vehicle crashes remain the leading cause of death for teenagers, highlighting the importance of safe driving skills but AAA says fewer new drivers are getting the proper education to prepare them for the roads.

Faces of 9/11: Where are they now?

A voice on the phone. A cry in the dark. A flag raised amid death and devastation. These are the stories forever linked with the September 11, 2001, terror attacks in New York, Washington and western Pennsylvania.

Ex-FBI director to investigate Ray Rice case

Nothing less than the NFL's reputation is on the line, and possibly the job of the league's commissioner, Roger Goodell.

5 takeaways from Obama's ISIS speech

When President Obama announced his plan Wednesday night to launch air strikes in Syria against ISIS, he opened a new chapter in the American war on Islamic extremism.

VA needs to hire 'tens of thousands' of workers

The VA is going on a hiring blitz.

McDonald's wants to trademark "McBrunch"

Burgers, fries...brunch? McDonald's wants to trademark the word "McBrunch," according to documents filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Verizon offers iPhone 6 for free

The iPhone 6 hasn't even been released yet, but there's already a way to get it for free.

Obama outlines strategy to fight ISIS: Airstrikes in Syria, more U.S. troops

It's time to go after ISIS in Iraq and Syria, President Barack Obama said Wednesday night in a nationally televised address intended to sell stepped-up military efforts to a war-weary public.

Student loan debt surges for senior citizens

When they should be worrying about affording retirement, a growing number of senior citizens are drowning in student loan debt instead.

5 million Gmail passwords leaked

A list of 5 million Gmail addresses and passwords appeared on a Russian Bitcoin forum Wednesday

Ray Rice video: Critics call for NFL leader's firing over handling of attack

As an uproar grows over a video showing star player Ray Rice's ferocious blow on his now-wife, calls for the firing of the NFL's leader are getting louder.

Study links teen pot use to dropping out of school

A study published this week says teenagers who use marijuana daily before age 17 are 60 percent less likely to graduate high school than kids who have never used pot.

Duchess of Cambridge cancels public engagements due to morning sickness

LONDON (CNN) -- Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, will not attend Wednesday's opening ceremony or subsequent competitions in the Invictus Games for injured veterans in London, Kensington Palace said.