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Netflix will show perpetual 'loading' symbol Wednesday

Your Internet won't be any slower than usual on Wednesday, but it might look like it is.

Cops identify people behind ice bucket prank on autistic teen

Police have identified those involved in an incident in which the ice bucket challenge trend was used to trick an autistic teenager into being drenched with a bucket of urine, feces and spit.

Ray Rice's wife slams his punishment for violence against her

Janay Rice, wife of suspended NFL player Ray Rice, apparently posted a statement Tuesday on Instagram calling the situation a "nightmare."

Penn State 'bowl ban' lifted by NCAA

The Penn State Football team is now eligible for a Bowl Game this season and will have all its scholarships returned, beginning next year.

If bigger is better, then Apple users are in for a treat

If bigger is better, then Apple users may be feeling happy later today (Tuesday). The company is expected to unveil a larger version of the popular iPhone, with screens measuring between 4.7 and 5.5 inches. The iPhone 5-S is four inches long.

Who is buying your personal information?

What do political candidates, debt collectors, insurers and thieves have in common? They are all buying your most personal information from data brokers. Here's what they are using it for.

Home Depot confirms months-long hack

Home Depot on Monday confirmed that hackers indeed broke into its payment systems -- maybe as far back as April.

General Mills buys Annie's for $820 million

General Mills announced Monday that it's looking to bulk up on organic snacks. It's buying natural food company Annie's Homegrown for $820 million.

Waits for immigration status -- the legal way -- can be long and frustrating

In the debate over immigration, there's a common refrain from people who oppose a path to residency for undocumented immigrants: "Why don't they get in line?"

'Sons of Guns' star charged with another count of forcible rape

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives added a charge of Forcible Rape today on William Hayden, 49, of 11770 Greenwell Springs for the alleged rape of a 12-year-old female that occurred approximately 22 years ago within East Baton Rouge Pa

What parents should know about virus spreading across US, EV-D68

Hundreds of children across the United States have been hospitalized with a serious respiratory illness. Scientists say they believe the bug to blame is Enterovirus D68, also known as EV-D68.

Baltimore Ravens terminate Ray Rice's contract after video emerges

[BREAKING] The Baltimore Ravens have terminated the contract of running back Ray Rice, the team announced Monday, the same day a shocking video surfaced showing the NFL star punching his then-fiancee in February.

Millennials are saying no to credit cards

Debt-fearing Millennials are saying no to credit cards.

Daughter of Vietnam vet surprises him with ride in Navy plane

A Galesburg woman has helped to send 26 veterans on the Honor Flight of the Quad Cities, and the daughter of a Vietnam vet had a chance to be recognized with a special gift for her hard work, but she thought that gift should go to someone else.