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FedEx indicted for shipping drugs sold online

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- FedEx was indicted Thursday for allegedly shipping prescription drugs from illegal online pharmacies to dealers and addicts , according to documents filed in federal court.

Mother killed, teen in custody after violent California bank robbery

Jose Maldonado was getting off the bus when the suspects exited the Stockton, California, bank with their hostages.

Biden applauds protesters at his own speech

Vice President Joe Biden appeared to embrace some protesters Thursday who loudly criticized the Obama administration's record of deportations.

Microsoft cuts 18,000 jobs

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella wasn't kidding -- he really is making bold changes.

History Timeline: Commercial passenger airplane crashes

Here's a look at what you need to know about commercial passenger airplane crashes.

Pit bull saves boy from house fire

A pit bull is being called a hero for saving a deaf and sleeping teen. "He's always been good with people that comes over; he's never been really aggressive."

The sweet and sad story behind this photo

Gifts have been arriving at the Steffel home in Kalida, Ohio, every day. Blankets, photographs, paintings. It started with a simple request that grieving father Nathen Steffel posted to Reddit on Sunday:

Report: Malaysia Airlines flight crashes in Ukraine

A Malaysia Airlines flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur has crashed in eastern Ukraine, Russian news agency Interfax reported Thursday. The jet is a Boeing 777, according to Interfax.

BMW recalls 1.6 million cars on airbag concerns

BMW group is recalling 1-point-6 million of its popular 3 series vehicles based on concerns over airbag safety.

Chicago to get more ATF agents to help fight gun crime

Chicago will get more federal help to battle gun violence. The Department of Justice says it will send seven more ATF agents to the city to join the 45 already stationed there.

Microsoft cuts 18,000 jobs

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella wasn't kidding -- he really is making bold changes.

Former dictator sues over 'Call of Duty' video game

 Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega has a message for the publishers of a popular video game that features a mission to capture him:

Russia to eavesdrop on U.S. from Cuba, paper reports

The hi-tech listening post Russia used to spy on the United States from Cuba may once again gather intelligence, according to a Russian newspaper report.

Starbucks now selling Colombia its own coffee

Starbucks opened its first store in Colombia on Wednesday, which means that after 43 years, the company will finally sell 100% locally-produced coffee.

First woman firefighter poses for FDNY charity calendar

Eleven years ago, Danae Mines ignored her family's objections and became one of the few female firefighters with the New York City Fire Department, better known as the FDNY.