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Why you crave pumpkin flavors in the fall

The Wall Street Journal labeled it a "Halloween horror story." The Internet called it something else: a "pumpkin panic."

At least 19 deaths tied to flawed GM cars

Ken Feinberg, the attorney overseeing a compensation fund for victims of GM cars, has so far linked 19 deaths to a serious flaw with the automaker's ignition switches.

Prince Harry turns 30 Monday

England's Prince Harry turns 30 today (Monday). He spent the days leading up to his birthday at the "Invictus Games," a sporting event for wounded service members. Harry has been a big supporter of the event.

Pre-order sales for IPhone 6 breaking records

The iPhone 6 went on sale Friday morning, and it has already broken records. Apple says it has taken a record 4-million pre-orders for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6-plus.

Olive Garden's big problem? Cold breadsticks

Olive Garden is trying to attract more customers with a bold publicity stunt: a limited time only Never Ending Pasta pass that quickly sold out and started showing up for sale on eBay.

North Korea: American Matthew Miller sentenced to 6 years hard labor

For months he was held captive by the North Korean regime, not even sure what he would be charged with.

A powerful tool against domestic violence

Editor's note: Joe Torre, Major League Baseball's executive vice president for baseball operations, was a nine-time All-Star as a player and managed the New York Yankees to four world championships.

Hillary Clinton stumps for Iowa Democrats, and herself

INDIANOLA, Iowa (CNN) -- Hillary Clinton told reporters Sunday that the purpose of her return to Iowa for the first time in over six years was "to support candidates." But 2016's presidential politics were everywhere on a sun-soak

Fighting in Ukraine despite ceasefire; Russian convoy enters nation unchecked

DONETSK, Ukraine (CNN) -- More artillery fire and shelling. More deaths.

Body sensors to help Soldiers in future conflicts

The Army is researching physiological sensors that may help Soldiers achieve superior performance on battlefields of the future, said the commanding general of Fort Detrick, Maryland.

Big solar storm hitting Earth

Youvathana Sok looked up and saw more than just stars in the crisp, clear Maine night sky.

The final steak fry: Honoring Harkin with a large helping of politics

When Tom Harkin supporters Joan and Gray Kiernan decided to throw the congressional candidate a fundraiser in 1972, they charged $2 for the ticket, picked up the costs for the steak, salad and baked potatoes and gave the funds raised to Harkin&

iPhone 6 pre-orders crash Apple Store and iPhone 6 Plus sells out

The iPhone 6 became available for pre-order on Apple's online store Friday morning -- though "available" is a relative term.

ISIS executes British aid worker David Haines; Cameron vows justice

British aid worker David Haines has been executed by ISIS militants, according to a video posted Saturday to a website associated with the group, making him the third Western captive to be killed by the Islamist extremist group in recent weeks.

'Magic mushrooms' help smokers quit, and other studies you missed

Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health.