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CDC

CDC: Most measles cases in nearly 20 years

More people have been infected with measles in the United States during the first four months of this year than have been infected in the first four months of the past 18 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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CNN

Stocks: Tug of war on Wall Street

The bulls and bears had a tug of war Thursday as they debate corporate earnings, renewed geopolitical tensions and a recent spate of merger news.

The Dow Jones industrial average ended flat. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq both posted small gains. All thr...

GM

GM

GM's $1.3 billion recall cost wipes out profit

General Motors' recall crisis virtually wiped out its profit for the first three months of the year, as it said Thursday that the cost of repairing millions of vehicles would come to $1.3 billion.

The cost of the recall and some other accounting char...

Vatican

CNN

Vatican: Pope's phone calls don't change doctrine

They're just phone calls, people. That's the message the Vatican sent to reporters on Thursday.

Coffee

Samantha Reichman/CNN

Coffee prices skyrocket after Brazil drought

Coffee prices have doubled since late last year, and drinkers of the black stuff may soon start to notice.

Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Thomas Piketty

How'd this book top Amazon's best-seller list?

One would think the secret to selling books would be to mimic the sorcery of "Harry Potter," or to capitalize on the teen vampire allure of "Twilight." Astoundingly, the No. 1 best-seller on Amazon is currently a nearly 700-pager about economic theory authored by a Frenchman: "Capital in the Twenty-First Century." Amazon cannot keep it in stock.

Apple store in mall

John Gress/Reuters

Apple shares soar on increased buyback

Shares of Apple soared more than 7% in premarket trading Thursday, one day after the company upped its share buyback and dividend. Apple also handily beat Wall Street's profit and sales estimates for the past quarter.

Apple said it will increase its s...

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WFSB

Couple gets married in front of burned home

A couple from Ledyard, Conn., got married Saturday afternoon in front of their home, which was destroyed in a fire last week.

Pope Francis

Vatican TV

Pope stirs Communion debate with call to woman

Pope Francis called an Argentine woman married to a divorced man and reportedly told her that she could receive the sacrament of Communion.

waitress serving food at restaurant

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Many low-wage workers not protected by minimum wage

President Barack Obama's push to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, coupled with recent state-level increases, is welcome news for many people getting by on small paychecks. But not every low-wage worker has to be paid the minimum wage.

Summer Infant video baby monitor

From cpsc.gov

800,000 baby monitor batteries recalled

About 800,000 rechargeable batteries used in the Summer Infant infant video monitors are being recalled because of burn hazards, according to the U.S. government.

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