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    4 killed after plane hits building at Wichita airport

    (PIX11/CNN) – Four people have died after a small plane crashed into a building near Wichita’s Mid-Continent Airport in southern Kansas on Thursday morning, the city’s fire chief said. There may still be some people unaccounted for and authorities are trying to determine how many people were in the building at the time, Chief Ron Blackwell said. “The injuries are serious injuries,” he said. “We’re grateful a large number of people appear to have gotten out of the building.” FAA investigators are […]


    Fraudsters use paycheck selfies on Instagram to steal bank details

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — A word of advice to Instagram users: don’t post selfies with your paychecks. Federal prosecutors in Minnesota announced charges Tuesday against 28 people accused of participating in a conspiracy to cash counterfeit checks with bank details gleaned from sources including Instagram photos. Law enforcement officials say the group obtained account numbers and bank routing information from victims by searching for Instagram photos with the hashtag #myfirstpaycheck. A search for that hashtag on the photo-sharing service Wednesday […]

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook shows off the new iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, Calif. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    Apple CEO Cook comes out: ‘I’m proud to be gay’

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – Apple CEO Tim Cook came out Thursday, announcing that he is gay in a column in Bloomberg Businessweek. “Let me be clear: I’m proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me,” he wrote. Cook has not publicly discussed his sexual orientation before now, despite some rumors and speculation that he is gay. A year ago he announced support for a federal law which would have protected workers from […]

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    Suge Knight, Katt Williams arrested in paparazzi camera theft case

    (CNN) – Former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight and comedian Micah “Katt” Williams were arrested Wednesday, accused of stealing a photographer’s camera last month. The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office said each man was charged with one count of robbery. The alleged incident, involving a female photographer of celebrities, took place September 5 outside a studio in Beverly Hills. Knight, 49, faces up to 30 years in prison because he has a prior conviction for assault with a deadly […]

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    Terminally ill Brittany Maynard says now ‘doesn’t seem like the right time’

    (CNN) – Brittany Maynard says she hasn’t decided yet when she’ll end her life, but it’s a decision she’s still determined to make. “I still feel good enough and I still have enough joy and I still laugh and smile with my family and friends enough that it doesn’t seem like the right time right now,” Maynard says in a video released to CNN on Wednesday. “But it will come, because I feel myself getting sicker. It’s happening each week.” […]

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    Nurse formerly quarantined in NJ doesn’t plan to comply with Maine’s Ebola protocol

    (PIX11/CNN) – A healthcare worker who was quarantined in New Jersey after she returned to the U.S. from treating Ebola patients in West Africa has returned to her home state of Maine, but said she has no intention of abiding by the state’s voluntary quarantine. “I don’t plan on sticking to the guidelines. I remain appalled by these home quarantine policies that have been forced upon me, even though I am in perfectly good health and feeling strong and have […]

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    Jose Canseco accidentally shoots himself in the hand, police say

    (CNN) – Former baseball slugger Jose Canseco accidentally shot himself in his left finger while cleaning a gun, police said. He was in surgery Tuesday night, his fiancee tweeted. “This is Leila . Thank you all for the kind words and prayers . Jose is in still surgery and will be ok. Please pray for his finger !!,” she said in a tweet posted to his account. Canseco, who hit more than 450 home runs during his 17 seasons in […]

  • TEMPE, AZ - DECEMBER 28:  The Kansas State Wildcats run off the field arm in arm after winning the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl against the Michigan Wolverines at Sun Devil Stadium on December 28, 2013 in Tempe, Arizona.  The Wildcats defeated the Wolverines 31-14. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

    Buffalo Wild Wings to hike prices amid soaring chicken costs

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – Your Sunday football party is about to get more expensive. In its earnings release Monday, Buffalo Wild Wings said it plans to hike menu prices by an average of 3% at the end of November. The restaurant operator, also known as B-Dubs, says it’s paying 30% more for chicken wings these days, and it’s time for customers to pick up the tab. That didn’t kill Wall Street’s appetite. Shares of Buffalo Wild Wings shot up over […]

  • Amber Vinson, a nurse in Dallas who contracted Ebola after treating a patient who later died, is recovering and the virus is undetectable in her body. (Photo: Family)

    Ebola-free Dallas nurse Amber Vinson released from hospital

    (CNN) – A second Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola is now free of the virus and was released from the Atlanta hospital where she’s been treated, the hospital said Tuesday. Amber Vinson spoke publicly for the first time at a news conference announcing her discharge, which comes about two weeks after her diagnosis, Atlanta’s Emory University Hospital said. She said she is “grateful to be well,” thanked God for giving her the hope and strength to fight, and also thanked former Ebola […]

  • This notebook spent 100 years buried in Antarctic ice, left there by explorer Robert Falcon Scott. (Photo: Antarctic Heritage Trust New Zealand)

    100-year-old notebook from Scott’s last Antarctic expedition found frozen in ice

      (CNN) – Explorer Robert Falcon Scott died in 1912 while crossing Antarctica, but his story lives on in artifacts that continue to be discovered on the frozen continent at the bottom of the world. The most recent find: A century-old photographer’s notebook located in the ice at one of Scott’s expedition bases in Antarctica. The notebook belonged to George Murray Levick, a surgeon and photographer who was part of Scott’s 1910-13 expedition. It contains pencil notes about photos he […]


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