Report: 40,000 migrant deaths since 2000

Migrant deaths

From Int'l Org. for Migration

Every day, refugees and migrants risk their lives as they seek a new life. Now, a new report from the International Organization for Migration has put a…

Poll: Big swing for nationally for Dems

Donkey Elephant Democrat Republican

Five weeks before the November midterm elections, voters give Democrats an edge over Republicans, according to a CNN/ORC poll released Tuesday.

EBay spinning off PayPal as separate company

PayPal

From PayPal

EBay is spinning off its online payment service PayPal as a separate company.

The move, which has long been urged by some Wall Street analysts, was announced…

Supervalu gets hacked ... again

Credit, debit card

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Supervalu, the grocery chain with thousands of stores, has been hit by a hacker ... again.

Wine in a can, a keg, a carton...and it's not bad

Jordan Kivelstadt decided to ditch glass wine bottles after he literally kicked a keg.

Kivelstadt was working on a bottling line in California and one day in…

What to do if your wages are garnished

If you're falling behind on your debts, beware: You don't want to end up one of the millions of Americans who get their pay garnished.

To avoid being hit, call…

Afghanistan, U.S. sign security deal

Soldiers in Afghanistan

U.S. Army

The United States and Afghanistan signed a long-delayed security agreement Tuesday that will allow U.S. troops to stay in Afghanistan beyond the previous…

World has lost half its wildlife in 40 years

The world's animal population has halved in 40 years as humans put unsustainable demands on Earth, a new report warns.

The World Wide Fund for Nature's Living…

R.L. Stine revives 'Fear Street'

Author R.L. Stine has returned to the evil street that made him famous in the 1990s, and fans are looking forward to the new ways he'll terrorize Shadyside…

Michelle Wie: The dark art of a golf star

Her artwork is dark, bold and often sombre, with black figures and sinister skulls splattered across the canvasses.

"My mom was like, 'You were obsessed with…

Defeating ISIS might take more than might

Damaged vehicle, Mosul

Stringer/Reuters

The head of a Syrian opposition group warns that military operations alone won't be enough to defeat terrorist groups like ISIS -- the Islamic State in Iraq…

EU slams Apple's Irish tax deal

Europe's top regulator has accused Ireland of striking a deal with Apple back in 1991 that helped the tech giant artificially lower its tax bill for more than…

Does Ello have what it takes to be the anti-Facebook?

Ello

From Ello.co

In the past week, social network Ello gained much more traction than even its seven founders anticipated.

Facebook ads now showing up across the Web

Facebook

Reuters

Facebook is expanding its advertising reach. The company launched a new line of business Monday that will display advertisements on sites across the Web on…

How Hong Kong protests are affecting travel

Hong Kong protests

Suraj Katra/CNN iReport

With an efficient subway, multiple inexpensive taxis and a good public bus system, Hong Kong is normally one of the world's easiest major cities to get around…

URGENT - Afghanistan US Security Agreement

(CNN) -- The United States and Afghanistan signed a long-delayed joint security agreement at a ceremony in Kabul on Tuesday. The deal allows U.S. troops to…

Air traffic control fire suspect in court

Brian Howard courtroom sketch

Sketches by Tom Gianni

A contract employee accused of setting a fire at a key Chicago air traffic control center made his first court appearance since the incident created flight…

"I thought life would be better after the recession. Not worse."

--John Smith, unemployed construction worker

"These amendments may very likely duck the House's specific definition of what constitutes an earmark, but that doesn't mean it's not pork.

--Leslie Paige of Citizens Against Government Waste

"Folks are beyond homeless here. Their homes don't exist ... the power and destruction here was unimaginable."

--Missouri Gov. Jay Dixon following a devastating tornado that killed more than 150 people.

""There's a lot of things happening that can change the dynamic of this race from the past. So it will certainly be interesting to see."

--former Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneve on the Indy 500.

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