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5 signs America is falling in love with public transportation

(CNN) -- You could call it a budding romance with the possibility of a strong, long-lasting relationship. More Americans are riding public transportation.

Drivers to save $550 on gas in 2015

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- U.S. drivers already loving low gas prices will save an additional $550 on gas next year, according to the latest forecast from the federal government.

The 2014 tax breaks you'll be able to take

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Well, finally. Congress on Tuesday night extended dozens of expired "temporary" tax breaks for 2014.

25 random facts about 'The Simpsons'

(CNN) -- When crudely drawn animated shorts about a dysfunctional American family began appearing on Fox's "The Tracey Ullman Show" in 1987, nobody predicted the birth of a cultural phenomenon.

How long will Cuba's beautiful classic cars last?

(CNN) -- With U.S. President Barack Obama announcing a historic overhaul in relations between the United States and Cuba, the largest island in the Caribbean stands on the precipice of dramatic change.

Michael Phelps sentenced to probation for DUI

Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, pleaded guilty to a drunken driving charge in a Baltimore court Friday.

Chrysler expands recall to 3.3 million vehicles

Under pressure from federal regulators, Chrysler will expand a recall of cars and trucks equipped with Takata airbags.

Texas police continue search for TV gunman

The Texas Department of Public Safety has released a sketch of the man they believe shot 35-year-old KCEN meteorologist Patrick Crawford.

EPA issues new rules for disposing coal ash

The Environmental Protection Agency has outlined national standards for storing coal ash, but stopped short of declaring it a hazardous material.

Latest flu report finds surge in U.S. cases

The nation is experiencing a surge in flu cases. One year ago this week flu was widespread in just four states. This year 29 states show rampant cases.

Ohio county cancels coma patient’s welfare

An Ohio woman says she was kicked off of welfare for not reporting that she was in a coma.

Holiday lights so bright you can see them from space

Those lights you put up for the holidays don't just brighten your neighborhood -- they are providing NASA with new data about how cities illuminate the night.

Good Samaritans help return stolen car with baby inside

The missing infant who triggered an Amber Alert has been found safe in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky. Officers say they found 20-day-old Henry Flores alone in his mother's stolen car in the parking lot of a Sunoco gas station.

Texas woman gives $10K mink coat to fast food worker

An incredible act of kindness in Southeast Texas left one Whataburger employee beside herself. Cheryl Semien told Eyewitness News a customer handed her a Mink coat after she paid the woman a compliment.

Police: grandmother poisoned baby’s sippy cup

A 43-year-old South Carolina woman is accused of giving her grandson a lethal dose of oxycodone in a sippy cup, according to the Pickens County Sheriff's Office.