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Scammers claiming to be Chicago business are targeting veterans

The National Veteran Owned Business Association says scammers are calling from the Chicago area and targeting veterans. The callers are claiming to be with a business called RAI-Radio Accounting Service.

Facebook urges DEA to stop impersonating user profiles

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Facebook has sent a letter to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration demanding that agents stop impersonating users on the social network.

Archie Manning steps down from College Football Playoff Committee due to health issues

A famous member of the College Football Playoff Committee is stepping down due to health reasons. Archie Manning says he will have surgery next month, and will have to leave the committee as a result.

San Francisco radio stations ban Lorde's 'Royals' until World Series ends

With the World Series on the line, radio stations in San Francisco aren't taking any chances.

FL mom wants 'Breaking Bad' figures removed from Toys R Us shelves

"Breaking Bad's" Walter White may have cleverly dodged authorities during his career as a drug kingpin, but his action figure hasn't dodged the wrath of a Florida mother.

2 Wisconsin high school teams give special fan a moment in the spotlight

The clock sat at zero. The game was over. The score was settled, but the teams had one play left to run. They lined up; ready for kickoff, and what happened next is an incredible act of sportsmanship.

Army recognizes 'Hug Lady' for kindness, inspiring troops

Elizabeth Laird, well known as the "Hug Lady" on Fort Hood, knows that a kind gesture goes a long way.

43 people cleared from Ebola monitoring in Texas

More than 40 people being monitored by the Centers for Disease Control are now no longer considered at risk for contracting Ebola.

Days of cutting coupons are over for savvy smartphone shoppers

The days of cutting coupons are over for many shoppers. They've shifted to smartphone apps that help them save, and in some cases earn money.

Obama appoints an Ebola Czar; some lawmakers aren't happy with the selection

Hospitals are preparing for new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control on how to care for Ebola patients.

Missouri teen gives toddler away to heroin user

St. Charles, MO (KTVI) -- A St. Charles teenager is accused of giving away her toddler to a heroin user and then claiming it was kidnapped.

N.Y. lady turns 100-years-old, still teaching math

Brooklyn, NY (WPIX) -- For most of us, hearing about your birthday on the radio is a seldom occurrence. However, in the case of Brooklyn math teacher Madeline Scotto, it's pretty much warranted.

K.C. fans willing to pay big bucks for World Series

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Kansas City Royals fans, eager to watch their team play in the World Series for the first time in 29 years, are paying top dollar for the first two games of the Series.

Starbucks announces its pre-order, prepay services for 2015

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- For those of you who just can't wait to spend $4 for your Venti latte, Starbucks is about to allow customers to pre-order and prepay for their daily caffeine hit.

3 types of frustrated job seekers in America

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- A casual glance at the job market makes it appear that things are a lot better. The unemployment rate was 7.2% a year ago. Now it's 5.9%.