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Another night of violent protest rocks Ferguson, Missouri

Chaos unfolded once again in Ferguson, Missouri Sunday ening. Hours before a set curfew was to begin officer in riot gear moved in to clear the streets after police say protesters began lobbing Molatav cocktails.

'As Seen On TV' company accused of fraud

The company that put the Ped Egg, the Pocket Hose and the Olde Brooklyn Lantern on TV is in trouble with officials in New Jersey,

Counterfeiting raises question, are $100 bills worth printing?

Is the $100 bill more trouble than it's worth? Influential Harvard professor Ken Rogoff thinks so. Rogoff ought to know. He was also once the chief economist at the international Monetary Fund.

Phone scammers claim to be IRS, threaten jail time to CT residents

An unwanted call to dozens of Connecticut residents is prompting police to warn you to "be alert" when you pick up the phone.

Applicants lying on resumes is more common than you think

 Would you hire someone because they're an Olympic medalist? How about a high school free throw champion? Or Tom Cruise's babysitter?

Take a selfie, then eat it on a marshmallow!

Move over Kate Middleton! Younger brother James Middleton is stealing the spotlight with his candy business that prints Instagram and Facebook pictures on marshmallows.

Former U.S. spy becomes financial advisor

Matthew Mancuso feeds off complexity.

Facebook post leads to arrest of OR man for animal abuse

A Facebook post led to the arrest of a man accused of viciously slamming his brother's dog to the ground, according to the Linn County Sheriff's Office. The dog had to be put to sleep.

Ice Bucket Challenge raising money, awareness for ALS

SAN ANTONIO, TX -- It is a social media sensation that is sweeping the nation through YouTube and Facebook, and it is bringing enormous attention to a deadly disease, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

USBs get a makeover, now reversible

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- USBs are getting a big makeover -- and you're going to like the new look.

$9 million claim against O.J. Simpson up for auction

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Seventeen years after Ron Goldman's mother won a $9 million wrongful death judgment against O.J. Simpson, she is auctioning off the rights to the unpaid settlement.

CDC worker talks about fighting Ebola outbreak in Africa

 (CNN) -- There are nine of us from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention in Lagos, Nigeria.

How to recognize the signs of depression in your kids

(CNN) -- When we lose a beloved superstar like Robin Williams to an apparent suicide and learn he had been battling severe depression before his death, it's natural to think about our own loved ones.

Stanford professor becomes first woman to win math's highest honor

For the first time in history, a woman has received the highest honor in mathematics, often nicknamed the Nobel Prize of mathematics.

Inventor of pop-up ads says 'I'm sorry' for creating them

Hate pop-up ads? So does the guy who created them. Ethan Zuckerman worked for the webpage hosting site Tripod.com from 1994 to 1999, when it was struggling to develop a revenue model.