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What happens at the polls could shift power in Washington

The speeches are done, the issues have been debated and candidates have shaken every hand they can find. 36 Senate U.S. seats will be decided, and eight are too close to call.

U.S. Senate candidates work to get out the vote on eve of Election Day

Control of the United States Senate is at stake in tomorrow's election, and the latest polls show Republicans have the momentum.

Brittany Maynard's death brings new attention to end of life decisions

It's hard to look at images of 29-year-old Brittany Maynard and see anything other than the picture of health.

FL family hoping to recover stolen wheelchair for disabled child

A Jacksonville, Florida mother is asking for the public's help after her daughter's wheelchair-stroller was stolen.

Why 'Call of Duty' is a 'bellwether' game

In the world of video gaming the release of "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare" is akin to a new "Harry Potter" or "Hunger Games" film hitting theaters.

Snowstorms deliver an early taste of winter across the country

The calendar says fall, but in parts of the United States the weather was all winter over the weekend. The snow, cold, wind and ice that were so prevalent last winter are now back, too soon for many.

OH teen battling terminal cancer inspires others with courange on the basketball court

Her story has become a global movement, and on Sunday Lauren Hill lived out her dream to play basketball for College of Mount Saint Joseph.

Detroit father dies rescuing daughter from house fire

A festive night for one Detroit, Michigan family turned tragic Saturday morning. Patrick Baker worked to save the six people inside his home after a fire erupted, but the smoke inside was so bad, he couldn't save himself.

Some polls suggest Republicans are surging in some key states

Democrats and Republicans are making their final arguments ahead of Tuesday's election, and it's looking possible that Republicans could take the senate.

Shoe designer surprised by demand of high-end sneakers

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- They can be colorful, shiny, blinged out and even fuzzy. And they're showing up on men's feet around the world.

Dating site gets fined for fake profiles

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Turns out I'm not actually that popular with the ladies of flirtcrowd.com.

The world is running out of plasma TVs

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- And then there were none.

'Do Not Enter with Hoodie or Mask' signs in New York causing stir

New York, NY (WPIX) -- There are seven words on some signs around the city that are generating much reaction.

Scientists seek discoveries leading to better autism treatment

(CNN) -- Researchers have found dozens of new genes that may play a role in causing autism, according to two studies published Wednesday in the medical journal Nature.

History Channel to teach college history

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Many college kids spend hours watching The History Channel. Now, students at the University of Oklahoma will be able to get college credit for it.