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5 ways to make your Wi-Fi faster

Tired of slow Wi-Fi? Fear not: Faster Wi-Fi speeds are possible, if you're willing to work (and pay) for them. The good news is that many broadband companies are doing their part.

America's young, rich generation out weighs mature wealth

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Americans have one less reason to feel bad for the nation's wealthiest: they are getting richer and younger.

Pennsylvania man forgives his family's killer

He was twelve when he was shot and stabbed and his family killed while he sat on the couch.

Arkansas family uses Facebook to find kidney for Dad

"What do you think it would mean to your kids for someone to donate their kidney to you?" "It would change their life. It really would" says Kyle Mckinney.

Chicago hikes minimum wage to $13

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- In another victory for low-wage workers, Chicago became the latest city to raise its minimum wage Tuesday. The city council approved an increase to $13 an hour by 2019.

Microsoft says goodbye to Clip Art

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Before the days of search engines, placing images into Word documents went like this: Insert > Picture > Clip Art.

6 played out holiday gifts nobody wants

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- You know what's worse than re-gifting? Mundane gifting.

High school library receives book 65 years overdue

A copy of "Gone with the Wind" has been missing from the Rogers School Library in Spokane, Washington for the past 65 years. Until now.

Civil rights protests continue across U.S. after Brown, Garner decisions

Anger and frustration over a grand jury's decision not to indict an NYPD officer in the death of an unarmed man is boiling over in major cities for the third day in a row.

NASA eyeing Mars after successful Orion test flight

NASA is back in the space race. The Orion rocket blasted off from Kennedy Space Center just after sunrise Friday for it's first test flight.

Woman accused of faking cancer, collecting more than $18,000

A woman is being accused by her friends of collecting more than $18,000 for terminal cancer that she never had. Erin Talpey claimed to have terminal brain cancer with just months to live and asked people for help on Facebook.

NASA's Orion space capsule successfully completes 1st test flight

NASA is back in the space race. The Orion rocket blasted off from Kennedy Space Center just after sunrise Friday for it's first test flight.

Town of Sunnyside declares war on crows

Thousands of crows swoop into the small eastern Washington town of Sunnyside every night. They have for years, and the town of Sunnyside is putting up a fight.

Social media websites test ‘buy’ button

The "Like" button on Facebook and the "Follow" button on Twitter have some company. The social media titans are test driving "Buy" buttons.

British team designs 1000 mph supersonic car

Talk about a need for speed. A former wing commander in the Royal Air Force is spearheading efforts to build a car that can travel faster than 1,000 mph, Nick Glass checks in with the team working on the Bloodhound Project.