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VA to hike doctors pay by $20,000 to $35,000

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Doctors who passed on a career at the Department of Veterans Affairs because of pay will soon have a reason to give the agency a second look.

2015 Ford Mustang has new tricks

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Up front confession: I love a Mustang. The 2014 Mustang has it's flaws -- lots of flaws -- but I love that car anyway.

7 ways to boost your happiness

(CNN) -- Americans will spend about $550 million on self-help books this year and more than $1 billion on motivational speakers. Obviously, many of us are on a quest for happiness.

Researchers have new info on dreams, depression, teen drug use

(CNN) -- Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health.

Home Depot confirms hackers exposed 56 million credit, debit cards

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Home Depot confirmed Wednesday that hackers exposed 56 million credit and debit cards during its months-long security breach.

Cosby sweater still popular 30 years later

(CNN) -- It all started with a gift from a friend.

Solar cells could bring brighter future

Editor's note: Future Cities offers an inside look at how urban living has changed in the modern era, to give us a glimpse of what we can envision to be imbued in our lives in the years to come.

Michigan non profit martial arts class helps kids kick cancer

SOUTHFIELD, Michigan (CNN) -- For 12 years, Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg worked at a camp for children battling cancer.

Amazon introduces new Fire tablets and e-readers

Amazon has released a new set of tablets and e-readers. A $79 Kindle and the Kindle Voyage are the company's new e-reader offerings.

Marriott says 'Tip your housekeeper!'

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- When you're staying at a hotel, tip your housekeeper!

Police car crashes into New Jersey donut shop

We're going to let you make your own jokes about this one... A South Jersey police vehicle slammed into a doughnut shop Friday morning.

French jets strike ISIS targets in Iraq

France has carried out airstrikes against ISIS targets in Iraq, becoming the first U.S. coalition ally to take a hands-on role in the fight against the militant army.

FL man murders daughter, 6 grandchildren before taking his own life

A convicted felon fatally shot his daughter and six grandchildren before killing himself in a Florida home on Thursday. Investigators say they have no idea why 51-Year-old Don Spirit carried out the brutal slaying.

Tiny dog survives getting scooped up by hungry owl in Michigan

A Michigan family's tiny pet is recovering from serious injuries after a bizarre attack.

84-year-old pastor arrested on 4 counts of sexual assault

Mount Pleasant, TX (KETK) -- An elderly East Texas man has been arrested on on four counts of aggravated sexual assault of a disabled individual.