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Lower predicted sales numbers for back-to-school season has retailers competing this weekend

Back to school shopping is a $72 billion industry, which is why some stores have gotten an early jump on sales this summer.

3 Central American Presidents in Washington blame US for children crossing the border

Three Central American Presidents are in Washington today blaming the U.S. for the recent influx of children crossing the border without their parents.

Chief Ebola doctor overseeing cases in Sierre Leone contracts the virus

By Caleb Kellerman and Millicent Smith- CNN (CNN) -- A doctor who has played a key role in fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone is infected with the disease, according to that country's Ministry of Health.

Condemned murderer gasps for air more than an hour after execution drugs administered

Witnesses say condemned inmate Joseph Rudolf Wood gasped for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday night in Arizona. He was finally pronounced dead almost two hours after it began.

International Flying Fears? BR Travelers React

Just getting on an airplane is already nerve-racking for a lot of people, even without the fear of the plane crashing.

47 dead, 11 injured in Taiwan plane crash

Forty-seven people were killed and 11 were injured in Wednesday's plane crash on one of Taiwan's Penghu Islands, Taiwan's Central News Agency reported. CNA cited Taiwanese Transportation Minister Yeh Kuang-shih.

New app offers 30 minute alcohol deliveries to Denver residents

If you are looking to enjoy your favorite brew or liquor without having to go to the store, you may be in luck.

Doctor warns mouthguards won't protect young athletes from concussions

With school right around the corner, it's time for parents to start thinking about the safety of their budding athlete.

Firefighters continue struggle against Washington's massive Carlton Complex fire

Firefighters took advantage some wet weather Tuesday to try to gain the upper had on Washington's Carlton Complex fire.

Appeals courts differ on Obamacare; Supreme Court case likely

By Bill Mears and Tom Cohen- CNN WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Two appeals courts reached differing decisions on Obamacare subsidies Tuesday, meaning a likely Supreme Court case on the key component of the health care law.

FAA bans U.S.-Israel flights, citing rocket attack

By Devon Sayers, Jason Hanna and Katia Hetter- CNN (CNN) -- [Breaking news update, posted at 12:45 p.m ET]

Fruit recall affects Costco, Trader Joe's, Walmart stores

Jacque Wilson- CNN (CNN) — If you've picked up fruit at Costco, Trader Joe's or Walmart stores recently, keep reading.

Father describes his brutal beating of the man he caught molesting his son

The father of an 11-year-old Florida boy who was allegedly raped at the hands of a close family friend says he did what he had to do after walking in on it.