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FL mom leaves 8-year-old son in car, drinks at bar for 4 hours

A St. Petersburg, Florida woman is charged with DUI and child neglect after police say she left her 8-year-old son in her car while she drank at a bar for four hours.

OK vandals destroy high school football locker room, coaches' office

Students and staff at one Blanchard, Oklahoma high school will spend their next few weeks before school starts cleaning up what vandals destroyed.

Fisherman catches 12ft Tiger Shark off Texas coast

A fisherman reeled in what's being called the catch of a lifetime, just five miles off the coast of Port Aransas, Texas After a seven hour fight Ryan Spring reeled in a 12 foot, 7-inch tiger shark, about the size of his boat.

Thief steals $1M in loot from World's largest closet in Texas

It was like watching an episode of MTV cribs when Houston socialite Theresa Roemer featured her three story closet on national television. Friday night those sweet digs of hers were turned into a crime scene.

Minnesota man may be the first non-African to survive Ebola

A Bloomington, Minnesota man is perhaps the first ever non-African to survive Ebola. Dr. Tom Cairns actually had Ebola before it even had a name.

Bertha becomes second Atlantic hurricane of 2014 season

Hurricane Bertha has formed in the Atlantic Ocean with maximum sustained winds of 80 miles per hour.

Publishers push to begin moving demand for used textbook sales into digital textbooks

Finding inexpensive ways to purchase expensive college textbooks has led to a thriving industry online in used textbooks, but experts say that will soon change.

Illinois man sticks sewing needles in meat, faces federal charges

An Illinois man is in jail, accused of sticking sewing needles into packages of meat in a Belleville grocery store.

Half a million people's tap water may not be safe to drink in Ohio

Half a million people in Toledo, Ohio are waiting to see if their water will be safe to drink. They've been in a water emergency all weekend after toxins were found seeping into the city's water supply.

Dr. Kent Brantly's recovery continues in Atlanta; Nancy Writebol will soon be evacuated as well

As Ebola patient Dr. Kent Brantly's treatment continues at Emory Hospital in Atlanta, specialists say they are encouraged by the way he's responding.

The 5 'worst' consumer complaints

By Melanie Hicken NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- From "grandparent scams" to fraudulent investments, schemes targeting the elderly are by far the worst.

College-bound kids now registering for gifts

By Katie Lobosco NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Move over brides and expectant moms: Now college-bound kids want to be showered with gifts also.

Women on U.S. currency? 'A pretty good idea,' says Obama

By Jillian Eugenios NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Move over, George Washington. Eleanor Roosevelt might be taking your spot on the $1 bill.

Can Whole Foods turn itself around?

By Ben Rooney NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Once the King of Kale, Whole Foods is now fighting to maintain its share of an increasingly crowded market for healthy food.

Man goes from maximum security prison to tech entrepreneur

By Contessa Gayles NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Staying in touch with loved ones while incarcerated is the ultimate lifeline, according Marcus Bullock, creator of photo postcard app, Flikshop. He would know.