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Paramedic steals $10k Rolex watch from patient

Phoenix, AZ (KTVK) -- A Rural Metro ambulance paramedic is accused of stealing a valuable watch from a patient. The heirloom watch is a 1969 Rolex Submariner valued at $10,000.

NBA's Silver: Legalize sports gambling

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- NBA Commissioner Adam Silver became the first major sports executive to come out in favor of legalized sports gambling Friday. Don't bet on him being the last.

U.S. planes spy on American phones

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Federal law enforcement agents reportedly fly small planes loaded with gear to spy on Americans' cell phone calls.

Rape allegations haunts Bill Cosby once again

(CNN) -- Nasty allegations have been haunting one of America's most iconic comedians with a reputation for moral wholesomeness.

22-year-old woman rides frigid waves of Alaska

ON THE SHORE OF TURNAGAIN ARM, Alaska (CNN) -- We journeyed down Alaska's Seward Highway when a story appeared before us like a supernatural vision.

Woman suing Chicago after receiving $140 fine for going topless

CHICAGO -- A woman is suing the city of Chicago after being ticketed for going topless this summer.

Employees are paying more out of pocket for health insurance

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- If it feels like you're paying more for health care, it's because you are.

12 things to do when traveling to New York City

(CNN) -- According to a recent book, there are 100 things to do in New York City before you die. We've collected 12 of them here. All are located in Manhattan, unless noted.

Twin sisters seperated at birth, reunited on facebook

(CNN) -- Anais Bordier and Samantha Futerman have the same laugh and the same freckled cheeks. They wear their hair the same way and have since they were babies.

Maryland school district removes religious holidays from school calendars

(CNN) -- Starting next year, the names of religious holidays like Christmas and Yom Kippur will no longer appear on the school calendar in Montgomery County, Maryland.

Governor Jindal to discuss possible presidential run on 'Meet the Press' Sunday

This weekend, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal will be the center of national attention when he joins Chuck Todd exclusively on NBC's Meet the Press.

TX couple arrested after young children test positive for meth

Two East Texas fugitives were recently taken into custody after their young children tested positive for meth.

Remains of 3 infants found, boyfriend breaks down

The man who lived in the basement of a squalid home where the remains of three babies were found spoke out Wednesday for the first time, saying he was unaware of the “inhuman” and “unbelievable” conditions his children w

Parents outraged history book says “slaves were treated well”

Parents in Brookline, Massachusetts are worried about a lesson on slavery in a 5th grade history book.

Santa shouldn’t eat alone! Girl keeps Clause company in restaurant

A sweet gesture from a 3-year-old girl is getting lots of attention. Gracie Lynn Wilson was at a Bob Evans restaurant in Evansville, Indiana on Wednesday when she recognized a familiar face.