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Padres legend Tony Gwynn dies at 54

San Diego, CA (KSWB) -- Major League Baseball legend Tony Gwynn, who had a remarkable 20-season career with the San Diego Padres, has died at the

Golf cart driver arrested for assault at U.S. Open

By Janet DiGiacomo- CNN (CNN) -- A golf cart driver at the U.S. Open was arrested and charged after authorities say he slammed into a state trooper.

Starbucks offers workers 2 years of free college

By Gregory Wallace NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Starbucks baristas working through college are about to get an extra boost from their employer.

VIDEO: Massive propane tank explodes in Utah, debris rains down quarter mile away

Roadblocks may be inconvenient when a fire seems so far away, but law enforcement and firefighters know there are potential dangers that can arise.

FL man allegedly lures 9-year-old girl and her father to record rape, murder

A Longwood, Florida man faces several charges after authorities said he planned to rape a young girl, kill her family and film the rape to produce a DVD.

MO pilot parachutes for first time when skydiver damages plane

A pilot who spent four years manning a plane used for skydiving made his first jump on Saturday afternoon when he had to bail as his plane spiraled out of control.

FL Man cuts open truck to save kitten

By Daphne Sashin- CNN (CNN) -- A hitchhiking feline in Florida has a 50-year-old truck owner to thank for her unusual rescue.

CA declares whooping cough epidemic, rapid spread nationwide

By Jen Christensen- CNN (CNN) -- California is being hit hard with a whooping cough epidemic, according to the state's public health department, with 800 cases reported in the past two weeks alone.

Changes to airline rewards programs may mean losing some perks

United Airlines is the latest airline to change the way travelers earn frequent flyer miles. United joins Delta, JetBlue and Southwest in basing points earned on money spent and not miles flown.

TX hoarder lives on roof for year, neighbors say

HOUSTON (KPRC) — A Texas man is living on his roof after filling his home with clutter and debris. The Houston man's home was so full of clutter; he built a make-shift structure on his roof to make room for him to live.

New attacks on Baghdad have lawmakers weighing their options

New attacks on Baghdad have Washington lawmakers weighing their options. The fear is if this enemy isn't stopped the United States could be their next target.

Why you'll keep getting hacked

By Jose Pagliery NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Don't like getting hacked? Sorry, you'd better get used to it.

Why are oil prices rising?

By Mark Thompson LONDON (CNNMoney) -- The Islamist advance this week across northern Iraq has yet to have a major affect on the country's oil exports, so why are world prices rising?

And the world's most expensive city is?

By CNN Staff (CNN) -- If there's any truth in the old saw that London's streets are paved with gold, it's probably because they've been gilded by cash stripped from the pockets of tourists.