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Maryland man volunteers as Ebola guinea pig

(CNN) -- Earlier this week, Brian Shepherd sat down in a small doctor's office in Bethesda, Maryland. A technician swabbed his arm and gave him a quick jab with a needle.

SC bus driver resigns after leaving sick boy at unassigned stop

Spartanburg, SC (WHNS) -- Deputies said when a 12-year-old boy became sick and asked the Spartanburg School District Five bus driver to stop, the driver left the boy on the side of the road.

Portland dog owner under investigation for donations

Portland, OR (KPTV) -- He may be Portland's favorite dog, but his owner is facing another battle.

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.