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FL mom wants 'Breaking Bad' figures removed from Toys R Us shelves

"Breaking Bad's" Walter White may have cleverly dodged authorities during his career as a drug kingpin, but his action figure hasn't dodged the wrath of a Florida mother.

2 Wisconsin high school teams give special fan a moment in the spotlight

The clock sat at zero. The game was over. The score was settled, but the teams had one play left to run. They lined up; ready for kickoff, and what happened next is an incredible act of sportsmanship.

Army recognizes 'Hug Lady' for kindness, inspiring troops

Elizabeth Laird, well known as the "Hug Lady" on Fort Hood, knows that a kind gesture goes a long way.

43 people cleared from Ebola monitoring in Texas

More than 40 people being monitored by the Centers for Disease Control are now no longer considered at risk for contracting Ebola.

Days of cutting coupons are over for savvy smartphone shoppers

The days of cutting coupons are over for many shoppers. They've shifted to smartphone apps that help them save, and in some cases earn money.

Obama appoints an Ebola Czar; some lawmakers aren't happy with the selection

Hospitals are preparing for new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control on how to care for Ebola patients.

Missouri teen gives toddler away to heroin user

St. Charles, MO (KTVI) -- A St. Charles teenager is accused of giving away her toddler to a heroin user and then claiming it was kidnapped.

N.Y. lady turns 100-years-old, still teaching math

Brooklyn, NY (WPIX) -- For most of us, hearing about your birthday on the radio is a seldom occurrence. However, in the case of Brooklyn math teacher Madeline Scotto, it's pretty much warranted.

K.C. fans willing to pay big bucks for World Series

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Kansas City Royals fans, eager to watch their team play in the World Series for the first time in 29 years, are paying top dollar for the first two games of the Series.

Starbucks announces its pre-order, prepay services for 2015

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- For those of you who just can't wait to spend $4 for your Venti latte, Starbucks is about to allow customers to pre-order and prepay for their daily caffeine hit.

3 types of frustrated job seekers in America

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- A casual glance at the job market makes it appear that things are a lot better. The unemployment rate was 7.2% a year ago. Now it's 5.9%.

More people prefer male bosses over female

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- In the 1950s, Americans were asked, "If you were taking a new job and had your choice of a boss, would you prefer to work for a man or a woman?"

U.S. Ebola breakdown update of cases, precautions

(CNN) -- As of Friday, eight confirmed cases of Ebola have been or are being treated in the United States, and one U.S. citizen died abroad having never returned to the States.

Many U.S. children are growing up in poverty

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Over 48 million Americans live in poverty, according to a special report by the Census Bureau Thursday.

Google expects technology to guide people in making smarter decisions

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Google's chairman says the search giant can create your ideal artificial personal assistant. The catch? You need to give up more and more of your personal information.