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Ebola hysteria: An epic, epidemic overreaction

This is getting ridiculous. While the threat of Ebola is very real in Africa, the paranoia it's generated in the United States is unreal.

Police: Indiana man could be serial killer; cases may go back decades

The investigation of a man suspected in the deaths of at least seven women in northwest Indiana could expand to other states and stretch back decades, authorities said.

Stepped-up effort to replace exploding airbags

Federal safety regulators and Toyota Motor are stepping up efforts to get car owners to bring in cars whose airbags might explode, sending metal fragments into the driver and other passengers.

Chicago Mayor pushes school system to teach code writing

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Parlez-vous "code"? Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel believes the language of the future is code writing -- and he wants every kid in Chicago to be prepared.

Phoenix amuptee golfer is heating up the competition

Phoenix, AZ (KTVK) -- Playing golf is hard enough with two legs. Well, how about doing it with one leg and being so good you are now a world champion?

Scammers claiming to be Chicago business are targeting veterans

The National Veteran Owned Business Association says scammers are calling from the Chicago area and targeting veterans. The callers are claiming to be with a business called RAI-Radio Accounting Service.

Facebook urges DEA to stop impersonating user profiles

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Facebook has sent a letter to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration demanding that agents stop impersonating users on the social network.

FL mom petitions 'Breaking Bad' figures 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.

An Ebola travel ban would be completely unprecedented -- Here's why

There's a lot of information out there on the Ebola crisis.

43 people cleared from Ebola monitoring in Texas

A group of 43 people in Texas who had contact with the state's first Ebola patient have been cleared from twice-daily monitoring after reaching the 21-day mark, the longest incubation period for the disease.