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Airbag recall affects 8 million cars

Officials are trying to spread the word about dangerous airbags in recalled cars. Federal safety regulators and Toyota Motors want car owners with airbags that might explode to bring them in.

Why Dish subscribers can't see CNN today

CNN and several other Turner-owned cable channels have disappeared from Dish Network homes due to a contractual dispute between the two companies.

'The Simpsons' to stream all episodes on website, mobile app

Almost every episode of "The Simpsons" (556 and counting!) has started with Springfield's favorite family running home to watch TV. Now we don't even need a TV to watch.

Oscar de la Renta, legendary fashion designer, dies at 82

Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who spent half a century putting high society in haute couture, has died. He was 82.

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.