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U.S. scientists use Twitter to track earthquakes

When earthquakes happen, U.S. government scientists get a 60-second heads up from an unlikely partner -- Twitter.<p>Since 2009, seismologists at the U.S. Geological Survey have teamed up with the social media company. The result? More accurate emergency alerts.<p>And it all relies on you, the public. If …

Social Media

Billionaire Carl Icahn: Apple investment is a 'no-brainer'

Invest in Apple? It's a "no brainer" to Carl Icahn.<p>"Apple is in a category almost by itself," the billionaire told CNN Wednesday, a day after the the tech giant posted the biggest quarterly profit -- for any company in history.<p>Even if iPhone sales in China taper off, or the Apple Watch (set to go …

How a 3-D-printer changed a 4-year-old's heart and life

<b>(CNN) —</b> Mia Gonzalez spent the first 3½ years of her life missing out. She had to skip day care and dance classes because she constantly had colds and pneumonia. When Mia could go out and play, she was easily winded and took multiple asthma medications to try to help her breathing.<p>After about 10 …

Medicine

House OKs lifting 40-year-old US ban on oil exports

<i>Washington</i> — Defying a White House veto threat, the Republican-controlled House on Friday approved a bill to lift a 40-year-old U.S. ban on crude oil …

Oil

Human 'mini brains' grown in labs may help solve cancer, autism, Alzheimer's

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Harvard medical pioneer calls it "astounding" — an "incredible achievement" and a "quantum leap forward" in the battle against cancer, autism, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.<p>What's going on? Scientists at Ohio State University say they've figured out a way to grow the genetic equivalent of a …

Verizon to add $20 to grandfathered unlimited data plans

If you're still clinging to your Verizon unlimited cell phone plan, your monthly bill is about to jump by $20.<p>Verizon (VZ) is planning to raise the price of unlimited data plans from $29.99 to $49.99 per month. The company confirmed the move to CNNMoney on Thursday morning.<p>It's yet another sign the …

Some travelers love to hate the new discount airlines

<i>Dallas</i> — When the delay on his 90-minute flight stretched past the four-hour mark, David Rankin started tweeting to Spirit Airlines as he and other …

Flying

A 'Concrete Jungle' of produce feeds the homeless

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> A single cider press and large quantities of apples may seem to portray an autumn harvest day at a farm, but they're the inspiration for Concrete Jungle, a nonprofit organization in Atlanta that's providing fresh produce to the city's homeless population.<p>Several years ago, after …

Fed officials in September worried about China slowdown

<i>Washington</i> — Federal Reserve officials at their September meeting worried about an economic slowdown in China and its potential to decelerate U.S. …

Economics

Concerns raised over heart valve implants

Doctors have discovered a potential problem involving implanted heart valves that hundreds of thousands of people have received — they don’t always …

'Queen of Ivory' arrested in Tanzania

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Chinese woman nicknamed the "Queen of Ivory" has been arrested in Tanzania and charged with smuggling at least 706 elephant tusks that authorities say are worth about $2.5 million.<p>Yang Feng Glan, 66, is thought to be the most notorious ivory trafficker arrested in East Africa in the last …

Wildlife