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5 investing secrets of the wealthy

Just because you can't afford the lifestyle of the super rich doesn't mean you can't invest like them.<p>"Money doesn't guarantee you are a better investor than someone with less money," says Mindy Rosenthal, president of the Institute for Private Investors, which provides wealth management education …

Creator of spying app arrested

The creator of StealthGenie, a mobile app marketed as a tool for spying on cheating spouses and keeping tabs on children, has been arrested, according to federal authorities.<p>The FBI said the case marks the first time anyone has faced criminal charges for marketing and selling such an …

California bans plastic grocery bags

California has fired the first salvo in what could be a national war on plastic bags.<p>Governor Edmund Brown on Tuesday signed into law a bill that bans plastic shopping bags, making California the first U.S. state to officially prohibit stores from handing them out for free.<p>"This bill is a step in …

Half of nature is still here! ... Yay?

In case you've avoided reading what may be the more depressing reports in the history of the natural world, the awful take-away is basically this: Half the animals of planet Earth have disappeared since 1970, and much of it is the fault of humans.<p>Yep, you read that right.<p><i>Half of the world's</i> …

Hidden camera reveals new cancer PSA - CNN Video

Jimmy Carter turns 90: What he did right (Opinion) - CNN.com

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter turns 90 on Wednesday, October 1. From 1977 to 1981, Carter served as the 39th President of the United States. Click through the gallery to look back at moments from his life and career.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Jimmy Carter's legacy<p>Jimmy Carter's legacy<p>Jimmy Carter's …

Like 'Ahab and the white whale,' man hunted missing daughter for 12 years

Greg Allen's obsession with finding his missing daughter began more than a decade ago, when the mother finally made good on a threat and fled with the daughter from Texas to Mexico, according to him and authorities.<p>Sabrina Allen was a month away from turning age 5, and the visit with her …

Michael Dunn found guilty of 1st-degree murder in loud-music trial

Jurors found Michael Dunn guilty of first-degree murder Wednesday in the 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis.<p>Dunn's parents were in the courtroom for the verdict. Davis' parents, Ron Davis and Lucia MacBath, both let out a quiet gasp upon hearing the jury forewoman's words and then hung …

Hackers stole $100 million of U.S. military and Xbox tech - FBI

Federal officials have accused four men of hacking into computer networks of the U.S. military and Microsoft and stealing more than $100 million worth of software.<p>In an indictment unsealed Tuesday, the four are accused of stealing proprietary software used to train Apache helicopter pilots as well …

'Big Brother' star reveals he is HIV positive

When "Evel Dick" Donato left "Big Brother 13" during filming, he cited only "personal reasons" for his decision. He's now revealing the reason for his exit: He is HIV positive.<p>The winner of "Big Brother 8" shared his revelation on an episode of the VH1 reality series "Couples Therapy" set to air …

The link between fat and cancer

You likely know that being overweight increases your risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes. But did you know it also increases your risk for cancer?<p>If you didn't, you're not alone. While around 90% of Americans know that smoking is linked to higher rates of cancer, Dr. Clifford Hudis says, …