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6 must-have apps for the iPhone 6

As millions of people get their hands on the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on Friday, many will no doubt be looking for new apps that take advantage of the new phones' capabilities.

Joan Rivers' doctor denies 'unauthorized procedure,' selfie before cardiac arrest

Joan Rivers' personal throat doctor denies "performing an unauthorized procedure" before the comedian suffered cardiac arrest, a source close to the doctor told CNN.

Enterovirus D68 now in 19 states, Canada

Enterovirus D68 is likely coming -- if it hasn't already -- to a state near you.

Police: Florida felon who killed 7 wasn't allowed to have gun

A man who killed his daughter, six grandchildren and then himself Thursday in a shooting in north-central Florida was a convicted felon and therefore wasn't allowed to possess the gun he used, police said Friday.

7 ways to boost your happiness

Americans will spend about $550 million on self-help books this year and more than $1 billion on motivational speakers. Obviously, many of us are on a quest for happiness.

Australian PM: Public execution terror plot foiled

Two men were charged Thursday in connection with a terror plot that Australia's prime minister said involved plans to carry out a public execution.

Five iOS 8 features you'll love

You can't get a new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus until Friday, but iOS 8, the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system, goes live on Wednesday.

Wal-Mart holiday hiring lags rivals

Wal-Mart is planning to ramp up its holiday hiring, but not at the same pace as other companies with big seasonal needs.

'America's Got Talent' names winner

"America's Got Talent" found a magical winner for season nine. On Wednesday's finale of the NBC show, magician Mat Franco beat singer Emily West for the championship.

Jimmy Fallon's epic battle with Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani

It's become a popular segment on his show, and Jimmy Fallon's latest lip-sync battle featured "The Voice" coaches Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton.