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First responders give Christmas to family victim of house fire

An Orem family who lost almost everything in a house fire received an unexpected surprise from some of the first responders who saved their lives.

Sony hack: Tom Cruise was asked to play Steve Jobs

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Just as the deal for the Steve Jobs biopic was falling apart at Sony Pictures, the Hollywood studio pushed for Tom Cruise

Fed to big banks: You need even more capital

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Big banks have taken many steps during the past few years to ensure that they have enough capital on hand in case of anoth

Baby on board! Southwest flight diverted for birth

 (CNN) -- Baby's first flight took on a whole new meaning when a woman gave birth aboard a Southwest Airlines flight in midair Tuesday morning

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton involved in vehicle wreck

 (CNN) -- Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was taken to a hospital after the truck he was traveling in crashed in Charlotte, North Carolin

1 slice of royal wedding cake sells at auction for $7500

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- A slice of Prince William and Duchess Catherine's wedding cake sold at auction on Friday for an unexpected $7,500.

The Sony mega-hack: What you need to know

The Sony Pictures hack was already bad, but it's getting much worse.

Santa, don't pigeonhole my kid

I am staring down a $71.97 box of Lego Friends at my local Walmart. My daughter wants Santa to bring her one of these pretty pink and purple kits for Christmas.

James Franco and Seth Rogen really did get 'Naked and Afraid'

James Franco and Seth Rogen are going above and beyond for their new movie. The pair appeared Sunday in a special episode of the Discovery Channel series "Naked and Afraid," and it was ... illuminating.

An end to the battle for the armrest?

 (CNN) -- Could this device finally bring a peaceful end to the great arms race in the sky?