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Selena Gomez: I refuse to let critics win

Former Disney star Selena Gomez hasn't had the easiest year.

10-year-old shooter: 'I want to be an inspiration'

 She picks up the custom handgun painted in her favorite colors, purple and black.

From a bridal shop to an Ebola ward: Who is Amber Vinson?

 Over the weekend, Amber Vinson was in Ohio to plan her wedding. Today, the 29-year-old nurse is hospitalized in Atlanta, fighting the Ebola virus. What a difference a few days can make.

Medical examiner releases Joan Rivers' cause of death

 Comedian Joan Rivers died of "therapeutic complications" during a procedure to evaluate her "voice changes" and stomach reflux, the New York medical examiner said Thursday.

A travel tipping guide

 Marriott recently announced it would place envelopes in more than 160,000 rooms in the United States and Canada to encourage tipping the people who clean guest rooms.

One in every five U.S. cars recalled this year

There have been 52 million car and truck recalls in the United States so far this year.

Apple set to release new iPads

The iPad is due for a facelift. Apple is set to unveil new editions of the iPad and iPad Mini at an event in California on Thursday, and could also provide details on the launch of its new Apple Pay system.

U.S. health officials grilled on Ebola at congressional hearing

A House panel sharply questioned health officials Thursday over their response and the White House's response to the Ebola virus, as well as steps to prevent an outbreak of the disease in the United States.

Apple Pay is launching on Monday

Starting Monday, you can pay for stuff with your iPhone 6. Apple CEO Tim Cook announced Thursday that the company's highly anticipated smartphone-based payment system will debut Oct. 20.

Teen 'like' and 'FOMO' anxiety

Ask any teen whether he or she suffers from social media anxiety, and the answer will probably be no.