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100-year-old Brooklyn math teacher who refuses to retire says she 'can't sit back and do nothing'

For most of us, hearing about your birthday on the radio is a seldom occurrence. However, in the case of Brooklyn math teacher Madeline Scotto, it's pretty much warranted.

Amid Ebola fears, cruise ship quarantines worker, airline contacts travelers

Concerns about even remote chances of Ebola exposure rippled Friday from a U.S.

Ebola in U.S.: Who has it, who doesn't, who might

As of Friday, eight confirmed cases of Ebola have been or are being treated in the United States, and one U.S. citizen died abroad, having never returned to the States. Dozens of others are being monitored or are in some form of quarantine.

Mom gives baby to heroin user so she can be 'a normal teen'

 A St. Charles teenager is accused of giving away her toddler to a heroin user and then claiming it was kidnapped. Charged with endangering the welfare of a child and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia is Desiree Ann Marie Cozzoni.

Coming soon: Call Starbucks, and have your latte waiting

For those of you who just can't wait to spend $4 for your Venti latte, Starbucks is about to allow customers to pre-order and prepay for their daily caffeine hit using a mobile app.

Biden's son discharged from Navy after testing positive for cocaine

 The Navy Reserve discharged Vice President Joe Biden's son Hunter this year after he tested positive for cocaine, U.S. officials confirmed.

26 arrested for protesting outside Walmart billionaire's New York home

Hundreds of protesters picketed outside the home of Alice Walton, the billionaire daughter of Walmart's founder.

Apple unveils new iPads, releases OS X Yosemite

The iPad is getting a facelift. Apple unveiled new editions of the iPad and iPad Mini at an event in California on Thursday, where it also announced that its new Apple Pay system will launch on Monday, Oct. 20.

New Starbucks app will have your latte waiting

For those of you who just can't wait to spend $4 for your Venti latte, Starbucks is about to allow customers to pre-order and prepay for their daily caffeine hit using a mobile app.

Selena Gomez: I refuse to let critics win

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