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Parents welcome, say goodbye to baby for whom they created bucket list

Before he was even born, Shane Michael Haley had already met the Philadelphia Phillies, been to the top of the Empire State Building and shared a cheesesteak with his parents.

GOP stokes border fears over Ebola, ISIS

Two international crises are giving Republicans new reasons to break out a familiar rallying cry -- secure the border -- just weeks before the midterm elections.

Ebola test negative for Texas deputy

A test to see whether a Dallas sheriff's deputy has Ebola came back negative, state health officials said Thursday.

Extreme turbulence: Stocks suffer steepest drop of 2014

If the stock market were a transatlantic flight, the ride just went from uncomfortably bumpy to white-knuckle turbulence. The Dow plunged 335 points on Thursday, its worst day of the entire year on a point basis.

Turkey says it won't launch ground action alone against ISIS

 Turkey's foreign minister insisted Thursday that it's not "realistic" for the world to expect it to go it alone in launching a ground operation against ISIS, even as a monitoring group said the extremists had seized a ch

Soda wars! Pepsi beats Coke on Wall Street

Pepsi is winning the soda -- or pop for you Midwesterners -- war on Wall Street.

Parents welcome, say goodbye to baby for whom they created bucket list

Before he was even born, Shane Michael Haley had already met the Philadelphia Phillies, been to the top of the Empire State Building and shared a cheesesteak with his parents.

Did Florida boys school officials send family a casket filled with wood?

For almost 90 years, the casket lay beneath the earth, Thomas Curry's family believing the teen who died too young rested in peace there, in an unmarked plot with his great-grandparents.

Debt has some college students thinking about dropping out

Some college students are having buyers' remorse.

Enough with the bleeping pumpkins!

Cinderella's fairy godmother turned a pumpkin into a golden carriage. If only we were so lucky. Fresh from our critique of Olive Garden, we sampled some of the many pumpkin-spiced food and beverages on the market.