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Violent protests erupt at embassies as U.S. seeks killers

The United States faced violent protests outside embassies in Egypt and Yemen on Thursday, even as it was deploying warships as part of the hunt for those behind the deadly attack against U.S. personnel in Libya.

Protesters injured in Yemen

Three protesters were injured -- one critically -- when police fired on a demonstration outside the U.S. Embassy in the Yemeni captal of Sanaa, protesters and eyewitnesses said Thursday.

Trading in your old iPhone? Here's what it's worth

If you're planning to upgrade to the new iPhone that Apple is about to release, you can still score cash for your old iPhone to offset the cost -- but you'll have to move fast.

Cell phone carriers will get whacked by the iPhone 5

After several quarters of record profit margins, it's time for carriers to face a grim reality: The iPhone 5 is expected to be the best-selling phone of all time, and its sky-high subsidies will devastate their bottom lines.

Romney hits Obama on Medicare in Spanish language ad

Mitt Romney's campaign pushed its Medicare attack in a new Spanish language television ad released Wednesday.

Protesters storm U.S. Embassy, tear down flag in Cairo

Angry protesters climbed the walls of the U.S. Embassy in Cairo on Tuesday and tore down the American flag, apparently in protest of a film thought to insult the Prophet Mohammed.

WARNING GRAPHIC: Man sentenced to 35 years for biting off chunk of girlfriend's face

Today, a 50-year-old Virginia Beach man was sentenced to 35 years in prison for aggravated malicious wounding after police say he chased down his girlfriend and chewed off a chunk of her face.

The choreography of an Apple event

When Apple CEO Tim Cook takes the stage Wednesday in San Francisco, presumably to introduce the world to the iPhone 5, everyone knows what's going to happen.

Pot use may increase risk of testicular cancer

Marijuana may double the risk of testicular cancer among young men, particularly tumors that are more severe, according to a new study published in the American Cancer Society's journal, Cancer.

How smartphones make us superhuman

Both men lit themselves on fire in protest. But only one of them is credited with starting a revolution.