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Chicago teachers rally as both sides consider deal

CHICAGO (CNN) -- Supporters of the Chicago Teachers Union rallied Saturday on the sixth day of a strike that has shut down the city's schools, even as a deal with the school board was in the works.

Texas Most Wanted Fugitive captured in Dallas

Rickey Lynn Johnson, 31, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is now in custody after being arrested in Dallas by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS). A $7,500 reward will be paid on a tip that helped lead to his arrest.

New York health board approves ban on large sodas

New York City's Board of Health voted Thursday to ban the sale of sugary drinks in containers larger than 16 ounces in restaurants and other venues, in a move meant to combat obesity and encourage residents to live healthier lifestyles.

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.