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  • Dying ‘Simpsons’ co-creator giving away fortune

    ‘Simpsons World’ Site to Stream All 500+ Episodes

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Almost every episode of “The Simpsons” (556 and counting!) has started with Springfield’s favorite family running home to watch TV. Now we don’t even need a TV to watch. On Tuesday, 21st Century Fox is debuting “Simpsons World,” a web site that lets fans stream every single one of those episodes. “The Simpsons,” which in season #25 is the longest-running sitcom of all time, is embracing a mobile and on-demand world that was scarcely imagined when […]

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    Jealous Boyfriend to President Obama: “Don’t Touch my Girlfriend”

    CHICAGO¬†(CNN) - Even the President of the United States has to deal with jealous boyfriends. Casting his ballot in Chicago on Monday, Obama stood at a voting booth next to Aia Cooper, whose fianc√© Mike Jones decided to crack wise with the president. “Mr. President, don’t touch my girlfriend,” Jones quipped as he walked by the two. “I really wasn’t planning on it,” Obama replied, joking that Jones was “an example of a brother just embarrassing you for no reason.” […]

  • Gary, Indiana, man held after bodies of seven women found

    UPDATE: Dead Body Found in Motel Leads to 6 More, Suspect is Sex Offender

    GARY, Indiana (CNN)- The man arrested in connection with the bodies of seven women found in the Indiana cities of Hammond and Gary is convicted sex offender Darren Deon Vann, 43, of Gary, Hammond Police Chief John Doughty said Monday. Doughty declined to accuse Vann of being a serial killer, despite residents and local headlines wondering just that. The chief pointed out that only one of the slayings was solved and left open the possibility that Vann could be a […]

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    Coming Soon: Call Starbucks, Have Your Latte Waiting

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — 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. The service, aimed at attracting customers who are put off by the lines during the morning rush, will debut in the Portland market later this year and be rolled out to stores nationally in 2015, the company announced Thursday. The announcement comes […]

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    Report: Michael Brown’s Blood found on Officer Darren Wilson’s Gun, car door

    (CNN) — Forensic tests have found the blood of Michael Brown on the gun, uniform and police cruiser belonging to Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot the unarmed teen two months ago in Ferguson, Missouri, The New York Times reported. The revelation, provided by unnamed government officials familiar with a federal civil rights investigation, marked the first public account of Wilson’s testimony to investigators, but it immediately drew suspicion and anger from leading activists who portended an ominous reaction from […]

  • Thomas Eric Duncan died after contracting ebola in west Africa and traveling to Texas.

    Hospital Worker Exposed to Ebola Quarantined on Cruise Ship

    DALLAS, Texas (CNN)- A Texas hospital health worker who may have handled Thomas Eric Duncan’s fluid samples has been quarantined on a cruise ship in Belize — another reminder of the widespread fears of the deadly virus. Though the employee did not have direct contact with Duncan, he or she “may have had contact with his specimen,” the U.S. State Department said Friday. A doctor at the cruise ship has declared the worker symptom-free and in good health, but the […]

  • Ebola patient Amber Vinson
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    From Bridal Shop to Hospital Room; Who is Amber Vinson

    AKRON, Ohio (CNN)- 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. Vinson is the only the second person known to have contracted the deadly disease inside the United States. Both she and Nina Pham are nurses at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, Texas, who treated Thomas Eric Duncan when he was hospitalized for Ebola in […]

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    Amazon Hiring 80,000 Seasonal Employees, Including California Locations

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – Amazon is boosting the number of extra helpers it relies on to put gifts under the Christmas tree. The company said Thursday it will hire 80,000 seasonal employees this year, up from 70,000 last year. Two years ago, it hired only 50,000. The extra hands will work in the Amazon network of fulfillment and sorting centers, where employees locate, pack and ship millions of orders. Experts are predicting a significant uptick in online shopping this season. […]

  • Adam and Jasmyne Alexander were arrested for child neglect, their daughter, Avarice, died alone in her crib.
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    Police: Baby Dies, Left Alone in Crib 16 Hours as Parents Drank

    PRINCE WILLIAM, Virginia (CNN)- A 9-month-old Virginia baby died after she was left alone in her crib for 16 hours while her parents drank, police said. Prince William Police said Avarice Alexander was put in her crib by her father, Adam Alexander, around 8:30 p.m. on October 4 at the family’s home in Nokesville. The baby rolled onto her stomach immediately, and no one checked on the infant for over 16 hours, authorities said. Avarice’s mother, Jasmyne Alexander, returned from […]