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  • A 13-year-old Israeli-American girl was stabbed to death in her bedroom Thursday morning in the West Bank settlement of Kiryat Arba, a spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces said. 
Hallel Yaffa Ariel was sleeping when a Palestinian teenager entered the house in the settlement near Hebron and killed her, authorities said. (Courtesy: Ariel Family handout)

    Israeli-American Girl, 13, Fatally Stabbed in West Bank Home, Authorities Say

    JERUSALEM — A 13-year-old Israeli-American girl was stabbed to death in her bedroom Thursday morning in the West Bank settlement of Kiryat Arba, a spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces said. Hallel Yaffa Ariel was sleeping when a Palestinian teenager entered the house in the settlement near Hebron and killed her, authorities said. “Just like any teenager on summer holiday, my daughter was asleep, calm, relaxed. A terrorist murderer came and murdered her in her bed,” her mother, Rena Ariel, […]

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    Is Your Hand Sanitizer Safe? The FDA Wants to Know

    (CNN) — Alcohol-based hand sanitizers are everywhere these days, and the Food and Drug Administration wants to know more about them. It requested more scientific evidence Wednesday to prove that hand sanitizers are both safe and effective. In particular, the FDA will be investigating whether sanitizers might be harmful to pregnant women and children. Used by millions of Americans daily and often repeatedly, over-the-counter sanitizers are meant to reduce bacteria when hand-washing is either inconvenient or impossible. Specifically, the agency […]

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    Pentagon Ends Transgender Ban

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — The Pentagon said Thursday it was ending the ban on transgender people being able to serve openly in the U.S. military. The announcement — which removes one of the last barriers to military service by any individual — was made by Defense Secretary Ash Carter, who had been studying the issue for almost a year. The decision comes as the military has witnessed major changes in the role of women and the inclusion of gays, lesbians and […]

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    Americans Devote Almost 11 Hours a Day to Screen Time, and Growing

    (CNN) — The average American spends nearly half a day staring at a screen. A new Nielsen Company audience report reveals that adults in the United States devoted about 10 hours and 39 minutes each day to consuming media during the first quarter of this year. The report, which was released Monday, included how much time we spend daily using our tablets, smartphones, personal computers, multimedia devices, video games, radios, DVDs, DVRs and TVs. “The overall results don’t surprise me,” […]

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    Feds Warn Owners of More than 300,000 Hondas, Acuras to Stop Driving Them Immediately

    NEW YORK — Federal safety regulators warned owners of more than 300,000 Hondas and Acuras that they should not drive their cars until their Takata airbags are replaced. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said new tests show these airbags have a much higher risk of exploding and killing a driver or passenger. The risk for these particular cars is now greater than 50%, according to the agency. Other Takata airbags have less than a 1% chance of exploding. “The […]

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    FDA Says Don’t Eat Raw Cookie Dough Amid Flour Recall, E. Coli Outbreak

    A lot of people know about the danger of salmonella poisoning from uncooked eggs in raw cookie dough — but fewer may be aware of the danger posed by flour. The Food and Drug Administration is warning people not to eat raw cookie dough or batter because of raw flour. This, in the wake of an E. coli outbreak linked to flour produced by General Mills that infected at least 38 people in 20 states. The company ended up voluntarily […]

  • Apple is working on a technology that can disable phones' photo and video recording capabilities using an infrared signal, a newly approved patent filing has shown.

    Apple Patents Technology to Block Your Phone Camera

    LONDON (CNNMoney) — Apple really doesn’t want you to record videos where it’s forbidden. The company is working on a technology that can disable phones’ photo and video recording capabilities using an infrared signal, a newly approved patent filing has shown. The technology could stop people from making illegal recordings at concert venues, in cinemas or theaters. The patent described how an infrared signal could be fired in places where video recording is prohibited. The phone would detect the signal […]

  • Authorities found millions of dollars stashed inside buckets hidden in attic walls, along with drugs and a gun, during a search of a home in the Miami area. Between $10 million and $20 million in cash was found after a search of a business and a home, according to arrest documents from the Miami-Dade Police Department.

    Millions of Dollars Found Stashed in Buckets at Miami Home, Police Say

    (CNN) — Authorities found millions of dollars stashed inside buckets hidden in attic walls, along with drugs and a gun, during a search of a home in the Miami area. Between $10 million and $20 million in cash was found after a search of a business and a home, according to arrest documents from the Miami-Dade Police Department. Luis Hernandez-Gonzalez, 44, and his sister, Salma Gonzalez, 32, were arrested Wednesday in connection with a drug trafficking case, documents show. Steroids, […]

  • Graduation Caps Thrown in the Air

    College Grads Are Getting Nearly All the Jobs

    NEW YORK — Got a college degree? Then it’s much more likely that you could land a job in the economic recovery. Of the 11.6 million jobs created after the Great Recession, 8.4 million went to those with at least a bachelor’s degree, according to a new report from the Center on Education and the Workforce at Georgetown University. Another 3 million went to those with associate’s degrees or some college education. Employers increasingly want workers with at least some […]