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WNBA draft hopes to bring excitement back to women's basketball

The WNBA draft wrapped up in Bristol, Connecticut Monday night and brought a new brand of excitement back to women's basketball.

Two explosions at finish line of Boston Marathon

UPDATE (3:26pm): CNN is reporting two more explosive devices have been found and are being dismantled at this time.

Griner brings new hype to WNBA draft

Brittney Griner's career is unmatched by any other player in NCAAW basketball history, and Monday, she will bring a new hype to the WNBA draft.

Car Names - A Case Study In Consumer Science

  After doing research into how cars get their names and whether or not those names really make a difference in the overall success of the vehicle, there are a couple conclusions to draw.

Social Security: Many pay more in taxes than they'll get back

Up until now, Social Security has been a windfall for many retirees: They collected far more in benefits than they shelled out in taxes.

China: Reports of bird flu in humans reach 60

Two more people infected with a rare strain of bird flu in China died over the weekend, as the number of human cases of H7N9 climbed to 60, state media reported Sunday.

Fired Florida officer defends use of 'Trayvon Martin' targets

The Florida police sergeant fired for possessing shooting targets resembling Trayvon Martin defended himself Sunday and said the targets were meant to be used as training aids for "no-shoot" situations.

Jenna Bush Hager gives birth to baby girl

Former first couple George W. and Laura Bush said Sunday they were "elated" at the news their daughter Jenna had given birth to a daughter.

Several people become ill at a Texas childrens store

Texas officials are trying to determine what caused 16 people to become ill at a childrens store on Saturday.