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Amazon considers $40 Prime price hike

Amazon said it is thinking about raising the price of Prime membership by as much as $40, hoping it can strike the right balance between managing rising costs and scaring away customers.

Autopsy set for actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, dead at 46

The New York medical examiner's office will conduct an autopsy Monday on the body of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was found dead of an apparent drug overdose, law enforcement sources said.

Boot camp helps her drop 145 pounds

In the end, a coupon changed Torrie Creamer's life.

Castaway claims he drifted 13 months in Pacific

A mysterious castaway claiming to have been lost at sea for 13 months is now safely back on land, but many questions remain about how he could have lived on his small boat for so long as it drifted across the Pacific Ocean.

Steamrolled: Seattle Seahawks flatten Denver Broncos 43-8 in Super Bowl

Super Bowl XLVIII started out bad for the Denver Broncos. The Seattle Seahawks made sure it got worse.

Murder trial to begin after man shoots teen following loud music spat

A high-profile trial is set to begin in Florida on Monday involving a man who fatally shot a 17-year-old African-American teenager.

Ready access, low cost, pill-like high: Heroin's rise and fatal draw

At 33 years old, Jamie is trying to get clean. The native Bostonian started at a young age -- drinking, then smoking pot, then taking pain pills and eventually heroin.

10 best social media moments of Super Bowl XLVIII

Super Bowl? More like Super Bust!

Wal-Mart: Food stamp cuts to hit profits

Wal-Mart Stores warned Friday that cuts to the nation's food stamps program late last year will hurt its bottom line.

Toyota halts some sales to fix heated seats

 Toyota has stopped selling some of its most popular cars in the U.S., including certain Camry and Corolla models, after discovering the heated seats weren't as flame resistant as required.