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1 slice of royal wedding cake sells at auction for $7500

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- A slice of Prince William and Duchess Catherine's wedding cake sold at auction on Friday for an unexpected $7,500.

28 Internet acronyms every parent should know

(CNN) — If you think you are tech savvy all because you know what "LOL" means, let me test your coolness. Any idea what "IWSN" stands for in Internet slang?

Senate to release report on Bush-era interrogation techniques and policies

U.S. Marines are on heightened alert. So are the CIA and the White House, for that matter. Politicians on both sides of the aisle also are ready to enter the fray.

New Orleans' top priority: Cut its murder rate

In the face dwindling budgets and changing societal needs, the nation's mayors are using innovation to solve their most pressing problems.

Gas: $2 and still falling

Two dollar gas is making headlines right now, but prices at the pump are still sliding lower. Prices well below $2 a gallon could be common nationwide by spring, 2015.

LIST: 2014 Bowl Game Schedule

The 2014 college football regular season has come to an end and now all that's left are bowl games and the first-ever College Football Playoff games!

5 ways to make your Wi-Fi faster

Tired of slow Wi-Fi? Fear not: Faster Wi-Fi speeds are possible, if you're willing to work (and pay) for them.

Protesters flood California highway, throw rocks, bottles at officers, police say

From the streets of California to the stores of New York City, protesters are making sure no one forgets the case of Eric Garner. But some are doing so more violently than others.

Expanded federal ban on profiling doesn't apply at borders, airport screening

New federal law enforcement guidelines set to be issued Monday will expand protection from profiling, but won't apply to screenings at borders and airports, or in intelligence operations.