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Very few companies offer unlimited vacation days, but these do

Just because Richard Branson does it, doesn't mean the rest of America will. On Wednesday, the billionaire business mogul announced Virgin Group employees can take as much vacation days as they need.

South Carolina Trooper charged in shooting

A South Carolina court has released dash cam video in a trooper-involved shooting earlier this month.

Teens arrested in pizza delivery worker's murder were on house arrest

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Jaundice detection on your phone

Researchers at the University of Washington are putting the science behind the Jaundice app known as the BiliCam.

Pennsylvania woman blamed for her own rape in state response to lawsuit

The Pennsylvania attorney general's office is blaming a former state prison clerk for her own rape, in response to a federal lawsuit the woman filed.

UVA suspect in court

32-year-old Jesse Matthew, Jr., wanted in the case of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, was captured Wednesday night in Texas.

Eric Holder announces resignation

Attorney General Eric Holder announced Thursday he will resign after six years at the Justice Department helm. He will stay in the position until his successor is confirmed, he said in a statement.

Kansas: Profiting from porn

The state of Kansas will soon earn money from selling sex. Right now hundreds of adult toys are sitting in a Kansas City warehouse, and they are all up for auction.

New drug danger: 'Cloud 9'

More and more high school kids are getting their hands on a synthetic drug known on the street as "Cloud 9."

US infant mortality rates on the decline

Infant deaths have declined in recent years, but the US continues to lag behind most European countries.

Colorado students walk out

Students from at least seven Colorado high schools took part in protests against the Jefferson County School Board on Tuesday.

Near miss: Guardrail through car

An Ohio man is lucky to be alive after slamming his car into the end of a guard rail, then riding along as it sliced through the passenger side for more than 30 feet. The driver was reportedly blinded by the sun.

New IRS publication helps you find out if you qualify for a health coverage exemption

Taxpayers who might qualify for an exemption from having qualifying health coverage and making a payment should review a new IRS publication for information about these exemptions.

Toys R US to hire thousands for holiday season

Toys R Us will be hiring again for the crucial holiday shopping season. The toy retailer says it'll hire 45,000 seasonal workers. That's the same number it hired for the holiday rush last year.

Alaska news reporter quits live on air, drops the f-bomb

While doing a news segment on the Alaska Cannabis Club, a medical marijuana organization, former KTVA reporter Charlo Greene made an interesting exit from her position at the CBS affiliate.