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'I Am Cait' canceled

(CNN) -- Caitlyn Jenner's "I Am Cait" will not be having a third season, CNN confirms.Jenner broke the news herself on Tuesday via Twitter."After 2 amazing seasons of @IAmCait, it's time for the next adventure. Thank you E! & thank…

Army sergeant killed in Afghanistan incident

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. Defense Department says an army sergeant from southern Illinois has died in noncombat related incident in Afghanistan. The Pentagon announced Sunday that 36-year-old Staff Sgt. Christopher A. Wilbur of Granite City died Friday in Kandahar.…

Walmart is selling deep-fried Twinkies

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Forget the county fair: Walmart is now selling deep-fried Twinkies.Walmart started selling the prepackaged, frozen Hostess products on Thursday at some of its stores, and it plans to roll them out nationwide by Aug. 16, according…

Another chance to see the Perseid meteor shower

(CNN) -- This summer's brightest meteor shower has another hurrah.The Perseid meteor shower peaks August 11, 12 and 13 throughout various regions across the Northern Hemisphere.The annual cosmic event is a favorite for stargazers because it's known for dotting the…

Macy's is closing another 100 stores

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- In a sign of how dramatically the retail shopping landscape is changing, Macy's is closing 100 of its stores nationwide.Macy's announced the closures Thursday. They represent about 15% of all Macy's department stores. The iconic retailer…

US fertility rate falls to lowest on record

(CNN) -- The US fertility rate fell to the lowest point since record keeping started more than a century ago, according to statistics released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.In 1909, the government began keeping track of what's…

Oreo releases Swedish Fish flavor

Oreos has released the latest limited edition flavor.The new cookie will feature Swedish Fish flavored cream. The Swedish Fish Oreos pair the original chocolate wafer with a cherry flavored frosting filling. In the past, Oreos has released red velvet, watermelon,…

Delta snafu impacts Tri-Cities travel

Delta Airlines is trying to recover from a worldwide computer outage Monday, now impacting travelers in eastern Washington. Christine Dorn came to the Tri-Cities Thursday to celebrate her niece's wedding. When she arrived at the airport to fly back to…

Japan knife attack: 15 reportedly dead

(CNN) -- Japanese police have arrested a man in connection with a deadly stabbing spree at a facility for the disabled, west of Tokyo, according to Japanese state broadcaster NHK.The report, citing police, said 15 people are confirmed dead and…