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Meet the guardian of the galaxy

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 15:28
When a disaster of a mega-proportion hits a city - from a terror attack to a hurricane - there are procedures in place to deal with the aftermath. Suggest that the source of a serious humanitarian crisis could lie in outer space, however, and many will assume you are talking science fiction.
Categories: National News

Airport shuttle bus crashes injuring more than a dozen people

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 14:52
A shuttle bus crashed Friday morning at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, injuring 15 people, police said, and temporarily snarling vehicle traffic at one of the world's busiest centers for air travel.
Categories: National News

Your brain on heroin

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 14:51
Sanjay Gupta explains what happens to your brain on opiates, the key ingredient in heroin and other powerful narcotics.
Categories: National News

Ft. Hood shooter wants to be ISIS citizen

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 14:34
The Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people at Fort Hood has written a letter to the leader of ISIS, asking to become a citizen of the Islamic State's caliphate, his attorney said Thursday.
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Pilot identified in Virginia fighter jet crash

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 13:46
The body of a Massachusetts Air National Guard pilot with "numerous deployments to the Middle East" has been identified after his F-15C fighter jet crashed Wednesday in Virginia, an Air National Guard official said Friday.
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Can levitating appliances take off?

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 13:16
Ger Jansen is puzzling about how to fit a windshield. His problem is not installing it in a car, but hanging the glass in thin air and keeping it hovering for a prolonged display.
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Convicted Cold War spy John Walker dies in federal prison

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 12:34
John Walker, a former U.S. Navy officer convicted of spying decades ago for the Soviet Union, has died in federal prison, according to the U.S. government.
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Airline seat reclining sparks another skirmish

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 12:25
Inching into another passenger's knee space has some fliers itching for a fight.
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Pilot found dead after F-15 crash

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:41
The pilot of an Air National Guard F-15C fighter jet that crashed in Virginia was found dead, the commander of the unit said Thursday.
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Mom's Facebook post gets son expelled

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:06
A 4-year-old boy was expelled from preschool because of his mom's Facebook post. The school says she was "sowing discord."
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Obama on ISIS in Syria: 'We don't have a strategy yet'

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:44
As the militant group said it has executed at least 250 Syrian soldiers at an air base, President Obama told defense officials to prepare "a range of options."
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The week in 36 photos

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 06:49
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New York City in hyper-speed

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 06:29
Taking Instagram's new time-lapse app for a spin through the streets of New York City.
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USC football player caught in a lie

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 06:28
USC football player Josh Shaw has admitted to lying about his original story about how his ankle was sprained.
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USC football player caught in a lie

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 06:28
USC football player Josh Shaw has admitted to lying about his original story about how his ankle was sprained.
Categories: National News

Not rich? You must use the 'poor door'.

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 06:27
A new building in New York is being constructed with two separate entrances. One is specifically for the less affluent.
Categories: National News

Not rich? You must use the 'poor door'.

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 06:27
A new building in New York is being constructed with two separate entrances. One is specifically for the less affluent.
Categories: National News

Audio captured at time of Michael Brown shooting, company says

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 06:15
A company behind the video messaging service that allegedly captured audio of Michael Brown's shooting this month said Thursday the recording was created at about the time Brown was killed.
Categories: National News

Joan Rivers hospitalized after cardiac arrest

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 06:14
Joan Rivers was rushed to the hospital after she stopped breathing, a source confirms to CNN.
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Save a horse, be a cowboy

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 06:04
Luxury Nevada ranch doubles as preserve for wild mustangs.
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