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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:06am

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Katniss is ready to fight in new 'Mockingjay' trailer

Katniss is ready to fight in new 'Mockingjay' trailer

(CNN) -- The battle continues.
Visiting national parks could cost more

Visiting national parks could cost more

(CNN) -- Want to visit Yosemite, Grand Canyon or Yellowstone next year?
Disney to introduce new heroine, 'Moana'

Disney to introduce new heroine, 'Moana'

(CNN) -- Get ready for another addition to the line of Disney heroines: Moana, an ocean adventurer.
McConaughey blitzed, defended for views on 'Redskins'

McConaughey blitzed, defended for views on 'Redskins'

 (CNN) -- Are your ears burning, Matthew McConaughey? Perhaps a particular shade of ... red?
Visiting national parks could cost more

Visiting national parks could cost more

 (CNN) -- Want to visit Yosemite, Grand Canyon or Yellowstone next year?
Toys R Us puts 'Breaking Bad' figures on 'sabbatical'

Toys R Us puts 'Breaking Bad' figures on 'sabbatical'

 (CNN) -- "Breaking Bad's" drug-dealing chemistry teacher Walter White will have to stop making the sale at Toys R Us.

VIDEO: Lockheed Martin launches newest Navy ship

Lockheed Martin christened its newest Navy combat ship, the U.S.S. Detroit, this week.
Palins describe brawl in police recordings

Palins describe brawl in police recordings

Bristol Palin describes being dragged through the grass and called a series of obscenities during a massive brawl last month in recordings of Anchorage police interviews that CNN obtained through a public records request.
40% of Web users have been harassed, says survey

40% of Web users have been harassed, says survey

For the past 25 years, the Web has opened up unprecedented possibilities for human communication. But it has a dark side too -- sometimes, a very dark one.
Accused Indiana serial killer from Texas refuses to speak at hearing

Accused Indiana serial killer from Texas refuses to speak at hearing

The man accused in a string of killings in Indiana appeared in court Wednesday but refused to answer a judge's questions, forcing the hearing to be rescheduled for next week, CNN's Poppy Harlow reported.
Officials: 3 Denver girls played hooky from school and tried to join ISIS

Officials: 3 Denver girls played hooky from school and tried to join ISIS

(CNN) -- The first indication that something was wrong was a phone call from his daughter's Denver area school to let Assad Ibrahim know that she had not come to class.
Report: Autopsy shows Michael Brown was shot in hand at close range

Report: Autopsy shows Michael Brown was shot in hand at close range

(CNN) -- Michael Brown's gunshot wounds included a shot in the hand at close range, his official autopsy shows, according to an analysis reported by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Accused Indiana killer to appear at court hearing

Accused Indiana killer to appear at court hearing

GARY, Indiana (CNN) -- Darren Deon Vann is expected at a court hearing Wednesday morning, the first since he was accused of a string of killings in Indiana.
Car prowler shot breaking into car w/ sleeping man inside

Car prowler shot breaking into car w/ sleeping man inside

Officers arrested a 63-year-old man who they say shot a car prowler who broke into the van he was sleeping in.
Survey: Pay raises rarer despite strong US hiring

Survey: Pay raises rarer despite strong US hiring

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; U.S. businesses were much less likely to boost pay in the third quarter than in previous months, even as hiring remained healthy, a sign that wage gains may remain weak in the coming months.