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The Coolest Kickstarter tops $9 million

The Coolest Kickstarter tops $9 million

Are coolers really all that hot? More than 46,000 people think so. The Coolest Cooler has raised over $9.2 million dollars on Kickstarter -- and it still has a week to go.
Calm in Ferguson, but fight over conflicting stories goes on

Calm in Ferguson, but fight over conflicting stories goes on

There were no Molotov cocktails thrown, no shootings, no fires and no tear gas on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, on Thursday night and early Friday.
Warren, through lawyer, disavows Ready for Warren

Warren, through lawyer, disavows Ready for Warren

Elizabeth Warren is not Ready for Warren.
Manziel fined $12K for middle finger during MNF

Manziel fined $12K for middle finger during MNF

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel was fined $12,000 for directing an obscene gesture towards the Washington Redskins’ bench during Monday Night Football on Aug. 18 according to multiple media reports.

A marine's letter to ISIS

A military veteran has penned a brutally scathing message to the Islamic State militants in the Middle East who are slaughtering innocent men, women, and children.
Is Obama heading toward air strikes in Syria?

Is Obama heading toward air strikes in Syria?

After three years of avoiding it, President Barack Obama finds himself being pushed toward military action in Syria.

Dying on the vine

California's record-setting drought is having a serious impact on that state's wine and grape industry. The lack of rain and water allocations means much of the fruit is dying on the vine.

Thieves take wedding rings

An Albuquerque, New Mexico couple getting married Friday had almost everything they needed for their wedding stolen in an RV this week.

Keeping students safe

When most of Denver Public Schools returns to class next week, students and parents will see new security measures installed over the summer. What they will not see is a new emergency duress button.

Soda pot?

A Longview, Washington bottler is using Washington's newly legal marijuana to create a new category of THC treats. It's the kind of pot consumption the founder, Atam Stites, hopes you can take home to mom.
Missouri teen shooting

Missouri teen shooting

FERGUSON, Missouri (CNN) -- The tide may be turning in Ferguson, Missouri. For the first time since a white police officer fatally shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, the streets emptied early Thursday.
California bad meat charges

California bad meat charges

(CNN) -- A second former co-owner of the California slaughterhouse involved in a recall of nearly nine million pounds of meat was charged with knowingly processing and distributing meat from cancerous cows, court documents released this week sa
Oklahoma police sexual assault

Oklahoma police sexual assault

(CNN) -- An Oklahoma City police officer is accused of sexually assaulting several women while on the job, his department said.
Photo implies ISIS threat to Chicago

Photo implies ISIS threat to Chicago

CHICAGO -- There is another chilling Chicago connection in the battle between the US. and extreme Islamic militants isil (ISIS). First there's the beheading of the journalist who was the Northwestern graduate.