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Amber Alert issued for Amish girls in upstate NY

Amber Alert issued for Amish girls in upstate NY

(CNN) -- Authorities searched on Thursday for two Amish girls apparently abducted from a roadside farm stand in upstate New York. But they lacked an essential lead: their photographs.
US-Department-of-Veterans-Affairs-Fast-Facts

US-Department-of-Veterans-Affairs-Fast-Facts

CNN) -- Here is a look at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Facts: There are approximately 21.4 million veterans in the United States.
Wife: Robin Williams suffered from Parkinson's Disease

Wife: Robin Williams suffered from Parkinson's Disease

Robin Williams was sober, but was struggling with depression, anxiety and the early stages of Parkinson's disease when he died, his widow said Thursday.

Facebook baby photos spark outrage

Ohio are investigating after photos of a 2-month-old Columbus girl with duct-tape across her pacifier sparked outrage on social media.

MMA fighter beats up girlfriend, on the run from police

Police continue their manhunt for a mixed martial artist competitor they say beat his girlfriend so severely that it put her in the hospital.

Caught on camera: flash flood rescue

A 16-year-old girl out for a walk and a man sleeping under a bridge where swept away by flash flood waters in Albuquerque, New Mexico Wednesday afternoon.

Woman kicked off plane for looking sick

On August 5 72-year-old Suzanne Hays was traveling from Akron, Ohio to Orlando, Florida. Hays had a flight change in Detroit, and that change has become an experience she would like to forget.
New Mexico man arrested for 8th DWI

New Mexico man arrested for 8th DWI

A Las Cruces man was arrested and charged with his 8th DWI offense after he allegedly disabled his vehicle's interlock device and caused a crash around 2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.
Cell phone video captures fight outside Atlanta pet store

Cell phone video captures fight outside Atlanta pet store

Cell phone video captured an altercation between several people outside of an Atlanta pet store.
Pentagon: Yazidi rescue mission in Iraq is 'far less likely'

Pentagon: Yazidi rescue mission in Iraq is 'far less likely'

The possible evacuation of thousands of Iraqis under siege by extremist fighters in the country's north is on hold after the United States completed an evaluation of the situation.
5 myths about buying a home

5 myths about buying a home

From housing bubble to foreclosure crisis to somewhere in between, the housing market has changed dramatically over the past decade -- and so have many of the rules of homebuying.  Here are five once commonly believed myths that no longer
Palestinians: Despite new report of rockets, Gaza cease-fire is extended

Palestinians: Despite new report of rockets, Gaza cease-fire is extended

It's fragile, potentially falling apart at any moment. But -- if all holds -- there could be relative peace in and and around Gaza into next week.
Citing death threats, police won't identify officer in Michael Brown shooting

Citing death threats, police won't identify officer in Michael Brown shooting

It's been four days since a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer shot and killed teenager Michael Brown, and the public still does not know the name of the person who pulled the trigger.
Oregon has a bridge to sell you. Seriously

Oregon has a bridge to sell you. Seriously

It's a classic punch line, but this time it's no joke: Oregon has a bridge to sell you.
Cisco is laying off up to 8% of its employees

Cisco is laying off up to 8% of its employees

The ax is falling at Cisco.