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India's spacecraft reaches Mars orbit ... and history

India's spacecraft reaches Mars orbit ... and history

India's Mars Orbiter Mission successfully entered Mars' orbit Wednesday morning, becoming the first nation to arrive on its first attempt and the first Asian country to reach the Red Planet.
2014 In Review Fast Facts

2014 In Review Fast Facts

Here is a look back at the events of 2014, so far. Notable U.S. Events: January 1 - Colorado legalizes the purchase of marijuana for recreational purposes.
Who won Monday night's ratings race?

Who won Monday night's ratings race?

The competition was thick during prime time on Monday, and we're not talking about "Dancing with the Stars" or "The Voice."
To protect and serve pizza: Portland PD delivers food after crash

To protect and serve pizza: Portland PD delivers food after crash

To protect and deliver pizza. Steve Huckins thinks that should be the new Portland Police Bureau motto because two officers delivered his Hawaiian pie after the Pizza Hut delivery driver was injured in a car crash.

Drones over Yellowstone

In a first-of-its-kind federal prosecution, a German national who crashed a drone into Yellowstone National Park's Lake Yellowstone has received one year of unsupervised probation as well as a one-year ban from the park, 9Wants To Know lear

'Binky Bandit' on the run

Oklahoma City police have released surveillance pictures of a man they dubbed the "binky bandit." The suspect allegedly robbed and carjacked a victim in front of a business parking lot.

Ebola: dire warning

Experts say the number of people infected with the Ebola virus could spike to more than a million by next year if quick action isn't taken.

Syrian strikes leave dozens dead

The war on ISIS has widened. U.S. airstrikes hit ISIS targets in Syria early Tuesday. The first attacks also targeted other jihad groups accused of plotting terrorist attacks against the United States.
First on CNN: Jeb Bush heading to 2016 primary state

First on CNN: Jeb Bush heading to 2016 primary state

Jeb Bush will be the star attraction at a Republican fundraiser in South Carolina next month, his first trip to an early presidential primary state as a possible contender for the Republican nomination in 2016.

Uncle Sam's auditors carry guns

Thanks to the war on terror, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's audit arm has 85 shiny new submachine guns, locked and loaded.
Enterovirus: My son was 'like a goldfish gasping for breath'

Enterovirus: My son was 'like a goldfish gasping for breath'

Enterovirus D68 has swept through 27 states since mid-August.
Police: Shreveport man threw scalding hot grits on girlfriend

Police: Shreveport man threw scalding hot grits on girlfriend

A Shreveport man was taken into custody by police following a domestic dispute in North Shreveport early Tuesday morning.
Arizona high school football coach suspended for praying with team

Arizona high school football coach suspended for praying with team

A Valley football coach was ordered to stay away from the field on Friday night while his team played their homecoming game, and he won't be at next week's game either.
3 killed in UPS facility shooting

3 killed in UPS facility shooting

Three people were dead Tuesday morning after a shooting at a UPS facility in Inglenook, Alabama, said Capt. Jerry Wiley of the Birmingham Police Department.
If Bill Clinton were advising a presidential candidate, this would be his advice

If Bill Clinton were advising a presidential candidate, this would be his advice

If Hillary Clinton runs for president in 2016, Bill Clinton will be her closest political adviser and confidant.