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Conservationists claim victory on new farm bill

Conservationists claim victory on new farm bill

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; wildlife and environmental groups are claiming victory for conservation practices in the new farm bill, where two of their top priorities made it into law.
First on CNN: Jindal to headline South Carolina GOP convention

First on CNN: Jindal to headline South Carolina GOP convention

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Key figure in N.J. traffic scandal, David Wildstein, meets with prosecutors

Key figure in N.J. traffic scandal, David Wildstein, meets with prosecutors

 David Wildstein, a central figure in a political scandal that has upended the administration of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, met recently with federal prosecutors, two U.S. officials familiar with the matter told CNN.
Senate passes Cruz legislation to block Iran's expected UN ambassador

Senate passes Cruz legislation to block Iran's expected UN ambassador

 The Senate passed rare bipartisan legislation Monday to give the Obama administration more leeway to prevent terrorists from representing countries at the United Nations.
Senate votes to extend jobless benefits

Senate votes to extend jobless benefits

The Senate on Monday passed a bill to extend federal jobless benefits for more than 2 million unemployed workers through May 31. It passed 59 to 38.
Key figure in N.J. traffic scandal, David Wildstein, meets with prosecutors

Key figure in N.J. traffic scandal, David Wildstein, meets with prosecutors

David Wildstein, a central figure in a political scandal that has upended the administration of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, met recently with federal prosecutors, two U.S. officials familiar with the matter told CNN.
The hotel minibar is dying; long live the nearby convenience store

The hotel minibar is dying; long live the nearby convenience store

"7-Eleven killed the minibar." The sentiments of one hotel manager in Hong Kong could well extend to hotels around the world.

Childhood obesity: No major shift?

Just a few months ago a report from the Centers for Disease Control suggested obesity rates in young kids have plummeted, but that study only looked at the past decade.

EXCLUSIVE: Church of Wells members injured following physical fight during community parade

Two 'Church of Wells' members, Sean Morris (Elder of the church) and Taylor Clifton, were reportedly injured following a physical altercation Saturday afternoon during the Wells homecoming parade, an annual community event. 

HILARIOUS VIDEO: Students prank professor with April Fools' Day phone call

As far as April Fools' pranks go this one was epic! April Fools' Day was almost a week ago, but a video has been posted on Facebook that may very well be the day's best prank.
Timeline: Leads in the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 weave drama

Timeline: Leads in the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 weave drama

(CNN) -- Saturday's discovery of a pulse signal in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 marks yet another potential breakthrough in the mystery of the plane's disappearance.
U.S. Navy picks up 1-year-old who became sick at sea

U.S. Navy picks up 1-year-old who became sick at sea

(CNN) -- A 1-year-old girl who became seriously ill on a sailboat hundreds of miles off Mexico was on a U.S. Navy frigate Sunday and in stable condition, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
Archbishop of Atlanta to vacate $2.2 million mansion in early May

Archbishop of Atlanta to vacate $2.2 million mansion in early May

(CNN) -- After coming under sharp criticism and issuing an apology earlier this week, the Archbishop of Atlanta announced Saturday that he would vacate his $2.2 million mansion in early May.
Don't let the flowers die on your wedding day

Don't let the flowers die on your wedding day

(CNN) -- If you're a celebrity, royal, CEO or athlete planning to stride down the aisle, there's one name you'll hear sprouting from everyone's lips: Preston Bailey.
5-year-old boy hacks dad's Xbox account

5-year-old boy hacks dad's Xbox account

(CNN) -- Hacking your Xbox: So easy, even a 5-year-old could do it?