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Couple who went down in plane helped reshape a city

Couple who went down in plane helped reshape a city

Larry and Jane Glazer were alike in so many ways, from their individual successes in business to their shared loved of adventure -- and flying.
AMC grabs 'Walking Dead' companion series pilot

AMC grabs 'Walking Dead' companion series pilot

(CNN) -- AMC isn't settling for just one "Walking Dead." The network has ordered a pilot for a companion series, according to Entertainment Weekly.
Great white sharks: You can track 'em

Great white sharks: You can track 'em

(CNN) -- Mary Lee has logged more than 16,000 miles in the past two years. She's been to Florida, Bermuda and Cape Cod.
Hikers evacuated from Yosemite as wildfire spreads rapidly

Hikers evacuated from Yosemite as wildfire spreads rapidly

Helicopters plucked hikers from atop Yosemite's Half Dome peak and other parts of the national park after a wildfire spread rapidly.
A racial remark led to Hawks probe and CEO giving up NBA team

A racial remark led to Hawks probe and CEO giving up NBA team

The racially charged email that led to Atlanta Hawks owner Bruce Levenson giving up his team was discovered after another member of the Hawks leadership made a racial comment, the team's CEO said.
Guinness goes blonde for U.S. market

Guinness goes blonde for U.S. market

Fancy a pint of the not-so-dark stuff? Guinness, maker of the famed Irish stout often called "the dark stuff," is rolling out a new lager aimed at American beer drinkers.
S. Truett Cathy, Chick-fil-A founder, dies

S. Truett Cathy, Chick-fil-A founder, dies

S. Truett Cathy, who grew his boneless chicken sandwich business from one store in Georgia to the Chick-fil-A chain -- a $5 billion company with more than 1,800 locations -- died early Monday morning.
POL FDA cheese rules

POL FDA cheese rules

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- America's food police are patrolling and arresting suspicious French dairy products, which are either delicious cheese or a bacteria-laden menace. You decide.
Family seeks answers in Texas woman's disappearance

Family seeks answers in Texas woman's disappearance

A Texas woman vanished without a trace after visiting friends in Plano over Labor Day weekend, police said. Now her family and friends are desperately trying to find out what happened to Christina Marie Morris.
US terror videos media response

US terror videos media response

(CNN) -- There are no easy answers when journalists have to decide how to cover a terrorist group's video.
Joan Rivers gets showbiz send-off with New York funeral

Joan Rivers gets showbiz send-off with New York funeral

Joan Rivers is getting the "Hollywood" funeral she wanted, "a huge showbiz affair with lights, camera and action."
CDC official: Virus hitting Midwest could be 'tip of iceberg'

CDC official: Virus hitting Midwest could be 'tip of iceberg'

A respiratory virus is sending hundreds of children to hospitals in Missouri and possibly throughout the Midwest and beyond, officials say.
AMC grabs 'Walking Dead' companion series pilot

AMC grabs 'Walking Dead' companion series pilot

(CNN) -- AMC isn't settling for just one "Walking Dead." The network has ordered a pilot for a companion series, according to Entertainment Weekly.
Great white sharks: You can track 'em

Great white sharks: You can track 'em

(CNN) -- Mary Lee has logged more than 16,000 miles in the past two years. She's been to Florida, Bermuda and Cape Cod.
Joan Rivers: How a minor elective surgery could end in death

Joan Rivers: How a minor elective surgery could end in death

(CNN) -- Comedian Joan Rivers lost her life after having an apparently minor elective procedure at a Manhattan medical clinic last week.