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The 11 best social media moments at the State of the Union address

The 11 best social media moments at the State of the Union address

 (CNN) -- And they say people are disengaged from politics.
Last mission for storied class of warships

Last mission for storied class of warships

 (CNN) -- When the USS Kauffman steamed out of Norfolk Naval Station earlier this month, it marked the beginning of the end for an entire class of vessels in the U.S. Navy.
Exploding Kittens sets fire to Kickstarter

Exploding Kittens sets fire to Kickstarter

 (CNN) -- It's like UNO, except there are goats, magical enchiladas and kittens that can kill you. And that's apparently enough for people to pledge a gajillion dollars.

130K pages of Air Force UFO files posted online, ETX cities included

 It's a win for the UFO believers. Secret government files on the possible existence of unidentified flying objects are no longer secret.
Renters throw mansion party, woman's home destroyed

Renters throw mansion party, woman's home destroyed

Scottsdale, AZ (KPHO) -- A Scottsdale woman rented out her house over the weekend hoping to make some fast cash. Instead, she's busy cleaning up damage and apologizing to her neighbors after the renter threw a huge party.
Mom who faked daughter's cancer won't serve any prison time

Mom who faked daughter's cancer won't serve any prison time

Cass County, IA (WHO) -- The woman who lied about her daughter's cancer diagnosis won't serve any time in prison for endangering the life of her child.
Missing Texas dog travels more than 1,000 miles, turns up in Indiana

Missing Texas dog travels more than 1,000 miles, turns up in Indiana

It's a reunion nearly eight months and more than a thousand miles in the making, as a missing pit bull from Texas is discovered in central Indiana.

Pot farm surprise

The Wagner Lake community just outside of Monroe, Washington offers a tranquil lifestyle featuring mountain views, a lake for swimming, and now, a pot farm.

Bullet lands in crib

A Portland, Oregon family is hugging their daughter a little tighter now, after a stray bullet from a gang shooting almost hit her while she slept. The shooting happened Saturday night outside of Mt. Tabor Presbyterian Church.

One dead in hospital shooting

A gunman is dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound after shooting a doctor inside Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Obama makes historic 'transgender' reference in SOTU

Obama makes historic 'transgender' reference in SOTU

President Barack Obama became the first president to use the words "lesbian," "bisexual" and "transgender" in a State of the Union on Tuesday night, issuing an historic call for protections for individuals of any s
AK-47s: Soon to be made in USA

AK-47s: Soon to be made in USA

An American gun company has found a way around the anti-Russia sanctions that have banned imports of the Kalashnikov assault rifle: Make them here, in the U.S.A.
Brutally Honest: Is it OK to let your child fail?

Brutally Honest: Is it OK to let your child fail?

Recently, my younger daughter left her class project, a time capsule, at the door so I would see it the minute I got home.
The worms that invade your brain

The worms that invade your brain

Once you consume them, they can move throughout your body -- your eyes, your tissues and most commonly your brain.

VIDEO: 1 killed in Cincinnati bridge collapse

Several hundred tons of concrete fell from an overpass and crashed onto Interstate 75 in Cincinnati, killing a construction worker.