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Loyal 'Friends,' 20 years later

Loyal 'Friends,' 20 years later

(CNN) -- If it hasn't been your day -- or even your year -- you can still count on a select group of "Friends" to make you smile.
Retrial: Did Michael Dunn kill Jordan Davis out of fear? Or loud music?

Retrial: Did Michael Dunn kill Jordan Davis out of fear? Or loud music?

(CNN) -- Was it fear for his own life that prompted Michael Dunn to fire 10 shots into an SUV, killing teenager Jordan Davis? Or was it contempt?
Pennsylvania cop shooter's rifle found, police say

Pennsylvania cop shooter's rifle found, police say

(CNN) -- Authorities hunting suspected cop-killer Eric Matthew Frein say they discovered an AK-47 rifle, some magazines and a small bag of ammo in the northeastern Pennsylvania woods where they believe he was hiding.
2 passenger planes turn back to Dallas after inflight technical issues

2 passenger planes turn back to Dallas after inflight technical issues

(CNN) -- Two American Airlines flights flew back to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport early Monday because of unrelated technical issues. The passenger jets landed within two minutes of each other.
Apple sells 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Pluses

Apple sells 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Pluses

 Those long lines at Apple Stores around the world translated into record iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus sales over the weekend. Ten million to be exact. That beat last year's iPhone 5S opening weekend by 1 million sales.
Comic books invade the small screen

Comic books invade the small screen

Maybe it's the cobwebs, the skulls and the creepy books, but somehow one gets the feeling that this is no ordinary library.
Obamadale: The secret weapon that could save Iowa Democrats?

Obamadale: The secret weapon that could save Iowa Democrats?

For a small band of supercharged Democratic organizers, the pleasant Des Moines neighborhood of Beaverdale goes by another name: Obamadale.
Obamadale: The secret weapon that could save Iowa Democrats?

Obamadale: The secret weapon that could save Iowa Democrats?

For a small band of supercharged Democratic organizers, the pleasant Des Moines neighborhood of Beaverdale goes by another name: Obamadale.
Climate protesters to 'flood' Wall Street on Monday

Climate protesters to 'flood' Wall Street on Monday

Hundreds of environmental activists plan to "flood" Wall Street on Monday to protest the role Big Business plays in climate change.
UFO believers claim NASA footage of 'tether incident' proves aliens exist

UFO believers claim NASA footage of 'tether incident' proves aliens exist

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; in the world of UFOs, believers are still talking about the well known "tether incident."
Afghan soldiers go missing in Massachusetts after mall trip

Afghan soldiers go missing in Massachusetts after mall trip

Three Afghan National Army soldiers, who were in Massachusetts for training, have gone missing after a trip to a shopping mall, authorities said.
Speed-dating diplomacy on tap at United Nations

Speed-dating diplomacy on tap at United Nations

The world comes to New York this week, accompanied by baggage full of crises. It's the 69th annual United Nations General Assembly special debate, and it has not been a peaceful year.
Why is ISIS taunting the West?

Why is ISIS taunting the West?

For a while, it seemed that the threat from ISIS was limited to sparsely populated desert regions in the Middle East.
Why not to use rap music in political videos

Why not to use rap music in political videos

(CNN) -- These young rappers today -- they use slang that no one in politics quite understands. Politics today -- jumping on every opportunity to slam an opponent.
Taking out a Republican senator, without a Democrat on the ballot

Taking out a Republican senator, without a Democrat on the ballot

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The Democratic candidate running for Senate in Kansas took his case to the state Supreme Court this week to get his name off the ballot. And he won.