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My life as a little person

My life as a little person

(CNN) -- From the moment I was born, people around me were saying, "Oh, God."

Motorist pulled from flood

An incredible water rescue was captured on camera Wednesday as a Mississippi man was pulled from his sinking car with just seconds to spare.

New hope for Alzhiemers cure?

Researchers in Denver, Colorado have found a definitive link between Down syndrome and Alzheimer's disease.

Guns in the classroom

Missouri schools now have the option to allow specially trained teachers to carry guns following the state senate's override of Governor Jay Nixon's gun bill veto on Wednesday.

Police prank investigation

Three Ferndale officers are under investigation for a prank gone wrong. The ordeal started with a dog being brought to the Ferndale police department that was not wanted any longer.
'Magic mushrooms' help smokers quit, and other studies you missed

'Magic mushrooms' help smokers quit, and other studies you missed

Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health.
College forced to remove helmet cross honoring deceased teammates

College forced to remove helmet cross honoring deceased teammates

Arkansas State University's plan to remove a cross from its football helmet is being met with criticism by the family of one student the cross was meant to honor.
US Marlins Stanton injured

US Marlins Stanton injured

(CNN) -- Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins -- a contender for the National League's most valuable player award -- will apparently sit out the rest of the season after a pitched ball struck him in the face.
Ohio school shooter escapes

Ohio school shooter escapes

(CNN) -- T.J. Lane, a remorseless killer who escaped from an Ohio prison where he was serving three life sentences for a school shooting, has been captured.
US five children found dead

US five children found dead

(CNN) -- South Carolina social workers were familiar with Timothy Jones Jr.
Ferrari: We don't want to keep rich waiting

Ferrari: We don't want to keep rich waiting

The growing ranks of the super rich don't like to wait around, especially when it comes to buying a Ferrari. So the Italian company -- owned by Fiat -- is making more of its highly exclusive cars to satisfy pent up demand.
Ray Rice case: Did NFL execs know the truth earlier?

Ray Rice case: Did NFL execs know the truth earlier?

Did NFL executives see video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee inside a casino elevator? Perhaps as critically: Did they even need to?
Convicted high school shooter TJ Lane back in custody after prison escape

Convicted high school shooter TJ Lane back in custody after prison escape

 T.J. Lane, a remorseless killer who escaped from an Ohio prison where he was serving three life sentences for a school shooting, has been captured.
2 Navy jets crash in Pacific

2 Navy jets crash in Pacific

Two U.S. fighter jets crashed into the Pacific Ocean on Thursday while operating at sea, the Navy said Friday.
40 million Americans now have student loans

40 million Americans now have student loans

Carrying tens of thousands of dollars in student loan debt has become the new normal.