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Ebola: high alert

While health care workers in west Africa try to gain control of the worst outbreak of ebola in history doctors and nurses here in the United States are on alert just in case the deadly virus is found in this country.

Close call: axe through windshield

A motorist traveling on I-95 South in Topsfield, Massachusetts, endured a frightening moment Wednesday morning when an axe struck their vehicle.
Kim Kardashian's game makes $700,000 a day

Kim Kardashian's game makes $700,000 a day

Kim Kardashian is famous for doing nothing. Now she's got a game that's pulling in $700,000 a day where players have to do, well, nothing.

Housing illegal migrant children pits governor against mayor

 As Congress debates whether to pass a bill to help deal with the influx of unaccompanied Central American minors crossing the U.S.-Mexican border, government leaders throughout the country continue to debate how to handle and where to hou
Teen raped on lawn at Keith Urban show, police say

Teen raped on lawn at Keith Urban show, police say

A teenage girl was raped at the same Keith Urban show where 20 people got so drunk they were hospitalized, police said.
Dodging 2016 questions, Paul Ryan meets the press

Dodging 2016 questions, Paul Ryan meets the press

Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, who is also chairman of the House Budget Committee, is known to glide through the hallways of Capitol Hill with headphones in his ears. It's a tactic he employs to avoid pesky reporters.

CIA interrogation report could be released publicly next week

A Senate Intelligence Committee report detailing the CIA's controversial interrogation and detention program following the 9/11 terror attacks could be released to the public as soon as next week, congressional sources in each party said We
Drew Barrymore's half-sister found dead

Drew Barrymore's half-sister found dead

Jessica Barrymore, the half-sister of actress Drew Barrymore, was found dead early Tuesday morning.
Emails: Lerner calls conservatives whackos, crazies

Emails: Lerner calls conservatives whackos, crazies

Conservative Republicans have been pretty tough on Lois Lerner over the IRS targeting scandal.
Former US sex slave: I was chained in basement and sold

Former US sex slave: I was chained in basement and sold

Law enforcement and rescuers of sex slaves report that because of a saturation of human trafficking in the deep South, more human traffickers are bringing young girls to Middle Tennessee.
'Sharknado 2' set to take TV by storm

'Sharknado 2' set to take TV by storm

A twister filled with man-eating sharks is about to hit New York City -- at least on your television screen.
Your face matters for first impressions

Your face matters for first impressions

(CNN) -- Making a good first impression might have more to do with your facial features than choosing the right outfit, a new study reveals.
Celebs step into Israel-Gaza PR minefield: 'No room for distance or neutrality'

Celebs step into Israel-Gaza PR minefield: 'No room for distance or neutrality'

LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- Oscar-winning actor Javier Bardem calls Israel's treatment of Palestinians "genocide," while "Wonder Woman" actress Gal Gadot sends her "love and prayers" to Israeli soldiers in Gaza.
Humanizing Native Americans through photography

Humanizing Native Americans through photography

(CNN) -- In 2012, photographer Matika Wilbur sold everything in her Seattle apartment and hit the road on a cross-country journey.
Iran releases 1 detainee seized with reporter

Iran releases 1 detainee seized with reporter

Iranian authorities released on Tuesday one of three individuals who were detained along with American citizen and Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian last week, a source close to the family of the released detainee told CNN.