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Charlton Heston Stamps First-Day-of-Issue Ceremony

Charlton Heston Stamps First-Day-of-Issue Ceremony

The event took place at The Creative Life Chinese Theatre as part of the TCM Classic Film Festival.
Obama caps two days of civil rights focus at landmark play

Obama caps two days of civil rights focus at landmark play

After two speeches heralding the civil rights movement and its impact on his life, President Barack Obama on Friday took in a revival of 'A Raisin in the Sun,' the landmark play chronicling racial tension on Chicago's South Side.

Too much running could kill you sooner

Some people pride themselves on the number of miles they run each week. However, a new study shows that too much running could actually kill you sooner.
Sebelius out, Obama nominates new health secretary

Sebelius out, Obama nominates new health secretary

President Barack Obama announced Friday that he will nominate Sylvia Mathews Burwell, who currently directs the White House budget office, to be the next health secretary, the Cabinet official who's ultimately responsible for overseeing Oba
Five Things to Know for Your New Day -- Friday, April 10

Five Things to Know for Your New Day -- Friday, April 10

(CNN) -- Australia's prime minister is confident the signals coming from the Indian Ocean belong to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Oscar Pistorius takes the stand for a third day of cross-examination.
Florida day care center crash: Suspect to be held over weekend

Florida day care center crash: Suspect to be held over weekend

(CNN) -- A man charged in the alleged hit-and-run death of a 4-year-old girl at a Florida day care center will remain in jail at least until a Monday hearing about bail, a judge in Orlando ruled Friday.
Eric Harroun -- accused of fighting with terrorists in Syria -- has died, family says

Eric Harroun -- accused of fighting with terrorists in Syria -- has died, family says

(CNN) -- Eric Harroun, an Army veteran from Phoenix who was accused of fighting alongside al Qaeda-affiliated militants in Syria -- and then freed after pleading guilty to a lesser charge -- has died, according to his family and officials in Ph
Billy Joel, in the mood for a melody, surprises school kids at tribute

Billy Joel, in the mood for a melody, surprises school kids at tribute

(CNN) -- When a New York elementary school invited rock star Billy Joel to a tribute concert of his greatest hits, the last thing they expected was for him to actually show up.
Creating body parts in a lab: 'Things are happening now'

Creating body parts in a lab: 'Things are happening now'

(CNN) -- Two body parts. One scientific leap.
From a minute to a mile: A beginner runner's journey

From a minute to a mile: A beginner runner's journey

(CNN) -- At 400 pounds I had little self-confidence. I measured my value not by my abilities but by the number of pounds on a scale.
10 killed when truck crosses median, rams into students' bus in California

10 killed when truck crosses median, rams into students' bus in California

A FedEx truck crossed a median and slammed head-on into a bus carrying students in Northern California, killing 10 people, authorities said Friday.
Scientists try 3-D printer to build human heart

Scientists try 3-D printer to build human heart

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; It may sound far-fetched, but scientists are attempting to build a human heart with a 3-D printer.
Woman reportedly throws shoe at Hillary Clinton in Las Vegas

Woman reportedly throws shoe at Hillary Clinton in Las Vegas

A woman reportedly hurled a shoe at Hillary Clinton on Thursday during a speech in Las Vegas by the potential 2016 presidential candidate. Details were not clear, but authorities confirmed that an object was thrown at the former secretary of state
Google Glass available to anyone for one day only

Google Glass available to anyone for one day only

Have you been pining for your very own wearable $1,500 Google Glass but weren't sure how you, a regular nondeveloper residing in the United States, could procure one?
Sriracha maker fires back after factory declared nuisance over odor

Sriracha maker fires back after factory declared nuisance over odor

The attorney for a company that produces one of America's most popular hot sauces told HLN on Thursday that complaints about an odor coming from the company's factory amount to a lot of fuss over a very minor issue.