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Country singer George Hamilton IV, 77, dies

Country singer George Hamilton IV, 77, dies

Singer George Hamilton IV, known as the "International Ambassador of Country Music," has died at a Nashville hospital following a heart attack, the Grand Ole Opry said in a press release. He was 77.

Man arrested for torturing, mutilating cat

An Indianapolis man has been arrested for torturing and mutilating an animal after police said he shot a cat with blow darts.
Woman finds old bracelet with soldier's photo inside, works to locate owner

Woman finds old bracelet with soldier's photo inside, works to locate owner

A central Indiana woman is on a mission to identify a soldier whose picture is in a Sterling silver bracelet.
7 ways to boost your happiness

7 ways to boost your happiness

(CNN) -- Americans will spend about $550 million on self-help books this year and more than $1 billion on motivational speakers. Obviously, many of us are on a quest for happiness.
6 must-have apps for the iPhone 6

6 must-have apps for the iPhone 6

(CNN) -- As millions of people get their hands on the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on Friday, many will no doubt be looking for new apps that take advantage of the new phones' capabilities.
David Bowie to release album of new songs, producer reveals

David Bowie to release album of new songs, producer reveals

LONDON (CNN) -- David Bowie will release another album "soon" featuring new material, his long-time producer Tony Visconti has told CNN, in a revelation that will delight the singer's legions of fans.
Police search apartment, car in case of missing Virginia student

Police search apartment, car in case of missing Virginia student

Authorities looking for a missing University of Virginia student searched an apartment and a vehicle in the college town Friday morning, said Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo.
Joan Rivers' doctor denies 'unauthorized procedure,' selfie before cardiac arrest

Joan Rivers' doctor denies 'unauthorized procedure,' selfie before cardiac arrest

Joan Rivers' personal throat doctor denies "performing an unauthorized procedure" before the comedian suffered cardiac arrest, a source close to the doctor told CNN.
Enterovirus D68 now in 19 states, Canada

Enterovirus D68 now in 19 states, Canada

Enterovirus D68 is likely coming -- if it hasn't already -- to a state near you.
Arson arrest made as 10 wildfires scorch California; state emergency declared

Arson arrest made as 10 wildfires scorch California; state emergency declared

As 10 wildfires raged across California, authorities accused one man Thursday of having deliberately set one of the larger fires that was burning nearly uncontrollably over 111 square miles, officials said.
Passengers cry and pray as smoke-filled plane rattles to emergency landing

Passengers cry and pray as smoke-filled plane rattles to emergency landing

Many wept. Some prayed. But after their smoke-filled plane rattled to an emergency landing, passengers had a new lease on life, as they exited a JetBlue flight Thursday via inflatable chutes.
Authorities: Savannah officer kills handcuffed man who had a gun

Authorities: Savannah officer kills handcuffed man who had a gun

Police say a Savannah, Georgia, police officer killed a handcuffed, armed man Thursday as the man tried to break out of a patrol car, a shooting that stirred up citizens and prompted the mayor to acknowledge that the community has "many qu
Police: Florida felon who killed 7 relatives wasn't allowed to have gun

Police: Florida felon who killed 7 relatives wasn't allowed to have gun

A man who killed his daughter, six grandchildren and then himself Thursday in a shooting in north-central Florida was a convicted felon and therefore wasn't allowed to possess the gun he used, police said Friday.
Police: Florida felon who killed 7 wasn't allowed to have gun

Police: Florida felon who killed 7 wasn't allowed to have gun

A man who killed his daughter, six grandchildren and then himself Thursday in a shooting in north-central Florida was a convicted felon and therefore wasn't allowed to possess the gun he used, police said Friday.