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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.
7 ways to boost your happiness

7 ways to boost your happiness

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.
Six grandchildren, daughter killed in Florida murder-suicide

Six grandchildren, daughter killed in Florida murder-suicide

(CNN) -- A Florida man shot and killed his daughter and six grandchildren Thursday afternoon in the small north-central Florida town of Bell in what authorities called a murder-suicide.
Arson arrest made as 10 wildfires scorch California; state emergency declared

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

(CNN) -- 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

(CNN) -- 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.
Apple says iOS 8 will shield your data from police

Apple says iOS 8 will shield your data from police

Apple says its new mobile operating system puts text messages, e-mails, photos and other data out of the reach of police -- even if authorities present the company with a search warrant.
Obama: ISIS threat against U.S., allies 'doesn't frighten us'

Obama: ISIS threat against U.S., allies 'doesn't frighten us'

With approval in hand to arm and train Syrian rebels to fight the ISIS terror group, President Barack Obama said Thursday the plan keeps with "the key principle" of U.S. strategy: No American combat troops on the ground.
It's official: Alibaba prices at $68

It's official: Alibaba prices at $68

Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant, secured its place in history Thursday as the largest U.S.-listed initial public offering (IPO) of all time.