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Reel-y? 280-pound catfish reportedly caught in Italy's Po River

Reel-y? 280-pound catfish reportedly caught in Italy's Po River

Catfish come in all varieties, shapes and sizes, some big and some small. And one downright gigantic, apparently now swimming in a river in Italy.
FBI: Three men in New York attempted to join ISIS

FBI: Three men in New York attempted to join ISIS

One of three men arrested in an attempt to join ISIS in Syria vowed to shoot President Barack Obama, according to a complaint released in a Brooklyn, New York, federal court Wednesday.
Nobel Prize up for sale in rare auction

Nobel Prize up for sale in rare auction

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- You want a Nobel Prize in Economics? It will cost you at least $150,000.
T.J. Maxx to hike minimum wage for workers

T.J. Maxx to hike minimum wage for workers

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The owner of T.J. Maxx, Marshall's and Home Goods is raising wages for its workers to at least $10 an hour by next year.
California train wreck: Man climbed onto cars to rescue passengers

California train wreck: Man climbed onto cars to rescue passengers

 OXNARD, California (CNN) -- The crash unfolded right in front of him: A commuter train plowed into a 1-ton pickup truck, engulfing the truck in flames and knocking passengers off the rails.
We'll miss you, 'Parks and Recreation'

We'll miss you, 'Parks and Recreation'

 (CNN) -- It was never a ratings smash, but the impact of "Parks and Recreation" can't be understated.
The eternity drive: Why DNA could be the future of data storage

The eternity drive: Why DNA could be the future of data storage

 (CNN) -- How long will the data last in your hard-drive or USB stick? Five years? 10 years? Longer?
Fit Nation: Down, but not out, in 20 seconds

Fit Nation: Down, but not out, in 20 seconds

 Editor's note: Six CNN viewers have been selected to be part of the 2015 Fit Nation triathlon team. They'll race alongside Dr. Sanjay Gupta in the Nautica Malibu Triathlon in September.
Keystone XL pipeline debate: What do I need to know?

Keystone XL pipeline debate: What do I need to know?

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Legislation to approve the Keystone XL pipeline is headed back to Congress after President Barack Obama vetoed the bill Tuesday.
Giuliana Rancic apologizes on air for Zendaya hair comments

Giuliana Rancic apologizes on air for Zendaya hair comments

Amid criticism for her comments about one star's hair, Giuliana Rancic may want to stick to critiquing the clothing at awards shows.
Train technology prevented tragedy in Southern California, officials say

Train technology prevented tragedy in Southern California, officials say

OXNARD, California (CNN) -- If Tuesday's fiery wreck involving a passenger train and a pickup in Southern California had occurred five years ago, more people likely would have been injured, and some might have died, officials with the commu
Arrests of Wesleyan students made after overdoses of Molly drug

Arrests of Wesleyan students made after overdoses of Molly drug

(CNN) -- Police have arrested four students from Wesleyan University in connection with a drug overdose over the weekend. They are to appear in court next week.
Jury finds Eddie Ray Routh guilty in 'American Sniper' case

Jury finds Eddie Ray Routh guilty in 'American Sniper' case

STEPHENVILLE, Texas (CNN) -- No one disputes that Eddie Ray Routh shot and killed Chris Kyle and another man. But his lawyers wanted to convince a jury he wasn't sane when he did so.
South braces for snow, sleet -- and ice

South braces for snow, sleet -- and ice

A few weeks ago, metro Atlanta residents gleefully noted that a Georgia groundhog, ahem, failed to see his shadow -- a sure sign of an early Southern spring. Looks like it won't be all that early.
Arrests of Wesleyan students made after overdoses of Molly drug

Arrests of Wesleyan students made after overdoses of Molly drug

Police have arrested four students from Wesleyan University in connection with a drug overdose over the weekend. They are to appear in court next week.