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Cellphone captures terrifying video of boat crash

Two men are recovering after a high-speed crash during a boat race in Missouri. Authorities say the wind caused them to lose control and go airborne.
Neighbors find newborn in garbage, Utah mother being questioned

Neighbors find newborn in garbage, Utah mother being questioned

Authorities are investigating after an infant was found in a garbage can at a Kearns home Tuesday morning.
VA official: No deaths due to wait times at Phoenix VA facility

VA official: No deaths due to wait times at Phoenix VA facility

A soon-to-be-released inspector general's report finds that a waiting list is not the cause of any deaths at the VA facility in Phoenix, a Department of Veterans Affairs official said Tuesday.

Death by underpants?

A bizarre murder investigation is underway inside Kentucky's Jessamine County Detention Center after an inmate reportedly died following an incident involving a pair of underwear soaked in methadone.

App motivates children to do chores

 It's a chore for the ages, a challenge for all parents: How to motivate your child to help around the house. Like everything else these days, there's now an app for that.
'Breaking Bad' goes out on top at Emmy Awards

'Breaking Bad' goes out on top at Emmy Awards

The AMC series -- about a chemistry teacher-turned-drug lord who rides a powerful methamphetamine called "Blue" to wealth and pain -- concluded its triumphant run last year as one of the most-lauded TV series of all time: the story of
Angry, scared and hungry: Inside the Ebola 'quarantine zone'

Angry, scared and hungry: Inside the Ebola 'quarantine zone'

A red rope guarded by police marks the "quarantine line" around the West Point slum in the Liberian capital, Monrovia.
What's next in the Michael Brown case?

What's next in the Michael Brown case?

The streets of Ferguson finally look like a tranquil Missouri town again. The protests have calmed. Children can safely go back to school. And after Michael Brown was laid to rest, residents are honoring his family's wish for peace.
Massachusetts beach evacuated after great white shark spotted nearby

Massachusetts beach evacuated after great white shark spotted nearby

More than 1,000 people were pulled out of the water and off the beach Monday after a great white shark was spotted off the coast of Duxbury, Massachusetts.
NFL: Richie Incognito can play football again after last season's suspension

NFL: Richie Incognito can play football again after last season's suspension

Suspended last season amid allegations that he bullied a teammate, former Miami player Richie Incognito has been reinstated by the NFL. "He can fully participate," said league spokesman Greg Aiello.
What's next in the Michael Brown case?

What's next in the Michael Brown case?

The streets of Ferguson finally look like a tranquil Missouri town again. The protests have calmed. Children can safely go back to school. And after Michael Brown was laid to rest, residents are honoring his family's wish for peace.
10 of the world's best nighttime adventures

10 of the world's best nighttime adventures

(CNN) -- Some things are just better after dark. Just because the sun goes down doesn't mean you have to turn in, too. Swimming with manta rays in Hawaii
2014 Emmy Awards: 5 buzzworthy moments

2014 Emmy Awards: 5 buzzworthy moments

(CNN) -- The Emmy Awards will never be confused for the MTV Video Music Awards -- especially when they air on consecutive nights.
Obama authorizes reconnaissance flights over Syria, U.S. official says

Obama authorizes reconnaissance flights over Syria, U.S. official says

U.S. President Barack Obama has authorized reconnaissance flights over Syria as ISIS militants continue to gain ground in the war-ravaged nation, a U.S. official told CNN.
Is Burger King moving to Canada?

Is Burger King moving to Canada?

Burger King is in merger talks with Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons, a deal that would allow the burger seller to relocate out of the U.S. and possibly cut its tax bill.