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How Iggy Azalea responded to Eminem's rape lyrics

How Iggy Azalea responded to Eminem's rape lyrics

 (CNN) -- With Snoop Dogg bowing out of his feud with Iggy Azalea, it seems Eminem is more than willing to take his place.
World Health Organization: Democratic Republic of Congo is Ebola-free

World Health Organization: Democratic Republic of Congo is Ebola-free

 (CNN) -- Ebola has officially been eradicated from another African country -- the Democratic Republic of Congo -- the World Health Organization declared Friday, even if the overall fight against the deadly virus is far from over.
Window washer in surgery after falling up to 10 stories, landing on car

Window washer in surgery after falling up to 10 stories, landing on car

 (CNN) -- One witness thought she came upon a lifeless body during her routine walk in San Francisco -- but firefighters say the man who was lying in the middle of the street survived a fall as high as 10 stories.
Police: N.Y. officer fatally shoots 'innocent' unarmed man

Police: N.Y. officer fatally shoots 'innocent' unarmed man

 NEW YORK (CNN) -- A rookie police officer shot and killed an unarmed 28-year-old man in an unlit stairwell of a housing project in what New York's top cop said Friday was "a very unfortunate tragedy ...
Heavy snow plus rain could spell more trouble for Buffalo homeowners

Heavy snow plus rain could spell more trouble for Buffalo homeowners

 (CNN) -- The snowfall largely subsided in the Buffalo area Friday after nearly 7 feet in three days, but the deadly weather emergency is far from over: An expected warmup and weekend rains mean likely flooding -- and that's just the s
Report finds missed chances to help Newtown shooter Adam Lanza

Report finds missed chances to help Newtown shooter Adam Lanza

Newtown shooter Adam Lanza was an isolated young man with deteriorating mental health and a fascination for mass violence whose problems were not ignored but misunderstood and mistreated, according to a report released Friday by a Connecticut s
White House extends U.S. combat role in Afghanistan into 2015

White House extends U.S. combat role in Afghanistan into 2015

In a policy shift, President Barack Obama has decided to extend the combat role of U.S.
#ThanksMichelleObama: Students criticize school lunches

#ThanksMichelleObama: Students criticize school lunches

Students unhappy with school meals are taking it out on the first lady by sharing images on social media of lunches sarcastically tagged #ThanksMichelleObama.
Lawyer: Bill Cosby being unfairly vilified by 'unsubstantiated, fantastical stories'

Lawyer: Bill Cosby being unfairly vilified by 'unsubstantiated, fantastical stories'

A lawyer for Bill Cosby called the increasing number of claims of sexual assault against the legendary comedian "ridiculous" and said the media should stop airing "unsubstantiated, fantastical stories."
Lawyer: Bill Cosby being unfairly vilified by 'unsubstantiated, fantastical stories'

Lawyer: Bill Cosby being unfairly vilified by 'unsubstantiated, fantastical stories'

A lawyer for Bill Cosby called the increasing number of claims of sexual assault against the legendary comedian "ridiculous" and said the media should stop airing "unsubstantiated, fantastical stories."
Top local cop arrested in missing 43 Mexican students case

Top local cop arrested in missing 43 Mexican students case

A top local police official in Mexico was arrested in connection with the disappearance of 43 college students, authorities said.
Ferguson: A city on edge and waiting

Ferguson: A city on edge and waiting

Anticipating a grand jury decision at any moment, more businesses boarded up their doors and windows and residents hunkered down in their homes on two of Ferguson's main roads. It's a city in waiting.
Africa's best journalists: Risking their lives

Africa's best journalists: Risking their lives

 (CNN) -- Joseph Mathenge hadn't planned to be at Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya in September 2013, when gunmen -- now associated with Islamist terror group Al Shabaab -- infiltrated the shopping center and started shooting en masse i
Quidditch is real, and it wants to go pro

Quidditch is real, and it wants to go pro

 (CNN) -- Place a tennis ball into a yellow sock and tuck it into the back of your pants. Now start running. Congratulations! You are a snitch. Don't get caught, or the game ends.
How football unlocked the heart of an autistic boy

How football unlocked the heart of an autistic boy

 (CNN) -- "Well, that took about five minutes...probably less." Jack sounds pleased with himself if not at all surprised.