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4 measles cases linked to Las Vegas restaurant, health officials say

4 measles cases linked to Las Vegas restaurant, health officials say

 (CNN) -- Four cases of measles have been linked to a restaurant at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, the Southern Nevada Health District reported Friday.
Spacewalk is a 'go' despite water found in helmet

Spacewalk is a 'go' despite water found in helmet

 (CNN) -- Astronauts on the International Space Station will make a spacewalk Sunday despite the appearance of water inside an astronaut's helmet after a spacewalk earlier this week, NASA reported Friday on its website.
Egyptian court designates Hamas as a terror organization, state media says

Egyptian court designates Hamas as a terror organization, state media says

An Egyptian court has ruled that Hamas is a terrorist organization, according to an Egyptian state-run media organization.
Appeals court rejects another request to move Boston Marathon bombings trial

Appeals court rejects another request to move Boston Marathon bombings trial

A U.S. appeals court has rejected a fourth request to move the trial for the accused Boston Marathon bomber to another city.
Obama, Aretha Franklin give emotional tribute to Eric Holder

Obama, Aretha Franklin give emotional tribute to Eric Holder

The White House celebrated the upcoming departure of Eric Holder on Friday night in a ceremony that brought tears to President Barack Obama's eyes and featured Aretha Franklin literally singing the attorney general's praises.
U.S. suspects accused of sending military supplies to terrorists in Syria, Iraq

U.S. suspects accused of sending military supplies to terrorists in Syria, Iraq

Six suspects linked to terrorist activity referred to Syria and Iraq as "the beach," and used other coded language on social media to avoid detection in the United States, authorities say.
Kanye West apologizes to Beck, Bruno Mars

Kanye West apologizes to Beck, Bruno Mars

 (CNN) -- Kanye West is on an apology spree. In a series of tweets, West reached out to singers Beck and Bruno Mars to express remorse over his well-documented disses.
A scientific tale of two dresses

A scientific tale of two dresses

 (CNN) -- Before you strangle your best friend who sees the colors in the now-famous dress differently than you do, please know that there's a scientific explanation.
1-800-DOUBTS: A new helpline for troubled atheists

1-800-DOUBTS: A new helpline for troubled atheists

 (CNN) -- The man on the line sounds nervous. He's been a Christian for 20 years but can't believe in the Bible anymore. He hasn't told his friends or family and still sits, uneasy, in church each Sunday.

Missouri massacre

Investigators in Missouri are trying to figure out what caused a man to go on a killing spree that claimed eight lives. It took place at four different homes in the town of Tyrone.

Leonard Nimoy, 1931-2015

Leonard Nimoy, the famed actor best known for his role as Mr. Spock on the original "Star Trek" TV series and subsequent films, passed away Friday morning at the age of 83.

Bigger is better

New statistics on cosmetic surgery trends finds less is more when it comes to the face, and more is more when it comes to the backside!

Is this your ring?

Imagine losing your wedding ring in a snowstorm. That's exactly what happened to a man in Edgewood, Maryland and now the woman who found it is trying to find him.
House avoids DHS shutdown with one-week extension

House avoids DHS shutdown with one-week extension

The House approved a one-week extension of funding for the Department of Homeland Security, sending the proposal to the White House and avoiding a partial DHS shutdown with just hours before the Friday night deadline.

Perry pushes ground troops in ISIS fight

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he would send American troops to the Middle East to combat Islamic State fighters who he called "the face of evil."