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Unmanned X-37B space plane lands, its exact mission a mystery

Unmanned X-37B space plane lands, its exact mission a mystery

Whatever it was doing up in space, we may never know, but the U.S. Air Force's unmanned X-37B space plane returned to Earth this week, with still no details from the military on the nearly two-year mission.
Pro-democracy demonstrators recapture part of bustling district in Hong Kong

Pro-democracy demonstrators recapture part of bustling district in Hong Kong

Pro-democracy demonstrators seized back part of Hong Kong's bustling Mong Kok district Saturday after a night of scuffles.
Ebola in U.S.: Who has it, who doesn't, who might

Ebola in U.S.: Who has it, who doesn't, who might

(CNN) -- As of Friday, eight confirmed cases of Ebola have been or are being treated in the United States, and one U.S. citizen died abroad, having never returned to the States.
Man gets life without parole for murdering Florida teen over loud music

Man gets life without parole for murdering Florida teen over loud music

(CNN) -- A Florida judge Friday sentenced Michael Dunn to life in prison without parole for the 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis.
Same-sex marriage in Alaska, Wyoming can proceed after court orders

Same-sex marriage in Alaska, Wyoming can proceed after court orders

(CNN) -- Same-sex marriage in Alaska can move forward after the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday rejected the state's request to delay enforcement.
Teen mom gives baby to heroin user because she wanted to be "a normal teen"

Teen mom gives baby to heroin user because she wanted to be "a normal teen"

A St. Charles teenager is accused of giving away her toddler to a heroin user and then claiming it was kidnapped. Charged with endangering the welfare of a child and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia is Desiree Ann Marie Cozzoni.
Source: Trooper's killer believed spotted in Pennsylvania

Source: Trooper's killer believed spotted in Pennsylvania

Investigators believe there's been another public sighting of Eric Matthew Frein, subject of a massive manhunt on suspicion of killing a Pennsylvania state trooper in a September ambush, a law enforcement official said Saturday.
Report: Michael Brown's blood found on Officer Darren Wilson's gun, car door

Report: Michael Brown's blood found on Officer Darren Wilson's gun, car door

Forensic tests have found the blood of Michael Brown on the gun, uniform and police cruiser belonging to Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot the unarmed teen two months ago in Ferguson, Missouri, The New York Times reported.
100-year-old Brooklyn math teacher who refuses to retire says she 'can't sit back and do nothing'

100-year-old Brooklyn math teacher who refuses to retire says she 'can't sit back and do nothing'

For most of us, hearing about your birthday on the radio is a seldom occurrence. However, in the case of Brooklyn math teacher Madeline Scotto, it's pretty much warranted.
Amid Ebola fears, cruise ship quarantines worker, airline contacts travelers

Amid Ebola fears, cruise ship quarantines worker, airline contacts travelers

Concerns about even remote chances of Ebola exposure rippled Friday from a U.S.
What is the mysterious Magic Leap?

What is the mysterious Magic Leap?

 (CNN) -- It may have more than a half-billion dollars in the bank and the backing of tech titans like Google, as well as the investors with some of Silicon Valley's deepest pockets.
7 reasons why San Francisco's a winner

7 reasons why San Francisco's a winner

 (CNN) -- Oh, San Francisco. It's almost not fair. It's not enough that you have spectacular views, rich culture, delicious food, a legacy of great music, cable cars and one really cool bridge.
More people prefer a male boss

More people prefer a male boss

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- In the 1950s, Americans were asked, "If you were taking a new job and had your choice of a boss, would you prefer to work for a man or a woman?" It's a question Gallup still asks.
An Ebola travel ban would be completely unprecedented - Here's why

An Ebola travel ban would be completely unprecedented - Here's why

 There's a lot of information out there on the Ebola crisis.

Halloween: bigger than ever

Consumers are on target to spend $7.4 billion on everything from candy and costumes to decorations this year, making Halloween bigger than ever.