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Teacher fired after standing up for bullied student

Teacher fired after standing up for bullied student

A Fountain Hills teacher says she lost her job over breaking up a bullying situation. Now that teacher is fighting back. Not in the classroom, but in the court of public opinion, and perhaps eventually a courtroom.
Amazon bringing on more holiday hands this year

Amazon bringing on more holiday hands this year

Amazon is boosting the number of extra helpers it relies on to put gifts under the Christmas tree.
Germ-zapping robot Gigi sets its sights on Ebola

Germ-zapping robot Gigi sets its sights on Ebola

Gigi the robot looks like a skinny, harmless cousin of R2-D2, but the machine is a cold-blooded killer for hire, a germ zapper that could become an important weapon in the fight against Ebola.
From bridal shop to Ebola ward: Who is Amber Vinson?

From bridal shop to Ebola ward: Who is Amber Vinson?

Over the weekend, Amber Vinson was in Ohio to plan her wedding. Today, the 29-year-old nurse is hospitalized in Atlanta, fighting the Ebola virus. What a difference a few days can make.
MMA fighter War Machine attempts suicide in jail, report says

MMA fighter War Machine attempts suicide in jail, report says

Mixed martial arts fighter Jonathan Koppenhaver, who is accused of brutally attacking his ex-girlfriend, tried to kill himself in a Las Vegas jail, authorities said.
Surviving the 'Murdered Child's Club'

Surviving the 'Murdered Child's Club'

On this day five years ago, Dan and Gil Harrington became members of a club they never wanted to join and one they can never quit. The dues are more than steep. They are crushing. And yet, membership in this club grows.
10-year-old shooter: 'I want to be an inspiration'

10-year-old shooter: 'I want to be an inspiration'

She picks up the custom handgun painted in her favorite colors, purple and black.
Midterm campaigns swing through Ebola hearing

Midterm campaigns swing through Ebola hearing

The campaign trail for two candidates in top tier Senate races took a detour Thursday to a Capitol Hill committee room for a high profile hearing on Ebola.
Final arguments before Oscar Pistorius sentencing

Final arguments before Oscar Pistorius sentencing

Lawyers painted opposing pictures of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius in their final arguments Friday before his sentencing -- one side depicting him as a broken man who's suffered enough, while the other said he must pay for taking hi
Really? The worst job in America?

Really? The worst job in America?

To hear Chris Christie describe it, being a United States senator must be the worst job in America.
Officials ask high court to delay same-sex marriage in Alaska

Officials ask high court to delay same-sex marriage in Alaska

(CNN) -- Alaska officials have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block -- at least temporarily -- same-sex marriage from moving ahead in the state. A resolution could come as early as Friday.
From bridal shop to Ebola ward: Who is Amber Vinson?

From bridal shop to Ebola ward: Who is Amber Vinson?

(CNN) -- Over the weekend, Amber Vinson was in Ohio to plan her wedding. Today, the 29-year-old nurse is hospitalized in Atlanta, fighting the Ebola virus. What a difference a few days can make.
Germ-zapping robot Gigi sets its sights on Ebola

Germ-zapping robot Gigi sets its sights on Ebola

ORANGE, California (CNN) -- Gigi the robot looks like a skinny, harmless cousin of R2-D2, but the machine is a cold-blooded killer for hire, a germ zapper that could become an important weapon in the fight against Ebola.
Death toll climbs as Nepal rescuers search for missing hikers in Himalayas

Death toll climbs as Nepal rescuers search for missing hikers in Himalayas

 KATHMANDU, Nepal (CNN) -- The grim search for missing hikers and bodies buried under snow continued Thursday against the dramatic backdrop of Nepal's Himalayas, as officials confirmed that at least 27 people had died in an exceptional
U.S. health officials grilled on Ebola at congressional hearing

U.S. health officials grilled on Ebola at congressional hearing

 WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A House panel sharply questioned health officials Thursday over the U.S. response to the Ebola virus, as well as steps to prevent an outbreak of the disease in the United States.