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Living their dream

A lot of people fantasize about selling everything they own and living a simpler life. One Canadian couple is making that dream a reality on the water.

Quake cleanup in California

Residents and businesses in Napa, California are picking up the pieces after being jolted by the worst earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in a quarter century.

Fatal test flight

A man died Sunday after crashing a single-engine ultralight aircraft during a test flight at Michigan's Lowell City Airport.

A solemn ceremony for Michael Brown

Thousands of mourners gathered at a St. Louis church Monday to pay respects to Michael Brown, the 18-year-old teenager who was shot by a police officer two weeks ago in Ferguson, Missouri, sparking more than a week of violent protest.
Major Democratic operative joins Rick Perry legal team

Major Democratic operative joins Rick Perry legal team

 Texas Gov. Rick Perry added another high-powered lawyer to his team fighting a felony indictment against him, but this addition is just as much about sending a message than winning the case.

Ukrainian President dissolves parliament, schedules elections

krainian President Petro Poroshenko announced Monday on Twitter that he has dissolved the nation's parliament. Elections are scheduled for October 26, the President wrote.
'The Wizard of Oz' at 75: Did you know...?

'The Wizard of Oz' at 75: Did you know...?

(CNN) -- "The Wizard of Oz," one of the most beloved movies of all time, celebrates the 75th anniversary of its release this month. Here are some things you may not have known about the film: 1. That makeup was killer
Ebola contacts in Africa go missing

Ebola contacts in Africa go missing

(CNN) -- Earlier this summer, Kelsey Mirkovic, a disease detective with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, entered a hut with her team in Gueckedou, Guinea, to speak with a man who had Ebola.
What we'll miss about 'Chelsea Lately'

What we'll miss about 'Chelsea Lately'

(CNN) -- Chelsea Handler, the foul-mouthed, alcohol-swilling, cutting, irreverent and occasionally naked host of E!'s hit talk show "Chelsea Lately," is taking her act and moving it to Netflix.

5 key questions in the fight against ISIS

 ISIS, as the Islamic State jihadists in Iraq and Syria are known, has become the new face of international terrorism in the eyes of the United States and its Western allies.

Bystander videos deputy beating suspect in South Carolina Walamrt

A South Carolina sheriff's deputy is on administrative leave after a violent arrest was captured on camera.
Clinton ignores questions on Ferguson

Clinton ignores questions on Ferguson

Hillary Clinton, who has yet to comment about the protests over the death of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, ignored questions about the incident on Sunday.

Caught on Cam: Vehicle runs over child, boy walks away okay

A 6-year-old boy in China miraculously survived being run over by an SUV. The boy was playing with toys near his home when a red SUV drove over him. Immediately after, he stands to his feet and walks!
Couple wins big on infamous Vegas slot machine

Couple wins big on infamous Vegas slot machine

A lucky couple is leaving Las Vegas as millionaires after doing what no one has been able to do in 20 years.
LIST: Most stolen vehicles in America

LIST: Most stolen vehicles in America

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) recently released the most stolen vehicles in the U.S.