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Can 'The Walking Dead' stars survive season 5?

Can 'The Walking Dead' stars survive season 5?

(CNN) -- "The Walking Dead" returns for a fifth season on AMC Sunday, and fans have been waiting since March to find out the fate of Rick Grimes and many of the survivors.
The ups and downs of Amanda Bynes

The ups and downs of Amanda Bynes

(CNN) -- Actress Amanda Bynes grabbed media attention Friday with a series of tweets about her father, her looks and her mental state.
Oil prices are plunging. Don't cheer yet

Oil prices are plunging. Don't cheer yet

Crude oil tumbled below $84 a barrel on Friday for the first time since the 2012 Olympics in London.
Seven teens charged in Sayreville High School assaults

Seven teens charged in Sayreville High School assaults

Six teenage football players accused of hazing and sexual assault at a New Jersey high school were taken into custody Friday evening, according to the Middlesex County Prosecutors office.
13-year-old hid in attic during attempted home invasion

13-year-old hid in attic during attempted home invasion

Two people are being charged with allegedly trying to break into a North Haven home Thursday afternoon. The first attempt was at a home on Hartford Turnpike, where a 13-year-old child hid in the attic while he called police.
American emergency rooms prepare as Ebola fear spreads

American emergency rooms prepare as Ebola fear spreads

Emergency rooms around the United States are preparing for the people who may have Ebola and for the people who just think they have Ebola.
Pest control company takes extreme measures to rid house of brown recluse infestation

Pest control company takes extreme measures to rid house of brown recluse infestation

A home in an upscale Weldon Spring neighborhood that has been overrun by brown recluse spiders is finally getting rid of the eight legged creatures.
Five reasons Microsoft CEO's gender gaffe is worrisome for women

Five reasons Microsoft CEO's gender gaffe is worrisome for women

(CNN) -- I couldn't quite believe my eyes when I read the initial comments from Microsoft's CEO on how women who don't ask for raises will receive "good karma." What? Is this 2014 or 1954?
Shia LaBeouf explains Shia LaBeouf

Shia LaBeouf explains Shia LaBeouf

(CNN) -- Shia LaBeouf can sum up his turbulent year in two words: "existential crisis."
The ups and downs of Amanda Bynes

The ups and downs of Amanda Bynes

(CNN) -- Actress Amanda Bynes grabbed media attention Friday with a series of tweets about her father, her looks and her mental state.
Southern Mississippi fraternity rush prank goes awry, flamingo dies

Southern Mississippi fraternity rush prank goes awry, flamingo dies

A fraternity scavenger hunt at the University of Southern Mississippi was supposed to be a routine off-campus prank rushing pledges in the middle of the night: Go to the local zoo and get your picture taken next t

Governor's fiancee illegal marriage

During a press conference Thursday afternoon, Portland's Governor Kitzhaber's fiancee admitted to illegally marrying an 18-year-old Ethiopian immigrant so that he could obtain residency in the U.S.

Missing hiker found

The King County Sheriff's Office says a Snohomish County rescue helicopter located a hiker Thursday who had been missing near Snoqualmie Pass with her two dogs for three days.

Voter ID registrations shot down

With the midterm elections just 25 days away, tougher voter I.D. laws were struck down Thursday night, or put on hold in 2 different states.

Bill hader returns to SNL

He spent eight years as a "Saturday Night Live" cast member, but this weekend, Bill Hader returns to New York City to host the show for the first time.