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Grandmother frozen alive in hospital morgue

It's a case that sounds like the plot of a horror movie. A family claims a woman was prematurely declared dead at a hospital and woke up in a body bag, only to die in a freezer where her body was stored.
David Letterman set to retire in 2015

David Letterman set to retire in 2015

Acording to CNN, longtime "The Late Show" host, David Letterman announced he is planning to retire in 2015. The decision was announced sduring a taping of "The Late Show" on Thursday afternoon. 
Homebuyers getting priced out in cities across U.S.

Homebuyers getting priced out in cities across U.S.

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- In big cities across the country, prospective home buyers are growing increasingly frustrated as rising home prices, tight inventory and stiff competition freeze them out of their local housing markets.
Goodyear tests its bigger, faster Zeppelin 'blimp'

Goodyear tests its bigger, faster Zeppelin 'blimp'

(CNN) -- It's a new era for Goodyear's iconic blimp. You could call it the Age of the Zeppelin. Cue the guitars!
U.S. airports are 'awful.' Here's the problem

U.S. airports are 'awful.' Here's the problem

(CNN) -- Pity the poor U.S. airport -- its self-esteem has taken a beating in recent months.
Egyptian extremist group says it's behind Cairo blasts

Egyptian extremist group says it's behind Cairo blasts

A shadowy extremist group calling itself Soldiers of Egypt, or Agnad Masr, claimed responsibility Thursday for three blasts outside Cairo University that killed an Egyptian police brigadier general and injured five others.
Bill Clinton "wouldn't be surprised" by an alien visit

Bill Clinton "wouldn't be surprised" by an alien visit

It has been a question plaguing man for ages: Are we alone in the universe?
Chris Christie: The $33 million man

Chris Christie: The $33 million man

It appears the George Washington Bridge controversy that New Jersey Gov.
NASA to end most activities with Russia

NASA to end most activities with Russia

NASA is suspending much of its work with Russia in light of its actions in Ukraine but said it will continue to collaborate with Russia's space agency on International Space Station operations.
NASA to end most activities with Russia

NASA to end most activities with Russia

NASA is suspending much of its work with Russia in light of its actions in Ukraine but said it will continue to collaborate with Russia's space agency on International Space Station operations.
Energy executives pessimistic about industry’s future

Energy executives pessimistic about industry’s future

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; chief financial officers of some of the largest energy companies are more pessimistic than the rest of the business community on earnings growth this year, according to a new survey released by the consulting

Savings and loan figure Charles Keating dies at 90

The Houston Chronicle is reporting: Charles H. Keating Jr., the notorious financier who served prison time and was disgraced for his role in the costliest savings and loan failure of the 1980s, has died. He was 90.
Tijuana cop to face U.S. federal court after heroin, meth arrest

Tijuana cop to face U.S. federal court after heroin, meth arrest

A Tijuana, Mexico, police officer will appear in a U.S. federal court next week after being arrested on a charge of possession with intent to distribute almost 20 pounds of heroin and methamphetamine.
Chrysler recalls 870,000 SUVs

Chrysler recalls 870,000 SUVs

Chrysler will recall nearly 870,000 SUVs worldwide to fix a problem with the brake system, the company said Wednesday.
The high court's impact on money and politics

The high court's impact on money and politics

Campaign 2014 is in full swing with primary voting, and incumbents and challengers busy raising money.