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'Magic mushrooms' help smokers quit, and other studies you missed

'Magic mushrooms' help smokers quit, and other studies you missed

Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health.
College forced to remove helmet cross honoring deceased teammates

College forced to remove helmet cross honoring deceased teammates

Arkansas State University's plan to remove a cross from its football helmet is being met with criticism by the family of one student the cross was meant to honor.
US Marlins Stanton injured

US Marlins Stanton injured

(CNN) -- Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins -- a contender for the National League's most valuable player award -- will apparently sit out the rest of the season after a pitched ball struck him in the face.
Ohio school shooter escapes

Ohio school shooter escapes

(CNN) -- T.J. Lane, a remorseless killer who escaped from an Ohio prison where he was serving three life sentences for a school shooting, has been captured.
US five children found dead

US five children found dead

(CNN) -- South Carolina social workers were familiar with Timothy Jones Jr.
Ferrari: We don't want to keep rich waiting

Ferrari: We don't want to keep rich waiting

The growing ranks of the super rich don't like to wait around, especially when it comes to buying a Ferrari. So the Italian company -- owned by Fiat -- is making more of its highly exclusive cars to satisfy pent up demand.
Ray Rice case: Did NFL execs know the truth earlier?

Ray Rice case: Did NFL execs know the truth earlier?

Did NFL executives see video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee inside a casino elevator? Perhaps as critically: Did they even need to?
Convicted high school shooter TJ Lane back in custody after prison escape

Convicted high school shooter TJ Lane back in custody after prison escape

 T.J. Lane, a remorseless killer who escaped from an Ohio prison where he was serving three life sentences for a school shooting, has been captured.
2 Navy jets crash in Pacific

2 Navy jets crash in Pacific

Two U.S. fighter jets crashed into the Pacific Ocean on Thursday while operating at sea, the Navy said Friday.
40 million Americans now have student loans

40 million Americans now have student loans

Carrying tens of thousands of dollars in student loan debt has become the new normal.
California becomes second state with paid sick days

California becomes second state with paid sick days

California just became the second state in the nation to give paid sick days to workers.
Verizon gives NFL a vote of confidence

Verizon gives NFL a vote of confidence

Verizon, one of the NFL's largest sponsors, gave the league a vote of confidence Thursday, despite public outcry over its mishandling of the Ray Rice domestic abuse case.
Yahoo wins battle in secretive surveillance court

Yahoo wins battle in secretive surveillance court

The public will soon get a broader glimpse at the still-secretive world of government data collection.

omen senators demand 'zero tolerance' in NFL on domestic violence

A bipartisan group of women senators waded into the ongoing drama over the NFL, Ray Rice and domestic violence.
Big solar storm heading toward Earth

Big solar storm heading toward Earth

This is not your usual weather forecast. Big storms are brewing. Your umbrella won't help, but you might want to keep a flashlight handy.