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'50 Shades of Grey' trailer is 'Haunted'

'50 Shades of Grey' trailer is 'Haunted'

 (CNN) -- Take two parts Jamie Dornan's bare torso, one part Dakota Johnson blindfolded and arching on a bed, mix in Beyonce singing over a throbbing beat with a dash of whips, and you've got a recipe for a whole lot of hot.

VIDEO: City braces as Ferguson grand jury decision could come at any minute

When it comes down to Officer Darren Wilson and Michael Brown, "it's not about taking a side," the attorney for the St. Louis Police Officers Association said Thursday.
President Obama tells Myanmar to move forward on democracy

President Obama tells Myanmar to move forward on democracy

 (CNN) -- On the road to democracy, Myanmar has sputtered, and it's time to move forward, said President Obama from the porch of an infamously symbolic home in the country's largest city.
Cory Gardner: Shutdown consideration not 'mature'

Cory Gardner: Shutdown consideration not 'mature'

 WASHINGTON (CNN) -- While House Republicans say every option -- including a government shutdown -- is on the table to counter Presdient Barack Obama's planned executive action on immigration, Colorado Sen.-elect Cory Gardner said shut
Suspected Pennsylvania cop killer charged with terrorism

Suspected Pennsylvania cop killer charged with terrorism

 (CNN) -- Suspected cop killer Eric Frein was slapped with terrorism-related charges Thursday in Pennsylvania for allegedly admitting that he shot two state troopers in a bid to change the government and "wake people up," accordi
Elated scientists show off latest pics from historic Rosetta comet mission

Elated scientists show off latest pics from historic Rosetta comet mission

Scientists who pulled off a huge achievement in space exploration Thursday showed numerous black-and-white images of where they think the Philae probe landed on a comet 310 million miles from Earth.
President Obama tells Myanmar to move forward on democracy

President Obama tells Myanmar to move forward on democracy

On the road to democracy, Myanmar has sputtered, and it's time to move forward, said President Obama from the porch of an infamously symbolic home in the country's largest city.
Cory Gardner: Shutdown consideration not 'mature'

Cory Gardner: Shutdown consideration not 'mature'

While House Republicans say every option -- including a government shutdown -- is on the table to counter Presdient Barack Obama's planned executive action on immigration, Colorado Sen.-elect Cory Gardner said shutting down the government i
Suspected Pennsylvania cop killer charged with terrorism

Suspected Pennsylvania cop killer charged with terrorism

Suspected cop killer Eric Frein was slapped with terrorism-related charges Thursday in Pennsylvania for allegedly admitting that he shot two state troopers in a bid to change the government and "wake people up," according to court doc
Rob Portman plans for White House run as anti-Obama

Rob Portman plans for White House run as anti-Obama

Rob Portman is mapping out a possible presidential run, creating a narrative, talking to fundraisers and looking to change his image from the senator who once ran George W.
Immigration action: Not like the 'Academy Awards,' says aide

Immigration action: Not like the 'Academy Awards,' says aide

When President Barack Obama takes executive action on immigration reform by the end of the year, one senior administration official thinks no one will be shocked at what the orders say.
Rape allegations haunt Bill Cosby in the digital age

Rape allegations haunt Bill Cosby in the digital age

 Nasty allegations have been haunting one of America's most iconic comedians with a reputation for moral wholesomeness. For nine years, Bill Cosby has been accused of sexual assault by women who say they were the victims.
Philae researcher criticized for shirt covered in scantily clad women

Philae researcher criticized for shirt covered in scantily clad women

While the world watched the historic landing of a space probe on a comet 310 million miles from Earth, many were distracted by what was happening closer to home.
Takeoff! Virgin America prices its IPO

Takeoff! Virgin America prices its IPO

Virgin America markets itself as the hip way to fly. Now it wants to sell itself to to investors as a hot stock.