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Kansas officials: 3 dead after listeria linked to ice cream products

Kansas officials: 3 dead after listeria linked to ice cream products

 (CNN) -- Three people died in the past year from a listeria outbreak that has been potentially linked to Blue Bell Creameries products, according to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.
Aid workers scramble to help Cyclone Pam victims in Vanuatu

Aid workers scramble to help Cyclone Pam victims in Vanuatu

 The fury of Tropical Cyclone Pam, one of the most powerful storms ever to make landfall, has moved on, but the misery it left behind in the islands of Vanuatu is just starting to become apparent.
Mark Zuckerberg Fast Facts

Mark Zuckerberg Fast Facts

 (CNN) -- Here is a look at the life of Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook. Personal: Birth date: May 14, 1984 Birth place: Dobbs Ferry, New York Birth name: Mark Elliot Zuckerberg
Aid workers scramble to help Cyclone Pam victims in Vanuatu

Aid workers scramble to help Cyclone Pam victims in Vanuatu

 The fury of Tropical Cyclone Pam, one of the most powerful storms ever to make landfall, has moved on, but the misery it left behind in the islands of Vanuatu is just starting to become apparent.
Mitch McConnell rebukes Iran letter criticism

Mitch McConnell rebukes Iran letter criticism

 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pushed back strongly on Sunday against the outrage over Republican senators' letter to Iran, which he called a "manufactured controversy."
Man arrested in connection to shooting of two officers in Ferguson, police say

Man arrested in connection to shooting of two officers in Ferguson, police say

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10 California high school boys arrested in alleged sexual assaults of 2 girls

10 California high school boys arrested in alleged sexual assaults of 2 girls

 LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- Ten boys ages 14 to 17 were arrested Friday on accusations of unlawful sex acts against two underage girls for more than a year, on and off the campus of Venice High School, authorities said.
11 Americans returning from Sierra Leone for Ebola concerns

11 Americans returning from Sierra Leone for Ebola concerns

  Eleven Americans are being flown back to the United States as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention investigates the possibility they might have been exposed to Ebola in Sierra Leone.
Oprah Winfrey Fast Facts

Oprah Winfrey Fast Facts

 (CNN) -- Here is a look at the life of Oprah Winfrey, who hosted the award-winning "The Oprah Winfrey Show." Personal: Birth date: January 29, 1954 Birth place: Kosciusko, Mississippi
Sandy Hook families sue estate of shooter's mother

Sandy Hook families sue estate of shooter's mother

 Families of children killed at the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut have filed lawsuits against the estate of the shooter's mother, saying Nancy Lanza was careless and negligent in leaving a Bushmaster AR-1
Bristol Palin and Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer engaged

Bristol Palin and Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer engaged

Wedding bells are on the horizon for Bristol Palin and 2011 Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer. Meyer, 26, proposed to Palin, 24, Friday night at a Rascal Flatts concert in Las Vegas, Palin said on her blog.
Military helicopter had aborted training mission before fatal crash, official says

Military helicopter had aborted training mission before fatal crash, official says

 (CNN) -- A Black Hawk helicopter that went down in waters off the Florida Panhandle three days ago -- killing 11 service members -- had aborted a training mission due to bad weather before it crashed, a military official said Friday.
It's not over: Veterans waiting months for appointments

It's not over: Veterans waiting months for appointments

 LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- Thousands of veterans who are patients at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System have been waiting months just for an appointment, CNN has learned.
Indelible images, searing words in Boston

Indelible images, searing words in Boston

 (CNN) -- We've seen one haunting image after another: Bombs go off, the wounded bleed and crawl in the street. The suspect lurks in the crowd with a heavy backpack, and then runs away without it.
Police on 'several leads' in Ferguson shooting of officers; mayor not quitting

Police on 'several leads' in Ferguson shooting of officers; mayor not quitting

  Almost two days after two officers were shot and wounded at a Ferguson, Missouri, protest, investigators were still seeking breaks in the case, authorities said Friday.