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Nigerian soldiers save one city from Boko Haram but a nearby one is seized

Nigerian soldiers save one city from Boko Haram but a nearby one is seized

Nigerian forces fought off Boko Haram militants in the northeastern city of Maiduguri, military officials said Monday, but the extremists seized another town in the same state.
Stunning blue hue as algae lights up Hong Kong harbor

Stunning blue hue as algae lights up Hong Kong harbor

The stunning photo shows a shimmering blue shoreline with the bright lights of Hong Kong in the distance.
GOP hopefuls weigh in on gay marriage

GOP hopefuls weigh in on gay marriage

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says a Supreme Court decision in favor of same-sex marriage won't be enough to make it the law of the land overnight.
16 dead in protests marking Egypt revolution

16 dead in protests marking Egypt revolution

Sixteen people have been killed in protests marking the fourth anniversary of Egypt's revolution, officials say.
'Historic and destructive' storm could hit Massachusetts

'Historic and destructive' storm could hit Massachusetts

A potentially "historic and destructive" winter storm and blizzard will likely hit areas of Massachusetts beginning Monday night, dumping heavy snow and bringing strong winds, state emergency officials said Sunday.
Bob Dylan has a 'gift' for AARP members: Free copy of his new album

Bob Dylan has a 'gift' for AARP members: Free copy of his new album

Attention, Bono: Here's an old-school way to give away a free album.
NFL says it's looking into why footballs were deflated at Patriots game

NFL says it's looking into why footballs were deflated at Patriots game

 (CNN) -- The NFL said Friday "the evidence thus far supports the conclusion" the New England Patriots used under-inflated footballs in the AFC championship game last Sunday.
Hannah Graham slaying suspect cleared in 2013 case

Hannah Graham slaying suspect cleared in 2013 case

 (CNN) -- Virginia authorities on Friday said they have found no link between Jesse Matthew, suspected of killing college student Hannah Graham, and the abduction and slaying of a teenage girl in 2013.
Colorado woman gets 4 years for wanting to join ISIS

Colorado woman gets 4 years for wanting to join ISIS

 DENVER, Colorado (CNN) -- A federal judge gave a four-year prison sentence Friday to a 19-year-old Colorado woman who admitted guilt in wanting to become an ISIS bride and participate in its jihad in the Mideast.
Big asteroid to fly by Earth Monday

Big asteroid to fly by Earth Monday

 (CNN) -- A big asteroid will fly by Earth on Monday, but NASA says don't worry -- we'll be safe.
'American Sniper' widow speechless after rifle raffle

'American Sniper' widow speechless after rifle raffle

For another weekend, moviegoers will be glued to their seats, watching the grit and turmoil of Chris Kyle, the real-life character portrayed in "American Sniper."
Biden, Rubio and Palin's 2016 plans

Biden, Rubio and Palin's 2016 plans

The 2016 calculations of three potential candidates -- two Republicans and a very senior Democrat -- plus big tests for President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell filled our Sunday trip around the "Inside Politics" tab
Late night radio and TV talk show pioneer Joe Franklin dies at 88

Late night radio and TV talk show pioneer Joe Franklin dies at 88

New York City radio and television personality Joe Franklin has died. He was 88. "Joe went unexpectedly and passed away Saturday night," friend and former producer Steve Garrin said.
Huckabee seeks to straddle line on immigration

Huckabee seeks to straddle line on immigration

Mike Huckabee says deporting immigrants who were brought into the United States as children is like ticketing a child riding in the back seat of a car when the child's father is pulled over for speeding.
ISIS demanding release of convicted terrorist to save Japanese hostage

ISIS demanding release of convicted terrorist to save Japanese hostage

ISIS appears to have beheaded one of its Japanese hostages and is demanding the release of a convicted terrorist in Jordan to spare the other.