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Doctors amputate man's penis without permission

A man has filed a lawsuit against Princeton Baptist Medical Center in Birmingham and a number of other defendants claiming his penis was amputated without his permission.

Market Basket's family feud

A family feud in the corporate offices of popular Northeast grocery store chain market basket has led to a week of huge rallies featuring frustrated workers and customers.
House GOP seeks cover with slimmer border bill

House GOP seeks cover with slimmer border bill

House Republicans are fashioning a scaled-down bill to address the southern border crisis that would provide less than $1 billion and include an immigration policy change that most Democrats strongly oppose.
ISIS destroys Jonah's tomb in Iraq, officials say

ISIS destroys Jonah's tomb in Iraq, officials say

If you blink during the video, you might miss the moment an explosion destroys what is said to have been the tomb of Jonah, a key figure in Christianity, Judaism and Islam.
Pope to visit Philadelphia next year for conference

Pope to visit Philadelphia next year for conference

Pope Francis has accepted the invitation of Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput to attend the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia next year, Catholic News Service reported Friday.

Viral Video: Groovin' grandpa gets down

We dare you to try not to smile watching the groovin' grandpa dance his way into hearts.
Doctor shoots patient who shot, killed woman at Pennsylvania hospital

Doctor shoots patient who shot, killed woman at Pennsylvania hospital

Psychiatrist Lee Silverman may have saved lives Thursday afternoon, when a patient opened fire in a suburban Philadelphia hospital.
Diapered 3-year-old crashes Jeep, runs home to watch cartoons

Diapered 3-year-old crashes Jeep, runs home to watch cartoons

A 3-year-old boy is accused of climbing into a Jeep, knocking it out of gear, crashing into a nearby house and then running home to watch cartoons.
A school that acts like a tech lab

A school that acts like a tech lab

(CNN) -- Since the Booker T. Washington STEM Academy opened in 2012, the science and math magnet school for kindergarten through fifth grade has drawn a few unexpected comparisons.
How flight attendants keep flying after air disasters

How flight attendants keep flying after air disasters

(CNN) -- Seeing the images of the mangled wreckage of an aircraft after a crash is difficult for any flight attendant.
Neon signs are dying, but our appreciation isn't

Neon signs are dying, but our appreciation isn't

(CNN) -- A few years ago, Brian Daniel was driving around Los Angeles when he spotted a neon sign for a random storage facility. The red stick figures carrying yellow boxes glowed from the mundane building.
Teen gets 232 "teeth" removed in Mumbai

Teen gets 232 "teeth" removed in Mumbai

A teenager in India, who had more than 200 "teeth" growing in his mouth due to a benign dental tumor, has had them removed.
Russian woman joins rebel movement in Ukraine

Russian woman joins rebel movement in Ukraine

Marina lost her spleen and has a punctured lung. She was attached to a rebel group as a combat medic, and was hurt during the fighting, she told CNN from her hospital bed.
West Bank violence erupts as Gaza conflict rages

West Bank violence erupts as Gaza conflict rages

The Israeli military shot and killed two Palestinian men and wounded scores of others in the West Bank as residents rallied in support of Hamas and its ongoing conflict with the Israeli military in Gaza.
ICE cracks down on human smuggling in 'Operation Coyote'

ICE cracks down on human smuggling in 'Operation Coyote'

Immigration and Customs Enforcement said stopping smugglers is one of their top priorities and they said they have a new way to do it.