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Digital-age 'Dungeons & Dragons' is more than rolling dice

Digital-age 'Dungeons & Dragons' is more than rolling dice

(CNN) -- The world of Dungeons & Dragons, the iconic role-playing game that has captivated millions since the 1970s, is more than just rolling dice on a table top.
Strikes, counter strikes resume between Israel and Hamas after talks fail

Strikes, counter strikes resume between Israel and Hamas after talks fail

Strikes and counter strikes between Israel and Hamas resumed as talks aimed at agreeing to a longer-term truce fell apart.
Starbucks trucks are coming to campus

Starbucks trucks are coming to campus

Here's something that will make returning to school less painful for some college students: Starbucks is launching food trucks.
Don Pardo, iconic TV announcer, dies at 96

Don Pardo, iconic TV announcer, dies at 96

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Don Pardo, the durable television and radio announcer whose booming baritone became as much a part of the cultural landscape as the shows and products he touted, including "Saturday Night Live," die
Ferguson streets were calm until bottles fly

Ferguson streets were calm until bottles fly

Police chased young men down Ferguson's streets and made arrests, as bottles flew again shortly before midnight. Protesters locked hand in front of the police line, while some urged the crowd to remain peaceful.
Video shows ISIS beheading U.S. journalist James Foley

Video shows ISIS beheading U.S. journalist James Foley

A video released by ISIS shows the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley and threatens the life of another American if President Barack Obama doesn't end military operations in Iraq.
Police: Children, adults taken hostage in Harvey, Illinois, after robbery

Police: Children, adults taken hostage in Harvey, Illinois, after robbery

Hours after two robbery suspects shot at police and took eight people hostage, the standoff inside a suburban Chicago home continued early Wednesday .
Major beer recall due to glass particles in bottles

Major beer recall due to glass particles in bottles

Constellation Brands Beer division, maker of the Corona brand has issued a recall on certain types of Corona Extra beer.

Teenager Max Verstappen to make Formula One history in 2015

 Red Bull's Max Verstappen will make Formula One history in 2015, as the youngest driver in the history of the sport.

3 members of Pope's extended family die in Argentina car crash

Two of Pope Francis' grandnephews and the boys' mother were killed early Tuesday in a car crash in the pontiff's homeland of Argentina, police said.
Report: 18 errors lined up to cause Quebec rail catastrophe

Report: 18 errors lined up to cause Quebec rail catastrophe

Eighteen errors lines up to cause last summer's catastrophic derailment of a runaway train in the Quebec town of Lac-Mégantic, Canadian accident investigators said Tuesday, concluding an investigation that has revealed serious safety
Man dead after officer-involved shooting in St. Louis

Man dead after officer-involved shooting in St. Louis

St. Louis police shot and killed a young African-American man Tuesday after authorities say he brandished a knife.
Three members of Pope's extended family die in Argentina car crash

Three members of Pope's extended family die in Argentina car crash

Two of Pope Francis' grandnephews and the boys' mother were killed early Tuesday in a car crash in the pontiff's homeland of Argentina, police said.

Pedaling to purify

A Portland, Oregon company has a fascinating plan for capturing bicycle pedal power to purify water. "It's proven technology. We know it works," says Amy Doering Smith, the CEO of Safi Water Works.
4.2-magnitude quake shakes central Oklahoma

4.2-magnitude quake shakes central Oklahoma

A 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Guthrie, Oklahoma, at 7:41 a.m. CT (8:41 a.m. ET) Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Some posted on social media about being awakened by the temblor.