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President signs executive order to fight superbugs

President signs executive order to fight superbugs

The rise in antibiotic-resistant bacteria could lead to a future full of untreatable infections, experts have warned us for years.
Rand Paul: Washington's 'barnacled enablers' push for constant war

Rand Paul: Washington's 'barnacled enablers' push for constant war

Hours before the Senate votes on whether to arm Syrian rebels to fight ISIS, a thinly veiled smackdown broke out on Thursday between Sens. Rand Paul and John McCain about the issue.

Thief on a stick

A Texas man is recovering after breaking into a home and being stabbed with a spear by the homeowner.

Canine cop comes home

All hope was nearly lost after two days of searching for a missing LaGrange, Georgia police dog, but officers decided to try one more time Wednesday afternoon to find the missing dog Chico.

Middle school hit list

Police in Kingsley, Michigan say a middle school student who brought a loaded gun to school earlier in the week also had a list of classmate names and grievances.

Cold case cracked

A former Ohio sheriff's deputy has been charged with aggravated murder in a case dating back 33 years. Investigators say Mitchell Ruble carried out the 1981 shooting of Washington County Lieutenant Ray Clark.

Caught on Cam: Drug deal gone bad

Video recorded by a hidden camera worn by an undercover ATF agent shows the chilling moments that a drug deal went bad. ATF agent Scott Perala says it was the most frightening day of his career.
Five iOS 8 features you'll love

Five iOS 8 features you'll love

You can't get a new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus until Friday, but iOS 8, the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system, goes live on Wednesday.
Are these the world's sexiest accents?

Are these the world's sexiest accents?

The Scots are talking a lot this week -- perhaps you've heard a little something about an independence referendum -- and that makes us happy. That's because we like how the Scots talk.

Democrats block bill to stop Americans who join ISIS from returning to US

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, today asked for unanimous consent on his bill, the Expatriate Terrorists Act of 2014, that would strip Americans who join ISIS of their citizenship. Senator Hirono, D-Hawaii, objected.
NYT's Dowd inspires campaign to educate Colorado about pot edibles

NYT's Dowd inspires campaign to educate Colorado about pot edibles

A distressed-looking woman sits on a bed in a dark hotel room. A caption reads, "Don't let a candy bar ruin your vacation."
Two Tennessee juveniles who escaped still at large

Two Tennessee juveniles who escaped still at large

Two teenagers remain at large out of 32 youths who broke out of a state-run youth facility this month, a Tennessee Department of Children's Services spokesman told CNN on Wednesday.
Arizona Cardinal Dwyer posts bond after arrest on domestic violence allegations

Arizona Cardinal Dwyer posts bond after arrest on domestic violence allegations

Arizona Cardinals backup running back Jonathan Dwyer has been released on bond after his arrest in connection with domestic abuse allegations, authorities said Thursday.
Videos offer clues in search for missing University of Virginia student

Videos offer clues in search for missing University of Virginia student

Several surveillance videos show her walking and running alone. But police say new footage of a missing University of Virginia student appears to show someone following her the night she disappeared.
State of emergency declared for Northern California counties hit by fires

State of emergency declared for Northern California counties hit by fires

(CNN) -- California's Governor has declared a state of emergency in two counties in the north of the state where wildfires have torched tens of thousands of acres, destroying some homes and threatening others.