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Ben Affleck will be a great Batman, Adam West says

Ben Affleck will be a great Batman, Adam West says

(CNN) -- You can calm down now, Internet. Ben Affleck has gotten the original TV Batman's stamp of approval.
The best sandwich in the universe

The best sandwich in the universe

(CNN) -- A tomato and mayonnaise sandwich on store-bought white bread is the finest sandwich known to mankind.
Student survivors of Sewol ferry disaster testify at South Korea murder trial

Student survivors of Sewol ferry disaster testify at South Korea murder trial

Lines of police surrounded a courthouse as student survivors of the Sewol ferry disaster gave evidence in their hometown of Ansan, South Korea, on Monday.
Dolls resembling girls placed in front of homes

Dolls resembling girls placed in front of homes

Four families in San Clemente have been targeted in a disturbing pattern under investigation by authorities: porcelain dolls have been left at their homes resembling young girls who live there.
U.N. Security Council demands humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza

U.N. Security Council demands humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza

With more than 1,000 people killed in the Israel-Hamas conflict, the U.N. Security Council held an emergency meeting in New York early Monday to push for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza."
Second American infected with Ebola

Second American infected with Ebola

A second American aid worker in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, according to the Christian humanitarian group she works for.
Second American infected with Ebola

Second American infected with Ebola

A second American aid worker in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, according to the Christian humanitarian group she works for.
Fighting forces MH17 investigators to turn back again in Ukraine

Fighting forces MH17 investigators to turn back again in Ukraine

Dutch and Australian experts trying to reach the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in war-torn eastern Ukraine turned back for the second day Monday after hearing explosions and being told of heavy fighting in the area.
Why your life insurance premiums may be so high

Why your life insurance premiums may be so high

What you'll pay for a life insurance policy can vary dramatically; men pay higher premiums than women, older policyholders pay more than younger ones and smokers pay more than non-smokers.
Chemical mix and human error lead to controversial executions

Chemical mix and human error lead to controversial executions

(CNN) -- Arizona spent two hours killing death row inmate Joseph Wood this week, an unusually long time for an execution. Wood's death has reopened the debate about capital punishment and lethal injection.
DA to decide whether to charge killer of intruder who yelled 'I'm pregnant'

DA to decide whether to charge killer of intruder who yelled 'I'm pregnant'

(CNN) -- Tom Greer says he fought back when he was attacked by intruders at his Southern California home. Then he got his gun and fired at them and they ran.
Police release more details in FSU law professor's slaying

Police release more details in FSU law professor's slaying

TALLAHASSEE, Florida (CNN) -- For the past week, the mystery surrounding the killing of a nationally renowned law professor has baffled family and friends from Florida to Canada.
Hamas agrees to daylong cease-fire; Israel says it was violated

Hamas agrees to daylong cease-fire; Israel says it was violated

Lyft gets the green light in New York City

Lyft gets the green light in New York City

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- If you see a pink-mustachioed automobile or two zipping around the streets of New York City Friday, you're not imagining things.
Your personal information just isn't safe

Your personal information just isn't safe

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Companies can't keep your data safe. It's that simple.