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Emma Watson to play Belle in new live-action 'Beauty'

Emma Watson to play Belle in new live-action 'Beauty'

 (CNN) -- Emma Watson is the new Belle of the "Beast." The "Harry Potter" star revealed Monday that she's been cast as Belle in the live-action version of "Beauty and the Beast."
Home prices grow at slower pace

Home prices grow at slower pace

Home prices nationwide rose in November, but the growth slowed, raising concerns about the strength of the housing market recovery.
U.S. News picks best hotels for 2015

U.S. News picks best hotels for 2015

 (CNN) -- Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa took the top U.S. spot in U.S. News & World Report's fifth annual "Best Hotels of 2015" list.
Real Madrid under investigation by FIFA regarding 51 under-age transfers

Real Madrid under investigation by FIFA regarding 51 under-age transfers

The world's richest club Real Madrid has come out fighting over football's world governing body's investigation into the club's youth transfer policy.
Can Apple live up to the iHype?

Can Apple live up to the iHype?

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Apple's earnings for the latest quarter are expected to be ridiculously good thanks to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
Palin and Trump up to their old tricks

Palin and Trump up to their old tricks

 WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Just when you thought it was safe to go back on the Republican campaign trail, Sarah Palin and Donald Trump are back.
Emma Watson to play Belle in new live-action 'Beauty'

Emma Watson to play Belle in new live-action 'Beauty'

 (CNN) -- Emma Watson is the new Belle of the "Beast." The "Harry Potter" star revealed Monday that she's been cast as Belle in the live-action version of "Beauty and the Beast."
Details about Joan Rivers' death emerge as lawsuit is filed

Details about Joan Rivers' death emerge as lawsuit is filed

 (CNN) -- The estate of the late comedian Joan Rivers filed a lawsuit Monday in New York County Supreme Court detailing alleged missteps by the outpatient endoscopy facility and the physicians caring for Rivers during an August 28 procedur
Amorous New Yorkers seek 'blizzard buddies'

Amorous New Yorkers seek 'blizzard buddies'

Forget the bread and milk. Some snowbound New Yorkers are seeking a more, er, intimate kind of nourishment.
Facebook, Instagram briefly go down; Twitter freaks out

Facebook, Instagram briefly go down; Twitter freaks out

For about an hour this morning, humans across the world were briefly forced to interact with each other in person.
Here's what you need to know about the blizzard of 2015

Here's what you need to know about the blizzard of 2015

The first major snowstorm of 2015 has hit the Northeastern United States.

Snow slams northeast

Snow is falling across the Northeast, where a massive storm is expected to dump several feet of snow over the next 48 hours. Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker says the threat can't be overstated.

Super bowl: contraversy still looms

As the hype builds ahead of the Super Bowl, questions surrounding the New England Patriots and under-inflated balls still linger.

White House drone scare

The Secret Service says this morning's drone crash at the White House appears to be accidental. The remote-controlled "quad copter" was found on White House grounds early Monday morning.
Arizona man loses Super Bowl credential because of Facebook post

Arizona man loses Super Bowl credential because of Facebook post

It was a dream job for longtime Valley sports fan Russ Knight - a chance to work at the Super Bowl. But that dream turned into nightmare, because of a seemingly innocent Facebook post on the Internet.