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The NASA diet: It's food, but not as we know it

The NASA diet: It's food, but not as we know it

Around 400 kilometers above the Earth's surface, the International Space Station continues its orbit of the planet.
Rory McIlroy reaches out of court settlement

Rory McIlroy reaches out of court settlement

 (CNN) -- Rory McIlroy can focus on his driving and putting after settling a protracted legal dispute with his former management company.
Alibaba is using drones to deliver tea

Alibaba is using drones to deliver tea

 HONG KONG (CNNMoney) -- It's a bird ... It's a plane ... Nah, that's just an Alibaba drone.
Jordan executes prisoners after ISIS hostage burned alive

Jordan executes prisoners after ISIS hostage burned alive

Jordan has executed Sajida al-Rishawi, the Iraqi would-be suicide bomber whose release ISIS had previously requested, and another prisoner, Jordanian government spokesman Mohammad al-Momani told CNN.
ISIS images appear to show Jordanian pilot burned alive

ISIS images appear to show Jordanian pilot burned alive

 (CNN) -- Video and still images apparently show a Jordanian military pilot being burned alive while confined in a cage, according to online posts from ISIS supporters Tuesday.
McDonald's tried to turn Chipotle into another McDonald's

McDonald's tried to turn Chipotle into another McDonald's

Sorry McDonald's, Chipotle was just not that into you.
Vine launches kid-friendly app

Vine launches kid-friendly app

Finding kid-friendly content on social media can be all twerk and no play. But Vine, the six-second video sharing app, has launched a standalone version called Vine Kids to filter out inappropriate posts for its tiniest users.
Video: ISIS purportedly beheads Japanese hostage

Video: ISIS purportedly beheads Japanese hostage

A newly distributed ISIS release appears to show the decapitated body of captive Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, after an English-language lecture is given by masked ISIS executioner "Jihadi John" to the people of Japan.
Cuba to build first new Catholic church since Castro

Cuba to build first new Catholic church since Castro

 SANDINO, Cuba (CNN) -- A neglected, weed-strewn field in a small Cuban town where there are more horses than cars seems an unlikely setting for a major shift in government policy.
Transgender man: I met with Pope Francis

Transgender man: I met with Pope Francis

 PLASENCIA, Spain (CNN) -- Has Pope Francis taken another step to push for tolerance in the Catholic Church?
In a hurry? Let a robot valet park your car

In a hurry? Let a robot valet park your car

Throwing your keys at the parking valet as you sashay onto a flight may seem like the stuff of James Bond films, but already a robotic valet is taking the sweat out of getting on a plane at Germany's Dusseldorf airport.
And the world's safest city is...

And the world's safest city is...

 (CNN) -- Cram 38 million people in the same city, it's going to be a lawless mess, right? Not even.
Mexico City hospital blast prompts frantic search for babies

Mexico City hospital blast prompts frantic search for babies

 Rescuers rushed from the rubble with babies in their arms after a gas explosion leveled part of a maternity hospital in Mexico City on Thursday, killing at least two people and injuring dozens more.
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.
Japan's ISIS hostage crisis: Where things stand

Japan's ISIS hostage crisis: Where things stand

The Japanese government is grappling with an unpredictable hostage crisis whose terms are being dictated by the Islamic extremist group ISIS.