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Ebola: new travel restrictions

New flight restrictions will go into effect Wednesday requiring any one traveling from the Ebola plagued countries of Liberia, Guinea or Sierra Leone to land at one of five U.S. airports where enhanced screening measures are now in place.
World's best airport bike paths

World's best airport bike paths

 (CNN) -- Bicycles and airplanes might not seem like the greatest travel partners. Yet two wheels and two wings can co-exist in surprisingly beautiful ways.
5 ways Oscar de la Renta was a pop icon

5 ways Oscar de la Renta was a pop icon

 (CNN) -- Oscar de la Renta was far from just a fashion designer.
Around Amsterdam in 7 strange museums

Around Amsterdam in 7 strange museums

 (CNN) -- Like any major city, Amsterdam has world class museums crammed with classic art works that visitors will drop major money to see.
Total CEO dies in plane crash

Total CEO dies in plane crash

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; the CEO of French oil giant Total SA was killed when his corporate jet collided with a snow removal machine Monday night at Moscow’s Vnukovo Airport, the company said.
Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison for girlfriend's killing

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison for girlfriend's killing

From a globally lauded athlete to convicted killer, Oscar Pistorius' fall from grace culminated Tuesday with a five-year sentence in the shooting death of his girlfriend.
Famed fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies

Famed fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies

Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has died, close friends of the family and industry colleagues told CNN on Monday. He was 82. The cause of death was not immediately clear.
Unmanned X-37B space plane lands, its exact mission a mystery

Unmanned X-37B space plane lands, its exact mission a mystery

Whatever it was doing up in space, we may never know, but the U.S. Air Force's unmanned X-37B space plane returned to Earth this week, with still no details from the military on the nearly two-year mission.
Spider gets trapped under man's skin

Spider gets trapped under man's skin

A man in Australia has been dubbed "Spider Man" after a bizarre turn of events during a trip to Bali.
At least 70 ISIS bodies dropped off at Syrian hospital, opposition says

At least 70 ISIS bodies dropped off at Syrian hospital, opposition says

ISIS has apparently taken a heavy hit over the past several days. The bodies of at least 70 fighters for the terror group have been dropped off over four days at a hospital in the Syrian town of Tal Abyad, a Syrian opposition group told CNN.
Pro-democracy demonstrators recapture part of bustling district in Hong Kong

Pro-democracy demonstrators recapture part of bustling district in Hong Kong

 HONG KONG (CNN) -- Pro-democracy demonstrators seized back part of Hong Kong's bustling Mong Kok district Saturday after a night of scuffles.
Mikhail Gorbachev Fast Facts

Mikhail Gorbachev Fast Facts

 (CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of Mikhail Gorbachev, former president of the former USSR. Personal: Birth name: Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev Birth date: March 2, 1931
Pro-democracy demonstrators recapture part of bustling district in Hong Kong

Pro-democracy demonstrators recapture part of bustling district in Hong Kong

Pro-democracy demonstrators seized back part of Hong Kong's bustling Mong Kok district Saturday after a night of scuffles.
Protest numbers swell as police move to clear Hong Kong barricades

Protest numbers swell as police move to clear Hong Kong barricades

Pro-democracy demonstrations heated up again in Hong Kong early Saturday as thousands of protesters converged on the city's busy Mong Kok financial district.
Final arguments before Oscar Pistorius sentencing

Final arguments before Oscar Pistorius sentencing

Lawyers painted opposing pictures of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius in their final arguments Friday before his sentencing -- one side depicting him as a broken man who's suffered enough, while the other said he must pay for taking hi