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Watch: Suspect hits man with sledgehammer in road rage attack

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A road rage suspect seen on surveillance video hitting a man with a sledgehammer after smashing the windows out of a vehicle is being sought by Philadelphia police.

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Texas school shooting kills 10, deadliest since Parkland

Multiple people have died as a result of a shooting Friday morning at a high school in the southeastern Texas city of Santa Fe, two law enforcement sources told CNN.  (Stuart Villanueva/The Galveston County Daily News Via AP) Multiple people have died as a result of a shooting Friday morning at a high school in the southeastern Texas city of Santa Fe, two law enforcement sources told CNN. (Stuart Villanueva/The Galveston County Daily News Via AP)
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Ten people have died as a result of a shooting Friday morning at a high school in the southeastern Texas city of Santa Fe, law enforcement officials said.

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Here's everything we know about Texas school shooting suspect Dimitrios Pagourtzis

Officials took Dimitrios Pagourtzis into custody Friday, May 18, 2018, and identified him as the suspect in the deadly school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, near Houston. (Galveston County Sheriff's Office via AP) Officials took Dimitrios Pagourtzis into custody Friday, May 18, 2018, and identified him as the suspect in the deadly school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, near Houston. (Galveston County Sheriff's Office via AP)
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Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, is suspected of being the shooter at a Texas high school, federal law enforcement officials tell CNN. The information was confirmed to the Houston Chronicle by the Galveston County Sherriff's Office.

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Pastor allegedly sexually assaulted unconscious parishioner, called it ‘deliverance'

Meally Morris Freeman is accused of sexually assaulting a woman during a "spiritual guidance session." (Hennepin County Attorney's Office) Meally Morris Freeman is accused of sexually assaulting a woman during a "spiritual guidance session." (Hennepin County Attorney's Office)
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A pastor in Minneapolis is accused of sexually assaulting a woman during a spiritual guidance session he called “deliverance."

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Teen who stabbed family 141 times convicted; life sentence with parole recommended

Michael Bever (center) is led from a courtroom in Tulsa on April 17, 2018 with his defense attorney Corbin Brewster. Bever is one of two brothers accused of fatally stabbing their parents and three siblings in July 2015. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) Michael Bever (center) is led from a courtroom in Tulsa on April 17, 2018 with his defense attorney Corbin Brewster. Bever is one of two brothers accused of fatally stabbing their parents and three siblings in July 2015. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
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A jury in Oklahoma has found the younger of two brothers guilty of fatally stabbing their parents and three siblings.

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Woman shoots her kidnapper to death when they pull over for gas

Police investigate the scene in South Carolina that left Rodney Nixon, 36, dead after he was shot by the woman he allegedly kidnapped. (Fox Carolina) Police investigate the scene in South Carolina that left Rodney Nixon, 36, dead after he was shot by the woman he allegedly kidnapped. (Fox Carolina)
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A man was shot to death at a gas station in South Carolina by his ex-girlfriend who he had kidnapped, according to the Anderson County Coroner's Office.

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School district accused of forcing LGBTQ students to read the Bible as punishment

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A school district in Oregon is accused of a disturbing pattern of intimidation and harassment against LGBTQ students. Among the allegations: Students were forced to read the Bible as punishment, and a teacher compared gay marriage to marrying a dog.

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110-pound dog snatched, eaten by alligator in Alabama

Bella, a two-year-old Rottweiler from Alabama, was dragged into the water and eaten at a local park by an alligator. (Rauson McClure via WALA) Bella, a two-year-old Rottweiler from Alabama, was dragged into the water and eaten at a local park by an alligator. (Rauson McClure via WALA)
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A dog owner in Mobile, Alabama is heartbroken after his 110-pound Rottweiler was pulled into the water and eaten at a local park.

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White man offers hitman $500 to hang black neighbor, burn a cross in his lawn

Brandon Lecroy, 25, was charged with murder for hire. (Spartanburg County Detention Center via AP) Brandon Lecroy, 25, was charged with murder for hire. (Spartanburg County Detention Center via AP)
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A white South Carolina man offered $500 to a supposed hit man to kill his black neighbor, hang his body from a tree and burn a cross on his lawn — but the hit man was really an undercover officer, federal prosecutors say.

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Police: Tennessee man caught having sex with horse

(Photo Credit: Madison County Sheriff's Office) This photo depicts Michael Jemison, who has been charged after allegedly having sex with a horse. (Photo Credit: Madison County Sheriff's Office) This photo depicts Michael Jemison, who has been charged after allegedly having sex with a horse.
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Police officers in Jackson, Tennessee have arrested a man they said was caught on camera having sex with a horse.

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Dish Network telemarketing lawsuit could land you $1,200

In this Feb. 23, 2011 file photo, three Dish Network satellite dishes, are displayed on an apartment house, in Palo Alto, Calif. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File) In this Feb. 23, 2011 file photo, three Dish Network satellite dishes, are displayed on an apartment house, in Palo Alto, Calif. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
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If Dish Network called your number and you were on the National Do Not Call Registry, you may be entitled to $1,200.

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'World of Warcraft's' virtual gold is more valuable than Venezuela's real money

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One U.S. dollar is worth 68,915 bolivares.

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When couples share the dishes, they're happier

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Nagging your partner or silently stewing will only foster more resentment. Instead, try working together.

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Mother of Waffle House shooting victim receives her daughter's college diploma

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DeEbony Groves, 21, had dreams of walking across the stage and receiving her diploma in social work, which she had been working hard towards for several years.

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Restaurant receives threats after printing gun regulation messages on receipts

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A restaurant in Dallas has received threats of shootings, fires and boycotts after putting a message on its receipts supporting "reasonable and effective gun solutions."

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Woman cited after urine explodes in 7-Eleven microwave

Angelique Sanchez, 26, was cited after allegedly heating up urine in a microwave at a 7-Eleven. (Aurora police) Angelique Sanchez, 26, was cited after allegedly heating up urine in a microwave at a 7-Eleven. (Aurora police)
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Aurora, Colorado police ticketed a Denver woman for allegedly damaging a 7-Eleven microwave by heating up urine inside it, which caused the urine to explode.

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Here are the 12 horses that have won the Triple Crown, more facts

Secretariat, with jockey Ron Turcotte, runs at Churchill Downs during the 99th Kentucky Derby in Louisville on May 5, 1973. Secretariat is the 9th horse to win the Triple Crown and holds the record for each of the three races. (AP Photo) Secretariat, with jockey Ron Turcotte, runs at Churchill Downs during the 99th Kentucky Derby in Louisville on May 5, 1973. Secretariat is the 9th horse to win the Triple Crown and holds the record for each of the three races. (AP Photo)
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The Triple Crown is not an easy award to win. In fact, only .28 percent of horses that have entered the races have won the Triple Crown.

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Dog stolen by Amazon delivery driver found after owner emailed Jeff Bezos

Wilma was allegedly stolen by an Amazon delivery driver. (Credit: Richard Guttfield/Facebook) Wilma was allegedly stolen by an Amazon delivery driver. (Credit: Richard Guttfield/Facebook)
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A dog has been reunited with her owner after she was allegedly stolen from her home by an Amazon delivery driver.

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Florida woman has live cockroach removed from her ear

After trying to extract a cockroach that had lodged in her ear, Katie Holley had to seek medical attention three times before the whole cockroach was removed. (Katie Holley via AP) After trying to extract a cockroach that had lodged in her ear, Katie Holley had to seek medical attention three times before the whole cockroach was removed. (Katie Holley via AP)
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Those screams you hear? They're the collective sounds of primal anguish after reading a Florida woman's account of waking up with a palmetto bug in her ear.

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Native American family suspects racism after being kicked out of college tour

Thomas Kanewakeron Gray walks at his high school graduation at Santa Fe Indian School in 2016. Gray and his brother were pulled from a Colorado State University tour after a parent became nervous about their presence and called police.(Gray Family via AP) Thomas Kanewakeron Gray walks at his high school graduation at Santa Fe Indian School in 2016. Gray and his brother were pulled from a Colorado State University tour after a parent became nervous about their presence and called police.(Gray Family via AP)
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A Native American teenager who was with his younger brother when the two were pulled from a college tour said the ordeal began less than 30 minutes after they had arrived on the Colorado campus.

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Photo of rat droppings on Domino’s pizza goes viral

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A Domino's store in northeastern Tennessee has come under scrutiny after a photo of raw pizza dough covered with rat droppings went viral on Reddit.

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Father charged after 2 children fall out of van into busy intersection

Robert Horsch (Photo: Sheboygan County Sheriff's Office) Robert Horsch (Photo: Sheboygan County Sheriff's Office)
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Two young boys were hurt when they fell from a van driven by their father who's now facing several charges. 

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Now Amazon wants to feed your dog

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Amazon is jumping into the dog food business. 

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1 person dead, 9 officers injured in huge explosion during standoff

An explosion in a barn in North Haven injured 6 officers(WFSB) An explosion in a barn in North Haven injured 6 officers(WFSB)
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The officers were being treated for non-life-threatening injuries after the Wednesday night blast and the remains of one unidentified person were found in a building at the home in Connecticut.

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Lettuce E. coli outbreak the largest in a decade

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A total of 121 people from 25 US states have become ill from E. coli contamination linked to romaine lettuce between March 13 and April 21, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Wednesday.

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Brinks truck drops thousands of dollars on Indiana highway

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State police say drivers clamored to pick up cash on an interstate in Indianapolis after the back doors of a Brinks armored truck swung open and hundreds of thousands of dollars flew out. 

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Here's everything you need to know about E. coli

Escherichia coli (abbreviated as E. coli) are bacteria found in the environment, foods, and intestines of people and animals. E. coli are a large and diverse group of bacteria. (CDC) Escherichia coli (abbreviated as E. coli) are bacteria found in the environment, foods, and intestines of people and animals. E. coli are a large and diverse group of bacteria. (CDC)
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Here's everything you need to know about E. coli and the outbreaks surrounding its many different strains.

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Man who tried to drown himself sues police officers, lifeguard who saved him

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A man who reportedly suffered a bipolar episode and tried to drown himself in a pool is suing the police officers and lifeguard who pulled him out of the water. 

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New study finds fattest cities in America

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Which cities are the fattest?

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126 pounds of meth found in truck carrying Starbucks products in Washington

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Police in Washington state said 126 pounds of methamphetamine were found inside a truck that was carrying Starbucks products to California.

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Scientists mourn the death of 43-year-old spider

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Known only as 'Number 16,' the world's oldest spider has died at the age of 43. The female Giaus Villosus, or trapdoor spider, was born in 1974.

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400-pound man pleads guilty to accidentally smothering boy to death

A man is shown sitting court-side Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, during a college basketball game in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) A man is shown sitting court-side Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, during a college basketball game in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
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A 400-pound Ohio man who pinned his 11-year-old step-grandson against the arm of a couch while trying to control the boy with mild autism during a tantrum has pleaded guilty to killing the boy.

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2,000 water bottles recalled due to excessive lead paint

Base Brands is recalling about 2,000 water bottles due to excessive lead paint. The pink bottle on the left is the one being recalled. (U.S. Consumer Protection Safety Commission) Base Brands is recalling about 2,000 water bottles due to excessive lead paint. The pink bottle on the left is the one being recalled. (U.S. Consumer Protection Safety Commission)
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Base Brands is recalling about 2,000 water bottles due to excessive lead paint.

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'Smallville' actress released on $5 million bond following sex slave recruitment charges

Allison Mack attends the FX Summer Comedies Party at Lure on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision/AP) Allison Mack attends the FX Summer Comedies Party at Lure on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision/AP)
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A television actress best known for playing a young Superman's close friend on "Smallville" has been granted bail after facing charges of helping recruit women into a cult-like group.

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Audi recalls about 1.2M vehicles; coolant pumps can overheat

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Audi is recalling about 1.2 million cars and SUVs worldwide because the electric coolant pumps can overheat and possibly cause a fire.

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$1,300 coolers are being blown up by some NRA supporters after company ends discount

The National Rifle Association of America is a nonprofit organization which advocates for gun rights. The National Rifle Association of America is a nonprofit organization which advocates for gun rights.
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Yeti, a company known for its premium drinkware, coolers and other outdoor accessories, announced Monday on its Facebook page that the company had ended several "outdated" discount programs.

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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, girlfriend welcome baby Tiana

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson said he went through a dark period years ago when injuries ended his dreams of playing professional football. (Richard Shotwell/Invision/Getty Images) Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson said he went through a dark period years ago when injuries ended his dreams of playing professional football. (Richard Shotwell/Invision/Getty Images)
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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and his girlfriend Lauren Hashian welcomed their second daughter together into the world, Tiana Gia Johnson.

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Man sentenced to 50 years for stealing $1.2 million in fajitas

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A former Texas county employee has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for stealing $1.2 million worth of fajitas over nine years.

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Inmate dies after 'tyrannical' judge ignores her request for medical treatment

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Powerful video shows the inmate, Sandra Twiggs, told the judge she needed a breathing treatment, but the judge ignored her request and even berated her.Two days later she died.

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It's pretty common for people to cheat on their taxes

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Researchers have found that moral reminders can stop people from cheating.

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Will Heinz 'Mayochup' make a US debut? You decide

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Heinz Mayochup is a pre-made blend of mayonnaise and ketchup that could hit store shelves with your vote. 

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This new tech makes water out of thin air

(CNN/Meredith) A schematic of the fog harp design, with the wires held under tension within a frame. (CNN/Meredith) A schematic of the fog harp design, with the wires held under tension within a frame.
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These fog harvesters are put up against wind streams to catch microscopic droplets which gather and merge on a fine mesh until they have enough weight to travel down into a water tank. 

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Maine community creates massive ice carousel on frozen lake

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Residents in a Maine town believe they've created the world's largest ice carousel on a frozen lake.

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Cookies that made day care staff feel high were drug-free

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Officials say cookies dropped off at a Maine day care center that staff members complained made them feel high contained no illicit substances.

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Chuck E. Cheese offering autism-friendly environment on certain Sundays

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Chuck E. Cheese has announced their plans to create an autism-friendly environment on select Sundays starting this month.

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'Stranger Things' creators sued for allegedly stealing show's concept

Ross Duffer and Matt Duffer arrive at the 2018 AFI Awards at the Four Seasons on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) Ross Duffer and Matt Duffer arrive at the 2018 AFI Awards at the Four Seasons on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
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A filmmaker claims the creators of "Stranger Things" took the idea for the hit Netflix show from him, and he's ready to battle it out in court.

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Bus driver braids hair of 11-year-old girl who lost her mom

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Over the years, Isabella’s father has taught her to take care of herself, but there is one area that’s difficult for most dads: hair.

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Construction burglary suspect says he is 'like Robin Hood'

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A robbery suspect calls himself a modern-day "Robin Hood," but he's facing charges after thefts from construction sites in Florida.

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Ford Escape fails passenger crash test

The Ford Escape SUV earned a "poor" rating in a crash test designed to show how well front-seat passengers are protected in a violent collision. (IIHS via CNN Wire) The Ford Escape SUV earned a "poor" rating in a crash test designed to show how well front-seat passengers are protected in a violent collision. (IIHS via CNN Wire)
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The Ford Escape SUV earned a "poor" rating in a crash test designed to show how well front-seat passengers are protected in a violent collision.

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Facebook: Most users may have had public data 'scraped'

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Facebook's acknowledgment that most of its 2.2 billion members have probably had their personal data scraped by "malicious actors" is the latest example of the social network's failure to protect its users' data.

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NASA stumped by weird formations on Mars

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NASA scientists are trying to figure out what these formations on the surface of Mars are.

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WATCH: Cheetah jumps into SUV with tourist during safari

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A Seattle man survived a close encounter with a cheetah after the animal jumped into his SUV during a wildlife safari in Tanzania.

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Have you ordered your Dunkin’ Donuts sneakers?

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Now, you can literally run on Dunkin’ Donuts.

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Study: Children with autism less likely to be fully vaccinated

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Research has shown that younger siblings of children with autism are at greater risk for being undervaccinated.

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Bread's crust not more nutritious than the rest

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"Within the bread crust, there are cancer promoters and cancer fighters. It's like there's a battle going on. Who is winning the battle? I'm not sure."

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Yucky ducky? Bath-time toy's dirty secret revealed

( AP Photo/Ferdinand Ostrop) The March 27, 2018 photo shows the inside of a rubber duck after it was cut open for the photo in Nauen, Germany. Swiss researchers now say the cute, yellow bath-time friends harbor a dirty secret: Microbes swimming inside. ( AP Photo/Ferdinand Ostrop) The March 27, 2018 photo shows the inside of a rubber duck after it was cut open for the photo in Nauen, Germany. Swiss researchers now say the cute, yellow bath-time friends harbor a dirty secret: Microbes swimming inside.
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Scientists now have the dirt on the rubber ducky: Those cute yellow bath-time toys are — as some parents have long suspected — a haven for nasty bugs. 

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Hormone replacement may fight belly fat

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If you're a "woman of a certain age," you might have wondered: Where did this belly fat come from? 

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Here are the main causes of pink eye and what to do about it

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Itchy irritated eyes are not uncommon for this time of year, but it could be more than just the pollen in the air. 

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Here's why Toys 'R' Us failed

This Feb. 27, 2018 file photo shows a branch of Toys R Us at St Andrews Retail Park in Birmingham, central England. (Aaron Chown/PA via AP, File) This Feb. 27, 2018 file photo shows a branch of Toys R Us at St Andrews Retail Park in Birmingham, central England. (Aaron Chown/PA via AP, File)
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The company's biggest problem: It was billions of dollars in debt.

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Texas deputy accused of punching 12-year-old girl with autism

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A former Texas sheriff's deputy is in trouble with the law after authorities say he punched a 12-year-old girl with autism. KXAN reports the incident started when the girl wanted to pet someone's dog.

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Police find nearly 300 bunnies hopping in California home

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A Sacramento animal shelter is seeking supplies and cash donations to care for nearly 300 rabbits taken from a single property.

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Biggest lottery jackpots in U.S. history

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Another eye-popping lottery prize of $456.7 million was claimed over the weekend, cracking our list of the 20 largest jackpots in US history. A single winning ticket was sold in Pennsylvania, but there's no word yet on who the lucky winner is.

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Dog mistakenly flown to Japan reunites with family

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More than 11,000 miles and about 48 hours later, Irgo has finally arrived at his new home in Kansas.

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Astronaut's DNA no longer matches that of his identical twin

In this July 12, 2015 photo, Astronaut Scott Kelly takes a photo of himself inside the Cupola, a special module of the International Space Station which provides a 360-degree viewing of the Earth and the station. (Scott Kelly/NASA via AP) In this July 12, 2015 photo, Astronaut Scott Kelly takes a photo of himself inside the Cupola, a special module of the International Space Station which provides a 360-degree viewing of the Earth and the station. (Scott Kelly/NASA via AP)
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Spending a year in space not only changes your outlook, it transforms your genes.

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New movie reveals Miss Piggy's backstory and other Muppet secrets

In this Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, file photo, Miss Piggy overlooks the New York Stock Exchange trading floor after ringing the opening bell to highlight Disney's "The Muppets" television show. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) In this Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, file photo, Miss Piggy overlooks the New York Stock Exchange trading floor after ringing the opening bell to highlight Disney's "The Muppets" television show. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
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Only Miss Piggy's creator knows the depths of her tragic origin story.

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68-year-old woman catches 136-pound fish off Australian coast

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A 68-year-old woman just landed the catch of a lifetime.

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'Willy Wonka' actor who played 'Mike Teavee' was on 'Jeopardy!'

Paris Themmen, who portrayed Mike Teevee in the 1971 film, "Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory" poses at Jacques Torres Chocolates during an event promoting the 40th anniversary of the popular children's film. (AP Photo/StarPix, Marion Curtis) Paris Themmen, who portrayed Mike Teevee in the 1971 film, "Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory" poses at Jacques Torres Chocolates during an event promoting the 40th anniversary of the popular children's film. (AP Photo/StarPix, Marion Curtis)
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Yes, that was Mike Teavee on your TV.

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100-year-old woman’s secret to a long life: beer and potato chips

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A 100-year-old woman in San Diego is sharing her secrets to a long and healthy life.

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A mysterious illness is killing dentists and the CDC doesn't know why

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The cause is unknown.

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Watch: Smoking orangutan riles anger against zoo

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A video of an orangutan smoking has brought more criticism of a zoo in Indonesia infamous for past animal welfare troubles. 

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Four-legged fugitive: Big lizard escapes pet shop

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Residents near San Diego are warned to watch out for a four-legged fugitive: a 5 ½-foot monitor lizard that wriggled out of its cage. 

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Amelia Earhart found? Researchers claim they located her remains

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Bones found on a remote Pacific island almost eight decades ago likely are those of pioneering pilot Amelia Earhart, new research claims. 

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Study: Babies who look like their dads are more healthy

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A new study has revealed that babies who look like their dads are healthier than babies that don’t resemble their fathers.

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5,000-year-old tattoos discovered on ancient Egyptian mummies

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Tattoos depicting a wild bull and a Barbary sheep were found on the upper arm of a male mummy, while the shoulder and upper arm of a female mummy bore "S"-shaped motifs.

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Daycare workers charged for giving 2-year-olds melatonin

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Three teachers at a daycare in Des Plaines, Illinois have been charged with endangering the life or health of a child after giving kids gummy bears containing melatonin.

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This is how big a whale shark actually is

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Whale sharks are the biggest fish in the sea. And here's just how big they are.

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What is Salmonella and why does it make me sick?

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What exactly is Salmonella and how does it make us sick?

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A cure for peanut allergies may have been found, new study reports

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The study involved exposing children with peanut allergies to daily capsules of peanut flour. Here's what happened.

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Watch: Massive wild boar dubbed ‘Pigzilla' digs through dumpster outside school

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Dubbed “Pigzilla,” this massive boar was seen outside an elementary school in Hong Kong munching on some leftovers it found inside a dumpster.

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Watch this robot dog open a door all on its own

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The video is cool...but weird.

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Professional bridesmaid helping Meghan Markle prep for royal wedding

Meghan Markle waves to the crowd as she leaves after a visit with Britain's Prince Harry to the Reprezent 107.3 FM radio station in Brixton, south London, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/ Dominic Lipinski, Pool) Meghan Markle waves to the crowd as she leaves after a visit with Britain's Prince Harry to the Reprezent 107.3 FM radio station in Brixton, south London, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/ Dominic Lipinski, Pool)
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The professional bridesmaid is recording a masterclass tailored to one very important bride-to-be: Meghan Markle, who will marry Britain's Prince Harry on May 19.

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Quotes from Mister Rogers that still inspire us today

This June 28, 1989 file photo shows Fred Rogers as he rehearses the opening of his PBS show "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" during a taping in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File) This June 28, 1989 file photo shows Fred Rogers as he rehearses the opening of his PBS show "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" during a taping in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Having a bad day? Here are some quotes from Mister Rogers that will lift your spirit!

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Watch: This rescue of a dog from an icy pond will warm your heart

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A dog was rescued by firefighters in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Wednesday after it was found stranded on an icy pond by a fire officer driving past the area.

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2018 Gerber Baby contest winner is first with Down syndrome

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Cortney Warren says she's never met someone who didn't meet her son, Lucas, and smile.

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Photos: $50 million in gold bars found in sunken ship going on display

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More than $50 million worth of gold bars, coins, and dust that has sat at the bottom of the ocean since the ship it was on sunk in 1857 is about to go on public display in California.

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Naked bank robber found not guilty by reason of insanity

Authorities say they arrested Sperber, on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. , who they say robbed a bank, stripped naked and ran down the street throwing stolen money. (Broward County Sheriff’s Office/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP) Authorities say they arrested Sperber, on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. , who they say robbed a bank, stripped naked and ran down the street throwing stolen money. (Broward County Sheriff’s Office/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
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A federal judge says a Florida man who robbed a bank, stripped naked and ran down the street throwing stolen money is severely mentally ill and can't be held responsible for the crime.

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Slideshow: Amazing photos of the Super Blue Blood Moon

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Did you miss your chance to see the Super Blue Blood Moon? If you did, check out these amazing photos!

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Hackers turn ATMs into jackpot machines

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To execute the cyberattack, a thief needs physical access to an ATM and will use malware, physical hacking tools, or both, to take control of the machine and force it to dispense cash quickly.

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Which countries have the largest reserves of crude oil?

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Here are some facts you might not know about the oil industry.

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Scientists grow new ears for children with defect

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Using a combination of 3-D printing and cultured cells, scientists in China have grown new ears for five children.

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After decades of research, development of a male birth control may now be one step closer.

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Some professors are saying we need to ramp up the teaching of what it means to be a man today.

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Daughter writes humorous obituary for father in Indiana

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A woman's humorous obituary for her father has gone viral. It recounts his fondness for his family, his 32 jars of Miracle Whip, and his 17 boxes of Hamburger Helper.

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This student emailed every Claudia at his university to ask a girl on a date

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Hayden Moll, a student at Missouri State University, accidentally swiped the wrong way on the dating app Tinder -- meaning he declined to connect with a girl he was interested in. But he didn't let that mistake stop him.

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Police: Man gets DUI after mistaking bank drive-thru for Taco Bell

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Authorities say a Florida man was charged with driving under the influence after mistaking a bank drive-thru for a Taco Bell. 

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Singer Ed Sheeran is engaged

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Sheeran, 26, announced Saturday morning that he and his longtime girlfriend, Cherry Seaborn, are engaged.

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How to keep your dog entertained when it's too cold to go outside

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Guinane said it's a good way to pass the time when it's too cold to go outside.

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Dozens dressed as Tyrannosaurus rex descend on public square

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His name means "king of the tyrant lizards," but sometimes Tyrannosaurus rex just wants to party.

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A Pegasus Airlines flight nearly ended up in the Black Sea after failing to slow down during the landing process and skidding off the runway.

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6-year-old's flu medicine caused rare psychotic side effects

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According to her family, she ran away from school, suffered hallucinations, and even tried to jump out of her bedroom window.

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Slideshow: Notable deaths in 2017

From the famous to the infamous, from pioneers in music and media to controversial characters. Take a look at the people who've died this year. From the famous to the infamous, from pioneers in music and media to controversial characters. Take a look at the people who've died this year.
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From the famous to the infamous, from pioneers in music and media to controversial characters. Take a look at the people who've died this year.

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The hacks that left us exposed in 2017

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It was the year nothing seemed safe. Bombshell hacks were revealed one after another in 2017, from an Equifax breach that compromised almost half the country to global ransom campaigns that cost companies millions of dollars.

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Top 10 sports stories of 2017

Colin Kaepernick attends the 2017 ACLU SoCal's Bill of Rights Dinner at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP) Colin Kaepernick attends the 2017 ACLU SoCal's Bill of Rights Dinner at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
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Colin Kaepernick didn't take a snap in the NFL in 2017, yet he was a big part of the biggest story of the year. 

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Raja the cat returned to family 3 years later

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Raja the cat once was lost, but now is found — three years later.

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For Joanna Gaines, holiday gift giving is an all-year affair

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Joanna Gaines takes gift giving very seriously. Like, keeping-a-running-list-all-year seriously. In an exclusive interview, Gaines explained her process for finding the perfect gifts.

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Police: Man posed as officer, tried to get discounted coffee

Police in western New York have charged a man who they say impersonated a police officer in an attempt to get discounted coffee. Police in western New York have charged a man who they say impersonated a police officer in an attempt to get discounted coffee.
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Police in western New York have charged a man who they say impersonated a police officer in an attempt to get discounted coffee.

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Slideshow: America's healthiest (and least healthy) states

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The United States ranks 27th in terms of life expectancy in a comparison of 35 countries.

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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is having a third girl and he couldn't be happier

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Dwayne Johnson talks about being a dad to three daughters at the Los Angeles premiere of "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle".

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Girl has blunt message for insurance provider after her brain surgery request was denied

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By Wayne Drash CNN  Editor's note: The author of the story has a family member with an uncontrolled seizure disorder who does not medically qualify for either type of brain surgery mentioned in the piece nor has the family member been denied care by an insurance provider. (CNN) -- Cara Pressman sobbed in the big red chair in her living room. The 15-year-old tried to absorb the devastating news relayed by her parents: that their insurance company, Aetna, denied her for a minimal... More>>

Police stop car with massive Christmas tree on top

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Police in a Massachusetts town are showing residents how not to transport their holiday trees. 

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Watch: Big tobacco’s anti-smoking ads to debut on TV

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Nearly 50 years after tobacco companies were banned from the airwaves, they'll be back in primetime. But not by choice.

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Uber driver turned 'getaway driver' in Arizona

Tony Bafaloukos is an Uber driver who was pulled over by the police because of who he picked up for a fare. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Tony Bafaloukos is an Uber driver who was pulled over by the police because of who he picked up for a fare. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
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If you've ever taken a ride in an Uber, sometimes spark up a conversation with the driver, one thing I like to ask is, what is your worst experience? 

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Kid allegedly destroys $1,300 worth of Sephora makeup

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The internet is not happy. Why? Because a little kid allegedly destroyed $1,300 worth of makeup.

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Stove Top Stuffing is selling the ultimate Thanksgiving pants

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Stove Top is the brand known for instant stuffing, but this Thanksgiving they're rolling out a new product -- Stove Top Thanksgiving DInner Pants. That's right, Stove Top wants to sell you a pair of pants.

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Cops pull over driver who made license plate with pizza box, magic marker

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A driver in Massachusetts thought it would be a good idea to attach a homemade license plate to the back of a Buick, but it didn’t fool police. 

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FDA approves digital ingestion tracking system for patients with mental illness

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The FDA has approved the first drug in the U.S with a digital ingestion tracking system to ensure that patients with mental illness take the medicine prescribed for them.

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Pokémon Go creator confirms Harry Potter AR game

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Harry Potter fans may soon spot a flying Hippogriff in real life. Niantic Labs, the company behind the popular Pokémon Go game, announced on Thursday it's working on a Harry Potter augmented reality game. 

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Nutella nuts outraged by recipe change

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Fans of Nutella, the chocolate hazelnut spread, are in outrage after Ferrero secretly changed the product's recipe. 

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You, too, could own this keg of ranch dressing

It’s the holiday gift you didn’t even know you wanted: a keg of ranch dressing. That’s right. A literal keg. (Photo Credit: Flavour Gallery) It’s the holiday gift you didn’t even know you wanted: a keg of ranch dressing. That’s right. A literal keg. (Photo Credit: Flavour Gallery)
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It’s the holiday gift you didn’t even know you wanted: a keg of ranch dressing. That’s right. A literal keg.

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Dog eats every meal in special high chair due to medical condition

Tink was born with a condition called Megaesophagus. Which means when she eats, the food and water never makes it all the way to the stomach. (WXMI via CNN) Tink was born with a condition called Megaesophagus. Which means when she eats, the food and water never makes it all the way to the stomach. (WXMI via CNN)
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While we're used to babies eating dinner in high chairs, it's not everyday you see a dog in one. 

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Prince's teal blue Cloud guitar auctioned for $700K

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A California auction house says a guitar that Prince used in the late 1980s and into the 1990s has been sold for $700,000.

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Tom Hanks helps with marriage proposal at book festival

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Oscar-winning actor and author Tom Hanks used a Texas Book Festival appearance to help a couple get engaged. 

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Tourist pays $10,000 for single shot of whiskey, finds out it’s fake

The bottle, which was priced at $300,000, had Sandro Bernasconi, of The Waldhuase Hotel, a bit skeptical so he called investigators to examine it. The bottle, which was priced at $300,000, had Sandro Bernasconi, of The Waldhuase Hotel, a bit skeptical so he called investigators to examine it.
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The bottle, which was priced at $300,000, had Sandro Bernasconi, of The Waldhuase Hotel, a bit skeptical so he called investigators to examine it.

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