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Sun, 10/26/2014 - 9:40am
SpaceX's Dragon spaceship splashed down Saturday in the Pacific Ocean, returning from a four-week resupply mission to the International Space Station and bringing back a valuable payload of potentially groundbreaking experiments.
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Report: ISIS hostages tortured

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 9:33am
In the moments before his death, American James Foley stares into the camera, head held high, after being forced to read a script, in which he blames his death on the United States.
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National parks about to get pricier?

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 9:30am
Want to visit Yosemite, Grand Canyon or Yellowstone next year?
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Chrissy Teigen signs off

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 9:06am
Chrissy Teigen, usually one of Twitter's more resilient members, has apparently quit the site.
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Cops: Man smashes 10 commandments

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 9:01am
Though he told authorities that the devil made him do it, Satanists disapproved, after a man allegedly shattered a stone copy of the Ten Commandments last week.
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Actor channels 'The Walking Dead'

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 8:16am
Dana Carvey rattles off some impressions including Barack Obama, Michael Caine and characters from "The Walking Dead."
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Renee's look is raising eyebrows

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 8:16am
A plastic surgeon weighs in on Zellweger's new look. CNN's Jeanne Moos has the eyebrow-raising details.
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N. Korea's surprising new tactic

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 8:13am
CNN's Elise Labott looks into the latest tactic North Korea is using on the international community.
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Reconstructing shooting-carjack spree

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 7:55am
The California shooting rampage began in a parking lot of a $56-a-night motel outside downtown Sacramento when two sheriff's deputies checked on a suspicious car there.
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Bus driver lays smackdown on thief

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 7:53am
Bus driver bags purse-snatcher with a bat. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on instant karma caught on camera.
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Citizen pulls over, warns officer

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 7:52am
Gavin Seim filmed his exchange with a police officer in an unmarked car.
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Do fake UNC classes invalidate degree?

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 7:50am
What happens to the 3,100 students who enrolled in fake classes and now have a degree stamped with the seal of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill -- an institution consistently ranked among the nation's top public schools?
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Nun's shocking song on new album

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 7:45am
A nun sings "Like a Virgin" And CNN's Jeanne Moos says it's not the Virgin Mary she's singing about, it's a Madonna cover.
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See how she nabbed a sex offender

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 7:44am
An Australian man is sentenced for online sex with a young girl, but she wasn't even real. CNN's Lynda Kinkade reports.
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Giant gold nugget discovered

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 7:43am
Five-pound nugget is 90% gold, believed to be worth between $350,000 and $450,000. KTVU has the story.
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Swerving driver crashes on camera

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 7:43am
Two men captured video of a swerving driver who eventually hits a car that then crashes into the men. WTAE reports.
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She twice tested negative for Ebola

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 7:32am
Kaci Hickox, a nurse under mandatory quarantine in New Jersey, writes in a Texas newspaper that the change could lead to medical professionals being treated like "criminals and prisoners."
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50 states, 50 jobs, one honeymoon

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 6:48am
"Why did you turn off the RV?" Alyssa Padgett recalls asking her husband, Heath, as their 29-foot RV careened off an exit toward the small town of Williams, Arizona.
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Lonely Planet's top 10 cities for 2015

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 6:42am
Whether you want a cosmopolitan city, a central spot from which to explore nature or a hidden gem not yet discovered by great hordes of tourists, Lonely Planet's top 10 cities for 2015 has a spot for you.
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Body language for success

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 6:41am
Imagine your boss as a caveman.
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