Measles cases in California still climbing

Measles vaccine

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Last Wednesday, the number of confirmed measles cases in California was 59. Nine days later, there are 91 cases, the state Department of Public Health said…

Korean Air flight attendant testifies in 'nut rage' case

Cho allegedly was abusive to a flight attendant during NYC to S. Korea flight

A Korean Air flight attendant testified Heather Cho, the former vice president at Korean Air and the daughter of the airline's chairman, was berated her for…

Pro-apartheid assassin granted parole in South Africa

Need for reconciliation and nation building cited in release of Eugene de Kock


Eugene de Kock was the most notorious assassin of South Africa's apartheid era, commanding a death squad that kidnapped, tortured and killed black activists.…

Ohio to delay 7 executions

Guy in prison

Ohio will delay the executions of seven death row inmates while searching for an adequate supply of drugs that complies with its new execution protocol, the…

Measles exposure worries mom of at-risk kids

Anna Jacks checks her baby's forehead over and over again. Is he hot? Does he have a rash? Is his nose still runny?

Her son has been sick before, but this…

50-foot 'dragon' dinosaur found by farmers

New China dinosaur dragon

Paleontologists have discovered a 50-foot "dragon" dinosaur species in China that may have roamed the earth 160 million years ago during the Late Jurassic…

Custody battle brewing over 'Zombie Cat'

Bart the zombie miracle cat

Tampa Bay Humane Society

A custody battle could be brewing over the Florida cat that was supposedly thought to be dead, buried and found alive several days later.

Romney not running in 2016

Mitt Romney Jan

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Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will not make a third run for president, he told supporters on a Friday morning call, saying he believes it's "best to…

ISIS launches attack on Kirkuk in Iraq

ISIS Kirkuk attack


ISIS militants have attacked Kirkuk in northern Iraq, an effort that might be an earnest attempt to capture the key oil-rich city or perhaps to divert Kurdish…

Hagel: Gitmo transfers source of friction

Chuck Hagel interview

White House officials pressured Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to increase the pace of detainee transfers from the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay, the…

URGENT - Ohio Delays 7 Executions

(CNN) -- Ohio will delay the executions of seven death row inmates while searching for an adequate supply of drugs that complies with its new execution…

Yoga for Super Bowl stars, weekend warriors


There's been a lot of buzz about the "zen" of the Seattle Seahawks. Some people are wondering whether their regular yoga and meditation sessions give them an…

Official: Killer recorded market attack

Tributes at site of kosher market in Paris

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The terrorist who gunned down four people at a kosher market in eastern Paris earlier this month recorded the attack on a camera, a U.S. intelligence official…

Who actually benefits from Obama's 'Middle Class Economics'

President Obama says he's all about the middle class.

He's coined a new term, Middle Class Economics, and released a raft of plans that he says will help…

Shake Shack workers get in on IPO riches

It's not just investors that made out like bandits Friday as Shake Shack ended its first day of trading 120% higher than its IPO price. Some of its workers…

Man finds his stolen dog during search for new pet

Man reunited with lost dog

Courtesy Richard Brower

Deciding to move on after his beloved German shepherd was stolen from his backyard 18 months ago wasn't easy for Richard Brower.

'Shark Week' becomes 'Summer of the Shark'

Swim with sharks

Hawaii Shark Encounter

Just when you thought it was safe to watch the Discovery channel in the summer...

In a clever promotional gambit, the channel announced on Thursday that "Shark…

"I thought life would be better after the recession. Not worse."

--John Smith, unemployed construction worker

"These amendments may very likely duck the House's specific definition of what constitutes an earmark, but that doesn't mean it's not pork.

--Leslie Paige of Citizens Against Government Waste

"Folks are beyond homeless here. Their homes don't exist ... the power and destruction here was unimaginable."

--Missouri Gov. Jay Dixon following a devastating tornado that killed more than 150 people.

""There's a lot of things happening that can change the dynamic of this race from the past. So it will certainly be interesting to see."

--former Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneve on the Indy 500.

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