Happy 75th birthday, John Lennon

John Lennon would have been 75 years old on Friday.

It's a birthday that can't help but make you wonder. John Lennon, senior citizen?

What would he make of our…

Best U.S. Historic Hotels for 2015

When guests stay at the Jefferson in Washington, the Peabody Memphis or Michigan's Grand Hotel, they know they are supporting a hotel of historic significance…

Leif Erikson Day and history we get wrong

Friday is Leif Erickson Day, but don't go grabbing that horned hat to wear just yet.

The day celebrates the 11th-century Norse explorer who is credited with…

One killed, 3 injured in shooting at

A predawn shooting at a campus in Arizona left one person dead and three others injured, authorities said.

Police received a call at 4:20 a.m. Friday about…

Tunisia National Dialogue Quartet wins Nobel

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The Nobel Peace Prize Committee confounded expectations Friday -- bypassing figures such as Pope Francis and German Chancellor Angela Merkel -- and handed the…

URGENT - Northern Arizona University Shooting

(CNN) -- A predawn shooting at Northern Arizona University's Flagstaff campus left one person dead and three others injured Friday, authorities said. The…

Stephen Colbert's audience is much younger and bigger than Letterman's

After a month as host of "The Late Show," Stephen Colbert is almost even with rival Jimmy Fallon with a viewership that is significantly larger than his…

Millennials bash Trump, embrace Sanders

Donald Trump is, in turns, an angry bomb-dropper, an emotional reactionary and an embarrassing jokester. Hillary Clinton is offensive and out of touch to some…

Clinton meeting with black activists Friday

Hillary Clinton will meet with members of Black Lives Matter and other affiliated groups Friday at the National Council of Negro Women in Washington,…

Fear and Loathing with Martin O'Malley

The first thing Martin O'Malley did after he climbed into CNN's red convertible headed for Las Vegas was turn down our offer of beer and a hit of ether to…

1st diagnosed with Ebola in UK readmitted

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The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United Kingdom is back in the hospital with a complication from the virus.

Pauline Cafferkey, who was initially…

U.N. announces proposal for Libya unity government

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The U.N. envoy for Libya announced a proposed list of Cabinet members for a national unity government after months of talks between opposing factions


France hits ISIS targets in Syria; Iranian leader killed

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The war in Syria grew more complex as French warplanes hit ISIS targets in Raqqa and the terror group killed an Iranian commander outside Aleppo.

The French…

How to cope with information overload

Here's a figure to boggle the mind: we consume about 74 gigabytes -- nine DVDs worth -- of data every day. It's amazing we're able to process and make sense of…

5 things to know for your New Day -- October 9

Tunisia's National Dialogue Quartet wins the Nobel Peace Prize. Spencer Stone is stabbed again. And sex tape gets Indiana fraternity booted.

It's Friday, and…

URGENT - nobel peace prize

(CNN) -- The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Tunisia's National Dialogue Quartet on Friday for its "decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic…

Former Chicago schools head to plead guilty to fraud

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The former head of Chicago Public Schools intends to plead guilty to 20 charges that she used her power to channel to no-bid contracts worth more than $23…

"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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