Oregon police officer killed in shooting

Police lights file

A police officer in Seaside, Oregon, was killed in the line of duty Friday night, according to the Seaside Police Department.

The officer was serving a warrant…

Magnitude-6.4 earthquake hits Taiwan; 7 dead

At least seven people were killed Saturday morning when a magnitude-6.4 earthquake hit Taiwan, Taiwan's official Central News Agency reported.

More than 200…

Sailing large: Life on board a mega-ship

The first thing you notice about the Benjamin Franklin is just how big it is -- overwhelmingly big.

I've been on many boats before -- deep-sea fishing vessels,…

In Cologne Carnival TV reporter groped

The city of Cologne, Germany, fell back into the spotlight of sexual assault this week, when its annual street Carnival kicked off.

A woman reporting from the…

2 aircraft go down off Los Angeles coast

2 planes possibly collided

KCAL, KCBS via CNN

Two planes went down off the coast of Los Angeles on Friday in what could have been an in-flight collision, the Coast Guard said.

Though authorities have not…

NAACP Image Awards honor Hollywood achievement

The 47th annual NAACP Image Awards kicked off in Pasadena, California, Friday night. Anthony Anderson, star of the ABC sitcom "black-ish" hosted.

The awards…

Trump: Christian ban less controversial than Muslim proposal

Donald Trump at campaign rally in Florence, S.C., Feb. 5, 2016

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Donald Trump said Friday that calling for a ban on Christians would have been less controversial than his proposal to temporarily block Muslims from entering…

Bush vows to back GOP nominee, slams Rubio on abortion

Jeb Bush speaks at town hall meeting, Concord, N.H., Feb. 5, 2016

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Jeb Bush is going after Marco Rubio heading into the New Hampshire primary, raising questions about the Florida senator's position on abortion and…

Sea lion pup naps at California restaurant

Sea lion pup at Marine Mammal Center, California, March 18, 2015

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

An underfed but overly cute sea lion cub is getting a lot of TLC after it waddled into an empty upscale California restaurant without a reservation.

James Franco to direct 'Zola' story

James Franco at Jan. 9, 2016, event in Pasadena

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Twitter's most famous story is reportedly getting the Franco treatment. Variety reports that James Franco is set to direct a movie based on the Twitter tale…

Police shoot, kill Arizona woman with Asperger's

Arizona woman with Asperger's killed

KNXV via CNN

Police in Mesa, Arizona, say they didn't know a 24-year-old, knife-wielding woman had Asperger's, a high-functioning variant of autism, when they shot and…

Magnitude-6.4 earthquake hits Taiwan; 5 dead

Soldiers Taiwan

At least five people were killed Saturday morning when a magnitude-6.4 earthquake hit Taiwan, the Taiwanese Disaster Response Center said.

More than 200 people…

Zika virus won't ruin Brazil's Carnival

Reveler in indigenous garb dances at pre-Carnival event

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The Zika virus isn't scaring away Brazil's Carnival revelers and the country's hotels are reporting higher bookings than last year. Over 1 million tourists…

FBI: Man said he wanted to shoot up church

FBI Boston ISIS

The FBI arrested a man who told an undercover FBI employee that he wanted to shoot up a Detroit-area church to show support for ISIS, according to a criminal…

National poll: Sanders, Clinton neck-and-neck

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton during their MSNBC Democratic Candidates Debate at the University of New Hampshire on Feb. 4, 2016.

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Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and former secretary of state Hillary Clinton are running even in a new national poll tracking support for the Democratic…

China athletes 'allege state-backed doping'

Olympics

In a scandal more than two decades in the making, a Chinese journalist has claimed 10 of the country's Olympic champions and world record holders have said…

Fans indeed: 16 have been at every Super Bowl

Super Bowl 50  set for Sunday

NFL via CNN

On Friday, the NFL brought together in San Francisco all 16 people who have attended all 50 Super Bowls.

"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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