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The advice you need to hear now
CNN anchors dish out life advice ranging from starting new projects, to the most important things to avoid. Visit CNN.com/LifeChangers for more.... More >>

Are you a good leader?
From listening intently to clear vision, CNN anchors describe what being a good leader means to them. Visit CNN.com/LifeChangers for more.... More >>

The definition of success in one word
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Are F-35s fit for combat? Pentagon doesn't know
The military risks committing itself to buying billions of dollars of F-35 fighter jets before they have demonstrated they are fit for combat, a new Pentagon report warns.... More >>

CTE in the NFL: The tragedy of Fred McNeill
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L.A. official says murder conviction for prescriptions is a first
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Woman killed in bakery accident
A freak bakery accident has taken the life of a woman in Sandy, Utah.... More >>

A town's surprising warrior against heroin
Eric Adams' phone rings. On the other end is a 36-year-old man, a daily heroin abuser who is finally accepting he's on a "path of destruction" and now desperately wants help.... More >>

1 dead, several hurt by crane collapse in Manhattan
At least one person is dead and two others are seriously injured after a Friday morning crane collapse in Manhattan, the New York Fire Department tweeted.... More >>

Coming to America was easy compared to this
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Retired police officer able to keep his K-9 partner
In Marietta, Ohio, last night, retired police officer Matthew Hickey paid $1 and took his beloved K-9 partner home for the last time.... More >>

Zika virus's other looming threat
Guillan Barre syndrome, a neurological disease cited by WHO as possibly linked to the virus, may be lethal in developing world, where medical treatments scarce.... More >>

Why we shouldn't panic about Zika
Zika is manageable, and just one of the many other risks we face as a nation, says Juliette Kayyem.... More >>

Need a 'Simpsons' quote? Search engine at your service
You may want to make it your "Homer page."... More >>

Young reader builds list of #1000BlackGirlBooks
By fifth grade, Marley Dias decided she had grown tired of reading books about "white boys and their dogs."... More >>

'Bonnie and Clyde' shootout in Florida ends in death
One half of the Missouri couple police say is responsible for a multistate crime spree is dead, and the other is in custody after an overnight standoff with Florida law enforcement officers.... More >>

Officers break the rules to save baby
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Historic Tulane Stadium set stage for flashy new builds in 1970s
As far back as most people can remember, getting your hands on a Super Bowl ticket meant you were either rich or well-connected -- or both.... More >>

Voice of Bugs, Daffy dies
Joe Alaskey, a voice actor who performed such characters as Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck, has died, a family member confirmed to CNN.... More >>

Get a first look at the (sort of) 'Friends' reunion
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Why won't the CIA reveal what's in its art collection?
The CIA's fortress headquarters in Langley, Virginia is home to more than few surprises: like a branch of Starbucks where the baristas definitely don't ask names, and a museum of spying you'll never step foot in.... More >>

Long road to becoming a Budweiser Clydesdale
It's baby boom season in Boonville, Missouri. As Super Bowl excitement grows across the country, John Soto keeps his cell phone handy, and his shoes near the door. The call can come any time. When it does, the next American icon will be born within minutes.... More >>

Bingo halls and rock-star dreams
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Cops catch girl who leaped off balcony to escape condo fire
Home alone when a fire broke out in her condo complex, the little girl was standing on the temporary safety of her third-floor balcony, listening to the officers below yelling at her to jump.... More >>

Founding member of Earth, Wind & Fire dies
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