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

Apollo 14 astronaut who walked on moon dies at 85
Edgar Mitchell, one of just 12 human beings who walked on the moon, has died, according to his ex-wife, Anita Mitchell.... More >>

CDC issues new safe-sex guidelines around Zika virus
Men exposed to the Zika virus and who have a pregnant partner should use a condom or abstain from sex until the baby is born, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advised Friday in guidelines aimed at preventing sexual transmission of the virus.... More >>

Woman with Asperger's shot, killed by police in Mesa, Arizona
Danielle Jacobs was public about her struggles with Asperger's syndrome.... More >>

1 dead, 7 wounded in Tampa strip club shooting
Gunfire erupted early Saturday morning inside a Tampa strip club, leaving one dead and seven injured as police hunted for answers.... More >>

'Affluenza' teen Ethan Couch transferred to adult jail
Teenager Ethan Couch, convicted in a 2013 fatal drunken-driving crash, has been transferred from a juvenile to an adult jail, Tarrant County, Texas, Sheriff Dee Anderson said Friday.... More >>

2 aircraft go down off Los Angeles coast
Two planes went down in an incident that occurred on Friday off the coast of Los Angeles, the Coast Guard has confirmed.... More >>

Doctor convicted of murder for OD deaths
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Man told FBI he wanted to shoot up church
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 complaint released Friday.... More >>

Fraternity president arrested on sexual assault charges
The president of a Cornell University fraternity was arrested following an alleged sexual assault in his fraternity house bedroom, according to court documents.... 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 >>

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

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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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 >>

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 >>

'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 >>

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