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Hannah Graham, Morgan Harrington

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DNA links man to missing Virginia woman

DNA evidence links Jesse Matthew, a suspect in this month's disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, to the death of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington, who disappeared in 2009, a law enforcement source told CNN Monday. And...

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CDC

CDC: First diagnosed case of Ebola in the US

A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital is the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday.

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Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Stocks: 'September slump' strikes again

If you are one of the 50 percent of Americans who have money in the stock market, you probably wanted to reach for Benadryl at some point this month.

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ISIS closes in on Kurdish town in Syria

Turkish soldiers and tanks took up position along the border with Syria on Tuesday as its government debated whether to deploy troops to battle the Islamic State terror group, a move that comes as tens of thousands pour into the country to escape ISI...

Eric Matthew Frein

Pennsylvania State Police

Search for suspected killer yields pipe bombs

Investigators found two fully functional pipe bombs and believe that a three-week manhunt may be taking a toll on suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein, Pennsylvania State Police Lt. Col. George Bivens said Tuesday.

"Over the last few days we have ...

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Ferre' Dollar/CNN

CDC investigates kids' limb paralysis

Health officials are looking for the cause of a neurologic illness that's affected 10 children in Colorado.

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People are now bending iPhones in Apple Stores

Curiosity takes people to some weird places sometimes. To find out whether the iPhone 6 Plus can actually bend, some are testing it out for themselves -- in Apple Stores.

Kentucky school shooting

WLKY

Suspect in Kentucky school shooting in custody

The suspect in a shooting at a Kentucky high school that left one student injured is in custody, a spokeswoman said.

The shooting took place Tuesday afternoon just inside Fern Creek High School in Louisville.

One student was transported to a local hosp...

Michael Phelps, 2008 Olympics, 400-meter individual medley

David Gray/Reuters

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps arrested

Legendary Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, was arrested early Tuesday in Maryland on a DUI charge, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority.

Phelps, known as the "Baltimore Bullet" and winner of 18 Oly...

Arron Lewis

Pulaski County Sheriff

Suspect in real estate agent slaying wanted to plead guilty

Arron Lewis, the suspect in the abduction and slaying of Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter, told reporters Tuesday that he pleaded not guilty to the charges only because his lawyer told him to. He said he wanted to plead guilty because he jus...

Wildlife population decline

Inez Torre/CNN/WWF

World has lost half its wildlife in 40 years

The world's animal population has halved in 40 years as humans put unsustainable demands on Earth, a new report warns.

The World Wide Fund for Nature's Living Planet Index, released Tuesday, revealed the dramatic decline in animal species, and said th...

Dried up Aral sea

NASA

Once-massive lake dries up to almost nothing

The Aral Sea was once the world's fourth-largest lake. Now much of it is a vast toxic desert straddling the borders of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, two former Soviet states in central Asia.

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College hires sex offender to speak to athletes

The University of Oregon hires a convicted sex offender to give athletes sex assault…

Drunk driver gets probation

Jury mistakenly gives drunk driver probation

A jury in Texas accidentally gives a convicted drunk driver probation. The district…

Arron Lewis

Ark. murder suspect: 'I'm sorry'

The man accused of killing an Arkansas real estate agent tells reporters he's sorry…

Omar Gonzales, White House fence jumping suspect

White House intruder was tackled in East Room

Whistleblowers have revealed the man who jumped a fence and got into the White House…

Boy travels to Alaska to see Northern Lights

Boy travels to see Northern Lights before going blind

A Texas boy whose sight will soon fade visited Alaska to see landscapes he's long…

ISIS recruiting on teen social networks

ISIS using teen social networks to recruit

ISIS recruiters are trolling social networks popular with teenagers to try to find…

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Fall foliage: All about Autumn

Fall is here. Learn all you need to know about the turning of the leaves, peak…

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What is your pirate name? Find out here!

Have you ever wondered what your name would be if you were a pirate? Celebrate Talk…

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Rock your locker

Show off your sense of style and creativity by decorating your own locker.

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Timeline of the World Trade Center

This year, the U.S. marks the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.…

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Strong cologne suspect

Strong cologne leads cops to hiding criminal

An Oregon man accused of leading police on a 100 mph chase and then attempting to…

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Bank robbery suspect's happy mug shot going viral

This could be the happiest mug shot ever.

Louisiana restaurant guns

La. restaurant gives discount to gun-toting patrons

Packing heat? You'll get 10 percent off your meal at one Louisiana restaurant.

Entertainment Headlines

Brad Pitt SAG awards 2014

Pitt, LaBeouf nearly fought with Eastwood

Don't mess with Brad Pitt's tank. The star of "Fury" said that he and co-star Shia…

George Clooney , Amal Alamuddin wedding photo

Clooney and Alamuddin's wedding photos revealed

It may have taken him awhile, but it looks like waiting to get married was more…

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon The Green Legend

'Crouching Tiger' sequel to hit Netflix, theaters on same day

Mark Aug. 28, 2015 on your calendar: it will be a history-making day for Hollywood.

Environmental News

Wildlife population decline

World has lost half its wildlife in 40 years

The world's animal population has halved in 40 years as humans put unsustainable…

Dried up Aral sea

Once-massive lake dries up to almost nothing

The Aral Sea was once the world's fourth-largest lake. Now much of it is a vast…

Plastic bag

California bans plastic grocery bags

California has fired the first salvo in what could be a national war on plastic bags…

Travel Headlines

Hong Kong protests

How Hong Kong protests are affecting travel

With an efficient subway, multiple inexpensive taxis and a good public bus system,…

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Air traffic control fire suspect in court

A contract employee accused of setting a fire at a key Chicago air traffic control…

Passengers in line, Chicago O'Hare

Air travel still hobbled after Chicago fire

If you are traveling today, you may want to check with your airline.

Thousands of…

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