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America's most endangered historic places

Solomon Northup's jail, Hawaii's first Christian church and a nightclub that was vital to the development of African-American music have all found their way onto the National Trust for Historic Preservation's 2014 list of 11 endange

Court slows EPA on emissions, but largely backs its rules

The Supreme Court on Monday took away some of the government's power to tighten emission standards, but preserved the majority of its authority under federal law to regulate greenhouse gases. In a 5-4 decision, the justices affirmed conclusions by

Study finds Autism linked to pesticide-exposure during pregnancy

Women who are exposed to a lot of pesticides may be putting their babies at risk for a form of Autism.

Surgeon offers to help girl mauled by pit bulls, kicked out of KFC

A Las Vegas surgeon says he is so moved by the story of 3-year-old Victoria Wilcher -- who was mauled by pit bulls and allegedly told to leave a restaurant because of her scarred appearance -- that he is offering to give her free reconstructive

Woman eats marijuana evidence, caught on dashcam

A Central Florida woman is facing serious charges after police say she was caught with a bag of marijuana, then at the evidence. You can see it all on the police officer's vehicle camera, Shaun Chaiyabhat has the story.

Bubble soccer is taking the nation by storm

The world cup is being played in Brazil but, in Canada, kids got to try their hand at bubble soccer.

Why do some people get more mosquito bites than others?

If you work out a lot, are pregnant, or had something to drink at that backyard BBQ, mosquitoes might find you more attractive than the person sitting next to you.

How does being a pet owner benefit your health?

The more than 25-years worth of research shows pets are more than just another member of your family, they could be helping you to keep your health in check as well.

Dad and daughter catch burglars, record their dangerous chase

(CNN) -- A father and daughter weren't going to just sit there when they discovered their home was being burglarized.

World Cup: Late goal gives Portugal 2-2 draw with United States

This time it was the United States that gave up the dramatic goal.

Marine jailed in Mexico is upbeat and healthy, two congressmen say

(CNN) -- A U.S. Marine Corps reservist jailed in Mexico for almost three months is said to be upbeat and healthy, according to two U.S. lawmakers who visited Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi over the weekend.

4 western Iraqi towns fall to advancing ISIS militants

BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) -- A strategic border crossing and three other towns in western Iraq fell Saturday to the control of ISIS militants, a senior Iraqi security official said.

2 tread water for 14 hours off Florida coast until chance rescue

(CNN) -- Some off-duty public safety workers ended up with an unusual catch when they went fishing off the coast of Florida on Saturday morning.

4 western Iraqi towns fall to advancing ISIS militants

A strategic border crossing and three other towns in western Iraq fell Saturday to the control of ISIS militants, a senior Iraqi security official said.

Starbucks prices are going up

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Your Starbucks latte could cost you more starting Tuesday, when the company raises the price of some of its drinks.