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Man cuts open truck to save kitten

A hitchhiking feline in Florida has a 50-year-old truck owner to thank for her unusual rescue.

Solar storms! Full moon! Must be Friday the 13th

Common Western superstition says Friday the 13th is unlucky. But what does it say about a Friday the 13th with a full moon and solar flares that could create geomagnetic storms large enough to disrupt Earth's atmosphere?

Screen, stage legend Ruby Dee dies at 91

Ruby Dee, the award-winning actress whose seven-decade career included triumphs on stage and screen, has died. She was 91.

A closer look: How many school shootings since Newtown?

After Tuesday's shooting at an Oregon high school, many media outlets, including CNN, reported that there have been 74 school shootings in the past 18 months.

Priest killed, another one injured in attack at Catholic church in Phoenix

A priest was killed and another critically wounded in an attack at a Catholic church in Phoenix, police said early Thursday.

Supreme Court rules against Coca-Cola in juice dispute

A competitor of the Coca-Cola Company can bring a private lawsuit against the beverage giant over allegations of false advertising in a juice product, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

John Glenn undergoes successful heart surgery

The first American to orbit the Earth has undergone successful heart surgery.

John Glenn undergoes successful heart surgery

The first American to orbit the Earth has undergone successful heart surgery.

Celeb safety is big business at World Cup

Brazil is beefing up security for the World Cup, but corporate executives and wealthy soccer fans are sparing no expense when it comes to their safety.

41 things about Bush 41

George H.W. Bush, the nation's 41st president, turns 90 on Thursday. To mark the occasion, here are 41 things about Bush 41: