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Obama shops on 'Small Business Saturday,' one book stays on shelf

President Obama visited a local bookstore in Washington Saturday and offered a quick assessment of a new book out about his time in the White House.

Egypt: Ex-ruler Hosni Mubarak, accused in deaths of hundreds, cleared of charges

Egypt's former longtime ruler Hosni Mubarak was cleared of charges in a retrial Saturday and could soon be released -- a stunning reversal for a man who faced life imprisonment or worse after a revolution toppled him in 2011.

How 'Star Wars' ruined sci-fi

Now that the trailer for the seventh "Star Wars" movie is out, you can imagine the anticipation among the millions of fans of the film franchise. And why not?

The hug shared around the world

It's the picture we needed to see after a week like this. A 12-year-old black boy, tears streaming down his face, and a white police officer embrace in the middle of a Ferguson-related demonstration in Portland, Oregon.

Buried in snow for 7 hours, boys feared death

The two boys who were discovered early Thanksgiving morning buried under 5 feet of snow -- and the officer with a hunch who rescued them -- recounted their harrowing tale at a hospital news conference Friday.

Police: Long-missing boy found hidden in Georgia home

A boy who was missing for about four years has been found in an Atlanta-area home, police said Saturday.

Ray Rice wins suspension appeal

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has won his appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL for violating its domestic violence policy, the players union said Friday.

Silent man in werewolf mask shoots worker in California, witness says

A man wearing a werewolf mask shot a worker at a check-cashing business in Southern California and fled, sparking a massive hunt, authorities said.

Ray Rice wins suspension appeal

 (CNN) -- Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has won his appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL for violating its domestic violence policy, the players union said Friday.

Black Friday: Just another busy shopping day

 ROCKAWAY, N.j. (CNNMoney) -- Is the Black Friday frenzy losing its grip? That's what it felt like at one Target in a New Jersey shopping plaza early Friday morning.