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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.

UMass Amherst cuts ties with alumnus Bill Cosby amid rape allegations

 The University of Massachusetts Amherst and its alumnus Bill Cosby have split ways amid allegations of sexual assault and rape.

Can this 'troll slayer' keep hateful words offline?

 Are you ready for the "most honest conversation you'll ever have?"

Smart sports equipment turns phones into coaches

 After losing a particularly intense game of tennis, you drop your racket and storm off the court. Instead of fuming and reaching for a water bottle, you grab your smartphone to see what went wrong.