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Netflix plans Lemony Snicket TV series

Lemony Snicket's "A Series of Unfortunate Events" will now be told as a TV series.

Suspect arrested after photos of slain woman posted online

Oregon authorities have arrested a man accused of killing his girlfriend in Washington state and posting gruesome pictures of her body online.

Perry to make first courtroom appearance following indictment

A Thursday pre-trial hearing on Gov.

FBI: Abducted Philadelphia woman found alive in Maryland; suspect arrested

 A Philadelphia police detective made a promise to a devastated mother: "I'm bringing your girl home." The promise has been kept.

90-year-old Florida man charged for feeding homeless people

 Arnold Abbott handed out four plates of food to homeless people in a South Florida park. Then police stopped the 90-year-old from serving up another bite.

Nintendo offering "sleep" technology

Nintendo is unveiling some brand-new technology, and it's not a video game. It's a bedside sensor that tracks your sleep, and gives you suggestions on how to improve it. Nintendo is making the "quality of life" device.

CNN: Army says word Negro OK to use

A newly published U.S. Army regulation says a service member can be referred to as a "Negro" when describing "black or African American" personnel.

Jetpacks are real. And they're awesome

NEW YORK (CNNMONEY) — Imagine a toy that gives you the ability to fly 30 feet above the ocean, dive beneath the surface like a dolphin and walk on water. Even James Bond would be jealous.

Circus fined $7,000 for 'human chandelier' stunt

Federal regulators have fined Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus $7,000 for an accident during a show that left nine people injured, many seriously.

Amazon extending Prime benefits to other sites

CNN) -- Could an Amazon Prime membership become a first-class ticket to shopping across the Web? That seems to be what Amazon hopes.