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Starbucks, the tattoo-shy coffee house

Monica Cook works at a Starbucks in Sparks, Nevada, and she has tattoos on her chest, arms and neck. Not that you would know if you order from her.

National Weather Service warns of Super Tyhpoon Vongfong

A spectacular visible satellite image of Super Typhoon Vongfong in the western Pacific was captured by the National Weather Service on Tuesday.

Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed with the latest developments

As Ebola cases rise to staggering numbers, so do the fears and concerns among nations, along with reports of infections in Spain and the United States. U.S.

Supreme Court puts hold on same-sex marriage in Idaho

The U.S. Supreme Court has put a temporary hold on same-sex marriage in Idaho.

My right to death with dignity at 29

Editor's note: Brittany Maynard is a volunteer advocate for the nation's leading end-of-life choice organization, Compassion and Choices. She lives in Portland, Oregon, with her husband, Dan Diaz, and mother, Debbie Ziegler.

Salt Lake City police hiring controversial 'beer decoys'

A job posting seeking people between the ages of 18 and 20 to help police catch clerks who sell alcohol to minors is causing some controversy.

Oops! Drug cops converge on Georgia man's property after spotting ... okra

The grower was alarmed when the police helicopter swooped low over his property. Soon, Bartow County, Georgia, deputies -- "strapped to the gills" and with a drug dog in tow -- converged on his doorstep.

Source: '7th Heaven' actor subject of molestation allegations

Stephen Collins, who starred in the television show "7th Heaven," is the target of an ongoing child molestation probe into an alleged incident 40 years ago in New York, a senior law enforcement official told CNN on Tuesday.

Jennifer Lawrence: Hacking nude photos is a 'sex crime'

Jennifer Lawrence does not mince words about the hacking that put her personal nude photos in the public eye: It's a "sex crime," she said.