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Trash palaces: The spectacular houses built from scrap

Getting a foothold on the property ladder can be a challenge at the best of times, and the prospects for many of us have been battered further by the global recession.

Awkward! The tough transition to middle school

There is a reason why when people post pictures of themselves during their middle school years on Facebook for "Throw Back Thursday," we all stop and take notice.

Hypnosis helped her lose 140 pounds

A dream vacation to most sounded like a nightmare to Julie Evans.

Can this brain-sensing headband give you serenity?

Imagine a gadget that knows your mind better than you do. Picture a device that can rank the activities in your life that bring you joy, or interject your typed words with your feelings.

Trash palaces: The spectacular houses built from scrap

Getting a foothold on the property ladder can be a challenge at the best of times, and the prospects for many of us have been battered further by the global recession.

Awkward! The tough transition to middle school

A dream vacation to most sounded like a nightmare to Julie Evans.

Hypnosis helped her lose 140 pounds

A dream vacation to most sounded like a nightmare to Julie Evans.

Autopsy results enough to charge officer, Brown family attorney says

An independent autopsy into the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, provides "ample" evidence to support the arrest of the police officer who shot him, family attorney Daryl Parks said Monday at a news conference.

Man who shot at police killed 3-year-old girl, authorities say

A Maryland medical examiner said Sunday that a man fatally shot and stabbed a 3-year-old girl found inside a car after a police shootout.

Rogers: 'Never say never' for combat troops in Iraq

Republican Rep. Mike Rogers told CNN Sunday he'll "never say never" to the possibility of U.S. combat troops returning to the ground in Iraq to fight Islamic extremists.