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How 'Game of Thrones' is like America

A fire-breathing dragon has never vaporized a senator giving a pompous speech on C-SPAN.

Rebuilding a girl's dream home after tragedy

As the school year came to a close, 12-year-old Sicily Kolbeck found herself still without a project. It was a key requirement at the small, independent school she attended just outside Atlanta.

Teen drops nearly 200 pounds

Edgar Hernandez didn't expect to learn that he was pre-diabetic at age 16. When his mother burst into tears at the doctor's office, it hit him hard. He was 370 pounds and couldn't stand to look at himself.

Memorial Day Fast Facts

Here's a look at what you need to know about Memorial Day, a day honoring American soldiers who died serving the country in wars. In 2014, Memorial Day will be on May 26. Facts: Celebrated on the last Monday in May.

Memorial Day Fast Facts

 Here's a look at what you need to know about Memorial Day, a day honoring American soldiers who died serving the country in wars. In 2014, Memorial Day will be on May 26. Facts: Celebrated on the last Monday in May.

100 deadliest days for teen drivers

(CNN) -- Here's a sobering statistic for the unofficial start of summer, when we gear up for picnics, barbecues and our kids having more free time on their hands: Memorial Day kicks off what's known as 100 deadliest days for teen driver

Rampage killings in the U.S. since the 1940s- fast facts

(CNN) -- Here's a look at what you need to know about rampage killings that have occurred in the U.S. since the 1940s.

More crashes due to faulty ignitions in GM cars

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — More crashes are now being attributed to faulty ignitions in General Motors vehicles.

Seven dead in premeditated mass murder

Seven people, including a suspected shooter, died when a man opened fire from a slow-moving car Friday night in a small Southern California college town, a rampage that authorities believe to be "premeditated mass murder," Santa Barba