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Teen with cerebral palsy walks at his school's pep rally

Driven by termination and months of practice, a teen with cerebral palsy gives his classmates an incredible and inspiring surprise! "The biggest day of my life."

Obama admin funding cops in schools

Nine months after the Sandy Hook school shooting tragedy, President Barack Obama is putting millions of dollars into funding armed police officers in schools across the country, an idea not too far removed from an National Rifle Association pro

House GOP leaders gather for showdown over shutdown

With a possible government shutdown looming, top House Republicans gathered Saturday to try to work out a spending plan acceptable to tea party conservatives who demand that it must hurt Obamacare in some fashion.

U.N. Security Council could vote on Syria resolution Friday

The U.N. Security Council could vote as early as Friday on a draft resolution regarding Syria's chemical weapons program.

Another bleak day for BlackBerry

It's another black day for BlackBerry. The company officially announced dismal quarterly results, which included a $965 million quarterly loss.

Maisah Sobaihi: The Saudi Arabian woman revealing all on stage

Maisah Sobaihi isn't just lifting the veil on the complicated love lives of Saudi Arabian women. She's smashing down the door to their homes and inviting you in for a cup of tea.

Fodor's 100 Hotel Award winners

Whether you're seeking a blissful beach retreat, a funky conversion or the perfect exotic hideaway, there's a hotel for nearly everyone on the third annual Fodor's 100 Hotel Awards, released Friday.

Hip-hop health, a 'party with a purpose'

The classroom walls tremble as a room full of 8-year-olds bob heads, shrug shoulders and wriggle around in sync with the thud of the bass.

Pilots snoozed at 30,000 feet in cockpit of 300-passenger plane

Cruising at 30,000 feet, pilots snoozed in the cockpit of a 300-passenger airliner en route to Britain last August, UK aviation authorities told CNN on Thursday.

Decorate your bookcase one knickknack at a time

Once upon a time, bookshelves were just for books, a spot to proudly show off your full set of encyclopedias before the advent of Google.