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Missed all the films, parties and madness of Cannes? Social media is here for you

The Cannes Film Festival wrapped up for another year this weekend, following the success of Turkish flick "Winter Sleep," which took home the top prize.

Wiz Khalifa tweets jail selfie

Allow us to take a moment to recognize Wiz Khalifa as the new king of #selfies.

New details emerge about California killer and the race to stop him

The plot may have been years in the making, but the killer gave just minutes' notice before he rained terror across a Southern California community.

Conservatives float alternative to Boehner

Some conservatives unhappy with House Speaker John Boehner's leadership are looking for a replacement, and recent moves by Texas Republican Jeb Hensarling are fueling speculation he wants Boehner's job in the next Congress.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West tie the knot in Italy

The parents of North West have made it official. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West tied the knot at Fort di Belvedere in Florence, Italy, on Saturday, Kardashian's publicist told CNN.

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.