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Snowden considers himself a patriot

(CNN) -- Traitor or patriot? Low-level systems analyst or highly trained spy?

Snowden Speaks, grants first interview to NBC

NEW YORK (CNN) — When Edward Snowden was identified as the source who leaked top-secret NSA documents last spring, reporters and television anchors immediately began jockeying to interview him.

U.S. Marine held in Mexico prison scheduled for court Wednesday

A U.S. Marine and Afghanistan war veteran held in a Mexico prison for nearly two months will make appearance in court Wednesday, his mother told CNN's "New Day."

100% Vampire-proof: Hungary's best wine cellars

 It may lie in Szepasszonyvolgy -- or what locals call the Valley of the Beautiful Women -- but the Golen Cellar isn't much to look at.

9 of the world's most controversial foods

Exotic food is part of the global travel experience.

Google self-driving car has no steering wheel or brake

If you're uneasy at the idea of riding in a vehicle that drives itself, just wait till you see Google's new car. It has no gas pedal, no brake and no steering wheel.

Late snake-handling preacher's son bitten by rattlesnake

Cody Coots was cleaning snake cages Monday when he was bitten by a six-foot rattlesnake. Coots is a Kentucky pastor who uses snakes in his worship service.

Lake Palestine Palooza benefiting Pets Fur People

 Hundreds of East Texans and pets filled the Villages Marina at Lake Palestine on Saturday, May 24th for the 7th Annual Lake Palestine Palooza.

Bill Murray crashes bachelor party

Your outing is destined to be second-class unless Bill Murray joins the festivities.

Google self-driving car has no steering wheel or brake

If you're uneasy at the idea of riding in a vehicle that drives itself, just wait till you see Google's new car. It has no gas pedal, no brake and no steering wheel.