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Smaller seats, fee rises and new planes? 2014: The year ahead in air travel

It's unlikely commercial aviation stories in 2014 will surpass those of 2013 for pizzazz or significance.  This is probably a good thing.

FSU's Jimbo Fisher ready for a win -- against Fanconi Anemia

Ethan Fisher is small for his age. The 8-year-old looks 6, though his natural athleticism aids him on the baseball field. He's outgoing and spontaneous -- a bundle of energy with big blue eyes and a welcoming smile.

Fiat to buy full control of Chrysler

 U.S. automaker Chrysler will become fully owned by Italy's Fiat under terms of an agreement announced Wednesday that also involves the United Auto Workers union.

James Avery, star of 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' dies at 65

Actor James Avery, who played the beloved Uncle Phil on the hit 1990s sitcom "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," died Tuesday, his publicist confirmed. He was 65.

Court delays Obamacare contraception mandate for 2 nonprofits

The U.S. Supreme Court has temporarily exempted two Catholic Church-affiliated nonprofits from requirements to provide contraceptive coverage to its employees under the Affordable Care Act.

Governors make college bowl bet to help feed the hungry

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad have a lot riding on Wednesday's Outback Bowl between college football's University of Iowa Hawkeyes and the Louisiana State University Tigers.

CNN anchor battles her skin and wins

I have spent more than a decade of my professional career on international television, my face visible to millions each day. Yet I have spent a lifetime hiding.

Terri Schiavo's family joins family of teen Jahi McMath in fight over life support

The family of Terri Schiavo has joined the battle over Jahi McMath, a 13-year-old girl on life support who has been declared dead by doctors.

Colorado's recreational marijuana stores make history

Those craving a quick high can now stroll into a Colorado shop and buy marijuana for recreational use, legally.

Governors make college bowl bet to help feed the hungry

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad have a lot riding on Wednesday's Outback Bowl between college football's University of Iowa Hawkeyes and the Louisiana State University Tigers.