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Obama seeks review of government response to hostage-taking

The U.S. government is conducting a review of how it responds when American citizens are taken hostage by overseas terrorists, including how the families of captives are kept informed, CNN learned Monday.

Source: Charles Manson, fiance get marriage license

Charles Manson and his fiance, who already considers herself his wife, have gotten a marriage license, a source close to the couple told CNN on Monday. Manson intends to marry Afton Burton, who goes by Star.

Humans on Mars by 2035? NASA's sci-fi dream could be reality

 We've just landed a washing machine-sized robot on a comet and NASA's chief scientist has no idea.

Same suit every day? No problem for man, but a woman ...

 Australian morning show anchor Karl Stefanovic wore the same suit every day for a year, minus a dry cleaning here and there. Nobody noticed.

Study: Growing number of calls to poison centers involve kids and energy drinks

 Energy drinks can pose a real problem for children, according to a new study from the American Heart Association.

5 types of people you should 'unfriend'

 We all have them: Old classmates, distant relatives or obnoxious co-workers, filling our social feeds with posts about people we don't know or barely remember. Jimmy Kimmel would like us to let them go.

2 UT football players suspended after rape allegations

Two University of Tennessee football players have been suspended from all team-related activities after rape allegations surfaced over the weekend.

DEA questions team doctors after NFL games

Agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration interviewed doctors and trainers of at least one NFL team after its game Sunday, part of an investigation into allegations of illegal dispensing of prescription drugs.

Study: Growing number of calls to poison centers involve kids and energy drinks

 CNN) -- Energy drinks can pose a real problem for children, according to a new study from the American Heart Association.

Fox's award-winning hit, “Bob's Burgers,” at a brand new time on sunday nights

 The curfew has been extended for the Emmy-Award winning, fan-favorite animated family comedy series BOB’S BURGERS. Starting this Sunday, Nov.