• Tropical Storm Erika soaks Dominica; 12 dead

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    Images from the tiny Caribbean island of Dominica show the devastation after Tropical Storm Erika left at least 12 dead.

    One road is cut in half. A plane floats through what used to be an airport runway.

    Trisha Scotland said the storm damage is the wo...

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  • Stock market traders

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    Stocks: Wild ride not over yet

    The wild ride for stocks may not be over yet.

  • Hurricane Katrina damage

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    Poll: Americans worried about another Katrina

    Ten years after Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, nearly half of Americans still think the country has not learned lessons from the tragedy and is not much better prepared for future natural disasters, according to a new CNN/ORC poll.

  • McDonald's

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    Businesses outraged by ruling to help fast-food unions

    Businesses are outraged by a decision that makes it easier to unionize fast-food workers and other low wage employees that make up a growing part of the U.S. economy.

  • Owen Labrie


    Verdict reached in prep school rape trial

    [Breaking news update, posted at 1:48 p.m. ET]

    The jury has reached a verdict in the case of Owen Labrie, 19, accused of nine counts related to the alleged rape of another student at a prestigious New Hampshire boarding school. At the time, she was 15...

  • Flanagans car

    Virginia State Police via CNN

    WDBJ slayings: Disguises found in getaway car

    He carefully choreographed the slaying of the two journalists for maximum shock value. And, judging from the items found in his car, he took equally meticulous steps to get away with it.

    But a text message to a friend may have been Vester Lee Flanagan...

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    Teacher says breakfast made him late to school 111 times

    An elementary school teacher says eating breakfast caused him to be late for work 111 times.

  • Randall Kerrick mistrial

    N.C. won't pursue retrial of Officer Kerrick

    Prosecutors in North Carolina will not seek a retrial in the case of a police officer who was charged in the shooting death of an unarmed man, according to a letter from the state attorney general's office.

    Officer Randall Kerrick of the Charlotte-Mec...

  • Computer hackers internet generic


    Hackers stole $1.2 billion from 7,000 businesses in 2 years

    Hackers have funneled $1.2 billion out of companies' accounts since October 2013, the FBI reported.

  • Libya map


    Dozens of migrants die as boats capsize

    Two boats carrying hundreds of people from various nations capsized near the Libyan city of Zuwara, killing at least 84 people, officials said Friday.

  • Marco Rubio in NH

    Senator Marco Rubio

    Facing Trump, Rubio, Walker stake China claim

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio spent Friday in South Carolina with the hopes that laying out a tough plan for China and radical Islam would win back some of the oxygen front-runner Donald Trump has sucked from their campaign...

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    CEO of Ashley Madison parent company steps down after hack

    The CEO of Ashley Madison's parent company, Avid Life Media Inc., stepped down Friday.

  • Austria cops

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    Italy arrests 10 in migrant deaths at sea

    [Breaking news update at 1:06 p.m.]

    Italian authorities have arrested 10 people on suspicion of multiple homicide in connection with the discovery of 52 bodies aboard a boat packed with migrants and refugees off the coast of Libya this week, police in...

  • Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte

    From Starbucks via CNN

    The annual pumpkin spice onslaught is here

    Here's your forecast for fall: cooler, with a 100% chance of pumpkin spice.

    Kellogg's is the latest to jump on the bandwagon started by Starbucks and its pumpkin spice latte way back in 2003, splashing its popular Mini-Wheats cereal with pumpkin spice...

  • New Orleans sky view

    Mario Tama/ Getty

    A friendship forged by Katrina

    Hurricane Katrina ripped into Pascagoula, Mississippi, with unprecedented strength 10 years ago. Churning waters 4 feet high carried a mix of raw sewage and mud through the classrooms at Resurrection Catholic School, ripping maps and posters off the ...

  • Red wine

    Roger Kirby/SXC

    Police seize man's wine collection

    The case is being called "Pennsylvania vs. 2,447 Bottles of Wine."

    Caught in the middle of a legal battle between the state and Arthur Goldman is a wine collection -- valued between $150,000 to $200,000 -- that once sat in his Malvern, Pennsylvania, ...

  • Vester Flanagan 2

    Bryce Williams/Twitter/via CNN

    Vester Flanagan's rocky tenure at station exposed

    The job offer seemed a promising start for Vester Flanagan: He would be a multimedia journalist using the name Bryce Williams at WDBJ making $17.31 an hour, or $36,000 yearly, in early 2012.

    But it took only two months on the job for him to receive a ...

  • Julian Castro

    Castro calls Clinton VP talk 'flattering'

    Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro defended former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Friday morning on her use of private email -- as he also deflected chatter about him as a potential running mate to her presidential campaign.

  • MotoGp Of Great Britain - Previews

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    Rossi and Lorenzo resume duel at Silverstone

    Britain's lightning-fast Silverstone circuit hosts round 12 of the MotoGP Championship this weekend with Movistar Yamaha teammates Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi dueling for the overall lead.

    With both riders on 211 points, the result of Sunday's ...

  • HSBC

    HSBC error leaves thousands of Brits without pay

    Thousands of Brits were left without pay heading into the holiday weekend after HSBC botched payments for many of its corporate customers.

  • Google Chrome

    Google to kill single most annoying thing about browsing the Web

    You know that panicked feeling when you've got a zillion browser tabs open, and one of them starts blaring music?

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    Report: What Vester Flanagan thought were 'racist comments'

    Seemingly innocent comments could have been a major factor in the death of WDBJ reporter Alison Parker, reports the New York Post.

  • Police tape


    Savannah State University shooting kills 1

    Students at Savannah State University in Georgia were mourning Friday after a student was shot to death in the school's student union building.

    Christopher Starks, a junior from metro Atlanta, died at a local hospital after an altercation Thursday nig...

  • Bubonic plague

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    Utah resident dies from plague

    An elderly person died from plague this month, Utah health officials said Thursday. An investigation into how, where and when the person was infected with the flea-borne infection is ongoing. The person did not travel to an area where plague is commo...

  • Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer kills Cecil the Lion

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    PETA unveils 'Cecil's Revenge' costume

    Earlier this week, a costume company began marketing an outfit that depicts a dentist killing a lion, in reference to the slaying of Cecil the Lion by Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer in a canned hunt in Zimbabwe.


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