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The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the San Bernardino County Mountains, Riverside County Mountains and San Diego County Mountains. Expect heavy snow at times for elevations above 5,000 ft. through Monday. 

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  • Woman's execution back on after weather delay

    Kelly Renee Gissendaner, Georgia death row inmate

    Georgia Department of Corrections

    Kelly Renee Gissendaner's supporters want last week's postponement of her execution made permanent.

    It doesn't seem likely, given the rulings by the highest state and federal courts and Georgia's State Board of Pardons and Paroles, but that hasn't st...

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    By Devon M. Sayers and Eliott C. McLaughlin CNN
  • Nina Pham sues

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    Texas nurse who got Ebola sues hospital chain

    She was the first person to ever contract Ebola in the United States, and now she's suing the hospital where she got infected.

    Nina Pham, a nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, filed a lawsuit Monday against the hospital's parent compa...

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    Iraqi forces try to get Tikrit back from ISIS

    Iraqi forces are doubling down efforts to retake the city of Tikrit from ISIS, even uniting Sunni and Shiite fighters in the mission.

  • LAPD fatal shooting

    CNN

    LAPD investigating shooting captured on video

    [Breaking news, posted at 3:27 p.m. ET]

    Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said Monday that the man shot by police in Los Angeles had reached for an officer's gun.

    "While on the ground and struggling with the officers, the man forcibly grabbed one o...

  • Jeb Bush in Detroit

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    Bush won't sign no-taxes pledge

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will not sign a pledge promising not to raise taxes, or any pledges from "lobbying groups," a spokeswoman said this weekend.

  • Boris Nemtsov march

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    Putin critic killed: Witness' mom speaks out

    The Ukrainian girlfriend of slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov faces constant psychological pressure from Moscow authorities and fears she will be implicated in his death, her mother told CNN.

  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, wife Sarah

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    Netanyahu speaks at AIPAC amid controversy

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu struck a conciliatory tone Monday, reaffirming the U.S.-Israeli relationship remains strong and, despite controversy surrounding his Tuesday address to Congress, said the two nations "will weather this storm."

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    Missing UK teens seen on video in Turkey

    Three teen British girls suspected of traveling to Syria to join ISIS appeared on surveillance video in Turkey before they went to their destination.

    Images show the teens boarding a bus in Istanbul, Turkish HBR television reported. It's the first si...

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    Google

    Google+ is about to be broken up

    Google+ is about to get broken up.

  • Canada 'Spocks' $5 bills

    Canadian Design Resource

    Canadians "Spock" their $ 5 bills

    Live long, prosper ... and Spock your bills.

  • Michael Jordan

    Chris Keane/Reuters

    Michael Jordan joins billionaires' club

    Michael Jordan, considered the best basketball player of all time, has just joined the billionaires' club.

  • Israeli leader seeks to bolster ties with Jordan

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    Poll: Nearly half of Americans disapprove of Netanyahu invite

    As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prepares to make his case on Iran's nuclear abilities in a controversial speech to Congress on Tuesday, nearly half of Americans believe it was wrong to invite him to deliver it, according to a new poll.

  • Facebook app on iphone

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    Too much Facebook leads to envy, depression

    Constantly checking Facebook to see what your friends are doing could lead to some serious depression.

    A recent study conducted by researchers at Nanyang Technological University, Bradley University and the University of Missouri Columbia found that h...

  • ISIS Assyrians pray

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    ISIS releases Christian hostages -- but why?

    Igniting a live man in a cage; severing the heads of dozens; kidnapping, raping and selling women and children -- ISIS' shocking maltreatment of its captives has become regrettably predictable.

    But that has made their latest decision on the fate of 19...

  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

    CNN

    Netanyahu to lay out elements of Iran deal

    During his upcoming speech to Congress, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will lay out the details of what he understands to be the nuclear agreement between world powers and Iran, hoping it will prompt lawmakers to question the administratio...

  • Ukraine training

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    UN: 6,000 have died in eastern Ukraine

    The estimated number of people killed in eastern Ukraine since April 2014 now exceeds 6,000 "in spite of successive ceasefires," the UN Human Rights Office announced in a statement on Monday.

    The escalation in fighting in recent weeks, particularly n...

  • North Korean missile launch

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    North Korea fires two missiles into sea

    North Korea has fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan, a South Korean Defense Ministry official said.

    The missiles were fired from North Korea's west coast into the sea, which is also known as the East Sea, around 6:30 a.m. an...

  • Afghanistan avalanche

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    196 dead in Afghanistan avalanches

    For almost a week, avalanches caused by heavy snowstorms have killed 196 people in the mountainous province of Panjshir, Afghanistan, officials said on Monday.

    Ten new avalanches were reported early Monday morning, without any casualties. Over the wee...

  • Kim Jong Un 2015

    Rodong

    Tensions set to rise on Korean peninsula

    On the Korean peninsula, the jittery season is here.

    Joint military exercises conducted by South Korea and the United States each spring start this week.

    The drills, involving thousands of troops and state of the art military hardware, don't go down we...

  • Boris Nemtsov protest rally Moscow

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    Moscow: Thousands mourn slain Putin critic

    This was supposed to be a rally led by Boris Nemtsov, had he lived two more days to see it.

    But after the Russian opposition figure was gunned down Friday night, Sunday's rally in Moscow took on a different theme. Instead of gathering to criticize Rus...

  • Missing Malaysia plane, messages

    CNN

    Mixed emotions ahead of MH370 anniversary

    Australia's transport safety chief has always described himself as a pessimist. But Martin Dolan, Chief Commissioner of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau, says that as search teams scour the depths of the Indian Ocean for any sign of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, he is confident they will find the plane, if the aircraft is in the areas where they are looking.

  • #thedress

    Roman

    The secret of #TheDress: Mobile viewing

    What matters most about #TheDress isn't the color scheme. It's the popularity of the story.

    BuzzFeed's now-famous Thursday story -- simply titled "What Colors Are The Dress?" -- now looks like it'll become the sprawling web site's most-viewed post eve...

  • ISIS file photo

    ISIS releases 19 Assyrian Christian hostages

    ISIS militants in northern Syria released 19 Assyrian Christian hostages Sunday, an activist group said.

    According to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, all but one of the hostages were among the at least 220 Assyrians captured on F...

  • Dakota Johnson, 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

    Dakota Johnson's mom defends 'SNL' gig

    Don't listen to the haters, Dakota Johnson: You made your famous mother proud.

    The "Fifty Shades" actor received mixed reviews for her appearance this weekend on "Saturday Night Live." Despite a few crowd-pleasing moments, a controversial sketch starr...

  • Tom Hanks typewriter app

    Jarrett Bellini/CNN

    Obsolete jobs: Meet the guy who fixes Tom Hanks' typewriter

    When Tom Hanks and Sam Shepard need to get their typewriters fixed, they know exactly where to go: Gramercy Typewriter, a third-generation, family-run shop that's still click-clacking away after 83 years.

    Yes, the typewriter is an anachronism. But no,...

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