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Goldfish has brain operation

Science & Nature - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 17:46
An Australian goldfish called George is recovering from successful microsurgery in which a large tumour was removed from his brain.

5 overlooked world treasures

World - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 17:16
What a veteran traveler you are.

Hurricane Odile tough on tourists

World - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 16:47
Hurricane Odile made landfall at the southernmost tip of Mexico's Baja California peninsula late Sunday. Its gales whipped torrents of rain ashore, chasing visitors in popular tourist destinations into closed quarters.

British man, woman found dead on Thai beach

World - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 16:47
A British man and woman were found dead on a beach on a popular resort island in Thailand, police said Monday.

World War II bomb scare in London park

World - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 16:40
A World War II-era bomb was discovered in London's Olympic Park on Monday, hours after the closing concert of a sporting competition for wounded and ill veterans sponsored by members of Britain's royal family.

6 world's best subterranean bars

World - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 15:19
Former brothels, public toilets and war bunkers now provide eccentric watering holes for those willing to drink deep.

'Gilmore Girls': Where are they now?

Entertainment - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 14:05
Netflix has proverbially kissed "Gilmore Girls" fans in aisle 3. By the ant spray. (That's a good aisle.)

Chris Brown's advice to Ray Rice

Entertainment - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 14:00
Chris Brown has some words of advice for suspended NFL player Ray Rice.

Actress: I was cuffed for PDA

Entertainment - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 13:26
"Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts says Los Angeles police allegedly detained her because they thought she was a prostitute.

US gas leaks not caused by fracking

Science & Nature - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 13:16
A new study suggests that the contamination of drinking water by shale gas is due to faulty wells and not hydraulic fracturing.

How fonts could find you the perfect lover

World - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 12:49
What kind of font are you? Which do you find most attractive? The answer could help you find the perfect date.

Giant rabbit goes up in flames

World - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 12:43
Dutch installation artist Florentijn Hofman must be feeling cursed right about now.

U.N. peacekeepers withdrawing from Golan Heights, source says

World - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 12:15
U.N. forces began withdrawing Monday from the Syrian-controlled side of the Golan Heights, a U.N. source in Jerusalem confirmed after a CNN stringer saw dozens of peacekeeping vehicles crossing into territory controlled by Israel.

New Miss America crowned

Entertainment - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 12:07
For the third consecutive year, a New York beauty queen has been crowned Miss America.

Is Ellen Pompeo done acting after 'Grey's'?

Entertainment - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 12:05
Despite all the buzz, Ellen Pompeo is not retiring from acting. Not yet, anyway.

Pro-Russian Rebels release captive Ukrainian troops

World - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 12:04
Pro-Russian rebels released dozens of captive Ukrainian troops Sunday as part of a ceasefire deal.

North Korea: We have the 'most advantageous human rights system'

World - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 11:28
North Korea has "the world's most advantageous human rights system," the country declared in a lengthy report released on Saturday.

American Matthew Miller sentenced to 6 years hard labor in North Korea

World - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 11:26
For months he was held captive by the North Korean regime, not even sure what he would be charged with.

Muslim Brotherhood: Qatar asked us to go

World - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 10:30
Several top members of the Muslim Brotherhood have been asked to leave Qatar, an Egyptian leader of the group said Sunday. The apparent sudden push from Qatar comes amid longstanding pressure against the Brotherhood in the region, which began with its ouster from authority in Egypt several years ago.

CNN crew takes cover from artillery fire

World - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 10:20
The Donetsk airport came under artillery fire as grad missiles were fired by separatists. Reza Sayah reports.
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