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Beyonce is No. 1 on Forbes top-earning list

Entertainment - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 16:04
Taylor Swift may be breaking records in the music industry, but Beyonce is breaking the bank.

Amanda Bynes appears to apologize

Entertainment - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 16:02
Amanda Bynes makes apologetic statement after purported recording of her wanting her family dead is leaked.

Ex-DA wanted to charge Cosby but lacked evidence

Entertainment - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 16:01
A former prosecutor who declined to bring charges against Bill Cosby a decade ago said Wednesday that he wishes he could've nailed the comedian on an allegation that he drugged and molested a woman at his Pennsylvania home.

UN votes against North Korea on human rights

World - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 15:44
A United Nations General Assembly committee Tuesday voted in favor of a draft resolution referring North Korea to the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity as well as "targeted sanctions" for rampant human rights abuses.

Court puts more heat on diesels

Science & Nature - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 15:28
UK government comes under renewed pressure to cut pollution from diesel vehicles following the latest ruling in a battle over clean air.

Jamaica: Small island, big heart

World - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 15:12
Travel photos open windows to the unknown.

New 'Peanuts' trailer dreams big

Entertainment - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 15:09
The first official trailer for 2015's "Peanuts" movie has been released, and good grief -- it's actually pretty cute.

Surf queen: 'Water is my office'

World - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 13:56
For the millions of us who sit at desks all day, Carissa Moore's description of her workplace might sound a little cruel.

'Interstellar' sound is intentional

Entertainment - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 13:40
Having trouble hearing the dialogue in "Interstellar"? You're not the only one. Audiences have complained about the overwhelming sound, but Christopher Nolan says the audio is intentional.

She was fired from '90210'

Entertainment - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 13:31
It was just a few weeks after losing her gig on the '90s teen drama that Hilary was cast in "Boys Don't Cry."

Legendary comedian talks about career

Entertainment - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 13:31
Dick Cavett joins CNN to talk about his new book, "Brief Encounters."

India isolates man with Ebola-infected semen

World - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:19
An Ebola survivor has been quarantined in India after his semen tested positive for the virus, health officials there have announced.

'Snakehead' gangs offer escape for N. Korea's defectors

World - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:15
Lee rubs his chin with his forefinger; his face obscured by a blue baseball cap. We sit together in the back of a taxi beside a frigid river near China's bleak northeastern border with North Korea.

Kenyans rally for woman stripped naked

World - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:14
Kenyans took to the streets of Nairobi on Monday to send a message to men: Stop attacking women because of the way they dress.

Killer whale capture on tape

World - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:12
Ivan Watson speaks to a former whale hunter about how he masterminded the capture of dozens of killer whales in Iceland.

6 bodies given to police after clashes at Indian guru's ashram

World - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:09
The followers of an Indian guru handed over six dead bodies to police Wednesday, a day after the two sides clashed at the spiritual leader's sprawling ashram, authorities said.

Jerusalem ramps up security after 5 killed at synagogue

World - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:08
Jerusalem ramped up security after two Palestinian cousins wielding a gun and butcher knives attacked a synagogue during morning prayers, killing four worshipers and a policeman.

Aleppo's children need protection

World - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:54
Children living in the Syrian city of Aleppo watch the sky. Not for signs of winter's approach, although the cold winds are already blowing, but for the barrel bombs, mortars and shellfire they know will not distinguish between military targets and their families' homes.

The man of the millennium?

World - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:50
Let's hear it for "the man of the moment, the man of the millennium."

How to respond to assertive Russia

World - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:50
Last week, the news broke that Russian aircraft will commence patrolling the skies over the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico. Washington reacted mildly to Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu's announcement. The U.S. State Department questioned Moscow's rationale for operating off North American coastlines while insisting that such flights "must be consistent with international law and conducted with due regard for the rights of other nations and the safety of other aircraft and of vessels."
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