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Candlelight vigil WDBJ shooting

WDBJ reporter's parents: 'We can't be intimidated'

The parents of a murdered television reporter talk to about gun control

Mt. McKinley

Obama to rename tallest U.S. peak

President Barack Obama will officially rename the country's tallest mountain from Mt. McKinley to Denali

Gregory Murrey

Fan dies from fall at Braves-Yankees game

A man who fell from the upper deck of Atlanta's Turner Field during a Braves-Yankees game has died, the Atlanta Braves said.

Gregory Murrey, 60, of Alpharetta, Georgia, tumbled out of the stands during the seventh inning of the game Saturday night as...

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Dylan's 'big pink' house available to rent

If you are Bob Dylan's biggest fan, this just might be the holiday home for you.

The famous "big pink" house -- the place where Dylan and The Band recorded the "Basement Tapes" in 1967, honored in the title of The Band's 1968 album "Music from Big Pi...

Hungary Migrants Train Station

Another arrest made as Hungary under pressure

Hungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 71 migrants found in an abandoned truck in Austria last week.

James Earl Jones, July 2013

No, James Earl Jones is not dead

We really wish the Internet would stop trying to kill celebrities.

James Earl Jones, 84, is the latest victim of a celebrity death hoax after a parody website posted news of his supposed demise. Clicking on the link took users to a page which declared...

Donald Trump not a fundraiser

GOP establishment plans Trump takedown

Mitt Romney rumblings, a setback for President Obama, money issues for Jeb Bush, and the GOP establishment debate about trying to take down Donald Trump -- those stories filled our Sunday trip around the "Inside Politics" table.

1. A glaring omission ...

Natural gas

Natural gas discovery could be largest ever

In what could be the largest natural gas discovery in history, Italian energy company Eni says it has unearthed a "supergiant" gas field in the Mediterranean Sea covering about 40 square miles.

Chinese Military Parade file photo

China's military might goes on show

On Thursday, 12,000 People's Liberation Army (PLA) troops, between 100 - 200 aircraft and about 500 pieces of military equipment will participate in a military parade in the Chinese capital commemorating the 70th anniversary of the surrender of regio...

Andy Parker Alison Parker's father

Andy Parker vows to fight for gun control

The father of a reporter shot to death on live television said Sunday that he wants to take a leading role in helping to curb gun violence.

Andy Parker told CNN's Jake Tapper that he wants to see a tightening of loopholes in gun laws and urged that t...

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Notable deaths of 2015

Here is a list of some of the notable public figures, athletes, musicians, artists and actors we've lost in 2015.

Sign on New Orleans church

New Orleans: 10 years after Katrina

Ten years after being devastated by Hurricane Katrina, the city of New Orleans continues to rebuild.

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Ashley Madison hack: What to know

The CEO of Ashley Madison's parent company, Avid Life Media Inc., stepped down Friday, Aug. 28. Here are the latest developments in the Ashley Madison hack.

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Top 10 dog names in the U.S. has released its list of most popular dog names, based on data from 69,000 neighborhoods signed up on the site. Check out the most popular dog names in the United States!

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15 American manners that are rude abroad

Here are some manners Americans take for granted that are actually faux pas abroad, according to Yahoo! Travel.


Timeline: Reporter and photographer killed on live TV

Authorities say a gunman shot three people, slaying a reporter and a photographer during a live shot, before shooting himself on Wednesday. Here is a timeline of what happened.

Hurricane Katrina damage

Hurricane Katrina: A look back

Hurricane Katrina decimated New Orleans and large swaths of the Gulf Coast 10 years ago. Here's a look back at the historic disaster.

Hurricane names of 2015

Compiled by the Old Farmer's Almanac, here is a list of the Atlanta and Eastern-North Pacific hurricane names for the 2015 season.

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Dood the dog sees the ocean before he dies

Dood, a five-year-old golden retriever from Utah, has terminal bone cancer. His family brought him along to a wedding in Oregon so he could see the ocean.

Rocky Wildfire, California

Photos: Wildfires rampage in western US

From Washington to Arizona, wildfires are rampaging through the western United States.


WDBJ TV shooting memorial CNN vid pic

Colleagues remember slain journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward.

Colleagues remember slain journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward. Parker's parents vow to fight for gun control reforms.

Budapest refugee way station

Migrants stuck in limbo in Hungary

Tragedy highlights the enormous risks many migrants are taking as they make their way across Europe.

Young great white shark chomps surfboard

Young great white shark bites surfboard

A California surfer was unscathed but her board had a big chunk missing after a juvenile great white shark took a bite out of it.

Kyle Jean-Baptiste, 21, was rising star

Young Broadway star dies in NYC balcony fall

Young Broadway singer Kyle Jean-Baptiste, 21, died in a fall from a NYC balcony.

Girl, 10, mourned

Wind-blown branch kills Washington girl, 10

A branch broke off a tree without warning, killing a 10-year-old Washington state girl

Louisiana trooper funeral

Funeral services were held for a Louisiana trooper killed in the line of duty

Funeral services were held Saturday for a Louisiana trooper killed in the line of duty while helping a motorist

Katrina businesses 10 years later

Businesses recover after Katrina

New Orleans' business community is thriving 10 years after Hurricane Katrina.

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Shooting victim's husband: Survival a matter of 'centimeters'

The bullet that struck Vicki Gardner, the chamber of commerce executive shot during a live news broadcast in Virginia, came within "centimeters" of taking her life, according to her husband.

Erika responsible for 20 deaths

Dominica flooded by Erika's rains

Tropical Storm Erika is headed for Florida after killing 20 people in Dominica.

Unusual Mars images explained

Despite unusual images, NASA says no life found on Mars

NASA officials say Internet images purporting to show life on Mars are not evidence of aliens.