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Lucky kitten down to 8 lives after hitching epic crosstown ride

A kitten is down one of its nine lives after hitching a crosstown ride on a car's tailpipe.

Jordan executes prisoners after ISIS hostage burned alive

Jordan has executed Sajida al-Rishawi, the Iraqi would-be suicide bomber whose release ISIS had previously requested, and another prisoner, Jordanian government spokesman Mohammad al-Momani told CNN.

Oil prices spike, Dow rises 300 points

Wall Street's oil nightmare might be over -- at least for now.

Phoenix man accused of stealing Facebook photos, posting to child porn site

Just how well do you know your Facebook friends, or your regular friends, for that matter?

Looking for a good job? Try these cities

Got a bit of tech savvy and want a high-paying, high-growth job? There's a city for you.

Whitney Houston's daughter 'fighting for her life'

  Two days after she was found facedown and unresponsive in a bathtub full of water at her Roswell, Georgia, home, Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown is on a ventilator and in intensive care, a source close to the family s

Harper Lee to publish new book, sequel to 'Mockingbird'

Fifty-five years after "To Kill a Mockingbird," Harper Lee is publishing a second book, her publisher said Tuesday.

Wal-mart, Target and others under fire for selling bogus supplements

 Maybe they just forgot to add the gingko biloba.

Donations pour in for Detroit man who walks 21 miles for his daily commute

There are tiring commutes. And then there's James Robertson's commute. The 56-year-old Detroit man walks 21 miles every weekday as part of his journey to and from the factory where he works.

Measles outbreak: How bad can it be?

To call the news surrounding vaccinations a "debate" is misleading. The scientific and medical consensus is clear: Vaccinations are safe, and they work.