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NASA cuts spacewalk short

A spacewalk outside the International Space Station was cut short Tuesday morning because of a slight malfunction with one of the astronauts' space suits, NASA said. The two spacewalking astronauts were called back into the station after they and

Panda twins born at Zoo Atlanta

America has its first panda twins in 26 years. The tiny pair were born to mother Lun Lun, a 15-year-old giant panda, at Zoo Atlanta on Monday, the first arriving at 6:21 p.m. and the second at 6:23 p.m.

Teens chase kidnapping suspect on bikes, save 5-year-old girl

Two teenage boys are being hailed as heroes after they chased a car carrying a kidnapped girl -- on their bicycles.

Twinkies are back, but most jobs are not

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Twinkies are back in stores.

Funny the way it is: Stranded Dave Matthews hitches ride with fan to show

Emily Kraus was psyched. She had been a Dave Matthews fan since she was 9.

Verdict doesn't end debate in Trayvon Martin death

They took to the streets, to radio call-in shows, to social media to vent their frustration. George Zimmerman not guilty?

Arizona mayor opposes razor wire on border fence

An Arizona mayor is comparing a Border Patrol proposal to put razor wire on portions of the U.S.-Mexico border fence to building the Berlin Wall. "We've had a black eye because everybody is using the border as a political issue," Nogales Mayor Art

Six-year-old boy survives hours trapped in sand dune

For 3 1/2 hours, rescuers dug desperately to reach the 6-year-old boy swallowed whole in the northern Indiana sand dunes. But the more they dug, the deeper Nathan Woessner seemed to sink in the 11-foot mound of sand.

Gold! $250K in centuries-old coins found

 "Constantly searching for a needle in a haystack" is what Brent Brisben says he does for a living, and on days like Saturday, the payoff makes the work worthwhile.