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Apple's Tim Cook on TV, Steve Jobs, and iPhone 6

In an in-depth interview with Charlie Rose, taped on Friday, the Apple CEO said the current television experience is "stuck back in the 70's," but he didn't say when Apple might try to take TV into the future.

Family of Arizona gun instructor release video

The children of a gun instructor who was accidentally shot and killed by a 9-year-old girl at an Arizona gun range last month reached out to the girl in a video posted Friday morning.

Britain vows to 'confront' the ISIS 'menace' after killing of David Haines

Countries in the Mideast and outside the region "are prepared to engage in military assistance, in actual strikes if that is what it requires" to fight ISIS, U.S.

Search for missing pilot continues after 2 Navy jets collide in Pacific

The search continues for a missing Navy pilot in the western Pacific Ocean after two U.S. fighter jets collided on Thursday while operating at sea, a Navy official told CNN on Friday.

Kerry 'taken aback' by James Foley's mother's reaction to handling of case

 The U.S. government Friday defended its handling of James Foley's case after the slain journalist's mother told CNN that officials suggested the family could be charged if they tried to raise money to free him.

Massachusetts town jarred by discovery of 3 dead infants in squalid home

A Massachusetts town along the banks of a river was jarred by a gruesome sight this week: three dead infants in a home so squalid, police officers had to search it in hazmat suits.

'Magic mushrooms' help smokers quit, and other studies you missed

Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health.

College forced to remove helmet cross honoring deceased teammates

Arkansas State University's plan to remove a cross from its football helmet is being met with criticism by the family of one student the cross was meant to honor.

West African health centers can't keep up with Ebola outbreak, WHO says

The number of new Ebola cases is growing faster than the ability of health officials to handle them, the head of the World Health Organization said Friday. "In the three hardest hit countries, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the number of new