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Blood moon: Lunar eclipse gazers mesmerized as red hue lights up sky

It was the first in a series of four consecutive total lunar eclipses

Sky gazers caught a glimpse of the "blood moon" crossing the Earth's shadow Tuesday in all its splendor.

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Fussy infants and toddlers watch more TV

Does your baby have difficulty calm him or herself? Falling and staying asleep? It can be stressful, especially for new parents. But once again, researchers are recommending that parents avoid plopping them down in front of the television

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Beef prices hit record high

Hitting the grocery store is getting more costly

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Carpenter who cut off his fingers makes 'Robohand' with 3-D printer

He made his own replacement fingers, now creates them for others

"I was in a position to see exactly what happens in the human hand. I got the basics of what it's all about and thought yeah, I'll make my own."

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Is the Internet killing religion?

We can blame the Internet for plenty: the proliferation of porn, our obsession with cat videos, the alleged rise of teen trends like -- brace yourself -- eyeball licking.

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Four school stabbing victims in critical condition; teen suspect charged as adult

Alex Hribal, 16, faces 4 counts of attempted homicide, 21 counts of aggravated assault

A teenage boy wielding two kitchen knives went on a stabbing rampage at his high school in Murrysville, Pennsylvania, early Wednesday, before being tackled by an assistant principal, authorities said.

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Suspect ID'd in shooting of LAPD officer at police station

The suspect who allegedly opened fire with a semi-automatic handgun in the front lobby of the Los Angeles Police Department's West Traffic Division has been identified as Daniel C. Yealu, 29, of L.A., LAPD Cmdr. Andy Smith said Tuesday.

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Forget wearable tech, embeddable implants are already here

A new generation of embeddable tech implants could soon change the way we live

Smartphone mapping features are great for getting directions, until you lose signal. But you could avoid getting lost in the woods with a guiding system embedded in your body.

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Habanero peppers cause school evacuation

Hazmat crews decontaminated students outside, spraying them down

Police cars and fire trucks surrounded Jefferson County Open School in Colorado Monday, as hazmat crews decontaminated students outside -- spraying them down, fully clothed, in cordoned-off sections under a blue tent.

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Ebola outbreak one of 'most challenging'

Ebola has sickened 178 people, killed more than 100, WHO says

The Ebola outbreak in coastal West Africa is still contained to Guinea and Liberia, the World Health Organization announced Tuesday, despite rumors of the virus spreading to other countries.

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The universe is expanding, but how quickly?

Dark energy is responsible for the universe's accelerating expansion

You can't see it happening on Earth, but space itself is stretching. Ever since the Big Bang happened 13.8 billion years ago, the universe has been getting bigger.

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Obamacare hits enrollment goal with 7.1 million sign-ups at ‘finish line’

Last-minute surge credited for surprising turn-around

last-minute enrollment surge enabled the White House to meet its original sign-up target for the Affordable Care Act, a surprising victory for the Obama administration after a rocky rollout of the program that has become a political hot potato for Democrats and a rallying cry for Republicans.

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How young is too young to travel?

Children benefit from seeing how different people live around the world

The child was screaming and out of control as he and his mother boarded the aircraft.

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Brittany Murphy's final film being released

Four years after Brittany Murphy's unexpected death, her last film is being released.

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Oprah to campaign for House candidate

You may have never heard of Lavern Chatman, a Democrat running for Congress in northern Virginia.

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'Jackass' star jumps into shallow river, calls San Antonio officials 'irresponsible'

Steve-O calls city officials "irresponsible" for not posting "no diving" signs along river

Steve-O, best known for his grimace-inducing stunts on the "Jackass" TV show and films, was in San Antonio this weekend and flipped out. Literally.

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Kanye West gets probation in paparazzi attack

Kanye West is paying a price for not ignoring a swarm of paparazzi surrounding him at an airport this past summer.

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Confusion clouds search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

So many questions have yet to be answered

More than four days since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared over Southeast Asia, Malaysian officials not only don’t know what happened to the plane, they don’t seem sure where to look.

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Two buildings collapse, at least 2 dead after Manhattan explosion

NEW YORK (CNN) -- At least two people were killed after a massive explosion and raging fire Wednesday morning in Manhattan’s East Harlem, authorities said.

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Plane hits parachute

Skydiver is thrown to the ground from 75 feet in the air

A Cessna collided with a parachute at a small airport in Polk County, Florida, on Saturday.

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CDC: Hospitals contributing to rise of superbugs

Health officials have long been warning us about the overuse of antibiotics and the rise of drug-resistant “superbugs.” Now the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is shining a light on how hospitals are contributing to the problem.

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Cruise ship rescues 24 stranded Cubans

Matthew Sudders has been on plenty of cruises, but he'd never seen anything like this.

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L.A. Council Bans E-Cigarette `Vaping' at Bars, Clubs, Restaurants and Some Public Places

The Los Angeles City Council moved today to ban e-cigarette use, often called vaping,'' inside bars, nightclubs, restaurants and other public areas where tobacco smoking is restricted.

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Fugitive and whistleblower Edward Snowden to speak from Russia at SXSW

The U.S. has charged Snowden with espionage and theft of government property

Even though he can't set foot in the United States for fear of arrest, fugitive National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden has joined the speakers' roster at this year's South by Southwest Interactive Festival

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10-year-old suspended for making fingers into shape of gun

Dad says he was "goofing off" with friends

Ten-year-old Nathan Entingh doesn't understand why he got suspended from school for three days.

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Apple and Danish company ReSound have teamed up on a new hearing aid

Can Apple help make hearing aids cool?

People wait in long lines and even camp out to get their hands on new Apple devices as soon as they're available. But they drag their feet, sometimes for years, when it comes to purchasing another piece of technology that could greatly improve their lives: hearing aids

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Pizza guy on Oscar delivery: 'This is really the American dream'

If he looked gobstruck when he walked onstage at the Oscars, he had good reason.

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L.A. County Gasoline Price Rises

Highest Amount Since Oct. 6

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose to its highest amount since Oct. 6 today,

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California mystery disease

More than a dozen cases of polio-like illness

About 20 cases of a "polio-like syndrome" have been identified in California children over the past 18 months, a Stanford University researcher says.

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Aggressive T-Mobile losing money

Still getting customers

T-Mobile got aggressive in 2013, positioning itself as the "UnCarrier" and actively courting customers of other mobile providers to switch. According to the company, it's working -- at least in terms of adding new customers.

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Jimmy Fallon’s ‘Tonight Show’ debut: New show, old Jimmy

To thunderous applause and with a Cheshire cat grin, Jimmy Fallon walked on to the stage at the NBC Studio in New York Monday night -- the new host in the old home of the “Tonight Show.”v

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George Zimmerman wants to fight rapper DMX in celebrity bout; contract not yet signed

As in, what now, George Zimmerman? Seems like the former neighborhood watchman has found yet another way to remain in the public limelight.

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Justin Bieber, dad ignored pilot's demand to put pot away

Pot smoke was so strong in jet's cabin the flight crew put on oxygen masks, source says

Justin Bieber and his father allegedly refused a pilot's warning to stop smoking pot during a flight from Canada to New Jersey on Friday, according to a law enforcement source.

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Suspects indentified in Philip Seymour Hoffman drug sale

A police source Wednesday identified suspects being investigated in connection with the heroin sold to actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died of an apparent drug overdose, as Juliana Luchkiw

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Murder trial to begin after man shoots teen following loud music spat

Similarities to the case of Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman

A high-profile trial is set to begin in Florida on Monday involving a man who fatally shot a 17-year-old African-American teenager.

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King siblings are fighting again over estate items including Bible used in Obama's inauguration

The siblings have sued and counter sued one another, including 2008 filing Martin Luther King's daughter defiant after estate sues for Bible, Nobel prize

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Can I take my pot on a plane?

Accidentally brought your marijuana to the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport?

Don't worry. Pitkin County Sheriff Joe DiSalvo plans to install amnesty boxes at the airport, possibly as soon as next week, for people traveling out of state.

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The Super Rich are mad as hell - and doing great

The tech venture capitalist initially compared the assault on the wealthy to a wave of Nazi attacks on Jews ahead of the Holocaust, in a letter this past weekend. He has since allowed that the comparison went too far, but he doesn't apologize for the overall message and his warning about anti-rich "radicalism."

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Bill Cosby to return to NBC in new sitcom

Bill Cosby is returning to NBC with a new sitcom, a network rep told CNN on Wednesday night.

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Justin Bieber arrested on drunken driving, resisting arrest charges

Justin Bieber was charged with drunken driving, resisting arrest and driving without a valid license after police saw the pop star street racing Thursday morning, Miami Beach police said.

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Fires burns 1,700 acres in Angeles National Forrest

GLENDORA,Calif., - A blaze that was allegedly set by a trio of people tossing papers into a campfire scorched about 1,700 acres today in the Angeles National Forest north of Glendora, destroying two homes and leaving at four people with minor injuries.

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Michelle Obama ‘fabulous’ at 50: Has the big birthday changed?

Michelle Obama’s not just embracing her half-century milestone, she’s relishing it. Describing herself as “50 and fabulous,” the “Let’s Move” creator is getting ready to move herself on Saturday -- as in show off some dance moves -- with a big birthday celebration at the White House.

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Texting dad at movies: ‘I can’t believe I got shot

It started with a father sending text messages during the previews of an afternoon movie. It ended with the 43-year-old father shot dead amid the theater seats, and a 71-year-old retired police officer in custody.

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Young Jeezy charged with beating teen son

Rapper Young Jeezy allegedly beat up his teenage son and threatened to kill him during an argument 15 months ago.

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Driverless car tech gets serious at CES

The Detroit Auto show isn’t until Monday, but major car companies are showing off some of their more exciting car-tech prototypes a week early at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Prison inmates sickened by tainted chicken

Tyson Foods has announced a recall of nearly 34,000 pounds of chicken on fears of salmonella contamination.

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New trial in Michael Jackson wrongful-death suit rejected

The judge who presided over the Michael Jackson wrongful-death trial last year issued a final rejection of the Jacksons’ request for a new trial on Monday.

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2014 Golden Globes: Biggest audience in a decade

More than 20 million people watched the Golden Globes on Sunday night, the highest total audience for the awards show in 10 years.

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Flu season may be peaking

An additional 10 states reported widespread seasonal flu activity last week, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Colorado’s recreational marijuana stores make history

DENVER, Col., -- Iraq war veteran Sean Azzariti described his purchase of recreational marijuana -- legally -- as a historic moment Wednesday.

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