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There was a time in my life when I thought I knew a thing or two -- about life, about being a reasonably functional member of society, about language, about being a food editor. That phase of my existence ended several weeks ago when the meatloaf salad showed up in my workplace cafeteria.
A 6-foot-long boa constrictor named Rocky stole the show Friday during a rehearsal for Nicki Minaj's performance of "Anaconda" at the MTV Video Music Awards when he bit a backup dancer in the arm, according to a statement from MTV.
Police say gunmen stormed a Sunni mosque in Iraq during prayers and opened fire, killing at least 70 people.
Some 20,000 ethnic Turkmen Shiites in Iraq are running low on food, water and electricity. The situation "demands immediate action," a U.N. official says.
"Brain Games" host Jason Silva joins Dr. Sanjay Gupta on SGMD Saturday at 4:30pm ET and Sunday at 7:30am ET on CNN
Supporters of Ferguson, Missouri, Police Officer Darren Wilson say they have faced threats over their views, but vowed not to be silenced.
A rare, all white, deer was spotted in a Connecticut neighborhood. CNN affiliate WCBS has the story.
Iceland closed the airspace near the Bardarbunga volcano on Saturday, warning that significant emission of ash into the atmosphere is likely.
After three years of avoiding it, President Barack Obama finds himself being pushed toward military action in Syria.
The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, is using brutal tactics to gain control of large areas of Iraq and Syria.
ISIS demanded 100 million euros ($132.5 million) in ransom for the release of James Foley, the American journalist kidnapped and killed by the terrorist group in Syria, according to a spokesman for GlobalPost, the news website for which Foley freelanced.
As the investigation into the shooting of Michael Brown continues, critics, including Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, have questioned the prosecutor's efficiency and impartiality.
"We need long-term to take out ISIS' leadership, to degrade their operational capabilities, to cut off their financing sources, to go after them in a comprehensive way to cut off their ability to do the things we've seen them do."
They moved to the St. Louis suburb because of its schools, affordable housing and manageable crime rate. The city they've seen lately, in the media and out their windows, is not that city.
A St. Louis County cop was disciplined after a video showed him railing about his past and perhaps future as "a killer," police said.
John Bare says the Ice Bucket Challenge signals a new kind of activism and peer-to-peer fund-raising.
Screenwriter William Goldman has won two Oscars and written some of the most famous lines in movie history. And he still has no idea why some of his dialogue is part of the national vernacular.