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Search for suspected cop killer yields pipe bombs

(CNN) -- Investigators found two fully functional pipe bombs and believe that a three-week manhunt may be taking a toll on suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein, Pennsylvania State Police Lt. Col. George Bivens said Tuesday.

Nine-year old weighed 17lbs at death; parents charged

Pennsylvania authorities have charged a couple with criminal homicide after the death of their nine-year old son from starvation.

The Christmas holiday season is here? Already?

The holiday season is here, or at least it is if you happen to be a U.S. retailer. Major U.S. stores will add over 800-thousand temporary jobs this fall.

New report: NFL player who killed girlfriend, then self had devastating brain disease

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher likely had a devastating brain disease when he shot and killed his girlfriend and himself two years ago, that's according to a new report.

Wine in a can, a keg, a carton...and it's not bad

Jordan Kivelstadt decided to ditch glass wine bottles after he literally kicked a keg.

Bananas? Not just for eating

On the fertile farmlands of Uganda's Kasese district, miles and miles of lush banana plantations dot the green landscape.

Hong Kong protesters dig in and brace for possible crackdown

HONG KONG (CNN) -- Thousands of demonstrators bracing for the possibility of a police crackdown stood their ground in the heart of Hong Kong on Tuesday.

Arrest made after Arkansas Realtor vanishes on job

Police arrested Aaron Lewis on Monday in connection with the disappearance of Arkansas Realtor Beverly Carter, police say.

More hospitals asking patients to pay for procedures up front

Get ready to whip out your credit card before you are wheeled into the operating room or undergo an MRI. More hospitals are asking patients settle the bill in advance.

Could a woman's skirt size determine her risk for breast cancer?

Could a woman's skirt size help determine her risk for breast cancer? Overall weight gain is a known risk factor, but new research suggests a thickening waistline in particular is a strong predictor for breast cancer.

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin marry in Venice

George Clooney, long considered Hollywood's most eligible bachelor, married British human rights attorney Amal Alamuddin Saturday in a private ceremony in Venice, Italy, his publicist, Stan Rosenfield, told CNN.

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin marry in Venice

George Clooney, long considered Hollywood's most eligible bachelor, married British human rights attorney Amal Alamuddin Saturday in a private ceremony in Venice, Italy, his publicist, Stan Rosenfield, told CNN.

Monday is National Coffee Day

Isn't everyday national coffee day? Well, yes. But Monday is "National Coffee Day." Of course it's a stunt, a marketing celebration of the juice on which America runs (if you believe one sales pitch).

At least 34 injured as police and protesters clash in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (CNN) -- After a day of tense protests in Hong Kong in which at least 34 people were injured, organizers called on tens of thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators in the Chinese territory to head home late Sunday.

15 people, mostly teens, shot at Miami nightclub

(CNN) -- Fifteen people, mostly teenagers, were shot early Sunday morning at a Miami nightclub, Miami police reported.