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    Police: 2 Dead, Including Gunman, at High School near Seattle

    MARYSVILLE, Washington (CNN)- The shooter who opened fire Friday morning at Washington state’s Marysville-Pilchuck High School played football and was recently named to the homecoming court. Freshman Jaylen Fryberg was in the school’s cafeteria, went up to a table with students, “came up from behind … and fired about six bullets into the backs of them,” witness Jordan Luton told CNN. “They were his friends, so it wasn’t just random,” Luton said. The attacker shot five people, killing one, authorities […]

  • Police in Charlottesville, Virginia are looking for missing college student Hannah Elizabeth Graham. The University of Virginia student was last heard from on early Saturday morning, September 13, 2014 when she sent a text to friends at about 1:20 a.m.

    Human Remains Belong to Missing UVA Student Hannah Graham

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia (CNN)- Human remains discovered last weekend in Albemarle County, Virginia, belong to University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, authorities said Friday. Graham, 18, went missing before dawn on September 13 after being last spotted on several surveillance cameras in Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall area. The remains were discovered last Saturday on an abandoned property eight miles from where Graham was last seen. Graham’s parents, John and Sue, acknowledged the confirmation of the remains’ identity, announced by the Virginia Medical […]

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    California Man Attacks New York Police Officers with a Hatchet

    NEW YORK (CNN)- A man charged at four New York police officers with a metal hatchet Thursday, hitting two of them at a time of high alert for authorities concerned they might be targeted in the United States and Canada. The suspect was hiding behind a bus shelter as if he was waiting to attack the officers, according to a law enforcement official, who said it almost appeared as if he was stalking them. The officers were posing for a […]

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    NY Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola Virus

    NEW YORK (CNN)- A Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned to New York from West Africa has tested positive for the Ebola virus, becoming the first diagnosed case in the city, a law enforcement official briefed on the matter told CNN. The doctor, identified as Craig Spencer, 33, came back from treating Ebola patients in Guinea about 10 days ago, and developed a fever, nausea, pain and fatigue Wednesday night. The physician, employed at New York’s Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, […]

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    Solar Eclipse Visible Thursday Afternoon

    (CNN)- The cosmos will cast an afternoon delight over the country on Thursday with a partial solar eclipse. The moon will clip the sun, making it look like a fingernail as it sets in the west for most of the country and Canada. The show will reach its height at 5:45 p.m. ET, NASA says, meaning the Eastern half of the country should get a view before the backdrop of golden twilight hues. People living in the Central Time zone […]

  • Robert Downey Jr., left, is Iron Man and Chris Evans plays Captain America in "Avengers: Age of Ultron."
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    WATCH: “Avengers: Age of Ultron” Trailer

    (CNN)- The new trailer for “Avengers: Age of Ultron” is, in a word, “Hulktastic.” Marvel and Disney unleashed the first official look at the next Avengers movie on Wednesday night, not long after a leaked version made its way online, and now May can’t come fast enough. The two-minute clip features everything Marvel fans could’ve asked for, between James Spader’s chilling narration as Ultron, the introduction of Elizabeth Olsen’s Scarlet Witch and Aaron Taylor-Johnson’s Quicksilver, and the glimpse of Iron […]

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    45,000-year-old Bone Suggests Timeline when Humans Mated with Neanderthals

    RUSSIA (CNN)- DNA from a 45,000-year-old leg bone is giving scientists a better idea of when modern humans first started mating with Neanderthals. The thigh bone was found six years ago on the banks of the Irtysh River in Siberia by Nikolai Peristov, a Russian artist who carves jewelry from ancient mammoth tusks, according to the journal Nature. “It was quite fossilized, and the hope was that it might turn out (to be) old. We hit the jackpot,” Bence Viola, […]

  • Passengers at Lungi International Airport in Freetown, Sierra Leone undergo additional screenings as part of the safety measures taken to contain the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. Photo courtesy: Jerrel Gilliam

    CDC: Travelers to U.S. from Ebola-Stricken Nations Face New Requirements

    ATLANTA, Georgia (CNN)- All travelers coming from Ebola-stricken Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Leone into the United States will be required to monitor their temperatures for 21 days and keep an eye on possible Ebola symptoms, starting on Monday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday. After being screened in the country they are departing and being screened when they arrive in the United States, those travelers also will be required to report daily health information to state and […]

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    ‘Dog Got Him': White House Fence Jumper Quickly Detained

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNN)- A man jumped over the White House fence on Wednesday night, but this time, the man barely made it onto the lawn before being taken down by two police dogs and quickly detained by Secret Service agents. “Dog got him,” a Secret Service spokesman said. The Secret Service identified the man as 32-year-old Dominic Adesanya of Bel Air, Maryland, and said charges against him are pending. The two dogs with the K-9 unit were taken to a […]