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  • This graphic from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows an airbag expanding, shooting shrapnel toward the driver.

    100 Million Car Recalls in U.S. Since Start of 2014

    NEW YORK– There have been roughly 100 million vehicle recalls in the United States since the start of last year. And most of the affected cars have yet to be repaired. There were a record 74.2 million recalls in 2014, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. And there have already been 25 million recalls in 2015, according to Kevin Pollack, vice president for Stericycle ExpertSolutions, which helps automakers manage recalls. Precisely how many vehicles have been recalled isn’t […]

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    Canine Flu Outbreak: How Can You Keep Your Dog Safe?

    As new cases of canine influenza spread across several states, veterinarians are urging vigilance after hundreds of dogs contracted the virus. Last month, more than 1,000 pooches got dog flu in Chicago, while one in the Atlanta area and another one in Ohio tested positive this week. Other positive results have been reported in various states, including Iowa, Indiana, Massachusetts and New York, according to Cornell University. Here’s what you need to know about the virus: What causes it? Dog […]

  • NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 14:  Anne Meara attends Roundabout Theater Company's 2011 Spring Gala at Roseland Ballroom on March 14, 2011 in New York City.  (Courtesy: Ben Gabbe/Getty Images)

    Actress Anne Meara, Mother of Ben Stiller, Dies at 85

    Comedy great Anne Meara, one half of the comedy team “Stiller & Meara,” died at 85 on Saturday, her family said. Meara and her husband, Jerry Stiller, were married for 61 years and worked together almost as long, the family said in a statement. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children, comic actor Ben Stiller, daughter Amy Stiller and grandchildren. “Anne’s memory lives on in the hearts of daughter Amy, son Ben, her grandchildren, her extended […]

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    Ireland Votes Overwhelmingly in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage

    DUBLIN, Ireland (CNN) — Same-sex couples will soon be able to walk down the aisle in the Emerald Isle. Voters in Ireland overwhelmingly chose to change their nation’s constitution Friday, becoming the first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage through popular vote. The official results were announced Saturday at a Dublin Castle press conference: 1,201,607 voted in favor of the landmark referendum, while 734,300 voted against it, said Ríona Ní Fhlanghaile, an elections official. Voter turnout in the […]

  • Democratic presidential hopeful and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during a roundtable discussion with members of the small business community at Capital City Fruit on April 15, 2015 in Norwalk, Iowa. Hillary Clinton continues to campaign throughout Iowa as she makes her second bid for President of the United States. (Courtesy: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    First Round of Hillary Clinton State Department Emails Released

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNN)- The State Department released Friday its first round of emails from Hillary Clinton’s time as Secretary of State, offering a new look at her handling of the attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi. The roughly 300 emails, about 850 pages, are part of the 30,000 that she turned over to State from her private email server, which she used almost exclusively to conduct both private and public business during her time at State. “The emails we […]

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    Latest Salmonella Outbreak May be Linked to Raw Tuna

    ATLANTA — Raw tuna, mostly from sushi, may be at the heart of a recent salmonella outbreak that stretches across nine states. The outbreak, which started back in March, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has made at least 53 people sick. The bacterium at the heart of the outbreak is the Salmonella paratyphi B variant. While patients have reported being sick in nine states, most of the cases are concentrated in Southern California or in people […]

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    Scrabble Dictionary Adds Lolz, Other Words That Aren’t Actually Words

    Scrabble dictionary has added lotsa new words for its players, and some are so ridic, they’ll make you lolz. The venerable board game has an additional 6,500 words, including a few once limited to social media and technology. A number of the new words are straight from the mouths of the cool kids. There’s lotsa, twerking, lolz, emoji and ridic — short for ridiculous. Facetime, which means talking with someone via the Apple app of the same name, will earn […]

  • Six Baltimore, Maryland police officers, Lt. Brian Rice, Sgt. Alicia White, Ofc. William Porter, Ofc. Garrett Miller, Ofc. Edward Nero and Ofc. Caesar Goodson Jr. were indicted in the death of Freddie Gray on May 21, 2015. Gray was arrested by Baltimore police on April 12 and died on April 19.

    Freddie Gray Death: Grand Jury Indicts Police Officers

    BALTIMORE, Maryland (CNN)- Six police officers have been indicted in the death of Freddie Gray, Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby said Thursday. The officers are scheduled to be arraigned on July 2, she said. Gray’s death last month after allegedly suffering a devastating injury while in police custody sparked protests and riots in Baltimore. Earlier this month, Mosby said that charges had been filed against six officers in Gray’s death, an unexpected announcement that brought cheers from protesters and […]

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    Mom Shames Daughter on Facebook for Posting Suggestive Photos

    DENVER — The video can be uncomfortable to watch. A mom stands on the sidewalk, berating her 13-year-old daughter for pretending to be an older teenager and making suggestive posts on Facebook. The girl fidgets and sniffles. “You’ve got a Facebook page, and you’re on there with your bra on, right? Is that what you do?” Valerie Starks asks as the girl begins to cry. “Don’t cry now. You wasn’t crying when you was posting pictures on Facebook, was you? […]