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Dwyane Wade goes 1 on 1 with 90 year old Grandma Nelly

(CNN) -- When Grandma Nelly lays down a challenge, you'd better accept it. And she wasn't shooting low. Nelly was gunning for NBA star Dwyane Wade.

Active shooter situation unfolding inside Canadian Parliament

A Canadian soldier was shot and killed as he and another soldier stood guard at Canada's Parliament war memorial Wednesday. Details are emerging as authorities try to secure the government building in Ottawa.

40% of Web users have been harassed, says survey

 For the past 25 years, the Web has opened up unprecedented possibilities for human communication.

WWII Vet receives diploma

Although the end of the school year is still several months away, Pennsylvania's Mercer High School is celebrating the graduation of one of their students.

50 states, 50 jobs, one honeymoon

"Why did you turn off the RV?" Alyssa Padgett recalls asking her husband, Heath, as their 29-foot RV careened off an exit toward the small town of Williams, Arizona. "I didn't," he replied.

Palins describe brawl in police recordings

Editor's note: The audio mentioned below, obtained by CNN from police records, contains strong language.

Expect to pay more to fly this Thanksgiving and Christmas

Expect to pay more to fly out of town for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays this year. According to, flights around the Thanksgiving weekend are up 17-percent from last year.

Teal Pumpkins: Safter treats

There's a push this year to add a different kind of Halloween decoration to the front of your house: A teal pumpkin. The Food Allergy Research and Education Group started the "Teal Pumpkin Project."

Caught on Cam: Terrifying Crash

Video recorded by two Pennsylvania delivery men shows the moment they were caught up in a horrifying crash. It started Monday when the men noticed an erratic driver on a two lane road in Uniontown, Pennsylvania.

Officials: 3 Denver girls played hooky from school and tried to join ISIS

(CNN) -- The first indication that something was wrong was a phone call from his daughter's Denver area school to let Assad Ibrahim know that she had not come to class.

Car prowler shot breaking into car w/ sleeping man inside

Officers arrested a 63-year-old man who they say shot a car prowler who broke into the van he was sleeping in.

Michael Brown autopsy results released

Michael Brown's gunshot wounds included a shot in the hand at close range, his official autopsy shows, according to an analysis reported by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

New White House "Ebola Czar" reports for duty

The new White House "Ebola Czar" officially reports for duty today (Wednesday). Ron Klain is tasked with coordinating the Obama administration's response to the outbreak.

Washington Post's Ben Bradlee dies

(CNN) -- Ben Bradlee, the zestful, charismatic Washington Post editor who guided the paper through the era of the Pentagon Papers and Watergate and was immortalized on screen in "All the President's Men," has died. He was 93.

DOUBLE TAKE: You had me from 'hello?'

Renee Zellweger, you had us at "hello."