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Experimental Ebola drug on its way to Liberia

The government of Liberia says that sample doses of the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp will be sent there to treat doctors who have contracted the deadly virus.

Robin Williams dead of apparent suicide

Comedic actor Robin Williams died at his Northern California home Monday, law enforcement officials said. Williams was 63.

Racing world reeling over death of young driver

The world of stock car racing is still reeling over the death of a young dirt track driver who was run over and killed by NASCAR star Tony Stewart late Saturday in Canandaigua, New York.

The 'Harry Potter' movie Daniel Radcliffe can't stand

(CNN) -- Of the eight "Harry Potter" movies Daniel Radcliffe made, there's one in particular that sets his teeth on edge.

Federal judge spends night in jail after alleged domestic dispute

(CNN) -- A federal judge spent the night in an Atlanta jail after being charged with misdemeanor battery in an alleged domestic violence incident involving his wife.

Amazon picks a new fight: Disney DVDs

 Amazon's newest squabble with a supplier is affecting films such as "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" and "Muppets Most Wa

Women crawl under car in protest

Two women crawled under a Border Patrol truck to prevent a man from being detained Sunday.

'Death simulator' attraction to open in China

We've all wondered what it's like to die. Now there's a game that claims it can fulfill our curiosity, without actually killing us.

Vigil for Missouri teen turns violent

Crowds gathered in Ferguson, Missouri Sunday night To march for justice and peace. But their vigil quickly turned violent. Dozens of police officers from St. Louis and surrounding areas rushed in.

Gas prices have dropped for the 7th week in a row

Gas prices have dropped for the seventh straight week, according to the latest Lundberg Survey.

Parents may be distracting their children from driving

Talking or texting while driving is the leading cause of fatal car accidents among teenagers. Now a new study revealed parents may be part of the problem.

Police in Missouri shoot and kill unarmed teen, incident sparks protests

Protests in Missouri around the death of an unarmed teen turned violent late Sunday.

Thousands of Yazidis rescued, Iraqi Human Rights Ministry spokesman says

(CNN) -- The U.S. military carried out a new series of airstrikes Sunday against ISIS targets in Iraq, while some 20,000 Yazidi Iraqis who had been trapped on Mount Sinjar were rescued and taken to the Syrian-Iraqi border.

Vietnam War Medal of Honor recipient, Special Forces legend dies at 70

Medal of Honor recipient, Vietnam prisoner of war and Special Forces legend Sgt. Maj. Jon R. Cavaiani lost his long battle with a bone marrow disorder, July 29, passing away at 70 years old, in Stanford, California.

'Death simulator' attraction to open in China

We've all wondered what it's like to die. Now there's a game that claims it can fulfill our curiosity, without actually killing us.