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Caught on cam: Fiery hot air balloon crash

The Federal Aviation Administration was on the scene in Clinton, Massachusetts Sunday, looking into why a hot air balloon made a crash landing.

Bodies found in storage

A Boston, Massachusetts funeral home is being investigated after 12 bodies and the cremated remains of 40 others were found hidden in self-storage units.

TSA security fees are going up, beginning Monday

Get ready to pay a little more when you fly. New rates for the TSA's "September 11th Security Fee" take effect today (Monday). You'll see it added to the cost of your plane ticket.

Sterling vs. Sterling: court battle over L.A. Clippers to resume today

Donald Sterling and his estranged wife Shelly return to court today (Monday) to continue their battle over the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers.

Wildfires drive residents from homes in Washington state and Canada

Wildfires spanning almost 250,000 acres are driving hundreds of people from their homes in Washington state and across the border in Canada, officials said.

As Gaza death toll spikes, Israel denies Hamas captured soldier

GAZA CITY (CNN) -- Israel has denied Hamas' claim of capturing Israeli soldier during the deadliest day yet of fighting in Gaza. Hamas' military wing said Sunday it had taken the soldier during an early morning operation.

FDA pushes for more research on male breast cancer

A surprising new demographic could be added to breast cancer treatment trials: men. On Monday, the FDA urged drug companies to include males in their trials.

New York man dies after chokehold by police

Confronted by police trying to arrest him for allegedly selling illegal cigarettes, Eric Garner raised both hands in the air and, with passive defiance, told the officers not to touch him.

Kerry: 'Drunken separatists' interfering at MH17 crash site

GRABOVE, Ukraine (CNN) -- Are the same separatists accused of shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 now looting, tampering with the evidence and stopping investigators from combing through the wreckage?

Millennials say no to marriage

When it comes to marriage, Millennials are saying "I don't."

Pacific Northwest wildfires char a million acres, spur warnings of bad air

Nearly a million acres were burning as 21 wildfires raged in the Pacific Northwest on Sunday, fire officials said.

California man arrested, said he wanted to join ISIS

(CNN) -- A 20-year-old California man who told authorities he wanted to travel to Syria to join the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has been arrested, according to federal documents.

Obama to discuss immigration crisis with Central American leaders

The White House announced Friday that leaders from three Central American countries will meet with President Obama next week to discuss the ongoing immigration crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Athlete, soccer fans, vacationing family among Malaysia Airlines crash victims

A nun, a leading AIDS researcher, an international athlete and a family traveling on summer vacation. The victims aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came from around the world and held a wide range of hopes and dreams.

Typhoon Rammasun kills more than 100 in China and Philippines

The strongest typhoon to hit southern China in four decades has killed at least 16 people in the region after leaving scores dead in the Philippines.