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Amelia Earhart completes around-the-world flight

It's been said there's something in a name. Now, a 31-year-old Denver woman named after pilot Amelia Earhart is celebrating a feat her namesake could not. Earhart circled the world in a single-engine plane.

Dogs catch some waves on the SoCal coast

These surfing pups make it look easy. More than 50 dogs hopped on surf boards and caught some waves in Southern California Sunday. It was part of the ninth annual Petco Surf-Dog Competition.

A new look at life for 'KFC girl'

From being shy to hugs around the room, three-year-old Victoria Wilcher is a new person without her eye patch. "It's the first step on a long journey," said North Naples prosthetic eye specialist Raymond Peters.

Big problem, little time

The crisis at the border is increasing the pressure on Washington this morning. Members of Congress are searching for ways to compromise, and time is running out.

Comfort food causing stress?

Stopping at your local fast food drive thru is fast and easy. That's the requirement Tania Sarria has for her meals.

Can working out help students get better grades?

We all know there are physical benefits of exercise and while there's no doubt hitting the gym makes us feel better, new research suggests it may also make us think better too.

Citigroup agrees to pay $7 billion in settlement

Citigroup has agreed to pay seven-billion dollars to settle charges it packaged bad mortgages during the run-up to the financial crisis.

Taco Bell is making changes to its menu

Taco Bell is beefing up its menu. The restaurant chain is unveiling the "Cantina Power Menu" next week. It offers bowls and burritos packed with more than 20 grams of protein with no more than 500 calories.

World Cup final draws hundreds of El Paso soccer fans

This is the second time Germany and Argentina met in a final World Cup match. The game was scoreless for two hours until Germany’s Mario Gotze fired a goal in the 113th minute.

Fire at New York's Rockefeller Center injures 6

Six people suffered minor burns after a fire broke out in the observation deck at New York City's Rockefeller Center Sunday night, a fire official said.

WORLD CUP: Germany beats Argentina 1-0 in Final

Better late than never -- Germany won its fourth World Cup after a tense 1-0 victory over Argentina on Sunday.

Political Chatter: Battle lines are drawn in immigration debate

(CNN) -- The ball is now in Congress' court.

Afghan presidential candidates agree to an audit of disputed election

Afghanistan's two rival presidential candidates have agreed to an audit of their disputed election. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry helped broker the deal.

Lone survivor in Texas shooting looks for hope amid her horror

(CNN) -- Cassidy Stay has seen the worst -- the brutal killings of her parents and siblings, ages 4 to 13, in their Texas home.

Rhetoric flies along with rockets and missiles in Israeli-Hamas faceoff

(CNN) -- The language of war leaves something lost in translation.