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Fracking

Adam Fenster / Reuters

Is the U.S. holding too much oil in reserve?

Does America have too much oil in its reserves?

Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon fired off a letter this week asking the Department of Energy to study the "size and make-up" of the U.S.' Strategic Petroleum Reserve.

It comes fresh on the heels of a report o...

Mark Zuckerberg

Mason Cohn/CNNMoney

Can Facebook live up to the hype?

Speaking solely in Mandarin in front of a Chinese audience was probably really hard for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

But satisfying Wall Street's extremely high expectations for his company when Facebook reports its third quarter results on Tuesday ...

New York Stock Exchange trading

Mark Blinch/Reuters

The Ebola stocks: Effect of an outbreak

Ebola anxiety is running high.

Some people have considered canceling visits to big theme parks and worry if airports and public areas are safe zones.

It's no wonder that investors are assessing Ebola's impact on the economy. Stocks of companies that m...

Bellevue Hospital in New York

CNN

NYC tabloids keep a straight face on Ebola

New York City's tabloids are known for headlines like "Headless Body In Topless Bar," "Ford to City: Drop Dead and "Derek Eater." But they played it straight when it was time to report that Dr. Craig Spencer tested positive for Ebola Thursday night.

Operating room, hospital

Ferre' Dollar/CNN

Forced Ebola quarantines a good idea, some say

When doctors risk their lives and sacrifice their livelihoods to go to West Africa and provide desperately needed treatment to those suffering from Ebola, what should be their reward upon coming home?

Three weeks off, some say -- whether they like it ...

Fracking

Adam Fenster / Reuters

Is the U.S. holding too much oil in reserve?

Does America have too much oil in its reserves?

Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon fired off a letter this week asking the Department of Energy to study the "size and make-up" of the U.S.' Strategic Petroleum Reserve.

It comes fresh on the heels of a report o...

Mark Zuckerberg

Mason Cohn/CNNMoney

Can Facebook live up to the hype?

Speaking solely in Mandarin in front of a Chinese audience was probably really hard for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

But satisfying Wall Street's extremely high expectations for his company when Facebook reports its third quarter results on Tuesday ...

New York Stock Exchange trading

Mark Blinch/Reuters

The Ebola stocks: Effect of an outbreak

Ebola anxiety is running high.

Some people have considered canceling visits to big theme parks and worry if airports and public areas are safe zones.

It's no wonder that investors are assessing Ebola's impact on the economy. Stocks of companies that m...

Bellevue Hospital in New York

CNN

NYC tabloids keep a straight face on Ebola

New York City's tabloids are known for headlines like "Headless Body In Topless Bar," "Ford to City: Drop Dead and "Derek Eater." But they played it straight when it was time to report that Dr. Craig Spencer tested positive for Ebola Thursday night.

Operating room, hospital

Ferre' Dollar/CNN

Forced Ebola quarantines a good idea,...

When doctors risk their lives and sacrifice their livelihoods to go to West Africa and provide desperately needed treatment to those suffering from Ebola, what should be their reward upon coming home?

Three weeks off, some say -- whether they like it ...

Tehran dust storm 2010

REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi

Alleged rapist's killer executed

An Iranian woman convicted of murder -- in a killing human rights groups called self-defense against her rapist -- was hanged to death Saturday, state news agency IRNA reported.

Reyhaneh Jabbari, 26, was sentenced to death for the 2007 killing of Mor...

Police officer stands guard, Ottawa, Canada shootings

Blair Gable/Reuters

Canadian shooting: What we know

A day after a gunman killed an army reservist in the Canadian capital of Ottawa, many questions remain.

Why did he shoot? Why did he target Nathan Cirillo? Is he connected to the militant group ISIS? Here's a list of what we know -- and don't know --...

Gisele Bundchen

Benoit Tessier/Reuters

Gisele Bundchen slammed again on parenting

When did it become a crime to admit that you -- as a parent -- put yourself first?

Sure, supermodel Gisele Bundchen's haters are ready to pounce no matter what the gorgeous, successful, wealthy wife of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has to...

Constantine

From NBC

'Constantine' adds to TV's comic-book trend

Stop me if you've heard this one before.

A TV series based on a comic book series premieres Friday.

There have been a lot of them lately, from "Gotham" to "The Flash" (and of course the ratings juggernaut "The Walking Dead"). They've done quite well th...

Chrissy Teigen

REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Teigen tells Twitter 'ta-ta for now'

Model and TV personality Chrissy Teigen is usually one of Twitter's more resilient members. But after getting lost in a "sea of hate and anger" on the platform, Teigen has tapped out.

The 28-year-old turned into a Twitter all-star after she joined in...

James Corden, Late Late Show CBS

REUTERS/Jon Blacker

Corden to start 'Late Late Show' March 9

James Corden now has a date for his first broadcast of "The Late Late Show": March 9, 2015.

"We're excited to begin CBS' next chapter after midnight and introduce James' wide range of performance talents and fearless creative instincts to American tel...

Paddypower

REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Can the web predict the future?

Ever since two men first laid a bet on two flies climbing up a cave wall, gambling has struck at the core of the human condition: the future is uncertain.

And while games of chance like dice and cards have been with us for centuries, bar room wagers o...

Dearborn Mich firebomber

WDIV, Police handout

Suburban Detroit family home firebombed

Linda Bazzi awoke in the middle of the night and found her two-story home unusually warm.

Her husband investigated and found no ordinary fire downstairs.

Their suburban Detroit house was firebombed about 1 a.m. Wednesday. Their outdoor surveillance cam...

Sayre OK missing people

KFOR

Cold cases solved: Oklahoma remains ID'd

A decades-old mystery that captivated Oklahoma has been solved after officials confirmed the identities of two groups of people -- some of them teens -- who went missing in 1969 and 1970.

The first crack in the cold cases came when police in the tiny ...

Zale Thompson, NYPD hatchet

Oxnard Police Department

Police: Hatchet attack an act of terror

A broad-daylight hatchet assault on a group of New York police officers -- leaving one critically injured with a head wound -- was carried out by a self-radicalized convert to Islam in what officials Friday termed a terrorist attack.

Officer Kenneth ...

Nigeria Borno state Boko Haram

Despite Boko Haram ceasefire, kidnappings...

Despite government claims of a ceasefire that will supposedly lead to the release of more than 200 girls abducted by Boko Haram, members of the Islamist terror group have abducted at least 60 young women and girls from Christian villages in northeast...

Missing Mexican students

REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Mexican governor steps aside after...

The legislature of Mexico's Guerrero state must now find a replacement after the governor effectively stepped down, yielding to a growing political crisis over a mass kidnapping.

After weeks of calls for his resignation, Gov. Angel Aguirre on Thursday...

Two girls after Washington school shooting

REUTERS/Jason Redmond

Deadly shooting shatters quiet at...

Jordan Luton was finishing his lunch in the cafeteria at Washington state's Marysville-Pilchuck High School on Friday when he heard it -- a loud bang.

Then there was another. And another. And another. And another.

What he saw was freshman Jaylen Fryb...

Craig Spencer

NYC's first Ebola patient: Where he's been

A doctor who recently returned from Guinea has tested positive for Ebola -- the first case of the deadly virus in New York City and the fourth diagnosed in the United States.

Here is a timeline of Craig Spencer's movements since he got back from the ...

North Korea military parade, April 15, 2012

Tim Schwarz/CNN

U.N. investigator: North Korea abuses rights

The United Nations chairman investigating human rights in North Korea said the leaders in the country, including Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, must be held accountable for crimes against humanity and urged the Security Council to bring perpetrators to ...

Sweden sub search

TV4

Sweden calls off search for mysterious sub

Sweden's military feels certain there was an intruder, but it has called off the search for a mystery vessel in waters near Stockholm.

"At least one" foreign vessel was there, Swedish Rear Adm. Anders Grenstad said Friday. "It may have been a small ve...

Thai soldiers

Simon Harrison/CNN

Burmese men deny killing British tourists

Two Burmese migrants accused of the brutal murder of two British tourists on a popular tourist island in Thailand last month have retracted their confessions, a lawyer representing them says.

Zaw Lin and Win Zaw Htun, who have been in custody since Oc...

Signs of underground ocean found on Saturn moon

NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute

Lunar mission to test China's space program

Up, up and away. Way away -- to the moon, in fact.

China launched an experimental spacecraft early Friday that is scheduled to orbit the moon before returning to Earth, a first for the country's ambitious space program and considered a precursor to a ...

Grieving after Washington school shooting

REUTERS/Jason Redmond

From homecoming prince to school killer

One week ago, Jaylen Fryberg stood tall as part of his high school's homecoming court, spurring his fellow students to cheer.

Ranko Cukovic / Reuters

Ratko Mladic

Mass grave evidence allowed in Mladic's case

Prosecutors will be allowed to present more gruesome evidence against a former Bosnian Serb military commander who has been on trial for genocide since 2012.

A United Nations-backed International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia announced ...