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Society vs. facial tattoos

  (CNN) -- "I am a canvas of my experiences, my story is etched in lines and shading, and you can read it on my arms, my legs, my shoulders, and my stomach." -- Kat Von D, tattoo artist

Blood libel: a short history of a dangerous myth

(CNN) -- Last week a video of Hamas spokesman Osama Hamdan emerged in which he claimed that Jews use the blood of non-Jewish children to make matzo for Passover.

Two more countries report citizens killed by Ebola

Global fears of Ebola spread Wednesday after two more countries reported citizens killed by the virus.

Gulf of Mexico 'dead zone' is the size of Connecticut

The Gulf of Mexico has a "dead zone" the size of the state of Connecticut.

PHOTOS: CA parents create beautiful remembrance of stillborn baby

A California's parents-to-be worst nightmare came true recently when their daughter arrived stillborn. The family has turned their grief into a beautiful rembrance of photography that is now being shared with the world.

Lego cashes in on sexism critiques

Lego sure knows how to cash in on criticism. Seven year old Charlotte Benjamin penned a letter that went viral in January, criticizing the company for the lack of professional female Legos.

'Our water is safe,' Toledo mayor says in lifting ban

A tap water ban affecting hundreds of thousands of people in Ohio was lifted Monday after tests in affected neighborhoods returned "nondetectable" levels of a algae-related toxin, Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins said.

North Carolina parents charged after baby dies in hot car

A Statesville, North Carolina, infant is dead after being left in a hot car last month, and now his parents are under arrest.

Los Angeles residents call 911 when Facebook goes down

When Facebook goes down, you can gripe on Twitter, or even go outside. Or you can call the cops.

BR Police looking for man who robbed Exxon Station on Highland Rd

Investigators are looking for a black man who robbed a gas station on Highland Road. Don Coppola, a spokesperson for Baton Rouge Police, says the man entered the Exxon Station with a handgun and demanded money from the clerk.