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5 stowaway attempts that didn't end tragically

News that a 16-year-old boy from California survived a five-hour flight in the wheel well of a Hawaii-bound Boeing 767 has shocked and impressed the world.

McCain says 'Russia is a gas station masquerading as a country'

Mad that he won't be vacationing in Siberia because of sanctions, Sen. John McCain sounded off on all things Russia on "Late Night with Seth Meyers" on Tuesday.

TN repo man takes car with child sleeping inside

A Memphis grandmother says she did nothing wrong. But her actions took her four-year-old grandson on what could have been a very dangerous ride.

Gun silencer sales are booming

Sales are booming for silencers, the cylindrical devices used to muffle gunfire.

KKK hopes to rebrand after K.C. Jewish center shootings

Pointy hats, white robes, crosses burning, bodies hanging from trees. The images of the Ku Klux Klan are reminders of the nation's ugliest moments from the Civil War through the struggle for racial equality in the 1960s.

Is an Apple-Nike partnership on the way?

It's a simple thing, really, the rubber and stainless steel band that a well-known CEO frequently wears around his wrist.

Earth Day Fast Facts

Here's a look at what you need to know about Earth Day, which is celebrated every year by more than a billion people in 180 nations around the world.

Boy Scouts oust Seattle troop for not firing gay scoutmaster

The Boy Scouts of America has revoked the charter of a Seattle church that refused to fire its pack's gay scoutmaster, according to a letter written by the organization's general counsel and provided to CNN by the church.

Arkansas police say OBGYN took nude pics of patients

Benton County, Ark.

Orphaned bear cub gets second chance at life in CA

One young California bear cub is lucky to be alive. Tahoe the Bear, is just five pounds and perhaps ten weeks old.