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Oldest World War II vet Richard Overton, 107, honored by President Obama

At 107 years old, World War II veteran Richard Overton credits God for his longevity.

SeaWorld challenges ban limiting interaction between whale and trainer

No stranger to performances, SeaWorld must put on a very different kind of show Tuesday in what could be a make or break day for the aquatic entertainment giant.

Gas under $3 - coming to a station near you

It's becoming easier and easier to find gas for less than $3 a gallon.

Cold spell to grip most of U.S.

Bundle up; it's about to get chilly.

Thanks for your service, vets! Now try finding a job

Suddenly, Patrick Caruso's days as a Marine were done. Like many young men and women who've served their country, Caruso's first weeks back in the civilian world felt "kind of like a shell shock."

Dog brings home human leg; search turns up more body parts in western Washington

Bill Flowers' dog Liberty showed up at his house last week with a human leg -- from a complete set of toes to almost the hip. Flowers told CNN affiliate KOMO-TV he thought about calling the police.

Stocks: Good news fuels markets, but rally may not last

Stocks have surged this year thanks to a slowly recovering economy and continued attention by the Federal Reserve. But there are worries about how long the big market run up will last.

Re-entry expected for falling satellite within hours

A 2,000-pound European satellite is expected to re-enter Earth's atmosphere within hours, its controllers announced Sunday as the craft circled gradually downward.

'Worse than hell' in typhoon-ravaged Philippines

Typhoon Haiyan plowed into northeastern Vietnam early Monday, packing powerful winds and forcing thousands to evacuate.

Typhoon Haiyan: In hard-hit Tacloban, children ripped from arms

No building in this coastal city of 200,000 residents appears to have escaped damage from Super Typhoon Haiyan.