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Six injured in moshpit at Riot Fest in Chicago

At least six people were taken to area hospitals Saturday night from a weekend music festival in Humboldt Park. It happened while the rock band Blink 182 was on stage.

Beyonce nearly pulled off stage by fan

Nothing can stop Beyoncé in the middle of a show -- not even being nearly pulled off-stage by a fan.

5 ways to protect your child in flu season

To help prevent your child from having to seek care for influenza or a similar illness, here are some tips to keep in mind: 1. Make sure your child gets this season's flu vaccine.

Two law officers among 10 people injured in naval facility shooting

A gunman dressed in all black fired shots Monday inside the U.S. Navy Yard, injuring at least 10 people, according to the Navy and a Washington police spokesman.

Miss America crowns 1st winner of Indian descent

She's the second consecutive New York beauty queen to take the Miss America title, but she's the first Indian-American to wear the national crown -- er, tiara -- atop her perfectly coiffed head.

Syria: There's a chemical weapons agreement. Now what?

Now comes the real test. Of Syria's sincerity. Of Russia's resolve. Of America's gamble.

Colorado floods: Stories of grief, generosity and gratitude

The numbers are stark: As many as six dead. Hundreds more unaccounted for. Up to 1,000 people still awaiting evacuation.

Suspected death toll rises from Colorado floods as nearly 500 unaccounted for

Rain was still coming down Sunday in Colorado, preventing aerial efforts to search for those missing in a devastating flood, authorities said. The National Guard grounded all helicopters in the state.

Larry Summers withdraws name for Fed chair job

After months of contentious public debate, Larry Summers has withdrawn his name from consideration to become the next chairman of the Federal Reserve, sources familiar with the decision confirmed to CNN.

Hurricane Ingrid, Tropical Storm Manuel hit Mexico, killing 15

Rivers overflowed their banks, mudslides buried houses and roadways flooded as fierce tropical storm systems hit opposite sides of Mexico, killing at least 15 people, state media reported.