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What's with this wacky weather? Hot is cold and cold is hot

What's with this wacky weather? It's so cold in Florida that farmers joke the oranges are squeezing themselves to stay warm. But Alaska is so warm that a ski resort's been forced to close.

Real 'Wolf of Wall Street' talks about lowest moment

The Wolf of Wall Street is a hit at the box office. Leonardo Dicaprio plays the role of Jordan Belfort, the real-life “Wolf of Wall Street.” Belfort spoke with CNN,

Purdue shooting suspect surrenders after allegedly killing fellow student

A gunman shot and killed another man Tuesday inside Purdue University's electrical engineering building, spurring worried students to scramble into the bitter cold outside for safety.

Small cars get crushed in crash tests

Many of the smallest cars sold in America did very poorly in a challenging crash test conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Some states hit harder by flu this year

Five more states reported widespread flu activity during the second week of January, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, bringing the total to 40 states.

Trying to lose weight? Eat, don't skip meals

Skipping meals may seem like a good weight loss strategy, but it can actually backfire. If you battle with your weight, remember this: eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper.

JJ Abrams says script for new Star Wars movie is done

JJ Abrams says the script for the next Star Wars movie is done! He wrote it with Lawrence Kasdan, the co-writer for The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi.

1 killed in Purdue University school shooting

One person was killed in Tuesday's shooting at an electrical engineering building at Purdue University, campus police Chief John Cox told reporters.

VIDEO: sneak peak into new One World Trade Center

The one world trade center building stands at an impressive 1,776 feet.

Greatest things about cold weather, from losing weight to channeling Cosby

Yes, it's cold out. Again. In winter. Who'd a thunk?