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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.

Typhoon chaser: Water, wicked wind and fire add up to catastrophe in Philippines

It was the cruelest of ironies unleashed by Super Typhoon Haiyan.