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- ISIS used Japanese journalist in recent messages
A new ISIS release appears to show the decapitated body of captive Kenji Goto. The Japanese journalist went to Syria, he said, to try to tell the stories of war in all its complexity.
- ISIS fighters explain why they left Kobani
Two ISIS fighters say the constant pummeling by coalition airstrikes is the reason for retreat from the Syrian city of Kobani. ISIS ATTACKS OIL-RICH KIRKUK
- Says some U.S. troops to Iraq front lines possible
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says "not everyone at the White House" has agreed with him on how to release Guantanamo Bay detainees. He also said that "we have to look at all the options" in helping Iraqi troops fight ISIS.
- Bush outmaneuvered Romney
Many of Mitt Romney former financial supporters and staffers were not only moving to Jeb Bush, but also to other candidates vying for mainstream Republican support.
- Arizona parents worry about child with leukemia
"My family has been through enough with cancer," says the mother of 3-year-old Maggie Jacks. "I don't want her to go through anything else." | MEASLES: WHAT TO KNOW
- Whitney Houston's daughter in medically induced coma
Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown was found unresponsive Saturday morning in a bathtub full of water in Roswell, Georgia, police in that Atlanta suburb said.
- Painting bought for $5,212 sells for $5.2M
An art enthusiast paid $5,212 in 2013 at a London auction for a painting of an 19th-century English landscape.
- Is your car on the list?
The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration has issued a recall of 2.1 million vehicles after discovering faulty airbags. Rene Marsh reports.
- 1 killed, 2 hurt on Scorsese set
A structure on the Taiwan set of an upcoming Martin Scorsese movie collapsed this week, killing a studio construction worker and injuring two more, Taipei police said.
- The plague kills dozens
An outbreak of the plague has killed dozens in Madagascar, and experts fear those numbers could go up.
- Arrest made in body parts probe
A 59-year-old man was arrested early Saturday in connection with the grisly discovery of body parts in a suitcase left on a San Francisco sidewalk.
- Baby to make three for Timberlake, Biel
Justin Timberlake and his wife, Jessica Biel, are expecting their first child.
- What's new on Netflix and Amazon Prime
Netflix and Amazon Prime have new shows and movies available for streaming in February 2015.
- Cops: Suge Knight killed man
Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with a Thursday hit-and-run that killed a man in Compton, California, authorities said Friday.
- Meet Rami: Part dachshund ... part pit bull?
What if a dachshund and a pit bull got together?
- New 'mega-rocket' is world's most powerful
SpaceX has released video of--what they say-- is the space rocket of the future. CNN's Rachel Crane reports.
- Mary Cheney: So drag's OK but blackface isn't?
Mary Cheney wants to know why it isn't "socially acceptable" for a white person to "put on blackface and act out offensive stereotypes of African-Americans" if drags queens are allowed to imitate female stereotypes?
- Disney introduces Elena, its first Latina princess
Disney announced Thursday that its newest princess will be Elena of Avalor, a 16-year-old character inspired by "diverse Latin cultures and folklore."
- Measles cases in California soar
Last Wednesday, the number was 59. Nine days later, there are 91 cases of measles in California.
- Lonely on Valentine's Day? Visit Cuddle Con!
A professional cuddler in Portland is organizing the world's first cuddle convention for those looking for safe snuggles. CNN affiliate KPTV has the story.
- 'Game of Thrones' trailer: Must see or total bust?
The "Game of Thrones" Season 5 trailer officially landed Friday on the Internet, days after debuting in IMAX theaters nationwide.
- 5 books teens will dive into
Want to get a head start on your teen's reading list -- or find new titles to feed your young adult fiction habit?
- World's safest city is...
- New Air Force One to carry powerful legacy
- 'Dragon' dinosaur unearthed
- Did fisherman discover prehistoric human?
A fossilized human jawbone discovered by a Taiwanese fisherman could reveal a new kind of prehistoric human.
- Paleolithic skull found in Israel
Neanderthals, meet modern humans. Modern humans, say hello to Neanderthals.
- The week in 32 photos
- Trading football for teaching
- Photos: Every Super Bowl ring
- Bill Nye tackles deflategate
Bill Nye the Science Guy explains the science behind DeflateGate. For more go to funnyordie.com.
- Which Super Bowl city is cooler?
Beantown vs. the Emerald City. Snow vs. rain. Tea vs. coffee.
- Portraits of Portland's locals
- Backstage at a traveling circus
- The Ridiculist: Driver pulled over for eating burger
A driver in Georgia was ticketed for distracted driving after an officer observed him indulging in excessive deliciousness.
- Shiver me timbers! Medical tools used on pirates found
- 'Zombie cat' found alive five days after burial
It's like a plot line ripped from the scripts of "The Walking Dead" -- if the show's cast were made up of cats and took place in Florida.
- Dad builds backyard luge track
A Saskatoon dad has built a luge track in his backyard, and the neighborhood kids are understandably flocking to the site. CBC News has more.
- Oscar winner comes out
- AirAsia plane wobbled, stalled, crashed
Investigators into the crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 say things went wrong in a time span that may have been as short as three minutes, 20 seconds.
- 'The Shining'-esque machete attack caught on cam
An attempted murder is caught on camera, along with a confession. CNN's Brianna Keilar reports on the Idaho machete attack.
- Miss Universe loss overshadows winner
- Actor charged with voyeurism
An American actor living in Canada has been arrested on voyeurism charges in Toronto, police said.
- 'We Are the World' at 30: Where are they now?
Thirty years ago Wednesday, more than three dozen stars -- many fresh from the American Music Awards -- checked their egos at the door and piled into a recording studio to record "We Are the World."
- See handcuffed woman flee at 100 mph
A handcuffed woman led officers on a chase after she stole a police car. CNN affiliate WPXI has more.
- 'Millipede town' moves to avoid being swallowed
A huge hole has opened up in the earth. Thousands of people will soon be packing their belongings and moving on. In some cases, whole buildings will be dismantled brick by brick and carted off to a safer location.
- Sam Smith will pay Tom Petty for hit song
Tom Petty has been given a songwriting credit for Sam Smith's hit song "Stay With Me."
- Yoga for Super Bowl stars
- Why sleep apnea shouldn't be ignored
- Dad: Ban students who haven't been immunized
- 'Butchered:' Ireland's gruesome era of symphysiotomy
Rita McCann still remembers the day when her joy at the prospect of giving birth to her first child turned into sheer terror.
- American Ebola survivor's journal: Back in Africa
- Medicare patients could see better care
- Could woman expose nearly 200 kids to measles?
Anderson Cooper speaks to Elizabeth Cohen about the spread of measles after one Arizona woman may have exposed hundreds of children to the disease.
- Twins need liver transplants; dad can only help one
An Ontario father of adopted twins who both need liver transplants is a match to donate part of his organ, but can only help one. CBC News has more.
- Sitting will kill you, even if you exercise
- Key to losing weight, quitting smoking: love
- How bad is booze, anyway?
- 5 ways to eat healthier this year
- How to really lose weight
From what to eat to how much to exercise, Elizabeth Cohen explains what you really need to do to lose weight.
- Meet the new Fit Nation team
- They lost weight; so can you
- She lost 145 pounds; could you?
- Why painkiller addicts turn to heroin
- Adam's story: 63 pills a day
The modest clinic on Milpas Street in laid-back Santa Barbara, California, was well known to patients seeking powerful pain medication.
- Prescription drug abuse: There is help
Facing the reality that "I need help" and knowing where to actually get it are crucial initial steps for anyone battling prescription drug addiction. The process to recovery can be one ridden with pain, denial and shame.
- American Ebola survivor returns to Liberia
- Baby buried by 2010 Haiti quake: See her now
For 10 days following the 2010 Haiti earthquake, two CNN colleagues and I lived in a tent hospital run by Project Medishare. Our hearts ached as we heard the cries of the injured, as we watched surgeons performed amputations without general anesthesia, as people died in front of our eyes.
- Ebola fighter coming to U.S. for nursing school
A young Liberian woman who saved three of her relatives by nursing them back to health after they contracted the Ebola virus is coming to the United States to finish her nursing degree.
- Sit smarter with yoga
- Meet the mental wellness warriors
- 7 resolutions that yoga can help you keep
- Natural family planning gets trendy
More women are saying no to hormonal birth control and yes to pregnancy prevention that sounds old-fashioned, natural family planning, also called FAM.
- People who feel younger at heart live longer
Go ahead lie about your age. It may be the very thing that helps you live a longer life.
- Learn to live with it: Becoming stress-free
People the world over believe that stress comes from external sources.
- 5 ways to fat-proof your home, no willpower necessary
Think you're immune to temptation? Let's be honest: Even the most disciplined healthy eater will occasionally give in to "runger" (running hunger). One minute you're walking past a box of granola sitting on the kitchen counter; five minutes and 500 calories later, you probably wish you'd hidden that box in a cabinet instead.
- 10 yoga poses to beat stress
Yoga can be a great way to calm your mind while giving your body the attention it deserves.
- How the Peace Corps continues to fight Ebola
- CDC: Flu still hitting U.S. hard but slowing
- A survivor's notes from the Ebola zone
- 'Frozen': Why kids can't 'Let It Go'
- Aspirin a day may not be necessary for everyone's heart health
If you're popping aspirin on a daily basis to lower your chances of having a heart attack or stroke, it might turn out that an aspirin a day may not keep the doctor away. It may even cause more health problems for you.
- Man shows off his double arm transplant
A 40-year-old quad amputee was all thank yous at a news conference as he showed off his two new arm transplants.
- Stories behind a tough hip-hop legend
How the co-founder of Death Row Records -- who is being held in connection with one's man death in an alleged purposeful hit-and-run -- came to be considered such a scary guy is equal parts legend and rap sheet.
- Suge Knight arrested in fatal hit-and-run
Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with a Thursday hit-and-run that killed a man in Compton, California, authorities said Friday.
- Meet Elena of Avalor, Disney's first Latina princess
- Best and worst Super Bowl halftime shows
- Map goes wrong, weather forecaster keeps cool
Weather forecasters get lots of attention when they get it wrong, but at least one of them had some fun with it.
- Eddie Murphy returns to SNL after 30 years
- 'Fresh Off The Boat' sitcom draws backlash after tweet
ABC's "Fresh Off The Boat," the first sitcom to feature an Asian American family in two decades, has run into renewed controversy a week before its debut.
- Sly Stone awarded $5 million in back royalties, damages
- Sarah Koenig talks 'Serial' season two plans
- Taylor Swift trademarks 'This sick beat'
If you were planning on using a Taylor Swift-penned phrase on, say, a locket or a jewelry box, think again. Because you could be trying to shake off a legal bill.
- What to watch besides the Super Bowl
CNN's Lisa France gives you the rundown on what else is happening on Super Bowl Sunday, in case you are looking for a diversion from football.
- Robert Redford: The legend behind Sundance
Sundance founder Robert Redford talks about his new movie, "A Walk In The Woods," and how the famed Sundance Film Festival has changed over time
- Controversial Scientology film in Sundance spotlight
CNN's Stephanie Elam talks to director Alex Gibney and author Lawrence Wright about their investigative documentary "Going Clear."
- Hollywood welcomes drones to the set
Until recently, drones couldn't be used in the U.S. to film movies or TV shows. A change in FAA regulations gave Hollywood freedom to use drones on set.
- No! Don't share this stuff online!
CNN's Lisa France explains why you should stop believing everything you see online. From Facebook privacy fakes to Twitter death hoaxes, think before you share that link.
- 'The Hunting Ground' exposes rape on campus
A startling exposé of rape crimes on U.S. campuses, institutional cover-ups and the brutal social toll on victims and their families. In theaters March 20.
- 'Thorn Birds' author Colleen McCullough dead at 77
- Anne Kirkbride of 'Coronation Street' dies
- Fitness expert Greg Plitt dies after being struck by train
Fitness expert and reality TV personality Greg Plitt died on Saturday after being hit by a commuter train in Burbank, California.
- Shakira, soccer star welcome second son
- Joel Grey and other stars who've come out
- SAG Awards: On the red carpet
- New Supergirl, more badass women of sci-fi
- Michael Sam gets engaged
- 'American Idol' stars: Where are they now?
- 'Bachelorette' couple splits
- TV networks swing the ax
- Kirstie Alley and more celeb transformations
- 50 celebs turning 50
- Surprise! Guess who got married?
- 10 most powerful celebrity babies
- Surprising celebrity BFFs
- 'Birdman' takes big prize, diversity in the spotlight at SAG Awards
- Your complete guide to Awards Season 2015
- Raunchy bear returns in 'Ted 2' trailer
- 'Fantastic Four' reboot: What do we think?
- 'Wet Hot American Summer' to become Netflix series
- Emma Watson is the new Belle of the 'Beast'
"Harry Potter" star Emma Watson revealed that she's been cast as Belle in the live-action version of Disney's "Beauty and the Beast."
- 'We Are the World' turns 30
- High school's 'Uptown Funk' made Bruno Mars cry
Which high school teacher would assign his students the Mark Ronson/Bruno Mars can't-stop-dancing-to-it hit "Uptown Funk"?
- Kristen Wiig, Jack Black reveal soundtracks to live by
Who would be best at scoring the soundtrack to Jack Black's life? How about for Adam Scott's daily routine?
- Michael Moore explains snipers are 'cowards' tweet
- LZ Granderson: Oscar is much smaller than Selma
- Larry Wilmore tickles funny bones, goes for throats
- What 'Back to the Future' got right about 2015
CNN's Jake Tapper looks at what the blockbuster movie "Back to the Future II" got right and wrong about the year 2015.
- Why 'American Sniper' is a smash hit
"American Sniper," Clint Eastwood's film about Navy SEAL marksman Chris Kyle, stunned just about everyone by earning $107 million over its first weekend in wide release -- an unprecedented haul for a downbeat, R-rated drama released in the middle of winter.
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- Super avgeeks ride rare North Korean airliners
North Korea's aging Cold War airliners might make western passengers uncomfortable. But if you're REALLY into airplanes, these machines offer the flight of a lifetime.
- Boston vs. Seattle: And the winner is ...
Beantown vs. the Emerald City. Snow vs. rain. Tea vs. coffee. Why wait for the Super Bowl? Let's start the Boston-Seattle smack talk now.
- World's 25 most visited cities
- Delta pilot locked out of cockpit during landing
- What is the world's safest city?
Annual report from the Economist ranks 50 major cities for safety. Asian and European capitals dominate the top five.
- Ecuador to become first foreign government to run Super Bowl ad
The small South American nation will pay $3.8 million to promote tourism during the Super Bowl broadcast.
- Rare fox spotted in Yosemite National Park
It's not every day that a fox sighting makes headlines. But when it's a once-in-a-century sighting of a rare Sierra Nevada red fox, it merits a mention.
- Today's travel photo
Each day, CNN producers select a user-submitted photo to be our Travel Photo of the Day. Click through the gallery to see stunning shots from around the world and share your best travel photos.
- 10 things to know about the Mississippi Delta
- Bourdain surprised by the modern South
Anthony Bourdain explores the history, food and culture of the Mississippi Delta. For more, tune in Sunday, 9pm EST.
- Ear ye! Ear ye! Pig ear sandwiches?
Tony enjoys pig ear sandwiches - called, simply, 'ears' - garnished with slaw, mustard and homemade hot sauce on a bun.
- 14 things to know about Paraguay
- Quest for 'The Missing Bourdain'
Anthony Bourdain traces his unknown roots in the country of Paraguay. Tune in to Parts Unknown Sunday 9pm EST.
- Late-night grub
Anthony Bourdain tries some late night grub in Paraguay
- Travel the world without leaving your seat
Travel photos open windows to the unknown.
- Why has this airport carpet inspired poetry?
- TSA seizes 2,212 firearms in 2014
- Delta prohibits carry-on breast pump, apologizes later
- The world's most Wi-Fi-connected airlines are ...
Remember the days when flying long distance meant at least nine guaranteed hours offline? Those are disappearing.
- 10 U.S. spots turning 100
- 15 quirky U.S. spots to visit in 2015
- 12 state summits for couch potatoes
- On the road in Iranian Kurdistan
A world away from the troubles over the border, Iran's western region offers an adventurous alternative to its more recognizable heartland.
- The ancient city that tourism forgot
- 9 Mediterranean cruises that avoid the crowds
- 2015's most exciting building projects
It's a mind-blowing year for boundary-pushing architecture. 2015 is set to see the arrival of Europe and China's tallest buildings, a New York housing block that towers over the Empire State, and a Scottish cathedral brought back from the dead.
- And the world's top hotel is ...
- Best of the U.S.: 10 top hotels
- Book a room at 'Downton Abbey'
- 15 top restaurants to try in 2015
Some of our favorites contemporary eateries are heading East while others are perfecting their traditional cuisines.
- 10 wacky U.S. restaurants
If you're considering going to same old spot for the third time this week, stop right now and consider some creative alternatives.
- New York's best street food
New York may be a paradise of Zagat-rated, Michelin-starred restaurants, but some of its best food can be found on the streets.
- 12 best meat cities in America
With the possible exception of smartphone technology, nothing's seen more practical advances this millennium than food.
- Enter the new era of food halls
Chef Yiquan Gu opened Gu's Bistro in a suburban Atlanta strip mall in 2010 because he was tired of working for other people. After 30 years helping other people start restaurants -- 12 of them in the United States -- he knew there was something special about his take on Szechuan cuisine, a style of Chinese food from his native Sichuan province known for its bold flavors.
- 16 incredible rooftop bars
One good thing about humanity's obsession with building enormous numbers of buildings?
- 'Yarn bombers' plot large-scale knitting attack
- The scariest theme park rides on Earth
- 53 stunning wildlife photos
- 10 top places to go in 2015
- An elephant in your lap: Flying in an F-16
- 10 incredible long-distance treks
- How to make gorgeous winter photos
- The world's most colorful landscapes
- Five guys take same photo for 30 years
- 15 of nature's most spectacular shows
- See Iran's dazzling mosques
- 15 of the world's most spectacular fountains
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