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5 guys, 1 pose, 35 years
Five friends from Santa Barbara High School have been snapping the same photo in the same pose on the same cabin bench every five years for the past 35 years. ... More >>


What they looked like back then
Five friends have been snapping the same photo in the same pose on the same cabin bench every five years for the past 35 years. ... More >>


From the archives: The story that made them Internet stars
When five teenagers sat down and posed for a picture at Copco Lake in 1982, they didn't plan on making it a tradition. But that's what it became. ... More >>


Meet Martha, the world's ugliest dog
There are countless varieties of frightful floofs out there, and in a legendary battle to find the most unsightly oddball of all, one rose above the rest to be crowned World's Ugliest Dog. ... More >>


BYU changes policy for handling sex assaults
Brigham Young University is changing school policy so that students who report being victims or witnesses to sexual assault will not be punished for related honor code violations, such as drinking or using drugs. ... More >>


Air Force 'doomsday' planes damaged in tornado
Ten US Air Force planes, including two E-4B "doomsday" aircraft, were damaged when a tornado hit near Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska last week, the service told CNN on Friday. ... More >>


US releases dramatic photos of 'unsafe' Russian jet intercept
US European Command released dramatic photos that show the moment a Russian Su-27 fighter jet flew within five feet of a US Air Force RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft over the Baltic Sea -- an encounter US officials assessed to be "unsafe." ... More >>


USAF Thunderbird jet flips over on landing
An F-16D used by the famous Air Force Thunderbirds aerobatic team on Friday ran off the runway and overturned while preparing for an Ohio air show, sending two airmen to the hospital. ... More >>


South of the border, US expats have a different take on Mexico
While politicians in Washington debate building a wall between the United States and Mexico, Americans who've moved south of the border have a different perspective on the country they've come to call home. ... More >>


Nearly 50 years of pride for this 93-year-old mom
Every year on the last Sunday in June, Frances Goldin can be found on the northwest corner of 18th Street and 5th Avenue in New York. ... More >>


Texas mom arrested after children die in hot car
A Texas mother whose two children died of heat exposure after she left them in a car was arrested Friday, local authorities said. ... More >>


Saudi consulate bails out student, who flees
A Saudi student accused of killing an Oregon teenager in a traffic accident is on the run after skipping bail paid by a Saudi consulate. ... More >>


Gatsby's rescue from dog meat farm changed my life
Millions of dogs are killed each year across Asia - we must raise awareness, writes Randi Kaye ... More >>


Man tattoos LeBron James' crying face on his leg
There are those who don't detest LeBron James. And then there's Kalen Gilleese. ... More >>


New details emerge about USS Fitzgerald collision
Five of the seven Navy sailors who died aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald when it collided with a cargo ship off the east coast of Japan may have been almost instantly "incapacitated" and died quickly, according to a preliminary Navy analysis, a defense official told CNN. ... More >>


Rehab, health scares for once-conjoined twins
Jadon and Anias, twin boys who were born joined at the head, have undergone extreme highs and lows in the six months since their surgery. "It has literally been the journey of sickness," says their mother, Nicole. ... More >>


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President, VP attend treasury secretary's wedding
President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence were among the throng of Washington power players attending Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin's wedding to Scottish actress Louise Linton on Saturday evening. ... More >>


Koch brothers' network critical of healthcare bill
As growing opposition imperiled passage of the Senate version of the healthcare bill, leaders of the conservative Koch network voiced sharp criticism of the legislation at their donor retreat here -- stating that the bill needed dramatic changes before they would support it. ... More >>


Trump: Obama knew Russia was meddling and did nothing
A former Obama official said the previous administration "sort of choked" in its effort to punish Russian President Vladimir Putin over his attempts to influence the US presidential election in Donald Trump's favor, The Washington Post reported Friday. ... More >>


Getting deported was the best thing that ever happened to me
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Judge: Ivanka Trump must respond in shoe lawsuit
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Google will no longer read your emails
A major change is coming to Gmail. Google will no longer scan the contents of your emails to serve up personalized ads. ... More >>


Man gets caught riding with plastic dummy in the HOV lane
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Woman contracts legionnaires on vacation
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Man stabbed to death during break-in
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Man sues hospital for amputating his hand
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Man accused in fatal drunk-driving crash
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MTA cop accused of hitting pedestrian
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