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home : news : u.s. news September 15, 2014

The week in 30 photos
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The World Trade Center in abstract
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Look at me! 16 selfies of the week
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What a shot!
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When domestic abuse gets personal
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Big solar storm heading to Earth
This is not your usual weather forecast. Big storms are brewing. Your umbrella won't help, but you might want to keep a flashlight handy. ... More >>


Stunning time-lapse of Earth
The European Space Agency captured this stunning time-lapse of Earth from space. ... More >>


Change of plans for Mars rover
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Goodell used to hot seat
Since Roger Goodell took over as NFL commissioner in September 2006, he's had his hands full. ... More >>


What did NFL know and when?
Did NFL executives see video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee inside a casino elevator? ... More >>


ESPN host: Goodell should keep job
CNN's Jake Tapper talks to host Stephen A. Smith about the Ray Rice video and the National Organization for Women. ... More >>


Key events in the Rice saga
Ray Rice has called the February punch that knocked out his now-wife "inexcusable." ... More >>


Opinion: 'Why does he get to hit her?'
You know why she stays? Sometimes it's because she looks in the mirror and sees a stranger staring back at her. Eyes devoid of spirit. No remnants of a smile anywhere on her face. A blank, colorless mask covering the strong, independent person she used to be. She has no idea who she is anymore. Eve... More >>


Kerry 'taken aback' by Foley's mother
The government defended its handling of James Foley's case after his mother told CNN that officials suggested the family could have been charged if they tried to raise money to free him. ... More >>


Be at child's birth or win $11M?
It's a big dilemma: Be with your wife for the birth of your first child, or stay at work with the hope of an $11 million payday. For golfer Billy Horschel, it's a no-brainer. ... More >>


The faces of 9/11
A flag raised amid death and devastation. A voice on the phone. A cry in the dark. They are tales of ordinary people caught in the extraordinary circumstances of 9/11. ... More >>


iPhone 6: Will it fit?
Rachel Crane got her hands on the iPhone 6 specs, printed up some models and put the new, bigger phones to the test. ... More >>


When you're the only white person in the room
What happens when the racial script is flipped and whites have to live in a black world? Whites give their minority report. ... More >>


Cops: He drove for days with kids' bodies
Timothy Jones Jr. allegedly went on a 700-mile journey that began in South Carolina with the bodies of his five young children wrapped in garbage bags in the back of his SUV, authorities say. ... More >>


Kayaker beat down by massive waves
Massive waves knocked a man off his kayak as he struggled to swim ashore with help from nearby surfers. WOOD Reports. ... More >>


Dad films birth ... while driving
A new father filmed the birth of his daughter while driving to the hospital. ... More >>


Photos: Infamous serial killers
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Since 9/11: A new world
While al Qaeda dominated the national conversation on terror after 9/11, nowadays many groups -- from Al-Shabaab to ISIS -- have emerged as real, dangerous threats to the West and beyond. ... More >>


End of the trail for Mark Sanford and fianceƩ
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2 Pennsylvania troopers ambushed; one dies
Two Pennsylvania State Police troopers shot late Friday night, one fatally, were ambushed just outside the police barracks in Blooming Grove, Pennsylvania, Commissioner Frank Noonan told reporters. ... More >>


When you're the only white person in the room
Flip open Amanda Shaffer's high school yearbook, and you'll notice something that stands out even more than her classmates' earnest smiles and big hairdos. ... More >>


Driver crashes into mom, daughters
A security camera catches a frightening accident as a driver hits two kids and their mother as they walk to school. ... More >>


Cops: Father drove for days with kids' bodies
Timothy Jones Jr. allegedly went on a 700-mile journey that began in South Carolina with the bodies of his five young children wrapped in garbage bags in the back of his SUV, authorities say. ... More >>


Vikings star Adrian Peterson turns himself in
NFL running back Adrian Peterson turned himself in to authorities in Texas early Saturday, the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office said on its website. ... More >>


Dad films birth ... while driving
A new father filmed the birth of his daughter while driving to the hospital. ... More >>


Triple-digit heat, a drought and a fire
Fire officials in Orange County, California, ordered the evacuation of hundreds of homes while personnel work to control a wildfire that has charred roughly 1,500 acres in the Silverado Canyon area. ... More >>


Navy suspends search for missing pilot
The Navy has called off search and rescue for a pilot who was involved in a plane crash over the western Pacific Ocean. ... More >>


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