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Lorde, Ella Yelich-O'Connor

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Radio stations ban Lorde song ahead of World Series

With the World Series on the line, radio stations in San Francisco aren't taking any chances.

Pumpkin fest out of hand

WMUR

Pumpkin Festival crowd turns unruly

Tear gas and pepper spray hung in the air as police in riot gear descended on Keene, New Hampshire, on Saturday night, trying to disperse a rowdy crowd that brought chaos to the city's 24th annual Pumpkin Festival, CNN affiliates reported.

"State and...

Kitten saves couple from house fire

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Kitten saves couple from house fire

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, but a couple in Dixon, Illinois, says an unlikely hero saved their life.

Bono at Clinton Global Initiative

POOL

Bono: 'I have glaucoma'

There's a reason for Bono's ever-present orange-tinted sunglasses, and it's not rock-star affectation.

West Virginia BASE jumping day

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Would you jump off this bridge?

We can think of few things crazier than strapping a parachute to one's body and jumping off a bridge for a quick free fall.

business woman smiling with colleagues in background

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More people prefer a male boss

In the 1950s, Americans were asked, "If you were taking a new job and had your choice of a boss, would you prefer to work for a man or a woman?"

It's a question Gallup still asks.

In 1953, two-thirds said they'd prefer a man. In 2014, one-third said t...

Mars

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Duck-and-cover time for Mars spacecraft

A comet is speeding toward a close-encounter with Mars. Comet Siding Spring is expected to come within 87,000 miles of Mars at about 2:27 p.m. ET on Sunday -- very close for a comet flyby.

Mom gives baby to heroin user

KTVI

Mom accused of giving baby to heroin user

A Missouri teenager is accused of giving away her toddler to a heroin user and then claiming it was kidnapped.

Flying nannies Etihad Airlines

Etihad Airlines

Airline offers 'Flying Nannies' for children

Does your baby cry during long flights, causing you to want to disappear from the glares of fellow passengers?

The Black Keys

Rick Taber/CNN

Black Keys drummer: U2 'devalued their music'

First the Black Keys' Patrick Carney lit into Justin Bieber. Now he's taking on U2.

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