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Designer takes bull by the horns ... and crafts luxury jewelry

KAMPALA, Uganda (CNN) -- All that glitters is not gold, and not all designer jewelry is made from precious metals and gemstones.

Missouri man exposed 300-plus to HIV, police say

Prosecutors in rural Missouri have charged a man with exposing his partner to HIV and say he may have exposed more than 300 other people to the virus that causes AIDS.

Man on motorcycle hit by lightning bolt on I-5

Chehalis, OR (KPTV) -- A man on a motorcycle heading north on Interstate 5 in Washington was struck by a bolt of lightning. Washington State Patrol said it happened at 9:30 a.m. Thursday near Chehalis.

Syria strikes: Would U.S. go it alone?

The Obama administration asserts America is "not alone" in planning its proposed Syria strikes, though ally countries have yet to formally join the call for limited military action now advanced by the White House. Whether other countries will part

Iranian president's surprising message to Jews

In a shift from his Holocaust-denying predecessor, new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday wished "all Jews" a "blessed Rosh Hashanah" on his English-language Twitter account. As the sun is about to set here in #Tehran I wish all Jews, e

Chobani removes 'swelling,' 'bloating' yogurt from shelves

Chobani, the maker of a popular brand of Greek yogurt, announced that the company is removing some of its yogurt from store shelves in response to customer complaints about swollen or bloated packages. The New Berlin, New York-based company releas

Video game may help aging brain

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National Zoo panda cub: It's a girl!

The gender of the cutest cub at the National Zoo is no longer a secret: It's a girl! The zoo announced the gender Thursday morning, as well as the paternity of the giant panda cub born last month.

Nidal Hasan's beard shaved off at Fort Leavenworth Prison

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The beard that delayed the Fort Hood court martial trial for months is gone. Maj.

Oklahoma orders extradition of birth father in Native American child custody dispute

The high-profile case of a girl adopted by a South Carolina couple is moving toward another legal showdown after Oklahoma's governor ordered the extradition of the girl's biological Native American father, who is accused of custodial interference.