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U.S. Navy adjusts to the times; ditches its ALL CAPS message format

Well, it seems the U.S. Navy finally got the memo: DON'T USE ALL CAPS! IT'S RUDE! The Navy is switching to a new messaging system that's cheaper and more efficient.

NSA hacks China, leaker Snowden claims


Jason Leffler, accomplished race car driver, dies in dirt-track accident

A violent crash on a dirt track in New Jersey has claimed the life of race car driver Jason Leffler, a NASCAR veteran lauded by fellow racers as a fierce and versatile competitor. Leffler, 37, died Wednesday, a little more than three months after

Source: Inspector tied to collapsed Philadelphia building kills self

An inspector who had involvement with the building that collapsed last week in Philadelphia has committed suicide, a source with knowledge of the matter told CNN.

Police probe man's claim of many killings

A man suspected of a double murder last decade in Florida is telling authorities he's committed more than 30 killings in his lifetime, authorities in Florida said. The suspect has been identified as Jose Martinez, the Marion County, Florida, Sheri

Mom donates kidney to daughter, hoping to inspire others

Indianapolis, IN (WXIN) -- A mother and daughter are headed to the hospital for a very important surgery on Wednesday morning and as they do, they hope others will be inspired to become organ donors.

In between back flips and splits, naked man assaults passengers at train station

A glistening man with a wild head of hair turns fare gates into balance beams at a San Francisco subway station, stretching and doing back flips buck-naked.

Girl to get long-awaited lung transplant

Sarah Murnaghan, a 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl with cystic fibrosis whose family fought to have her prioritized for adult organs, is getting a new set of lungs, her family told CNN Wednesday. Murnaghan was in surgery in the morning.

Paddling at TN school ends with student taken to hospital

Erin (WSMV) -- A fifth-grader from Henry County received injuries after a paddling at his school so severe that a deputy recommended his parents take him to the emergency room, according to a report obtained by the Channel 4 I-Team.

Fewer smiley faces as LEGO figures fight

LONDON (CNNMoney) -- Forget about those happy LEGO characters from your childhood.