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Can this woman save us from an asteroid strike?

Nelly Ben Hayoun is on a mission to convince the world -- and especially governments and the United Nations -- to take threats such as potential asteroid strikes more seriously.

Rush hour car bombing in Baghdad

A car bomb exploded in eastern Baghdad on Tuesday, killing 10 people and wounding 34 others, police said.

China seizes 30,000 tons of this

In the latest stomach-churning food scandal to hit China, authorities have seized over 30,000 tons of chicken feet contaminated with hydrogen peroxide, according to state media.

What is ISIS' Achilles' heel?

Surprise, mobility and the merciless treatment of opponents: the blueprint of the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq as it has gobbled up territory in both Syria and Iraq over the past few months. But as its adversaries regroup, ISIS -- which now calls itself the Islamic State -- may begin to suffer setbacks on the battlefield, according to a new analysis of its capabilities and tactics.

Great White shark off Mass. beach

More than 1,000 people were pulled out of the water and off the beach Monday after a great white shark was spotted off the coast of Duxbury, Massachusetts.

Russian soldiers detained in Ukraine

Ukraine's Security Service says 10 Russian soldiers were detained in Ukraine, amid tensions over the conflict between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels.

Obama OKs spy flights over Syria

U.S. President Barack Obama has authorized reconnaissance flights over Syria as ISIS militants continue to gain ground in the war-ravaged nation, a U.S. official told CNN.

2 beheaded during Brazil prison riots

Brazilian authorities say they have begun transferring inmates from a prison in the southern city of Cascavel after riots inside turned deadly -- with two inmates decapitated and two thrown off the roof of a cell block.

Inside the Ebola 'quarantine zone'

A red rope guarded by police marks the "quarantine line" around the West Point slum in the Liberian capital, Monrovia.

10 best after dark adventures

Some things are better after dark from diving with manta rays to kayaking a bioluminescent bay.

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