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  • Zach Abey and Navy were stifled by the Army defense. (CNN)

    Army ends Navy’s 14-year win streak

    (CNN) — Army defeated Navy 21-17 on Saturday in the annual matchup between the college football rivals. The victory ends Navy’s 14-year winning streak. “It’s so great to see guys you love so much have success like this and be able to do this together,” Army Coach Jeff Monken said. After trailing by 14 at halftime, quarterback Zach Abey got Navy back into the game not long into the third quarter with a 1-yard scoring run. After the extra point […]

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    Update: One of two Istanbul bombings considered a suicide attack, at least 20 wounded

      ISTANBUL, Turkey (CNN) —  At least 20 people were wounded on Saturday evening after twin explosions rocked Istanbul near Besiktas Vodafone Arena football stadium, according to Turkey’s official state news agency Anadolu. The explosions, one large blast followed by a smaller one, occurred after a football game, reported CNN Turkey. The first explosion at Macka Park is considered a suicide attack, Turkish Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu said, according to Anadolu. He didn’t say what caused the second explosion, which […]

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    Breakdancing is coming to the 2018 Youth Olympics

    (CNN) — Breakdancing is moving from the streets to the Olympics. The spinning, twisting style of street dance is one of three new sports added to the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, the International Olympic Committee said this week. Karate and sport climbing are the other two. The IOC periodically adds new sports. The organization said it is also trying to attract more interest from youth and sees breakdancing as a perfect vehicle, “a unique sport that embodies […]

  • Donald Trump speaking at the 1st Presidential Debate at Hofstra University, New York on September 26, 2016.

    Trump criticizes CIA for report on Russian election involvement

    (CNN) — President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team slammed the CIA Friday, following reports the agency has concluded that Russia intervened in the election to help him win. In a stunning response to widening claims of a Russian espionage operation targeting the presidential race, Trump’s camp risked an early feud with the Intelligence community on which he will rely for top secret assessments of the greatest threats facing the United States. “These are the same people that said Saddam Hussein had […]

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    Tsunami threat over after 7.8 quake near Solomon Islands

    (CNN) – A magnitude-7.8 earthquake hit close to the Solomon Islands early Friday, forecasters said. The earthquake hit less than 30 kilometers off the island of Makira — and 70 kilometers southwest of the island’s city of Kirakira — about 4:38 a.m. local time Friday (12:38 p.m. ET Thursday), the US Geological Survey said. A number of tsunami warnings issued not long after the quake have been canceled, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said. The largest observed wave, according to […]

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    Magnitude 6.5-earthquake strikes off coast of northern California

    EUREKA, Calif. (CNN) — A 6.5-magnitude earthquake shook the ocean floor about 100 miles off the northern California coast Thursday morning, causing weak to light shaking in coastal communities in parts of that state and Oregon, the US Geological Survey said. The quake, centered about 102 miles west of Ferndale, California, happened around 6:50 a.m. PT. Light shaking was reported from east central Oregon to areas a few dozen miles south of San Francisco, the USGS said. No tsunami threat […]

  • LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 27:  In this photo illustration, a man smokes an E-Cigarette at the V-Revolution E-Cigarette shop in Covent Garden on August 27, 2014 in London, England. The Department of Health have ruled out the outlawing of 'e-cigs' in enclosed spaces in England, despite calls by WHO, The World Health Organisation to do so. WHO have recommended a ban on indoor smoking of e-cigs as part of tougher regulation of products dangerous to children.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

    Surgeon General sounds the alarm on teens and e-cigarettes

    (CNN) — The nation’s top doctor is sounding the alarm on e-cigarettes, especially when used by teens and young adults. “These products are now the most commonly used form of tobacco among youth in the United States, surpassing conventional tobacco products, including cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco and hookahs,” wrote Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, the US Surgeon General, in a new report released Thursday. In fact, use of e-cigarettes among high school students increased by 900% from 2011 to 2015, according […]

  • MASHATU, BOTSWANA - JULY 27:  A tower of giraffes at sunrise in the Mashatu game reserve on July 27, 2010 in Mapungubwe, Botswana. Mashatu is a 46,000 hectare reserve located in Eastern Botswana where the Shashe river and Limpopo river meet.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

    Giraffes in process of ‘silent extinction,’ wildlife group says

    (CNN) — Africa’s wild giraffe population has plunged dramatically and the world’s tallest animals are in the process of a “silent extinction,” a conservation group has reported. Giraffe populations have fallen by up to 40% over the last 30 years, the International Union for Conservation of Nature says in the latest edition of its “Red List” of endangered species. The gentle giants’ numbers have dipped from as many as 163,000 in 1985 to just over 97,000 last year, according to […]

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    The color of 2017 is …

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — There will be a lot more green in the world in 2017. Color forecasters at the Pantone Color Institute have declared “greenery” as next year’s color of the year. Although there is green in grass, leaves and apples, Pantone is specific about what counts as “greenery.” The company describes it as “a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring when nature’s greens revive, restore and renew.” “It’s the green that signals […]

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    Nordstrom’s $85 leather-wrapped rock has sold out online

    NEW YORK — Looking to buy a classy pet rock this holiday season? Believe it or not, a lot of people were. An $85 leather-wrapped stone — yes, you read that right — has sold out at Nordstrom’s online store after going viral on social media. A smaller version, sensibly priced at $65 for the budget-conscious rock lover, is also out of stock. “A paperweight? A conversation piece? A work of art? It’s up to you,” reads the description at […]

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    Former WWE CEO, Linda McMahon picked to be Small Business administrator by Trump

    WASHINGTON D.C. – President-elect Donald Trump picked Linda McMahon, former CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment, to serve as the administrator of the Small Business Administration, his transition announced Wednesday. “Linda has a tremendous background and is widely recognized as one of the country’s top female executives advising businesses around the globe,” Trump said in a statement. “She helped grow WWE from a modest 13-person operation to a publicly traded global enterprise with more than 800 employees in offices worldwide.” He continued, […]

  • USS Arizona (BB-39) sunk and burning furiously, December 7, 1941. Her forward magazines had exploded when she was hit by a Japanese bomb.

    Remembering the date which will live in infamy

    (CNN) — Let’s remember Pearl Harbor As we go to meet the foe Let’s remember Pearl Harbor As we did the Alamo We will always remember How they died for liberty. Let’s remember Pearl Harbor And go on to victory. — Lyrics of a song recorded by big-band leader Sammy Kaye I remember. It was 75 years ago. But I remember. It was a Sunday afternoon, my senior year in high school. My parents and I gathered around the radio, […]