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The American dancing in the Kremlin for $8 a day

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:30
Joy Womack is taking part in her first ballet class of the day at the Kremlin Ballet Theatre, kicking her legs up to her head, jumping and spinning across the room. After class, she eats boiled sweets, one after another -- they are a cheap form of energy.
Categories: International News

Why we're obsessed with happiness

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:22
As humans, we're consumed by questions of happiness. We have been at least since we started writing literature, about 5,000 years ago.
Categories: International News

North Korea's first lady makes rare appearance

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:20
North Korea's first lady has made her first public appearance since last December. In images released by North Korea's state news agency, Ri Sol Ju is seen laughing and clapping alongside leader Kim Jong Un. In 2012, Korean state television confirmed the couple had married.
Categories: International News

Toy soldiers? Look again

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:19
Every day, images of war and conflict are splashed across our desktops, plastered on our TV screens and scattered through our mobile news feeds. Because of that, one's response to such imagery often becomes calloused or desensitized.
Categories: International News

Crawling in a 'polio-free' country

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:19
Imagine sitting on a dusty, busy street in New Delhi, crowded with vendors and people running quickly about the market. A woman's lapis-colored sari swishes past you in the golden-colored dusk. You've been here since morning.
Categories: International News

Apple could be America's first $1 trillion company

Business News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:18
Just 18 years ago Apple flirted with bankruptcy. Now it's trying to become America's first $1 trillion company.

Video startup Vessel raises $57.5 million

Business News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:16
Vessel, a company that is trying to create a subscription service for web video stars, has received another $57.5 million in venture capital funding.

The U.S. military's best photos of 2014

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:16
A sergeant wipes away a tear while kneeling before a battlefield cross at a Memorial Day ceremony for fallen service members at Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti.
Categories: National News

The Oklahoma City bombing

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:16
On April 19, 1995, the Albert P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City was rocked by a truck bomb. The blast killed 168 people and injured more than 500.
Categories: National News

'Underwater Babies'

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:16
In his latest book, "Underwater Babies," photographer Seth Casteel one-ups the cuteness factor found in his previous underwater portraits of dogs and puppies.
Categories: National News

Wreck of the USS Independence

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:15
Gallery of the wreck of WWII aircraft USS Independence with historical photos
Categories: National News

U.S. Coast Guard touts record-setting drug busts

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 10:50
The offloading of tons of cocaine was used as a backdrop to announce record-setting drug busts in the eastern Pacific Ocean.
Categories: National News

McDonald's franchise owners are not loving it

Business News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 10:43
McDonald's is trying to get its groove back, but franchise owners are not feeling it.

Her mission: To wipe out student debt for fallen soldiers' kids

Business News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 10:35
For Ashlynne Haycock, it's personal.

Instagram details when nipples are okay

Business News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 10:05
Instagram is easing up on its no-nipple policy, but insists it will still scrub kiddie bathtub pictures from the site.

Walmart fired 2,200 to fix the plumbing

Business News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:44
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European Debt Crisis

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:23
Here's a look at the European Debt Crisis which has affected the countries of Cyprus, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Portugal and Spain.
Categories: International News

Space Accidents

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:23
October 24, 1960 - The first space-related fatality happens when a rocket explodes at the Soviet Union's Baikonur Space Center in Kazakhstan, killing 165 people, including Air Marshal Mitrofan I. Nedelin, the head of Soviet rocket forces. The accident is officially denied until 1990.
Categories: International News

Cuba

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:23
Here's a look at what you need to know about Cuba, a communist country located in the Caribbean Sea, approximately 90 miles south of Florida.
Categories: International News
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