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5 reasons why 'American Sniper' is a smash hit

(CNN) — "American Sniper," Clint Eastwood's film about Navy SEAL marksman Chris Kyle, stunned just about everyone by earning $105 million over its first weekend in wide release -- an unprecedented haul for a downbeat, R-rate

South Carolina dog survives 90 shotgun pellets, still needs home

GREER, SC (WHNS) — A pit bull was badly wounded after being hit by up to 90 shotgun pellets. Abby's Angels, a Greenville animal rescue currently is caring for him.

Passwords you shouldn't be using in 2015

Almost all your important information in life these days is proctected by a password, sometimes a simple one to crack. SplashData has announced their annual list of 25 most common passwords found on the internet.

Mom who faked daughter's cancer won't serve any prison time

The woman who lied about her daughter's cancer diagnosis won't serve any time in prison for endangering the life of her child.

130K pages of Air Force UFO files posted online

CNN — It's a win for the UFO believers. Secret government files on the possible existence of unidentified flying objects are no longer secret.

New Kids on the Block announce 2015 tour dates

CNN — It's not over yet for New Kids on the Block. The 80's - 90's group announced it will be touring with TLC and Nelly this Summer.

Brutally Honest: Is it OK to let your child fail?

CNN — Recently, my younger daughter left her class project, a time capsule, at the door so I would see it the minute I got home.

Sitting will kill you, even if you exercise

CNN — One of your favorite activities may actually be killing you.

Super Bowl Fast Facts

CNN — Here's some background information about the Super Bowl, the championship game of the National Football League. The Seattle Seahawks are the 2014 Super Bowl champions.

The 11 best social media moments at the State of the Union address

CNN — And they say people are disengaged from politics.