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Searching for the answer: Can the world stop Ebola?

As I stood in the sweltering heat outside the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta earlier this week, President Barack Obama whispered in my ear.

GM recalls 205,000 Cadillacs, Impalas

Add 205,309 more cars to General Motors' recall tally. On Saturday, the automaker announced it was recalling Cadillac XTS and Chevrolet Impalas because of a problem with the electronic parking brake arm in some vehicles.

Grand jury gets case of Ohio man shot by police in Walmart store

Prosecutors in Ohio began presenting evidence to a grand jury on Monday in the August 5 death of Cincinnati man John Crawford III, shot and killed by police while carrying an air rifle in a Walmart store.

Comic books invade the small screen

 Maybe it's the cobwebs, the skulls and the creepy books, but somehow one gets the feeling that this is no ordinary library.

Dark matter? Scientists closer to seeing a vast, invisible universe

 Take a look around you, and in your mind's eye, randomly wipe out all but a small fraction of what you can see. Pretend the vast rest of reality is there but invisible.

Firefighter dies after Ice Bucket Challenge accident

 A Kentucky firefighter has died, weeks after participating in an ALS Ice Bucket Challenge that went horribly wrong.

More than 700 infants exposed to TB at Texas hospital

More than 700 infants and 40 health care workers have been exposed to tuberculosis, commonly called TB, at a hospital in El Paso, Texas, according to the city's Department of Public Health.

Spending cuts to education and nutrition will hurt kids

Kids may be the future of America, but you might not know it looking at how Washington spends its money.

Marriott says 'Tip your housekeeper!'

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- When you're staying at a hotel, tip your housekeeper!

Cosby sweater still popular 30 years later

(CNN) -- It all started with a gift from a friend.