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The week in 37 photos

(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:50:28 EDT)

Look at me! 17 selfies of the week

(Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:41:46 EDT)

Moon bites sun: Your photos
If there's one thing we've learned about the CNN iReport community, it's that you all love to capture celestial events.
(Sat, 25 Oct 2014 10:23:13 EDT)

Obese dummies prevent road deaths?
Car safety testing has come a long way since the days of dropping cadavers down unused elevator shafts in the 1930s.
(Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:40:23 EDT)

Jack-o'-Lantern sun
It wasn't a trick. But for space geeks, it sure was a treat.
(Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:08:57 EDT)

Mars travel possible with hibernation
Six astronauts lie motionless in a row of compartments with medical monitoring cables connected to their bodies, as their space ship cuts through the silent blackness that separates Earth from Mars.
(Tue, 07 Oct 2014 12:44:32 EDT)

How much sex counts as exercise?
When I think of the ultimate sex workout, I picture the scene from "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" where Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie throw each other around their kitchen for an hour. Unfortunately, not every sexual experience is quite that... well, high-intensity. But how many calories do we really burn in the act?
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:34:11 EDT)

Students took fake 'paper classes'
For 18 years, thousands of students at the University of North Carolina took fake "paper classes," and advisers funneled athletes into the program to keep them eligible, an independent report finds.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:58:01 EDT)

DNA tests solve Oklahoma cold cases
A decades-old mystery that captivated Oklahoma has been solved after officials confirmed the identities of two groups of people -- some of them teens -- who went missing in 1969 and 1970.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:09:30 EDT)

Romance ends in chimney
The perils of online dating are well-documented. But the mantle of absurdity in dating folklore might now belong to a Los Angeles-area man, and it's for where his online flame turned up -- behind his mantel.
(Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:17:27 EDT)

12 best meat cities in America
With the possible exception of smartphone technology, nothing's seen more practical advances this millennium than food.
(Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:20:46 EDT)

Mystery space plane back on Earth
Whatever it was doing up in space, we may never know, but the U.S. Air Force's unmanned X-37B space plane returned to Earth this week, with still no details from the military on the nearly two-year mission.
(Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:24:38 EDT)

San Fran stations ban Lorde's 'Royals'
With the World Series on the line, radio stations in San Francisco aren't taking any chances.
(Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:03:08 EDT)

Megaquake could hit West Coast
It's been 25 years since a massive earthquake rattled San Francisco. Is the West Coast ready for the next big one?
(Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00:05:02 EDT)

Clowns scaring residents
A rash of "creepy clown" sightings in California has left some residents unnerved, and it all appears to have started with the "Wasco Clown."
(Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:38:12 EDT)

Her death linked to latest case?
As the years wore on after her death, Cassandra Morton's family learned to live without knowing who committed this heinous act. Until now.
(Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:13:21 EDT)

US changes mind on gay marriage
Stephanie Coontz says 11 years ago only one state allowed same sex marriage. Soon, some 60% of Americans will live where gays can marry. How did attitudes change so quickly?
(Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:12:17 EDT)

Drought victims drink in kindness
California's historic drought leaves hundreds of homes without running water. Enter a godsend: A grandmother, 71, delivers love by the bottle.
(Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:12:06 EDT)

'SNL' veteran dies at 57
Actress and comedian Jan Hooks died in New York on Thursday. Her representative, Lisa Lieberman, confirmed the death to CNN but provided no additional information.
(Sat, 11 Oct 2014 04:52:22 EDT)

Did tweet get her kicked off jet?
Tweeting about why her Tuesday night flight was delayed got Lisa Carter-Knight kicked off a JetBlue airplane, she claims.
(Thu, 09 Oct 2014 08:14:42 EDT)

Carter criticizes Obama on ISIS
Former President Jimmy Carter said President Barack Obama "waited too long" to go after ISIS and criticized what he described as the president's changing foreign policy.
(Wed, 08 Oct 2014 19:15:56 EDT)

My right to death with dignity at 29
On New Year's Day, after months of suffering from debilitating headaches, I learned that I had brain cancer.
(Wed, 08 Oct 2014 08:01:46 EDT)

Parents anxious about enterovirus
When news first broke about a month ago about enterovirus D68, also known as EV-D68, with hundreds of children hospitalized across the United States with respiratory illnesses, I definitely took notice.
(Tue, 07 Oct 2014 09:47:07 EDT)

Who are the U.S. Ebola patients?
As another American patient with Ebola arrives in the United States, here is a look at the American patients who have been diagnosed with this deadly virus.
(Mon, 06 Oct 2014 14:13:13 EDT)

A sperm bank just for supersmart
It sounds like the plot of a Hollywood movie: An eccentric millionaire creates a sperm bank with donations from only extraordinary men -- Nobel laureates, an Olympic athlete and geniuses with off-the-chart IQs.
(Wed, 08 Oct 2014 17:47:13 EDT)

18 annoying things in airports
Whether they're cutting their fingernails mid-flight or aggressively establishing armrest hegemony, we've already addressed the most irritating things travelers do on airplanes.
(Tue, 07 Oct 2014 08:50:19 EDT)

Gender differences at school
Every so often a boy shows up to school at Garden Oaks Montessori in Houston wearing nail polish or a headband. When that happens, children -- and, sometimes parents -- ask questions.
(Tue, 07 Oct 2014 09:35:53 EDT)

Paul Revere dies at 76
Paul Revere, leader of the 1960s rock band Paul Revere and the Raiders, died Saturday at his home in Idaho, the band's website reported. He was 76.
(Mon, 06 Oct 2014 09:31:49 EDT)

Aircraft carrier's 30-ton gift
The U.S. Navy's oldest nuclear aircraft carrier has given a piece of itself to one the younger carriers in the fleet.
(Fri, 03 Oct 2014 14:49:43 EDT)

Man in bubble rescued off coast
An ultra-marathoner trying to "run" from Florida to Bermuda in a human-powered inflatable bubble was rescued Saturday morning after he signaled for help, the Coast Guard said.
(Mon, 06 Oct 2014 11:33:06 EDT)

Ferguson flash mob disrupts symphony
Rather than take to the streets of Ferguson, these demonstrators took their demands to the seats of the symphony.
(Mon, 06 Oct 2014 07:20:08 EDT)

Tragedy in the Amazon
Kyle Nolan, right, felt overshadowed by his brother and sister. He traveled to Peru in search of a psychedelic brew that his mother said he thought could help him "discover who he was." That trip ended in tragedy.
(Sat, 25 Oct 2014 05:57:50 EDT)

Girls skip school to join ISIS?
German authorities intercepted the accused teen trio and put them on a plane back to the U.S., where they were greeted by FBI agents.
(Thu, 23 Oct 2014 05:35:04 EDT)

Moon bites sun
If there's one thing we've learned about the CNN iReport community, it's that you all love to capture celestial events.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:06:12 EDT)

WWII German U-boat found
A World War II German U-boat, sunk during the Battle of the Atlantic more than 72 years ago, has been discovered off the coast of North Carolina, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announces.
(Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:39:50 EDT)

Eleanor Roosevelt's sharp tongue
"Dammed if you do, damned if you don't" -- 12 inspirational quotes from the U.S. President's charismatic wife.
(Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:17:29 EDT)

Remains identified as Hannah Graham
Human remains discovered last weekend in Albemarle County, Virginia, belong to University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, authorities said Friday.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:17:30 EDT)

Moon takes bite out of sun
If there's one thing we've learned about the CNN iReport community, it's that you all love to capture celestial events.
(Sat, 25 Oct 2014 10:31:32 EDT)

Giant gold nugget discovered
Five-pound nugget is 90% gold, believed to be worth between $350,000 and $450,000. KTVU has the story.
(Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:07:10 EDT)

DNA tests solve decades-old cold cases
A decades-old mystery that captivated Oklahoma has been solved after officials confirmed the identities of two groups of people -- some of them teens -- who went missing in 1969 and 1970.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:36:50 EDT)

Eleanor Roosevelt's sharp tongue
"Dammed if you do, damned if you don't" -- 12 inspirational quotes from the U.S. President's charismatic wife.
(Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:17:29 EDT)

Inventive sick day excuses
A survey reveals some of the inventive excuses given by U.S. workers for playing hooky in the past year.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:35:59 EDT)

School shooting: 'Run, get out of here'
Jordan Luton was finishing his lunch in the cafeteria at Washington state's Marysville-Pilchuck High School on Friday when he heard it -- a loud bang.
(Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:46:17 EDT)

Should health care workers who treat Ebola in Africa be quarantined?
Should the focus of American policy be to do everything to prevent anyone from the most ravaged regions from entering the United States, even if it discourages health care workers from going there? That debate is playing out now, with some calling for 21-day quarantines of those coming from West Africa.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:02:31 EDT)

Giant gold nugget discovered
Five-pound nugget is 90% gold, believed to be worth between $350,000 and $450,000. KTVU has the story.
(Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:07:10 EDT)

Remains identified as Hannah Graham
Human remains discovered last weekend in Albemarle County, Virginia, belong to University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, authorities said Friday.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:17:30 EDT)

New York cops recovering after hatchet attack
A New York City police officer remains in critical condition at a Queens hospital Friday, one day after suffering a hatchet wound to the head.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:01:47 EDT)

These dogs protect the president
For the Secret Service only one breed of dog will do to keep the President safe.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:58:16 EDT)

Ferguson edgy over grand jury decision
Tension can go from zero to 100 in seconds in Ferguson, Missouri, as doubts loom about an indictment in the Michael Brown shooting.
(Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:47:00 EDT)

Family awakens to find home firebombed
Linda Bazzi awoke in the middle of the night and found her two-story home unusually warm.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:10:17 EDT)

Sick day excuses you won't believe
A survey reveals some of the inventive excuses given by U.S. workers for playing hooky in the past year.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:25:35 EDT)

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