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Hawaii celebrates 55 years in U.S.

(CNN) -- Formed by volcanoes and steeped in a rich history of Polynesian culture, Hawaii sounds more like a place in a fantasy novel rather than an American travel oasis.

Thieves steal wedding rings before NM couple's wedding

An Albuquerque, New Mexico couple getting married Friday had almost everything they needed for their wedding stolen in an RV this week.

High-End stylist gives free haircuts to NY homeless

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- When stylist Mark Bustos isn't cutting the hair of fashion designers and real estate moguls, he's traveling around giving free haircuts to the homeless.

Soda Pot: WA company creates marijuana-infused drinks

A Longview, Washington bottler is using Washington's newly legal marijuana to create a new category of THC treats. It's the kind of pot consumption the founder, Atam Stites, hopes you can take home to mom.

Calm returns to Ferguson, MO but concern for justice remains

Protesters gathered again overnight in Ferguson, Missouri and for the third straight night the community continued to march toward calm.

Customer beats FL dad who left kids in car to drink at bar

A 28-year-old Florida father was arrested in Ocala, FL on suspicion of leaving his three children alone in a car for hours while he drank in a bar. Joshua Delong was arrested early Thursday on three counts of child neglect.

Terror group ISIS has grown from offshoot of al-Quaeda to a signifigant force

In a matter of months, the terror group ISIS has risen from an obscure Al Qaeda offshoot to one of the greatest emerging threats against the United States and now Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the ISIS threat is beyond anything we've s

Two germ-fighting robots are on the way to Liberia to help combat spread of Ebola

Two germ-fighting robots have been sent to Liberia to help combat the spread of Ebola in hospitals and clinics.

Protests remain peaceful for second night; grand jury investigation moves forward

Heavy rains slowed the protests overnight in Ferguson, Missouri. Crowds remained peaceful and only a few arrests were reported.

Hiker finds 125 million-year-old dinosaur tracks in Utah

Moab, UT (KSL) -- A hiker has discovered a new collection of footprints left behind 125 million years ago by a number of different dinosaurs.

TN school suspends girl after saying 'bless you' after sneeze

A Tennessee high school student claims she was standing up for her religious beliefs in the classroom when she was suspended after breaking a class rule of saying "bless you" when a classmate sneezed.

Lightning strike injures 6 students during football practice in NM

A 13-year-old Las Cruces, New Mexico boy was critically injured by a lightning strike during 8th grade football practice at Picacho Middle School Tuesday.

Experimental device may offer relief for cluster headaches

Medication hasn't helped Paul Alterio's debilitating cluster headaches, which have incapacitated him two to three times a day for the past four years.

Are things finally calming down in Ferguson, MO?

Calm prevailed overnight in Ferguson, Missouri. Protesters still took to the streets, but the violent clashes with police that marred previous marches was absent.

Patient showing possible Ebola symptoms isolated at Sacramento hospital

A patient at the Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center is being tested for Ebola. The patient may have been exposed to the Ebola virus, so the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will take blood samples.