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Solar cells could bring brighter future

Editor's note: Future Cities offers an inside look at how urban living has changed in the modern era, to give us a glimpse of what we can envision to be imbued in our lives in the years to come.

Michigan non profit martial arts class helps kids kick cancer

SOUTHFIELD, Michigan (CNN) -- For 12 years, Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg worked at a camp for children battling cancer.

Amazon introduces new Fire tablets and e-readers

Amazon has released a new set of tablets and e-readers. A $79 Kindle and the Kindle Voyage are the company's new e-reader offerings.

Marriott says 'Tip your housekeeper!'

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

Police car crashes into New Jersey donut shop

We're going to let you make your own jokes about this one... A South Jersey police vehicle slammed into a doughnut shop Friday morning.

French jets strike ISIS targets in Iraq

France has carried out airstrikes against ISIS targets in Iraq, becoming the first U.S. coalition ally to take a hands-on role in the fight against the militant army.

FL man murders daughter, 6 grandchildren before taking his own life

A convicted felon fatally shot his daughter and six grandchildren before killing himself in a Florida home on Thursday. Investigators say they have no idea why 51-Year-old Don Spirit carried out the brutal slaying.

Tiny dog survives getting scooped up by hungry owl in Michigan

A Michigan family's tiny pet is recovering from serious injuries after a bizarre attack.

Health officials say you should get your flu shot now

The typical flu season doesn't begin for at least another month, but experts say now is the time to start thinking about rolling up your sleeves and getting vaccinated.

84-year-old pastor arrested on 4 counts of sexual assault

Mount Pleasant, TX (KETK) -- An elderly East Texas man has been arrested on on four counts of aggravated sexual assault of a disabled individual.

Lawmakers back Obama's Syrian rebels

Lawmakers in Washington have backed the President's plan to train Syrian opposition forces already fighting ISIS militants on the ground. Most Democrats and Republicans agree it's the best plan.

CDC: Four people sick with malaria, one critical

The Centers for Disease Control says a man that is critically ill in a New Orleans, LA, area hospital has malaria. The man came in on a cargo ship that had been to several ports before arriving in Louisiana. 

Infant found alive after flood waters destroy his CA home

Flooding in Palm Springs, California decimated one family's home Tuesday.

Senate debates arming Syrian rebels to fight ISIS

The Senate is set for a vote on providing weapons to Syrian rebels for their fight against ISIS militants.

AL Mardi Gras krewe changes name after being mistaken for ISIS militant group

A local Mardi Gras group in Mobile, Alabama is doing everything it can to distance itself from the militant group ISIS.