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2016 long-shots think they can win?

No one knows your name so here's an idea: why not run for President?

Christie to Obama: Next, get cop killer

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie -- a potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate -- finally broke his silence on President Barack Obama's decision to normalize relations with Cuba in a letter to the President issued on Sunday.

Officers shoot man at U.S. border

U.S. officers shot a Canadian man who walked toward a border inspection booth waving a handgun early Sunday.

Mom charged in deaths of 8 kids

As Australia grapples with another shocking tragedy -- the deaths of eight children in one home -- the mother of seven of them might be able to explain what happened.

Runaway tire smashes into man

Manuel Mendoza is lucky to be alive after he was sent flying when a tire came crashing through a window. KPRC has more.

NASA emails wrench to ISS for fix

Thanks to a 3-D printer aboard the ISS, astronaut Barry Wilmore got the wrench he needed to make a repair.

20 arrested at megamall

A choir of protests echoed through the country's quintessential megamall, when a few hundred demonstrators from Black Lives Matter raised their voices at the Mall of America.

Allergic girl to mom: I know I'm dying

An 11-year-old girl died from an allergic reaction on a family trip to Hawaii. CNN affiliate KTXL reports.

Infant can't bear to be touched

Parents were shocked to find out their child has a disease which makes skin-to-skin contact nearly impossible.

School meals the new gourmet cuisine?

With the help of an army of Tanzania's finest senior citizens, one woman is on a mission to put traditional foods back on the menu.

Elton John gets married

Sir Elton John and David Furnish are now husband and husband.

Ray Rice, fiancée nuzzled after punch?

Newly released footage shows the two in handcuffs after the February elevator fight in which former NFL player Ray Rice punched his then-fiancée, Janay.

New video: Elevator fight aftermath

New video showing the aftermath of Ray Rice's infamous punch shows Rice and Palmer kissiing after the altercation.

Jail's camera rolls while clients ...

A county jail is under fire for security cameras recording private moments of clients using the toilet and dressing.

America ready for this top model?

Carmen Carrera wants to be known as a model, not just a trans model. Can she make it in the fashion world?

Grandma passes out, tot does this

A smart 4-year-old boy took all the right steps when his grandmother collapsed in their home. CNN affiliate WRIC reports.

Epic office cubicle will amaze you

One woman took her company's holiday cubicle decorating contest to the next level with her custom log cabin. WCCO reports.

Dog flunks cop academy, does this

A dog that never made it as a K-9 officer because of his fear of thunder unexpectedly helped put a suspected robber behind bars.

'Big Lebowski': Now saved for all time

"The Big Lebowski," "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" and "Saving Private Ryan" have long been national treasures, but the Library of Congress just made it official.

Nat Geo photo contest winners

More than 9,200 entries were submitted from more than 150 countries in three categories: people, places and nature.

9 foods that boost metabolism

9 foods that boost metabolism naturally

Photos: Celebs salute CNN Heroes

Photos: 'CNN Heroes' tribute show

12 best places to spend Christmas 2014

If your Christmas is too often one of tacky decorations and bitter family feuds, you may need to put the baubles back in the attic and plan a yuletide getaway.

The ups and downs of 2014

A look back on the year that was 2014

Top 10 heroes and villains of 2014

As the year comes to a close, CNN's Rachel Crane looks back at the top 10 heroes and villains of 2014.

How U.S. helped wife of Cuban spy get pregnant

It might be the most bizarre of the closely guarded secrets from last week's historic agreement between the United States and Cuba.

Zakaria: Why Rubio is wrong

In opposing President Barack Obama's opening to Cuba, Florida's Republican senator, Marco Rubio, explained, "This entire policy shift announced today is based on an illusion, on a lie, the lie and the illusion that more commerce and access to money and goods will translate to political freedom for the Cuban people." Rubio has correctly touched on the core issue. But theory, logic and history suggest that he's wrong in his conclusions.

Soledad: What my mother left behind

What dare I think about Cuba?