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8 earthquakes shake near Oregon/Nevada border overnight

8 earthquakes shake near Oregon/Nevada border overnight
A screengrab from the USGS website shows the grouping of quakes. The quakes started just after 6 p.m. Wednesday. The latest struck before 5 a.m. Thursday.

A cluster of 8 earthquakes shook northwestern Nevada overnight, about 40 miles southeast of the Oregon town of Lakeview.

Town builds massive snowman

Town builds massive snowman »Play Video
A 30-foot-tall snowman is greeting residents and visitors in a small town in Wisconsin. Josette Daniels has the story.

'Deflategate' follies

'Deflategate' follies »Play Video
The New England Patriots' footballs may have been underinflated, but jokes and jabs about the scandal have blown up. CNN's Jeanne Moos has some of the best of them.

Landslide drops woman's yard onto neighbor's back porch

Landslide drops woman's yard onto neighbor's back porch »Play Video

A landslide moved a Camas woman’s backyard up the the back door of her neighbor's house overnight Saturday. Now the homeowners, insurance companies, city and county officials, and engineers are still trying to figure out the muddy mess.

Lost class ring returned 25 years later

Lost class ring returned 25 years later »Play Video
A Missouri woman's treasure was missing for decades. She thought it was gone forever, but a student from Lewis Palmer high school took up the mission to find it. As Emily Allen reports, it's now mission accomplished.

65 years of saving pennies

65 years of saving pennies »Play Video
It started as a collection a Texas man began more than 60 years ago, and it's now worth more than 800 dollars. Ashlyn Tubbs has the story.

I'll have the bugs with a side of ants please

I'll have the bugs with a side of ants please »Play Video
Bugs have been a dietary staple of many cultures for centuries. Yet westerners have been slow to stomach the creepy crawlers. That may be changing. Rachel Crane heads to New York's the black ant to taste the latest restaurant trend.

Can the 'force' really control your gadgets?

Can the 'force' really control your gadgets? »Play Video
The power to move objects with your mind, or a gesture is something we've seen in the worlds of fantasy - or the Jedi universe of Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader. But here in reality it's coming one step closer. CNN's Samuel Burke tried out a high tech armband that looks a bit like magic.

100-foot tree crashes into home: 'I thank God we're all okay'

100-foot tree crashes into home: 'I thank God we're all okay' »Play Video
A local family is searching for a new place to live. Blame it on the wild weekend windstorm that toppled trees and brought down power lines. The storm left thousands in the dark.

New pen draws in 3D

New pen draws in 3D »Play Video
It sounds like science fiction, drawing in the air with a pen that instantly makes your creations real. Well, the 3-doodler pen is not fantasy. The gadget's fast-hardening, flexible plastic can be used to create anything from keepsakes to wallets -- even clothes.

Mastodon skeleton found in yard

Mastodon skeleton found in yard »Play Video
Imagine you're digging in your yard and you find a prehistoric beast! That's what happened to a west Michigan family. Aaron Dimick went out to Eaton County to see what they dug up.