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Smoke from Siberian wildfires turns Northwestern sunsets a fiery red

Smoke from Siberian wildfires turns Northwestern sunsets a fiery red
Sun sets over Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains on April 18, 2015. (Photo: Sigma Sreedharan Photography)

Tsarnaev guilty on all charges in Boston Marathon bombing

Tsarnaev guilty on all charges in Boston Marathon bombing
This file photo released Friday, April 19, 2013 by the Federal Bureau of Investigation shows Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted on all charges Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing by a federal jury that now must decide whether the 21-year-old former college student should be executed.

Bear breaks into home, eats Easter chocolate

Bear breaks into home, eats Easter chocolate »Play Video
Call it Goldilocks in reverse. A Florida homeowner woke up to find a black bear in her kitchen last week. He enjoyed a sweet treat, then showed up again on Saturday. Bryan Anderson visited the neighborhood.

Weird-looking sculpture of Lucille Ball raises eyebrows

Weird-looking sculpture of Lucille Ball raises eyebrows »Play Video
Just about everybody loves Lucille Ball in her hometown of Celeron, New York. But not everyone is in love with a statue that was built in her honor in a local park. Justin Carter has more on the artwork that's been generating some nationwide buzz.

Hong Kong black market cookies

Hong Kong black market cookies »Play Video
It's just three small words -- but it's taking Hong Kong by storm. Jenny's Butter Cookies. In fact, the treats are such a hot commodity, they've even got their own black market. CNN's Andrew Stevens gives us a taste.

Waitress finds and returns $1,300 in cash

Waitress finds and returns $1,300 in cash »Play Video
A Georgia waitress is being honored for her honesty. She found an envelope full of cash at the restaurant she works at, and she quickly did the right thing. Tesia Reed reports.

Robot helps children with autism

Robot helps children with autism »Play Video
According to the Centers for Disease Control, one in 68 American children has an autism spectrum disorder. But now a technological breakthrough is connecting with autistic children in ways in which adults have never been able. CNN's Tom Foreman has the incredible story.