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Biker throws trash at litterbugs caught redhanded

 Biker throws trash at litterbugs caught redhanded »Play Video
If you hate to see people litter, you may love this story of a biker who chases litterbugs and throws their trash back at them. She's become an anti-litter superhero. The question is, is her story garbage? CNN's Jeanne Moos sorts through the trash.

Man pays it forward to the tune of $1,000

Man pays it forward to the tune of $1,000 »Play Video
A random act of kindness in Texas. Employees at the Chick-Fil-A say a man handed over one thousand dollars to pay for other people's meals. There apparently was no motive behind it, just the chance to help brighten someone's day. Matthew Torres has the story.

Goldfish surgery

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George the goldfish lives to swim another day! The Australian goldfish was suffering from a giant tumor on his head. With the help of a skilled vet and lots of anesthetic-laced water, a prized pet keeps his place in the pond. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

Baby alligator thief caught on camera

Baby alligator thief caught on camera »Play Video
Caught on camera: an alligator thief! Not alligator-skin boots or purses, this accused crook was seen allegedly stealing "live" baby gators. Jasmine Huda has the story, and the video that shows the alleged crime.

Stolen Seahawk gnome comes home

Stolen Seahawk gnome comes home »Play Video
Who would steal a garden gnome and return it six months later? The die-hard Seahawks fans who lost their gnome are completely mystified by where it spent all that time. Mark Miller explains.

Obama orders response to "degrade and ultimately destroy" Sunni terrorist group ISIS

Obama orders response to "degrade and ultimately destroy" Sunni terrorist group ISIS

President Obama delivered a prime-time address to the nation Wednesday, outlining a strategy for taking on the Sunni militant group known as ISIS - or the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq.


The President said he aims to "degrade and ultimately destroy" ISIS, authorizing airstrikes in Syria and expanding strikes in Iraq.


In the address, Obama issued an order dispatching nearly 500 U.S. troops to Iraq to help the country’s security forces defend against the growing ISIS militant presence.

7-year-old ticketed for driving a golf cart

7-year-old ticketed for driving a golf cart »Play Video
A seven-year-old Texas boy learned the hard way: The long arm of the law doesn't care how old you are. An officer issued him a ticket for driving a golf cart on the beach. Now he's facing a fine, and his mother is furious. Sonia Azad has the story.

Rambo the angry ram

Rambo the angry ram »Play Video
CNN's Jeanne Moos profiles the angry ram that has it has its own Facebook page, Youtube videos, and quite a mean streak.

American captive released less than a week after ISIS executes journalist

American captive released less than a week after ISIS executes journalist
Photo of American author Peter Theo Curtis being held captive by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (or ISIS). He was released on Sunday after being held captive for 2 years, NBC News reports.

Less than a week after Islamic militants killed an American hostage, another kidnapped American was set free.

President Obama is back at the White House Monday morning to oversee an increasing debate about how the US should handle the rise of ISIS and other terrorist groups in the middle east.

Members of ISIS, or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, executed American journalist James Foley on Wednesday. Officials with the British government say they've identified Foley’s killer.

Five days later a different Syria-based terrorist group released American author Peter Theo Curtis after he’d been held for two years.

Photos: Breathtaking pics of Earth from International Space Station

Photos: Breathtaking pics of Earth from International Space Station
A pop-up book for space travelers. Clouds reaching so high I couldn’t believe it. (Photo & Caption: Reid Wiseman, NASA)

Man versus highchair

Man versus highchair »Play Video
A British man found out the hard way that it's a lot easier to get into a baby's highchair than out of one. The guy gets stuck, hilarity ensues. CNN's Jeanne Moos has the highchair hijinks.