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Wedding day bloopers

Wedding day bloopers »Play Video
An Arizona couple is laughing at their painful, but unforgettable, wedding moment. It started with a cute idea -- the groom carrying the bride in. But as Jeanne Moos shows us, it didn't go exactly as planned.

OK-Go's new music video goes viral

OK-Go's new music video goes viral »Play Video
A new music video by the American band 'OK Go' has gone viral. The band is famous for their videos with optical illusions and domino-effects. Their new video is shot in one take, using a specialized drone and a Segway-like vehicle. CNN's Will Ripley got a closer look at its creative process.

Lava inches closer to homes

Lava inches closer to homes »Play Video
A river of molten lava is bearing down on the town of Pahoa on Hawaii's big island -- reaching the properties of two homes nearest to the Kilauea volcano. The lava advancing between 5 and 20 yards per hour. The flow is edging closer as officials are powerless to divert or stop its path, and the remaining residents are on high alert. CNN's Martin Savidge reports.

Are there too many tanning salons near college campuses?

Are there too many tanning salons near college campuses? »Play Video

The typical college campus has classrooms, favorite hangouts - and even tanning salons.

A new study found 12 percent of the top colleges and universities in the U.S. have tanning facilities located right on campus.

More than 40 percent have tanning beds in off-campus housing, and it's almost always a free perk for tenants.

Dermatologists say ultraviolet radiation -- from both the sun and tanning beds -- is responsible for a recent rise in deadly melanoma in young people.

The Indoor Tanning Association disagrees.

Initial investigation into rocket explosion finds no pollution

Initial investigation into rocket explosion finds no pollution »Play Video
An aerial view of the Wallops Island launch facilities taken by the Wallops Incident Response Team Oct. 29 following the failed launch attempt of Orbital Science Corp.'s Antares rocket Oct. 28. (NASA/Terry Zaperach)

The Wallops Incident Response Team completed an initial assessment Wednesday of Tuesday evening's catastrophic failure of Orbital Science Corp.’s Antares rocket shortly after liftoff.

Rocket bound for International Space Station explodes

Rocket bound for International Space Station explodes

A rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded after liftoff Tuesday in Virginia. No one is believed to have been injured. The cause is under investigaiton.

Orbital Sciences Corp.'s unmanned Cygnus capsule holds 5,000 pounds of cargo for NASA, including 32 mini research satellites, a meteor tracker, and a tank of high-pressure nitrogen to replenish a vestibule used by spacewalking astronauts.

Retailers developing own mobile pay system shut out Google, Apple

Retailers developing own mobile pay system shut out Google, Apple »Play Video

Over the weekend, drug retailers CVS and Rite Aid shut the door on a mobile payment system from Google and a new one from Apple even though the systems had been working in stores.

"It's kind of interesting that all of these retailers find Apple Pay a huge threat even though it just launched," said Mark Spoonhauer, editor-in-chief of tech website Tom's Guide.

Victim dies from injuries; sheriff says shooter invited victims to meet him for lunch

Victim dies from injuries; sheriff says shooter invited victims to meet him for lunch »Play Video
Gia Soriano

A moment of silence honored the victim's of Friday's shooting exactly 72 hours after gunshots erupted at Marysville-Pilchuck High School.

The death toll now stands at three - including the shooter - after 14-year-old victim Gia Soriano lost her fight for survival.

Her family, in a statement read by a hospital administrator, tried to turn Gia's loss into hope for others.

States impose mandatory quarantines in response to Ebola

States impose mandatory quarantines in response to Ebola »Play Video
Kaci Hickox in quarantine

A 5-year-old was rushed to Bellevue Hospital overnight by medical teams dressed in full protective gear.

"The child was showing some signs of an illness," said Mayor Bill De Blasio. "Not clear what the illness was, we did the cautious thing and brought the child in under the full protocol."

It's a protocol that has come under fire: specifically, the decision by governors in New York, New Jersey and Illinois to impose a mandatory quarantine on anyone returning to the U.S. who's had direct contact with an Ebola patient in West Africa.

New military land ship tested

New military land ship tested »Play Video
A new ship may save the day during the next disaster. The boat is basically a parking lot at sea that uses hovercrafts to travel. Joe Little is aboard with this ship's story.

Photos: 70,000-year-old mammoth skull found in Idaho

Photos: 70,000-year-old mammoth skull found in Idaho
The Bureau of Reclamation says fossil skull remains of a more than 70,000 year-old mammoth has been discovered near American Falls Reservoir. The remains were excavated and transferred to the Idaho Museum of Natural History in Pocatello. Museum researchers who examined growth rings on the tusk estimate the mammal was 16 years old at the time of its death. Photo by Dave Walsh -- Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau of Reclamation says fossil skull remains of a more than 70,000 year-old mammoth has been discovered near American Falls Reservoir.

Bus driver beat down

Bus driver beat down »Play Video
Call it instant karma. A bus driver beat a purse-snatcher with a bat. And it was all caught on camera. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.