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Mother compiles daughter's best insults

Mother compiles daughter's best insults »Play Video
Ever cringe because your kid insults you or some other adult publicly? Well, imagine compiling your child's best -- or worst -- zingers, and turning them into a YouTube video. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a mom who did just that.

The weird and wild sides of Brazilian politics

The weird and wild sides of Brazilian politics »Play Video
Brazilians head to the polls on Sunday to elect their next president. But there are also dozens of regional and federal congressional seats up for grabs. And candidates are doing just about "anything" to grab the attention of voters. Shasta Darlington shows us some of the wild and weird sides of politics in Brazil.

Lucky swimmers have whale of a time

Lucky swimmers have whale of a time »Play Video
Two Gold Coast adventurers in Australia have had a rare close encounter with humpback whales off South Stradbroke Island. Seven Network Australia with the story.

Gumby the iPhone

Gumby the iPhone »Play Video
Here's a high tech question: is your butt bending the new extra big iPhone? Or maybe putting it in your front pocket is giving the phone the bends? CNN's Jeanne Moos is bending more than our ear with this report on the latest brouhaha over the iPhone.

U.S. and supporting nations launch air strikes on ISIS in Syria

U.S. and supporting nations launch air strikes on ISIS in Syria »Play Video

In a dramatic escalation of the war on ISIS, forces from the U.S. and supporting nations launched hundreds of airstrikes on terrorist targets in Syria overnight Tuesday.

A group of Arab nations in a coalition put together by President Obama also put planes in the air.

The precision-guided warheads targeted an ISIS command building and nearly 2 dozen other targets, reportedly killing 120 Syrian terrorists.

Women still pen pals after 71 years

Women still pen pals after 71 years »Play Video
It's a Trans-Atlantic friendship that began with the stroke of a pen. Now 71 years later, two pen pals are getting a chance to spend some time together. Boyd Huppert reports.

GoPro Headcam shoots robbery

GoPro Headcam shoots robbery »Play Video
It happens all the time. A tourist gets mugged by an armed robber. But what made this attempted robbery unusual was that you can watch the entire thing go down because it was captured by a head cam worn by the victim. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports the only thing shot was the bad guy's image.

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

Goldfish surgery »Play Video
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.