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Woman stops carjacker with handcuffs

Woman stops carjacker with handcuffs »Play Video
An Oklahoma woman takes the law into her own hands, after a man tries to steal her car in a Shawnee parking lot. Brian Shlonsky explains.

Couple creates bucket list for dog with cancer

Couple creates bucket list for dog with cancer »Play Video
A Colorado family is determined to make their dog's last days the best possible. The animal is battling cancer. But, as Kelly Sommariva shows us, they're just concentrating on playtime.

Giant snails intercepted at LAX

Invasive snails capable of eating crops - or even the paint off your house - were intercepted at LAX earlier this month.

This invasive species is a very serious threat to agriculture, natural ecosystem, public health and economy, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection said.

Brush fire backs up I-5 near SeaTac

Brush fire backs up I-5 near SeaTac
Firefighters respond to the scene of the brush fire.
Crews spent all night battling a stubborn brush fire along northbound Interstate 5 near SeaTac, and one lane of the freeway is still blocked at the scene, officials said.

The science behind the manhunt

The science behind the manhunt »Play Video
New technology is making it easier for police to find criminals. CNN's Alexandra Field explains what authorities are now doing to catch crooks.

Rallying soccer fans to help kids

Rallying soccer fans to help kids »Play Video
Soccer fans from around the globe have poured into Brazil for the world Cup, but Englishman Jon Burns and his nonprofit, Lionsraw, have sought to turn their passion into social impact. Since 2006, the group has rallied more than 500 fans to help nearly 6,000 children in cities hosting major soccer tournaments. Jon Burns is this week's CNN hero.