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Unique dome home withstands Washington fire storm

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A home designed to withstand a wildfire was put to the test in Omak, Wash. earlier this week.
John Belles designed the concrete dome to withstand a wildfire in 1999, and that's exactly what it did when it took on Mother Nature earlier this week in Omak.

Roseburg man, friends honored for foiling train attack

Roseburg man, friends honored for foiling train attack »Play Video
President Francois Hollande awards the Legion of Honor to Oregon National Guardsman Alek Skarlatos of Roseburg, Ore. (Still from pool video)

Three American travelers say they relied on gut instinct and a close bond forged over years of friendship as they took down a heavily armed man on a passenger train speeding through Belgium. 

Photographer gets incredible shots of the Northern Lights

Photographer gets incredible shots of the Northern Lights
The Northern Lights as seen from Artist Point near Mt. Baker on Aug. 22, 2015. (Photo courtesy: Jack Nichols)

Jack Nichols and his friend Nate had a plan under what should have been a starry night Saturday night - wait until midnight when the quarter moon sets and it's totally black, then head up to Artist Point and get some amazing shots of the Milky Way galaxy over a majestic Mount Baker.

Student fashions fancy guitars out of old skateboards

Student fashions fancy guitars out of old skateboards
Old skateboards are stacked behind a freshly created Prisma guitar. San Francisco, California. (Photo credit: Supplied by WENN.com)
Step aside re-cyclers, here comes the re-rider! A self-taught woodworker and industrial design student has fashioned a range of guitars out of old skateboards.

Watch: Family of bears cool off in backyard pool during N.J. heat wave

Watch: Family of bears cool off in backyard pool during N.J. heat wave »Play Video
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This week's heat wave along the Atlantic Seaboard was downright un-bearable -- there was no better way to beat the heat than a dip in the pool.

Watch: B.C. bear spends afternoon chillin' in a hot tub

Watch: B.C. bear spends afternoon chillin' in a hot tub
Photo courtesy: CTV News Vancouver (B.C.)
A new video is serving as a reminder to people living in North Vancouver to be bear aware. One bold animal pushed down a fence, and went for a swim in a family's backyard pool.

305 Hillary Clinton emails may have contained classified govt. information

305 Hillary Clinton emails may have contained classified govt. information

As Hillary Clinton campaigns for president, questions about her private email server scandal grow louder. Now, 305 of her emails turned over for investigation are considered “questionable” and may have contained classified government information.

Gov. declares state of emergency following Alaska landslides

Gov. declares state of emergency following Alaska landslides

Four people are unaccounted for after Sitka was affected by multiple landslides and a sinkhole Tuesday morning, according to city spokesperson Sara Peterson.

Police experience 'miracle of childbirth' during traffic stop

Police experience 'miracle of childbirth' during traffic stop »Play Video
A routine Sunday morning traffic stop in Seattle turned out to be anything but routine when officers helped an expectant mother give birth in her car.

$1,000 reward offered in search for missing endangered baby

$1,000 reward offered in search for missing endangered baby
Levi Jerome Taylor (left) and Myra Maria Aguilar
A $1,000 reward is now being offered for information on the whereabouts of an endangered newborn baby and his parents, who vanished after the infant was born eight days ago.