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Stories remembered as hotel is demolished

Stories remembered as hotel is demolished »Play Video
One push of a button brought down a 19-story hotel. A very special little boy hospitalized for half a year got to push that button. While the hotel will be no more, the memories of what happened in that building will remain. Ryan Kruger has the story.

Family survives harrowing car crash: 'I wish it was a dream'

Family survives harrowing car crash: 'I wish it was a dream' »Play Video
The Arteaga family.
Police said a truck careened into at least nine other vehicles on Friday along the 9200 block of Rainier Avenue South. Witnesses said the driver was essentially barreling down the street like a pinball and crashed into cars and trucks along the way.

Eric Arteaga, his wife, and their two boys had just left their south Seattle home for a night of trick-or-treating when their Toyota Tacoma was hit.

90-year-old arrested for feeding the homeless

90-year-old arrested for feeding the homeless »Play Video
It did not take long for city of Fort Lauderdale to make good on the promise to criminally charge those who violate a new ordinance that effectively outlaws groups from feeding the homeless in public. On Sunday the city charged three people, including two ministers and a 90-year-old homeless advocate, and they could face up to 60 days in jail for their so-called crime. Bob Norman has the update.

Man proposes to girlfriend on airplane

Man proposes to girlfriend on airplane »Play Video
Love was in the air, as a man popped the question on an airplane over Texas. Kaitlin McCulley reports the happy couple got engaged during their flight to Houston.

50 acts of kindness in 50 states

50 acts of kindness in 50 states »Play Video
We all know weddings can be expensive. But one couple in Orangeburg, New York decided rather than spending the money on themselves, they would pay it forward with 50 acts of kindness. A single act in all 50 states. Kemberly Richardson caught up with the couple.

Hello Kitty convention draws 25,000

Hello Kitty convention draws 25,000 »Play Video
Hello kitty fans from all over the world are gathered in Los Angeles. Some 25-thousand people are attending a convention there to celebrate the fortieth anniversary of the popular feline character.

California sheriff: 'On scene of spaceship accident'

California sheriff: 'On scene of spaceship accident' »Play Video
The wreckage of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShip Two is seen in the Mojave Desert.

Virgin Galactic reported Friday morning that its SpaceShipTwo space tourism aircraft was lost after a "serious anomaly" during a test flight.

The Kern County Sheriff's Office also said it was "on scene of (a) spaceship accident."

Virgin Galactic, communicating via Twitter, said the status of the pilots is unknown, but the California Highway Patrol told The Associated Press that there has been one fatality and one major injury.

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.