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Creepy clowns showing up in California town

Creepy clowns showing up in California town
A photo from the Wasco Clown facebook page. Used with permission Oct. 12, 2014.

Bakersfield police were called to another report of a clown sighting Saturday night, but patrol officers found nothing. The clown sightings are drawing attention of national and even international news media.

Guess whose braids just sold for $37,000?

Guess whose braids just sold for $37,000? »Play Video
A pair of pigtails has been sold for several thousand dollars. If that seems like a lot of money for hair, just wait till you hear who they belonged to. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on the hair-raising prices of hair from famous heads.

Ebola claims first U.S. victim

Ebola claims first U.S. victim »Play Video
Thomas Eric Duncan

Thomas Eric Duncan died at Texas Presbyterian Hospital just before 8 a.m. Wednesday morning.

For 10 days, he fought the Ebola virus at the hospital.

Smartphone app aims to fight sickness

Smartphone app aims to fight sickness »Play Video
Health officials in Nashville are using technology to not only encourage people to get their flu shots this season, but also locate them. Eric Alvarez has the details.

CHP officer saves man from fire ants

CHP officer saves man from fire ants »Play Video
In California, a highway patrol officer saved a man's life after fire ants swarmed and a potentially fatal allergy started to set in. Nick Janes has the details.

HS player 'catfished' into university commitment backs out

HS player 'catfished' into university commitment backs out »Play Video
A man posing as a college coach on Twitter, convinced a high school recruit that he had an offer for scholarship. The player announced his commitment, but is now backtracking, after finding out the man on Twitter was an imposter. Derick Waller has more.

Bear takes a dip in a backyard pool

Bear takes a dip in a backyard pool »Play Video
Summer's over, except for one bear in Pennsylvania who still likes to go pool-hopping. And its afternoon of fun was all caught on camera. Jon Meyer has this story.

Arcade collection turns into museum

Arcade collection turns into museum »Play Video
Pac-Man---pinball----Tron and Tic Tac Toe. A new museum in Florida is geared towards vintage gamers! Ashley Jeffery takes us inside the "Replay Amusement Museum" in Tarpon Springs.

High speed chase ends in apprehension of suspected "Hills Bandit"

High speed chase ends in apprehension of suspected "Hills Bandit" »Play Video
Authorities in California have identified the driver in a high-speed police chase spanning four counties and lasting about 90 minutes. They say he's the man suspected of being "The Hills Bandit," sought in multiple Southern California bank robberies. Chip Yost shows us the wild ride -- and it's dramatic conclusion.

The world's fastest electric car

The world's fastest electric car »Play Video
Tesla has sure made a splash with its cool electric cars. But what 'til you see the other electric car being developed in Silicon Valley. It's an electric super car. Buckle your seatbelt, as Len Ramirez takes us on a ride.

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.