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Everything Is Awful So Let’s All Escape To This Treehouse For Grown-Ups

The architecture firm Snøhetta has built a cabin in the woods of Northern Sweden. The coolest part? It’s built into the trees themselves, acting like a treehouse for grownups–and a getaway from the world.<p>The two-bedroom cabin is part of the renowned Treehotel, where guests can rent one of seven …

Manitoba helicopter pilot dies after falling into crevasse in Antarctica

A friend says it's a shame that a skilled helicopter pilot from Manitoba who never crashed in more than 30 years of flying died in a freak fall in Antarctica.<p>David Wood, 62, was working with the Australian government's Antarctic program at the Davis research station, a permanent base on the icy …

4 teens arrested in alleged gang rape of 18-year-old in Brooklyn playground

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> Four teens who forced a father to leave his daughter so they could take turns raping her at a park have been arrested, New York police say -- but a fifth suspect is still at large.<p>The 18-year-old woman was with her father at the Osborn Playground in Brooklyn around 9 p.m. Thursday …

Pennsylvania girl, 12, killed after father aims gun at constable

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ciara Meyer stood directly behind her father as he raised a .223-caliber rifle and pointed it at the chest of a constable who'd come to serve an eviction notice at their apartment.<p>The constable responded with a single shot.<p>That bullet went through the arm of 57-year-old Donald Meyer and …

‘It’s just infuriating’: Ontario family learns man who killed their daughter faces another drunk driving charge

LONDON, Ont. — The parents of Jessica Ondejko had learned to live with the pain and anger of losing their bright, beautiful daughter to a habitual …

The best thing about the SpaceX rocket landing was the human reaction

Last night, SpaceX sent a rocket out into space and then landed it back down on Earth, upright and proud, as if it was no big deal. But the people responsible for making that feat happen, SpaceX's scientists and engineers, knew how maddeningly difficult and complex that task was, so when the Falcon …

Notable Lives Lost in 2015: Pictures

In wake of terrorist attacks, sheriffs call on citizens to take up arms

<b>Melbourne, Florida (CNN) —</b> In less than a month, three cities have become synonymous with terror:<p>Paris. Colorado Springs. San Bernardino.<p>That last one was enough to spark a trend of sheriffs around the country calling on citizens to arm themselves.<p>In Brevard County, Florida -- less than an hour's …

Trump calls for ban on Muslim immigration

Statement comes one day after Barack Obama used a prime-time address to warn against discrimination<p>NEWARK, N.J. — Republican presidential candidate …

Mass shooting at Inland Regional Center: What we know

<b>(CNN) —</b> So far, nobody knows why a man and woman opened fire with automatic weapons at a holiday party in San Bernardino, California. Fourteen people died, and 21 people were wounded.<p>We know there were two shooters: A U.S. citizen named Syed Rizwan Farook, 28, who was an inspector with the county …

ISIS Releases Video Purportedly Showing Beheading of Alleged Russian Spy

ISIS claims it has beheaded an alleged Russian spy in a killing at the hands of a Russian jihadi.<p>In a video released by the terror group Wednesday, a captive is seen kneeling in front of another man clutching a knife, according to Flashpoint Intelligence, a global security firm and NBC News …

Vladimir Putin

Paul Walker's father sues Porsche over actor's death

The father of actor Paul Walker, who was killed as a passenger in a 2013 crash of a Porsche Carrera GT, is suing the automaker and charging the car was unsafe.<p>The suit alleges that Porsche advertised the vehicle as "a racing car licensed for use on the road." But in fact the car "lacked safety …

Remains of Texas girl missing since 1990 may have been found | Reuters

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A quarter century after her disappearance in southeastern Texas, authorities said on Wednesday they have unearthed what they believe are the remains of a 15-year-old girl in a shallow grave a few miles from the rural store where she was last seen alive.<p>The Wharton County …

Fifteen killed in Honduras in two separate massacres

Two massacres in Honduras have killed 15 people in less than 12 hours.<p>Police say seven were shot in the capital of Tegucigalpa early Wednesday, while eight bus drivers were killed in the northern city of San Pedro Sula late Tuesday.<p>Police commissioner Leonel Sauceda gave a news conference where …

Human Rights

Man's attempt to kill spider confused with domestic violence, sparks police call

A man's noisy attempts to kill a spider caused his neighbors to call the police, reporting a suspected violent domestic incident.<p>Officers in Sydney went to the address after numerous calls were made claiming a woman could be heard screaming hysterically and a man yelling "I'm going to kill you, …

Mississippi Man Kills Father, Stabs Mother in Dispute Over Food: Police

A 32-year-old Mississippi man was arrested Thursday after police say he stabbed his father to death and wounded his mother the previous night in an argument over food.<p>Ronald Pritchett of Purvis, south of Hattiesburg, was visiting his parents in Gretna, Louisiana, when he became enraged during a …

Florida Police Investigate Photo of Dog With Duct-Taped Mouth

Florida police have opened an animal cruelty investigation into a Facebook user who posted a picture of her dog with its mouth duct-taped shut.<p>Katie Brown first put up the disturbing photo Friday morning, with the caption, "This is what happens when you dont shut up!!!”<p>It has been shared over …

Officer Killed In Planned Parenthood Attack Was 'Man Of Courage'

Garrett Swasey was a leader in his church and was married with two children.<p>The police officer killed by a gunman who opened fire inside a Colorado Planned Parenthood is being remembered as someone who wouldn't hesitate to put the lives of other people before his own.<p>Garrett Swasey, 44, was an …

Prosecutors Seek 580 Years for Stephen M. Howells, Kidnapper of Two Amish Girls

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Federal prosecutors are seeking a maximum 580-year prison sentence for a man who sexually abused six children, including two Amish girls he kidnapped in northern New York.<p>Stephen M. Howells, 40, and Nicole Vaisey, 26, admitted in May that they sexually exploited children. …

Tim Hortons Closes Locations in New York and Maine Without Informing Staff, Customers

Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain that was acquired by Burger King last year, has abruptly closed over 20 locations in the Northeast — in Maine, New York City, and upstate New York — without warning. Not only were staff not given notice, but Consumerist reports that customers …

Paris attacks mark new phase in IS attacks on Western soil: NATO official

One of NATO's senior officials says the Nov. 13 Paris attacks are a "game changer" for security in the West as the ascendant Islamic State moves beyond its self-proclaimed caliphate in Iraq and Syria to wage al-Qaeda-style attacks on distant targets.<p>General Petr Pavel, chairman of the North …

National Guard Airlifts Dino Fossils Out of Wilderness

This was something that had never been seen before — the full skeletal remains of a baby Pentaceratops, a plant-eating dinosaur with large horns that once roamed what is now North America tens of millions of years ago.<p>The fossils first caught the attention of paleontologists with the New Mexico …

Helicopter crash that killed 2 Marines caused by improper maintenance, inquiry shows

The helicopter crash that killed two Marines from Camp Pendleton was caused by improper maintenance that led the transmission to seize up and the main rotor to stop, according to a Marine Corps investigation.<p>Pilot misjudgment was also listed as a factor in the crash.<p>The investigative report was …