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Baby on board! Southwest flight diverted for birth

 (CNN) -- Baby's first flight took on a whole new meaning when a woman gave birth aboard a Southwest Airlines flight in midair Tuesday morning

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton involved in vehicle wreck

 (CNN) -- Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was taken to a hospital after the truck he was traveling in crashed in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Tuesday, police said.

1 slice of royal wedding cake sells at auction for $7500

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- A slice of Prince William and Duchess Catherine's wedding cake sold at auction on Friday for an unexpected $7,500.

An end to the battle for the armrest?

 (CNN) -- Could this device finally bring a peaceful end to the great arms race in the sky?

Mall Santa 101: The making of the perfect Mr. Claus

 Spoiler alert: Santa Claus isn't real.

Senate report: CIA misled public on torture

The CIA's harsh interrogations of terrorist detainees during the Bush era didn't work, were more brutal than previously revealed and delivered no "ticking time bomb" information that prevented an attack, according to an explos

6 killed when small plane crashes into Maryland house

A twin-engine plane crashed into a house in a Gaithersburg, Maryland, subdivision on Monday morning, killing three people in the plane, and a mother and two small boys in the residence, according to local and federal authorities.

Paul McCartney is glad he and John Lennon repaired friendship

Thirty-four years after his friend and songwriting partner John Lennon was shot and killed, Paul McCartney still remembers the jolt of his death.

French Toast Crunch cereal is back!

2006 was the year Twitter debuted and Pluto was demoted to dwarf planet status. It was also the last time French Toast Crunch cereal was for sale in U.S. stores.