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Jason Aldean extends sold-out Burn It Down Tour into 2015

 Good news, ladies (and gentlemen): Country star Jason Aldean is extending his sold-out Burn It Down Tour into 2015.

Unmanned X-37B space plane lands, its exact mission a mystery

Whatever it was doing up in space, we may never know, but the U.S. Air Force's unmanned X-37B space plane returned to Earth this week, with still no details from the military on the nearly two-year mission.

Ebola outbreak in the West: Why some survive, some don't

 There's no cure for Ebola. So why have some patients walked away healthy while others in the West died?

Mother wants 'Breaking Bad' figures removed from Toys R Us

 "Breaking Bad's" Walter White may have cleverly dodged authorities during his career as a drug kingpin, but his action figure hasn't dodged the wrath of a Florida mother.

Woman arrested after becoming trapped in chimney

 A woman accused of illegally entering the Thousand Oaks home of a man she went on multiple dates with was arrested Sunday after firefighters used jackhammers to partially dismantle a brick chimney she had become trapped inside.

Indiana man in custody after 4 bodies found; Sources say possible serial killer

Police in Northwest Indiana today are investigating a possible serial killer, sources say. Law enforcement sources tell WGN a man in his 40s was taken into custody for the murder of a woman at the Motel 6 in Hammond on Friday.

Military preps team for Ebola response in US

The U.S. military is forming a 30-person "quick strike team" equipped to provide direct treatment to Ebola patients inside the United States, a Defense Department official told CNN's Barbara Starr on Sunday.

Authorities find meth infused religious candles valued at $5 million during I-12 traffic stop

A traffic stop on Interstate 12 in Baton Rouge led to the discovery of 48 meth infused candles valued at $5.1 million.

At least 70 ISIS bodies dropped off at Syrian hospital, opposition says

ISIS has apparently taken a heavy hit over the past several days. The bodies of at least 70 fighters for the terror group have been dropped off over four days at a hospital in the Syrian town of Tal Abyad, a Syrian opposition group told CNN.

Woman left handcuffed, shoeless in holding cell after court hearing about missed child support payments

Tara Mathis admits she couldn't pay her child support, but a recent meeting with a judge didn't end the way she thought it would.