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Popular Iraqi television program uses humor against ISIS

The threat of living under ISIS rule is all too real for people in Baghdad. But as CNN's Ben Wedeman reports the cast of a popular Iraqi television program is using humor to dispel some of the fears.

Vatican proposes 'stunning' shift on gays, lesbians

ROME (CNN) – Using strikingly open language, a new Vatican report says the church should welcome and appreciate gays, and offers a solution for divorced and remarried Catholics who want to receive Communion.

Spain has outbreak's 1st known case of contracting Ebola outside of Africa

A nurse's assistant in Spain is the first person known to have contracted Ebola outside of Africa in the current outbreak. Spanish Health Minister Ana Mato announced Monday that a test confirmed the assistant has the virus.

Hong Kong protesters more helpful than harmful

HONG KONG (CNNMoney) -- Big demonstrations are always a little uncomfortable. Trash piles up, personal space is non-existent and bathrooms are in short supply.

Liberia woman saves family members with Ebola

(CNN) -- It can be exhausting nursing a child through a nasty bout with the flu, so imagine how 22-year-old Fatu Kekula felt nursing her entire family through Ebola.

U.S. energy prices not effected by ISIS

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Oil prices have fallen sharply over the past few months -- even though the terrorist organization ISIS has taken control of some refineries in Syria and Iraq.

Skeletons found 'holding hands' after 700 years in UK

Even death couldn't part two skeletons excavated from a lost chapel in an English county, found with their fingers entwined.

Is 'gate-to-gate' phone usage really necessary?

(CNN) -- Unless you're traveling in first or business, or you're a child who's been plied with more toys and candies than you normally get in a week, air travel can be an uncomfortable affair.

101-year-old Canadian woman is going for the gold

Feeling unmotivated for your daily workout? This will get you moving...at 101-year's-old, Florence Storch is a javelin thrower competing in the Canada 55-plus games this week.

CDC worker talks about fighting Ebola outbreak in Africa

(CNN) -- There are nine of us from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention in Lagos, Nigeria.