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~ Top 10 National News Stories ~




One dead, one missing; Jesse Matthew suspected in both cases

(CNN) -- The arrest of Jesse Matthew -- the suspect in the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham -- has resulted in a "significant break" in the 2009 death of another young woman in the same area, police said. (Full Story)

CDC investigates kids' paralysis; is enterovirus to blame?

(CNN) -- Health officials are looking for the cause of a neurologic illness that's affected 10 children in Colorado. (Full Story)

8 arrested in Ferguson protests

(CNN) -- Eight people were arrested outside the Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department on Sunday night when demonstrations grew violent yet again, police say. (Full Story)

Five babies test positive for TB in El Paso, Texas

(CNN) -- Five babies in El Paso, Texas, have tested positive for tuberculosis after being exposed to the infectious disease at a local hospital, the city's health department says. (Full Story)

Hospitals are asking patients to pay up front

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Get ready to whip out your credit card before you are wheeled into the operating room or undergo an MRI. (Full Story)

Arrest made after real estate agent Beverly Carter vanishes in Arkansas

(CNN) -- A manhunt for a 33-year-old sought in the disappearance of an Arkansas real estate agent ended with his arrest Monday, police say. (Full Story)

5 family members die mysteriously inside Utah home

(CNN) -- There were no signs of trauma, no clues of any violence or foul play. (Full Story)

15 people, mostly teenagers, shot at Miami nightclub

(CNN) -- Fifteen people, many of them teenagers and some as young as 11, were shot early Sunday morning at a Miami nightclub, Miami-Dade police reported. (Full Story)

Remains of two more boys identified at shut down Florida reformatory

(CNN) -- A research team has identified two more sets of remains from unmarked graves at a former reformatory in Marianna, Florida, reported the University of South Florida. (Full Story)

Earthquake reported near Mammoth Mountain volcano, northeast of Fresno, California

(CNN) -- A flurry of small earthquakes rumbling near the Mammoth Mountain Volcano, have been categorized as "volcanic unrest" by the United States Geological Survey. (Full Story)


~ Top 5 World News Stories ~


ISIS fighter says U.S. airstrikes aren't very effective

Gaziantep, Turkey (CNN) -- The United States may be touting its strikes on ISIS targets in Syria, but one of the terror group's fighters says the hits are trivial at best. (Full Story)

Five more bodies found on Japan's erupting Mount Ontake, bringing total to 36

Mount Ontake, Japan (CNN) -- Five more lifeless bodies have been found on the slopes of Japan's Mount Ontake, bringing the total number of presumed dead in a volcanic eruption Saturday to 36. (Full Story)

Hong Kong protesters dig in

Hong Kong (CNN) -- Thousands of demonstrators bracing for the possibility of a police crackdown packed streets in the heart of Hong Kong early Tuesday. (Full Story)

9 Ukrainian soldiers killed in Doestsk fighting

Kiev, Ukraine (CNN) -- Nine Ukrainian soldiers were killed by tank fire Monday at the airport in the flashpoint city of Donetsk, according to the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council Information Center. (Full Story)

China's Internet firewall censors Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong (CNN) -- News articles, social media posts and images about Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests are being heavily censored behind China notorious firewall. (Full Story)