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Videos offer clues in search for missing University of Virginia student

(CNN) -- Several surveillance videos show her walking and running alone. But police say new footage of a missing University of Virginia student appears to show someone following her the night she disappeared.

American detained on bank of river bordering North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (CNN) -- South Korean marines detained an American man on the bank of a river bordering North Korea late Tuesday, according to a South Korean Defense Ministry official and a senior U.S. State Department official.

100 homes destroyed

California's "Boles" wildfire, one of 12 currently burning in the state, destroys dozens of buildings near the town of Weed. Roma Villavicencio reports.

"Kitten Scanner" eases fears, device helps young patients understand MRIs

(KARK) 8-year-old Evan Tracy will get an MRI, but first he gets to learn how it works on what's called a Kitten Scanner. It turns what can be a scary medical procedure into child's play.

Diagnosis at your fingertips

New device uses a single drop of blood or saliva to diagnose some of the world's most devastating diseases. Rachel McNeill reports.

GM begins payouts

GM Victim Compensation Fund has made its first payment to families of victims who were injured or killed in accidents traced to faulty ignition switches. Mark Barger reports.

Great White takes a bite

(KSBW) Beau Browning was surfing 50 yards from shore at California's Manresa State Beach Saturday when a 15-foot great white shark knocked him off of his surfboard.

News chopper nabs carjacker

(KFOR) Oklahoma City Police officers have arrested a suspect who allegedly carjacked a taxi cab and led police on a high speed chase. Police followed the suspect by air, ground, and the taxi's GPS.

Steering clear of whales

(KSBW) Mariners and the public on the West Coast can now use a mobile app to help decrease the risk whales face from ship strikes.

Ready for winter?

(NBC News) While much of the country is still enjoying summer-like temperatures, others are already seeing early season snow. Either way, now is the time of year to start winterizing your home.

Sword shooting angers community

(KSL) More than 150 people gathered outside a Saratoga Springs, Utah restaurant Sunday to hold a candlelight vigil for a man who was shot and killed by police.

Victory Day: Inspiration on the field

(WDIV) Players and coaches gathered at Trenton, Michigan's high school football field Saturday morning for young people like Thomas Wendl.

Transgender princess faces backlash

Election of transgender homecoming princess at Colorado high school triggers backlash, but most students say they're happy with the decision. Eric Ross reports.

Chick-Fil-A employee claims discrimination after coming back from breast cancer surgery

A Colorado Chick-Fil-A restaurant is accused of discriminating against an employee battling breast cancer.

Refugee left behind

Family that fled civil war in Congo eight years ago still searching for son lost in Zimbabwe refugee camp. Stephanie Claytor reports.