Notable deaths of 2015

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Here is a list of some of the notable public figures, athletes, musicians, artists and actors we've lost in 2015.

Notable food recalls

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Whole Foods is recalling some of its Papillon organic Roquefort cheese after a sampling by the FDA found listeria monocytogenes in a wheel of the cheese. Here are some other notable food recalls.

Student kills 1, injures 3 in Ariz. campus shooting

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Police say confrontation between students in a parking lot at Northern Arizona University turned deadly early Friday when, police say, a freshman pulled a gun and shot four male students, killing one.

Historical 'facts' that we get wrong

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Some of the most widely known historical facts are anything but. Much of what people accept as authentic history is often rife with misinformation. Consider these examples from CNN of history that many people get wrong.

Orphaned baby brushtail possum snuggles with toy kangaroo

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Photos of an orphaned baby brushtail possum cuddling with a stuffed toy kangaroo at an Australian wildlife hospital has given the Internet a major case of the feels.

Past Nobel Peace Prize winners

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The 2015 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet for its "decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in the country in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011." Take a look at past winners of the coveted award.

2015 Nobel Prize winners

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See who won Nobel Prizes in 2015 for achievements in Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature, Economics and Peace.

The Nobel Prize: Fast facts

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As more of this year's Nobel Prize winners are revealed, find out more about the 103-year-old awards for physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, economics and peace.

Which presidential candidate's supporters have worst grammar?

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A new study by the proofreading app Grammarly reveals varying grammar skills on Facebook among the supporters of the 19 presidential candidates. But whose supporters came out on top and who ranked at the bottom?

2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame finalists

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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced the 2016 nominees for induction.

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