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Bloomberg appointed U.N. envoy for cities, climate change

New York City's former mayor, Michael Bloomberg, has a new job. The billionaire media mogul has been appointed special envoy for cities and climate change, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced Friday.

SUPER BOWL: 7 commercials to watch

Our favorite Sunday of the year will arrive on February 2, and we're already armed with snacks and snark to dissect the best part of Super Bowl XLVIII: its commercials.

Denver continues push to host Super Bowl

The city of Denver is already looking toward the Super Bowl in 2019, but all eyes are glued on New Jersey this weekend because it could very well factor into our own super ambitions.

Richard Sherman says he's misunderstood, 'I'm a people pleaser'

What's has it been like to be Richard Sherman the last week?

Parents upset after school takes lunches from students with account deficits

Dozens of students at a Salt Lake City elementary school were served lunch Tuesday, only to have the food taken from them and thrown away in an incident parents said was uncalled for and humiliating for the children.

Veterans dying because of health care delays

U.S. veterans are dying because of delays in diagnosis and treatment at VA hospitals.

Burger King tests Chicken and Waffle sandwich

Burger King is testing a Chicken and Waffle Sandwich -- a slab of chicken nestled between two bun-like waffles.

Director: Super Bowl halftime show will be creative, cold

As he prepares Sunday's Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show, Hamish Hamilton isn't free with details about what its millions of viewers should expect. Except for one.

CNN Exclusive: President Obama says he's not recalibrating ambitions

Once, Barack Obama spoke of what he wanted for his presidency in terms of healing a nation divided. "This was the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow, and our planet began to heal," he said.

Laura Bush: Future 'first gentleman' should get same critiques as first ladies

Former first lady Laura Bush proposed that the future first gentleman should get the same scrutiny about his looks and style as first ladies have faced in recent decades.