The day's most popular stories
Students mourn at a candlelight vigil Wednesday night at Millard South High School in Omaha, Nebraska.
January 7th, 2011
10:51 PM ET

The day's most popular stories

The five most popular stories on CNN.com in the past 24 hours, according to NewsPulse.

7 reasons to have sex: Some surprising benefits of sex are beginning to be explored, among them, that not only does being healthy support your sex life, but sex actually supports your health.

'Maybe I'm gay,' James Franco says: He's played gay men in the movies "Milk," "Howl" and the upcoming "The Broken Tower," so it's not unexpected that there is constant speculation about James Franco's sexuality.

Focus now on woods, river in search for teen: Investigators and rescue teams will continue their search Friday for a missing 13-year-old Texas girl, focusing near a densely wooded area and along the Colorado River.

Slain assistant principal had sent pupil home: A Nebraska high school senior had been called out of class to speak with an assistant principal just hours before he returned to school and fatally shot her, Omaha Police said.

Hunt under way for missing teen: A 16-year-old North Carolina girl who disappeared while visiting family in Baltimore continues to be the object of an intense search by authorities.

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soundoff (59 Responses)
  1. chrissy

    have a gr8 rest of the nite

    January 8, 2011 at 5:27 am | Report abuse |
  2. Good of All

    Kraft Foods has been sued by Oscar Mayer Retirees for reducing health care options.

    January 8, 2011 at 7:26 am | Report abuse |
  3. bill blimpton

    @ chrissy I agree re:cencorship you cant print much om these pages.

    January 8, 2011 at 2:50 pm | Report abuse |
  4. d-bo419

    Is it just me or does anyone else think CNN should reverse the order of posting??? All this scrolling to keep current is making me go blind.

    January 8, 2011 at 3:31 pm | Report abuse |
  5. chrissy

    no it aint just you it is a pain

    January 8, 2011 at 6:59 pm | Report abuse |
  6. bill blimpton

    RE:#7 reasons I can think of #69

    January 8, 2011 at 7:00 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Suzy Nameth

    this it boy's GO JETS

    January 8, 2011 at 8:43 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Cesar

    @Suzy Nameth: I can hardly wait.

    January 8, 2011 at 11:52 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Kathryn Rothchilde

    Am 70 yrs.old. I remember Old America.We have evolved n2 a Communistic, backward people, aka Red China;Communists,$ worshippng murderers of their own babies.Will try Yahoo.

    January 9, 2011 at 1:41 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Kathryn Rothchilde

    Re our good buddies, Communist Red China, how 2 get rid of their RFID's in Wal-Mart,et al, clothng. Place 1 Cup of water in microwave.Place cloth purchase in with water & nuke for 12 seconds.Electro-magnetic arc goes from water 2 hidden RFID & shorts out spy chip.Elementry, my dear Watson! Sherlock.

    January 9, 2011 at 2:16 pm | Report abuse |
  11. mikey

    Well dumbing down started a long time ago when i was i school i was bored i wanted to drop out but i did not for my mother which was a good thing had lots of fun with the girls in and out of school they never got tired of me well in one way they did but that is another story. but the teachers did not care about teaching well not all. but i use commen sence all the time i try to like everyone i meet and i enjoy life like i tell people because of my health my body is 106 my age is 53 and my mind thinks i am 30 so i still have fun with the ladies and life and i dont have tv or internet but if it was not for my cell phone i would not be here laughing at some of the people that post and to chrissyi like you you make me laugh

    January 9, 2011 at 10:53 pm | Report abuse |
  12. mikey

    Sorry for any miss spelledhwords the screen on this phone is not big enough for my eyes hahaha

    January 9, 2011 at 10:56 pm | Report abuse |
  13. halls deep

    james franco gay? man who WOODA thunk it.

    January 10, 2011 at 12:21 am | Report abuse |
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