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Michael Dunn found guilty of first-degree murder

Michael Dunn found guilty of first-degree murder

Jurors found Michael Dunn guilty of first-degree murder Wednesday after the previous jury failed to come to a verdict on the killing of teen Jordan Davis. In that first trial earlier this year, Dunn was found guilty of attempted murder for shooting into an SUV full of teens at a Jacksonville gas station.

Dunn claimed that after he asked the teens to turn down their rap music, one of the teens, Jordan Davis, made threats against him and waved a shotgun at him. That's when Dunn pulled out his handgun and opened fire, striking Davis. The driver of the SUV threw the car into reverse and sped away as Dunn continued firing.

Woman's Instagram pics show life in Liberia

Woman's Instagram pics show life in Liberia

Many of us use Instagram to post pictures of our dogs or beautiful sunsets or maybe even new haircuts, but Katie Meyler's Instagram pictures are different. From a baby crying in quarantine to an entire family sick with Ebola, Meyler's pictures give a first-hand account of the devastation in Liberia.

Meyler moved to Africa back in 2006. Eight years later, she's still there and the founder of an organization called More Than Me. It provides education, health care and food for some of the most vulnerable -- young girls living in West Point, Liberia.

Instagrammers are showing love for stretch marks

Instagrammers are showing love for stretch marks

Tiger stripes, battle scars, stretch marks. No matter what you call them, they are pretty much a constant in all of our lives. And for a lot of us, another constant is the shame of having them.

But if Alex Elle and Erika Layne have their way, that shame ends now! The women are behind a growing movement on Instagram called "Love Your Lines." The page encourages women to share pics of their "lines" and to move away from thinking of them as flaws. 

OK Go from "Here It Goes Again"

OK Go capitalizes on viral YouTube success

OK Go has been a well-known rock band since the 2006 hit "Here It Goes Again." But the band's just as well known, if not better known, for its creative music videos, which have racked up more than 100 million YouTube views and helped spark the online renaissance of the art form abandoned years ago by MTV.

With the band's latest album, "Hungry Ghosts" set to release in October, singer Damian Kulash and bassist Tim Norwind talked to HLN Now's Mike Galanos about their multimedia work.

It's National Coffee Day!

It's National Coffee Day!

Americans were amped up for National Coffee Day, celebrated in the U.S. since 2005.  Mike Galanos gets a #coffeebuzz while serving up the 'joe' at one popular breakfast chain. 

Don’t succumb to the dreaded fall weight gain

When the weather changes, so do our diets. New York Times Best Seller, Body Confidence, author Mark MacDonald says most people will gain at least 5 pounds after summer. After all, fall means pumpkin pies and whipped sweet potatoes on the side.  But Mark offers a twist: you can still eat the fall staples, but in a healthier way.

Mark shares three fresh ways to prepare traditional fall dishes. Below is one them. See the rest on our HLN 8 Week Challenge Facebook Page.

Compost your food scraps or be fined?

Compost your food scraps or be fined?

The Seattle City Council recently approved a measure that would allow residents and businesses to be fined if they do not compost their food scraps.

Enforced by the Public Utilities Commission, the new policy will take hold in January 2015. The agency will dumpster dive to inspect garbage and, after two warnings, will issue fines of $1 to single-family residences and $50 to businesses.

Taylor Prewitt

What does your iCloud say about you?

What does your iCloud say about you? That's what Buzzfeed Senior Editor Katie Notopoulos wanted to know. When her co-workers refused to let her poke around their phones, she asked for volunteers. College student Taylor Prewitt stepped up to the plate.

HLN tweeted with the 21-year-old Prewitt to find out what she learned from giving Buzzfeed access and why she would volunteer to let a stranger into her iCloud. Taylor tweeted: "I was interested in seeing what Katie could find out about me from texts. & since it was so scary, I wanted to try it."

No charges for Tony Stewart in driver's death

No charges for Tony Stewart in driver's death

The Ontario New York District Attorney says a grand jury has decided to not charge NASCAR star Tony Stewart for the death of fellow racer Kevin Ward Jr. The incident occurred August 9, 2014, at Canandaigua Motorsports Park. Stewart and Ward were racing sprint cars closely when Ward spun out. He got out of his stopped vehicle and walked down into the racing line to confront Stewart. Ward was struck by Stewart's car, and dragged for some distance.  

The Ontario Medical Examiner said Ward died from "massive blunt trauma." Stewart, who is one of the biggest stars in American racing, expressed remorse for the incident, and was out of NASCAR racing for several weeks.

Parents upset over creepy 'adoption role play'

Parents upset over creepy 'adoption role play'

There's a disturbing trend growing on Instagram. More and more parents are discovering that pictures of their kids have been stolen and reposted under adoption role play accounts.

The idea is to create a fantasy world in which people pretend the babies are up for virtual adoption sites. Often these same people are living out fake lives with these babies.

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