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A U.S.-contracted medical charter flight left Cartersville, Georgia, Thursday to evacuate two American charity workers in Liberia infected with Ebola hemorrhagic fever, a source told CNN.
Posted: August 1, 2014, 12:18 am
Ray Rice, the Baltimore Ravens running back suspended by the NFL for two games after video showed him dragging his then-fiancée (now his wife) from an elevator, told reporters on Thursday his actions were "inexcusable."
Posted: July 31, 2014, 7:53 pm
Mark O'Mara says too often parents leave kids unattended -- sometimes out of economic necessity -- and end up arrested. In the past, neighbors would have helped, not called police
Posted: July 31, 2014, 6:45 pm
The story of a former high school football player from Vero Beach, Florida, highlights the risk of Syria's war recruiting jihadists from the West, writes Peter Bergen
Posted: July 31, 2014, 5:48 pm
A convicted quadruple murderer's execution is on hold. But a new governor could push it forward if elected this November. Critics call it "mob justice."
Posted: July 31, 2014, 5:42 pm
Lindsey Rogers-Seitz's son died in July 2014 after being left in a hot car by his father. Rogers-Seitz hopes mandatory technology in cars and car seats will stop child death from heatstroke in cars.
Posted: July 31, 2014, 5:41 pm
A broken rail caused a train derailment near Baltimore two years ago that killed two young women sitting on a railroad bridge, the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday.
Posted: July 31, 2014, 3:55 pm
Michael Phillips spent 12 years in prison and 12 more as a sex offender for a rape he didn't commit. Is he mad at his accuser? Not at all. "I pray for her, I forgive her, and I bless her."
Posted: July 31, 2014, 3:54 pm
Michael Phillips spent 12 years in prison and 12 more as a sex offender for a rape he didn't commit. Is he mad at his accuser? No. "I pray for her, I forgive her, and I bless her."
Posted: July 31, 2014, 3:30 pm
It was a lawsuit pitting two larger-than-life personalities against each other -- former pro wrestler and Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura and ex-Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle.
Posted: July 31, 2014, 3:21 pm
A New Mexico man is charged with extreme animal cruelty after allegedly killing his girlfriend's dog, then skinning the animal and putting parts of it in a freezer.
Posted: July 31, 2014, 3:16 pm
Shocking surveillance video shows the store clerk fight back against a gunman who shot him in the leg.
Posted: July 31, 2014, 3:16 pm
A convicted quadruple murderer's execution is on hold. But a new governor could push it forward if elected this November. Critics call it "mob justice."
Posted: July 31, 2014, 3:14 pm
Stuart Gitlow says pot is addictive and those who smoke it can experience long-term psychiatric disease.
Posted: July 31, 2014, 3:11 pm
Ruben Navarrette says Tom Greer is an 80-year-old crime victim who, if there is any justice, should spend the remainder of his golden years in prison
Posted: July 31, 2014, 3:11 pm
Michael Phillips was exonerated after serving 24 years in prison, though he never asked to be freed, a first in the U.S.
Posted: July 31, 2014, 3:07 pm
An intense drought in California is having an impact on food prices, tourism and more.
Posted: July 31, 2014, 2:59 pm
A 3-year-old boy in Southern California died Wednesday after he climbed into an unlocked car on a hot summer's day and was trapped, police said.
Posted: July 31, 2014, 1:06 pm
I am an American, and I love my country, but I also love my heritage. Palestinian-American Naim Naif spent a few years in the West Bank, where 70% of his family lives. His wish? For people to ignore politics and think about the people.
Posted: July 31, 2014, 12:56 pm
I am an American, and I love my country, but I also love my heritage. Palestinian-American Naim Naif spent a few years in the West Bank, where 70% of his family lives. His wish? For people to ignore politics and think about the people.
Posted: July 31, 2014, 12:56 pm
It was a lawsuit pitting two larger-than-life personalities against each other -- former pro wrestler and Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura and ex-Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle.
Posted: July 31, 2014, 11:42 am
A New Mexico man is charged with extreme animal cruelty after allegedly killing his girlfriend's dog, then skinning the animal and putting parts of it in a freezer.
Posted: July 31, 2014, 11:42 am
A teenage girl was raped at same Keith Urban show where 20 people got so drunk they were hospitalized, police said.
Posted: July 30, 2014, 8:06 pm
There are the diseases you don't want to get because they'll kill you. Then there are the diseases you don't want to get because you are too embarrassed to discuss them out loud, even with your doctor.
Posted: July 30, 2014, 3:24 pm
Carol Dweck and Rachel Simmons: Girls tend to have a "fixed mindset" but they should have a "growth mindset."
Posted: July 30, 2014, 1:35 pm
Posted: July 30, 2014, 10:45 am
LZ Granderson says the cyber-standing ovation given to Robyn Lawley, an Australian plus-size model who posted unretouched photos, shows how crazy Americans' notions of beauty have become.
Posted: July 29, 2014, 3:00 pm
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Posted: July 25, 2014, 12:03 pm
Back in July 1969, I stood on the talcum-like lunar dust just a few feet from our home away from home, Eagle, the lunar module that transported Neil Armstrong and me to the bleak, crater-pocked moonscape.
Posted: July 24, 2014, 1:19 pm
"Neil Armstrong is going to walk on the moon on Monday, July 21st."
Posted: July 24, 2014, 1:13 pm
"Gee whiz! Look at that horizon. It's curved a little bit and the clouds are way down there. I wonder what the picture's going to look like?" recalls famed astronaut Buzz Aldrin.
Posted: July 24, 2014, 1:12 pm
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