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Ben Bradlee, the former top editor of The Washington Post who oversaw the paper's coverage of the Watergate scandal, has died, the newspaper said Tuesday. He was 93.
Posted: October 22, 2014, 1:21 am
Freelance cameraman Ashoka Mukpo no longer has the Ebola virus in his bloodstream and will be allowed to leave Nebraska Medical Center, the hospital said Tuesday.
Posted: October 22, 2014, 1:19 am
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Posted: October 21, 2014, 11:13 pm
The Salton Sea in Southern California used to be a hangout for Sinatra. It is now drying up and has become a toxic threat.
Posted: October 21, 2014, 7:18 pm
Posted: October 21, 2014, 7:04 pm
A World War II German U-boat, sunk during the Battle of the Atlantic more than 72 years ago, has been discovered off the coast of North Carolina, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Tuesday.
Posted: October 21, 2014, 6:49 pm
The investigation of a man suspected in the deaths of at least seven women in northwest Indiana could expand to other states and stretch back decades, authorities said.
Posted: October 21, 2014, 5:29 pm
With the possible exception of smartphone technology, nothing's seen more practical advances this millennium than food.
Posted: October 21, 2014, 4:20 pm
An unidentified man rushed into a burning house to attempt to save a man inside. Jessica Porter has the story.
Posted: October 21, 2014, 3:50 pm
Tear gas filled the air as police in riot gear descended on Keene, New Hampshire, trying to disperse a rowdy crowd that disrupted the city's 24th annual Pumpkin Festival.
Posted: October 21, 2014, 3:39 pm
Human remains were found eight miles from where the University of Virginia student was last seen five weeks ago, police say.
Posted: October 21, 2014, 3:38 pm
Area schools were closed Tuesday as the search for Pennsylvania trooper shooting suspect Eric Matthew Frein intensified overnight, Pennsylvania State Police said.
Posted: October 21, 2014, 3:29 pm
Jodi Arias and her legal team will begin fighting for her life this week when a new jury hears opening arguments on whether she should receive a life or death sentence for her murder conviction.
Posted: October 21, 2014, 11:29 am
The perils of online dating are well-documented. But the mantle of absurdity in dating folklore might now belong to a Los Angeles-area man, and it's for where his online flame turned up -- behind his mantel.
Posted: October 21, 2014, 11:28 am
Posted: October 21, 2014, 11:14 am
With the World Series on the line, radio stations in San Francisco aren't taking any chances.
Posted: October 21, 2014, 11:03 am
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Posted: October 20, 2014, 11:07 pm
Behind an abandoned home, just eight miles from where Hannah Graham was last seen, a search team found a skull and bones.
Posted: October 20, 2014, 8:34 pm
The parents of a shooting victim say they will provide a home and job for the man who took their son's life.
Posted: October 20, 2014, 3:46 pm
The parents of a shooting victim say they will provide a home and job for the man who took their son's life.
Posted: October 20, 2014, 3:46 pm
Two weeks after closing Woodstock with his reinvention of "The Star Spangled Banner," Jimi Hendrix decided to offer a free concert for a group he called "my people."
Posted: October 20, 2014, 3:38 pm
Whatever it was doing up in space, we may never know, but the U.S. Air Force's unmanned X-37B space plane returned to Earth this week, with still no details from the military on the nearly two-year mission.
Posted: October 20, 2014, 3:24 pm
Meet Shyanne Roberts, a 10-year-old competitive shooter who is out to prove something: "Kids and guns don't always mean bad things happen."
Posted: October 20, 2014, 1:16 pm
Meet Shyanne Roberts, a 10-year-old competitive shooter who is out to prove something: "Kids and guns don't always mean bad things happen."
Posted: October 20, 2014, 1:16 pm
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Posted: October 19, 2014, 11:04 pm
Posted: October 17, 2014, 10:38 am
A rash of "creepy clown" sightings in California has left some residents unnerved, and it all appears to have started with the "Wasco Clown."
Posted: October 15, 2014, 1:38 pm
It wasn't a trick. But for space geeks, it sure was a treat.
Posted: October 15, 2014, 1:08 pm
As the years wore on after her death, Cassandra Morton's family learned to live without knowing who committed this heinous act. Until now.
Posted: October 14, 2014, 2:13 pm
Stephanie Coontz says 11 years ago only one state allowed same sex marriage. Soon, some 60% of Americans will live where gays can marry. How did attitudes change so quickly?
Posted: October 14, 2014, 2:12 pm
California's historic drought leaves hundreds of homes without running water. Enter a godsend: A grandmother, 71, delivers love by the bottle.
Posted: October 14, 2014, 2:12 pm
It's been 25 years since a massive earthquake rattled San Francisco. Is the West Coast ready for the next big one?
Posted: October 14, 2014, 4:05 am
Actress and comedian Jan Hooks died in New York on Thursday. Her representative, Lisa Lieberman, confirmed the death to CNN but provided no additional information.
Posted: October 11, 2014, 8:52 am
Want to ride an elevator into space? While the idea has been around for more than 100 years, a breakthrough in nanotechnology could mean we will be riding into space on a cable made of diamonds.
Posted: October 10, 2014, 12:44 pm
Tweeting about why her Tuesday night flight was delayed got Lisa Carter-Knight kicked off a JetBlue airplane, she claims.
Posted: October 9, 2014, 12:14 pm
Former President Jimmy Carter said President Barack Obama "waited too long" to go after ISIS and criticized what he described as the president's changing foreign policy.
Posted: October 8, 2014, 11:15 pm
It sounds like the plot of a Hollywood movie: An eccentric millionaire creates a sperm bank with donations from only extraordinary men -- Nobel laureates, an Olympic athlete and geniuses with off-the-chart IQs.
Posted: October 8, 2014, 9:47 pm
On New Year's Day, after months of suffering from debilitating headaches, I learned that I had brain cancer.
Posted: October 8, 2014, 12:01 pm
Six astronauts lie motionless in a row of compartments with medical monitoring cables connected to their bodies, as their space ship cuts through the silent blackness that separates Earth from Mars.
Posted: October 7, 2014, 4:44 pm
When news first broke about a month ago about enterovirus D68, also known as EV-D68, with hundreds of children hospitalized across the United States with respiratory illnesses, I definitely took notice.
Posted: October 7, 2014, 1:47 pm
Every so often a boy shows up to school at Garden Oaks Montessori in Houston wearing nail polish or a headband. When that happens, children -- and, sometimes parents -- ask questions.
Posted: October 7, 2014, 1:35 pm
Whether they're cutting their fingernails mid-flight or aggressively establishing armrest hegemony, we've already addressed the most irritating things travelers do on airplanes.
Posted: October 7, 2014, 12:50 pm
As another American patient with Ebola arrives in the United States, here is a look at the American patients who have been diagnosed with this deadly virus.
Posted: October 6, 2014, 6:13 pm
An ultra-marathoner trying to "run" from Florida to Bermuda in a human-powered inflatable bubble was rescued Saturday morning after he signaled for help, the Coast Guard said.
Posted: October 6, 2014, 3:33 pm
Paul Revere, leader of the 1960s rock band Paul Revere and the Raiders, died Saturday at his home in Idaho, the band's website reported. He was 76.
Posted: October 6, 2014, 1:31 pm
Rather than take to the streets of Ferguson, these demonstrators took their demands to the seats of the symphony.
Posted: October 6, 2014, 11:20 am
The U.S. Navy's oldest nuclear aircraft carrier has given a piece of itself to one the younger carriers in the fleet.
Posted: October 3, 2014, 6:49 pm