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A tearful Amanda Knox said she is glad to have her life back after an eight-year legal drama. Knox had been facing 28½ years in prison.
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Many Americans are leaving their faith behind. While fewer than 3% consider themselves atheists, about 20% of Americans don't identify with any religion, according to a Pew Study.
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I am atheist -- and I am black.
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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has stirred up controversy by signing a "religious freedom" bill. Critics say it could be used as a pretext to discriminate on the basis of religion. The governor denies that. FULL STORY
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The national office of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity changed its tune.
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The fiancee of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez said at a hearing Friday that she was asked to conceal a box and take it out of her Massachusetts home after the murder of Odin Lloyd in 2013.
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When one man sat down next to a second man in a St. Louis light rail car late Monday and asked him his opinion on the shooting of Mike Brown in Ferguson, it was not the beginning of a discussion. It was the start of an assault.
Posted: March 28, 2015, 7:20 pm
Listen closely to the testimony in federal court and you begin to learn how a 19-year-old stoner who played Jay-Z, watched "The Walking Dead" and referred to himself on a resume as "nice" and a "people person" came to embrace violent global jihad.
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Hillary Clinton permanently deleted all the emails on the private server she used to do official business as secretary of state, the Republican lawmaker who subpoenaed the emails said late Friday.
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Actress Taraji P. Henson apologized Friday for claiming her son was racially profiled during a traffic stop in Southern California last year.
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Ground zero for the grassroots effort here to persuade Elizabeth Warren to run for president is headquartered in a small office park where a yard sign taped to a door is the only marker of the activity inside.
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Erin Burnett talks with Amanda Knox's fmr. lawyer Ted Simon, who spoke with Knox a few moments after Italy's Supreme Court overturned her murder conviction.
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Amid massive global interest in the trial, appeal and retrial of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito, it has been easy to overlook their alleged victim, Meredith Kercher, who was found brutally murdered in the flat she shared with Knox in Italy in 2007.
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NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is preparing to leave Earth for a very long time -- and to make U.S. spaceflight history. On Friday at 3:42 p.m. ET, Kelly will ride a Russian Soyuz rocket to the International Space Station and stay there nearly a year, twice as long as any U.S. astronaut has ever stayed on the space station.
Posted: March 27, 2015, 8:42 pm
Boom out da fi-ya! Bass out da flames! Firefighters may be snuffing blazes with deep-toned sound, if a new device invented by two engineering students in Fairfax, Virginia catches on.
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The Secret Service has issued new guidelines on the consumption of alcoholic beverages and the operation of government issued vehicles, according to a memo obtained by CNN.
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The surprise move is certain to open a fierce battle for his seat as well as a fight to lead the Democratic Party in the Senate.
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Senators are slogging through a grueling and exhausting day as they cast scores of back-to-back votes on amendments during the annual budget vote-a-rama, which could last until the wee hours of Friday morning before there is a final vote on the bill.
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A man has been charged with first degree aggravated sexual abuse after police say video shows him attacking a sleeping passenger on the subway.
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Two people remain unaccounted for following an explosion Thursday at a building in Manhattan, two New York police sources said.
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The father of a Los Angeles police officer wanted for murder has been charged with making a false statement to an FBI agent, the FBI said Thursday in a press release.
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A woman who claims she was injured in the Boston Marathon bombing has been charged with fraudulently collecting money from a fund set up for the victims.
Posted: March 27, 2015, 1:25 pm
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's attorney released a two-page letter from Bergdahl describing the torture he endured, which included months spent chained to a bed and further years spent chained on all fours or locked in a cage.
Posted: March 27, 2015, 1:22 pm
There's good news for those of you who wake up to a bowl of cereal every morning, especially if your go-to choice is high in fiber. Hidden in that favorite box may be a prize better than a plastic toy. It just might hold the key to a longer life, according to a new study.
Posted: March 27, 2015, 1:18 pm
Dynel Lane will not face murder charges for allegedly cutting and removing an unborn baby from the mother's womb, Boulder County, Colorado, District Attorney Stanley Garnett told CNN late Thursday.
Posted: March 27, 2015, 1:18 pm
Richard Ross' latest collection of photos, "Girls in Justice," conveys the ugliness of a young person's life behind bars. The pictures are replete with the unique loneliness, anger and boredom of a juvenile detention center. But the girls also tell their stories alongside the images.
Posted: March 27, 2015, 1:07 pm
The NCAA men's basketball tournament is turning into an ACC showcase. The conference had an 11-1 record going into Thursday with two teams taking the court in the Sweet 16. Three more will play Friday.
Posted: March 27, 2015, 12:58 pm
Levi Pettit, one of the expelled University of Oklahoma SAE fraternity members, speaks out publicly for the first time after video of a racist chant surfaced.
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Indiana is declaring a public health emergency in one county due to an epidemic of HIV.
Posted: March 27, 2015, 12:54 pm
On "Family Matters" we knew him as Eddie Winslow. This week, as inmate 402282.
Posted: March 27, 2015, 12:53 pm
It turns out that Jupiter may be more than just an enormous ball of gas spinning a few hundred million miles farther out in the solar system.
Posted: March 25, 2015, 2:14 pm
It certainly won't be troubling any earth-based runners' personal bests, but NASA's long-serving Mars rover Opportunity set a significant benchmark Tuesday as it clocked in 26.219 miles (42 kilometers) -- the first-ever Martian marathon.
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A swarm of insects tends to startle us -- chaotic yet organized, fascinating and beautiful.
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For five years, George Brainard was the official photographer for The Kontinentals, a car club based in Austin, Texas.
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In a moment Friday, the social-media debate over whether a dress was white and gold or blue and black was silenced.
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Help CNN bring change to bottom-of-the-list places. John D. Sutter is tackling five topics you selected.
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Rachel Miller's son John is profoundly disabled. But Jeff Hancock looked past John's disabilities and trained him to be an athlete.
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