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Why do moms kill?
Sara West asks: What would cause a parent to do such a seemingly unnatural thing as kill a child?
Rabbi: Hate threatens us all
Mark Levin, a rabbi in Overland Park, says hate-stoked violence touched his Jewish community but plagues many groups in the U.S. Friends and clergy of......
Survivor dances again
Professional dancer Adrianne Haslet-Davis lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombings. She allowed CNN to follow her inspiring recovery.
Du Pont heir avoided prison
Though Robert H. Richards IV was convicted of rape, the wealthy heir to the du Pont family fortune was spared prison by a Delaware court in 2009 becau......
U.S. extremists: Deadlier than jihadists?
Peter Bergen and David Sterman say the Kansas Jewish Center killings are part of a string of lethal violence in the U.S. that outstrips al Qaeda-influ......
Chicago: Land of 'saved' & 'damned'
Kevin Coval says Chicago isn't creating good jobs for the poor, middle class and isn't providing good schools for its children, of all colors
Justice widens clemency for drug offenders
More federal prisoners serving drug sentences can apply for clemency under new Justice Department rules. The changes are part of a broader step back f......
Cold case convict blames 'nostalgia'
"Nostalgia" and flimsy evidence led to guilty verdicts in the nation's oldest cold case ever solved, according to the man serving a life sentence for ......
Tsarnaev's widow lives like ghost
The widow of accused Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev is living a quiet life in Rhode Island. CNN's Drew Griffin reports.
Fugitive became Texas deacon
On the lam 33 years, Joseph Lewis Miller was arrested in Mineola, Texas, where he was living under the alias, Roy Eugene Eubanks, and serving as a dea......
Judge asks: Do I need to gag you?
A Wisconsin judge threatens to gag a convicted murderer who went on an hour-long rant during his sentencing.
FBI seeks victims of 'prolific' international child predator
An alleged child predator who taught at schools across the world for more than four decades may have more victims, and the FBI is trying to track them......
'Corrupt' town's ex-mayor guilty in drug case
The former mayor of a Florida city that successfully fought back an attempt to dissolve it over corruption has been found guilty of possessing and dis......
Fighting America's nastiest prison riots
Get inside prison riot training at the West Virginia Penitentiary in Moundsville, West Va.
Chris Brown trial delayed for bodyguard's appeal
Chris Brown's assault trial in Washington has been delayed until the appeal of his bodyguard's conviction is completed.
Justices allow some restitution for child porn victims
The Supreme Court on Wednesday made it somewhat easier for victims of online child porn to recover limited financial restitution from some of those wh......
Never mind the Pollocks: Art buyers burned by fakes
Federal prosecutors say a Spanish art dealer convinced buyers to shell out millions for what he said were famous works of modern art, but which were f......
Al Jazeera trial: Video of sheep, then adjournment
The trial of three Al Jazeera journalists held on terrorism-related charges in Egypt was adjourned until May after the court on Tuesday viewed videos ......
Justices uphold Michigan affirmative action ban
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's voter-approved law that bans use of racial criteria in college admissions.
Volunteer coach gets 10 days in Steubenville probe
A former volunteer assistant football coach at Ohio's Steubenville High School was sentenced Tuesday to 10 days in jail after being found guilty of tw......
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Pilot: Stowaway teen got ride of his life
Like the rest of the world, when I learned about the teenage stowaway who climbed into the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines 767 in San Jose bound for......
The antibiotics that can kill you
Martin Blaser says the overuse of antibiotics threatens to deplete our bodies of "good" microbes, leaving us vulnerable to an unstoppable plague--an "......
The week in 33 photos

Photos: Coming out in Hollywood

See postal worker fling packages
A postal worker was caught on camera throwing packages out of his car onto the driveway of a customer. WLEX reports. Shipping company under scrutiny
The home of Yoo Byung-eun, whose family appears to control the company that owns the sunken ferry, is among more than 20 locations searched. The death......
Passenger made 1st distress call
Kyung Lah has the latest on the ferry search and new questions about why a passenger phoned a distress call before the crew. What to do if a ship is sinking
CNN's Rosa Flores takes us inside a simulation of a sinking ship. Forgery case rattles modern art world
Spanish art dealer Jose Carlos BergantiƱos Diaz helped persuade wealthy buyers to shell out millions of dollars for works he claimed famous masters of......
Teen stowaway recovering at hospital
The teen stowaway who survived a five-hour flight hidden in the plane's wheel well is recovering in a Hawaii hospital, a state health official said. ......
How to hide in a wheel well
CNN's Gary Tuchman shows how the 15-year-old stowaway could have hid in the wheel well of an airplane. U.N.: Hundreds killed in mosque
South Sudanese rebels seized a strategic oil town last week, separating terrified residents by ethnicity before killing hundreds, the United Nations s......
The guy behind those Internet lists
David Wallechinsky didn't invent what's on the Internet. It just seems that way. 12 gold bars found in guy's stomach
An India man's apparent attempt to evade taxes by swallowing gold did not have a glittering end. Amir Daftari reports. Judge: 'I hope you die in prison'
A convicted killer interrupts a relative of the victim during sentencing, prompting a Michigan judge to erupt in court. Maine couple attacked by moose
Bob and Janis Powell faced off with an aggressive moose while on a snowmobile ride. CNN affiliate WMUR has the story. De Niro goofs while making Vine
Robert De Niro shot his first six second movie when he commandeered the Vine account of a Tribeca Film Festival judge. Boy's generosity sparks ripple effect
In today's edition of the "Good Stuff, " a Texas boy uses his own savings to buy smoke detectors for his community. This cub's cuteness is unBEARable!
You'll fall for this baby bear that keeps falling. CNN's Jeanne Moos has the mystery cub that makes a funny noise. U.S. troops to Poland; Ukraine simmers
A contingent of U.S. Army paratroopers arrived in Poland on Wednesday, the first of what will be a "persistent presence" of U.S. troops as the crisis ......
Prince Charles' brother-in-law dies
The brother-in-law of Britain's Prince Charles died in New York on Wednesday after suffering a head injury in a fall, the prince's official residence ......
10 things you're wasting money on
Financial guru Dave Ramsey and his daughter Rachel Cruze reveal their list of 10 things Americans waste money on. 'Object of interest' in plane search
Australian officials say the object was found about 200 miles south of Perth and will be analyzed further. Georgia law allows guns in churches
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a wide-ranging gun bill into law Wednesday that has critics howling and proponents applauding. Police: 6 possible links to McCann case
Detectives investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann in Portugal are looking at six more cases where a male intruder entered holiday villas ......
People's most beautiful person is ...
Lupita Nyong'o is having quite the ride.
Why you should fear these loans
Subprime lending is back. CNNMoney's Christine Romans explains what it is. Sailor dad surprises his little girl
A sailor from Louisiana planned a surprise return from Afghanistan, to the delight of his family. WAFB reports. Tarantino loses first round of lawsuit
A lawsuit filed by Academy Award winning screenwriter and celebrated director Quentin Tarantino against the Gawker website for linking to a script for......
Ellsberg: He's a hero
Daniel Ellsberg tells CNN's Don Lemon that NSA leaker Edward Snowden showed courage, has done an enormous service. Watch man catch 805-pound shark
Joey Polk of Milton, Florida, reeled in a giant Mako shark with his two cousins. Affiliate WKRG reports. 50-foot sinkhole reopens after fix
HLN's Robin Meade reports on a 50-foot deep sinkhole that reopened in a Florida neighborhood called The Villages. Fighting America's nastiest prison riots
Get inside prison riot training at the West Virginia Penitentiary in Moundsville, West Va. Can you name this 'old' pop star?
One of the world's top pop singers dressed up in costumes to promote her latest music video. What a shot! Amazing sports photos
A hornet-fleeing golfer jumps in a lake, a squirrel looks to steal home, a jockey tumbles -- these are among 25 amazing photographs from the sports wo......
Surprise! Gore walks daughter down aisle
An iReporter catches Al Gore on camera at his daughter Sarah's wedding outside a California coffee shop. New celeb sex tape burning up internet
Mimi Faust and boyfriend Nikko Smith from VH1's "Love & Hip Hop" say their private sex tape leaked to the public. Ballpark's secret to 100-year life
At a time when cities like Atlanta are tearing down not-so-old baseball stadiums for fancy new ones, Chicago's Wrigley Field has stood the test of tim......
Navy 'bros' nail 'Frozen' lip-sync
Two Navy baseball players do a lip-sync parody to the song "Love is an Open Door" from the movie "Frozen." Train an anxious brain to stress less
I see many women who battle with anxieties, and not just at night. They obsess about their children, their marriage, their finances, their job, their ......
Who can resist the 'Kate Effect'?
CNN's Royal Correspondent Max Foster explores the fashion influence of the Duchess of Cambridge. Nature -- now you're just showing off
Fireworks are fantastic and human endeavor has its place, but sometimes Mother Nature outshines any performance we can produce. Most insane new U.S. roller coasters
You'll flip head over heels for this summer's bumper crop of new roller coasters. New 'Top' couple?

The world's most spectacular theaters
April 23 is, according to some reports, William Shakespeare's birthday. Meet Michaela
Michaela Pereira on her background, her parents, and helping L.A.'s kids. Hero guide spent day tending to dead friends
A Sherpa guide shoved Joe Reiter behind an ice block when an avalanche thundered down Mount Everest last week, saving his life. Thirteen guides died. ......
Divers find no air pockets on key decks
Divers have found no air pockets on the third and fourth floors of the sunken ferry Sewol, South Korean authorities said. The news all but eliminates ......
Ferry crew: We couldn't reach lifeboats
One of the four crew members arrested Monday for their role in the disaster said they tried to reach the lifeboats, but "we slipped so we could not do......
Hero guide spent day tending to dead friends
A Sherpa guide shoved Joe Reiter behind an ice block when an avalanche thundered down Mount Everest last week, saving his life. Thirteen guides died. ......
Survivor: 'That could be me'
Jon Reiter, one of the climbers who survived the Everest avalanche, opens up about the experience. Time for change at the top of the world?
Mount Everest has had it's most deadly ever accident. But the summit would be forever out of reach without Sherpas. Photos: Exploring Mount Everest
A look at the exploration of Mount Everest.
Flight 370
An "object of interest" in the search for missing Malaysian Airlines plane has been recovered on the coast of Western Australia, several hours drive s......
South Korean ferry
Amid a huge bank of white flowers, their young faces stare out from the photos. Plaques underneath each picture give their names. Art forgery
Spanish art dealer Jose Carlos BergantiƱos Diaz helped persuade wealthy buyers to shell out millions of dollars for works he claimed famous masters of......
Stowaway
The teen stowaway who survived a five-hour flight hidden in the plane's wheel well is recovering in a Hawaii hospital, a state health official said. ......
South Sudan
South Sudanese rebels seized a strategic oil town last week, separating terrified residents by ethnicity before killing hundreds, the United Nations s......
Ebola
A total of 142 deaths have been reported from the Ebola outbreak in Guinea and Liberia, the World Health Organization said. Brazil
Protesters burned barricades and police blocked streets as clashes flared in Rio de Janeiro's beachside neighborhood of Copacabana on Tuesday night. ......
NYPD
The New York City Police Department on Tuesday asked folks on Twitter to post photos with its officers, using the hashtag #myNYPD. The campaign backfi......
'Most Beautiful Person'
Lupita Nyong'o is having quite the ride.
What a shot! 25 sports photos

The week in 33 photos

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