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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
Arrest in highway shootings
A suspect has been taken into custody in connection with highway shootings in the Kansas City area, police said .
Case file: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been frozen in the public mind by four images.
India: Court win for 'third gender'
In a ruling that human rights groups are calling historic, India's Supreme Court on Tuesday granted the country's transsexual and transgender individu......
Kansas killings and hate groups
The killings of three people at Jewish sites in Kansas are a stark reminder that even as hate groups are on the decline in the United States, some amo......
Iranian woman faces execution
The United Nations and international human rights groups joined a growing call on Monday urging the Iranian government to call off the impending execu......
Denver husband to face murder charge in 911 call killing
A Denver man accused of killing his wife as she called 911 will face a first-degree murder charge, the Denver District Attorney's Office said Friday.
Hear chilling 911 calls from California bus crash
A bus carrying California high school seniors was struck by a FedEx tractor trailer last week.
Supreme Court could weigh in on NSA case, justice says
A Supreme Court justice Thursday night suggested the legality of National Security Agency activities could be decided by the court.
Minister accused of abusing young girls in his church
Authorities nationwide are searching for a Minnesota minister accused of 59 felony counts of criminal sexual conduct with two young girls while they w......
'X-Men' director hit with sex abuse lawsuit
A lawsuit filed Wednesday accuses "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing a teenage boy 15 years ago.
Van with children driven into river
A New Jersey woman accused of driving a van with her three teenage children into a river has been charged with attempted murder, weeks after a Florida......
Former NFL star Darren Sharper denied bail in Arizona
Even though he's being held in California, retired NFL star Darren Sharper was denied bail Thursday by a judge in Phoenix, Arizona, a spokesman for th......
Polygamist Warren Jeffs' Texas ranch being seized by state officials
Texas authorities initiated the seizure of the 1,600-acre ranch where prosecutors say polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs and others sexually abused c......
Woman killed after 13-minute 911 call
A woman in Colorado was killed after a 13-minute long conversation with a 911 dispatcher.
Burglar seen looming over a baby's crib
A burglar is caught on surveillance camera creeping through a home's nursery in Harris County, Texas.
Mammogram tech jailed for faked records
A former Georgia hospital technician was sentenced to up to six months in prison after pleading guilty to manipulating the mammogram records of 1,289 ......
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Is the galaxy full of Earths?
Jim Bell says NASA's latest discovery support the notion that habitable worlds are probably common in the galaxy. Ukraine crisis could pull U.S. to war
Graham Allison says if an unchecked and emboldened Russia foments conflict in a nation like Latvia, a NATO member with a Russian speaking population, ......
Taylor Swift surprises bride at shower

John Daly does weird trick shot
Golfer John Daly gave one lady the thrill of her life when he hit a golf ball off a tee placed in her mouth. Take a look. Undersea drone's search should be done within a week
"Today and tomorrow, it's imperative that we focus because the experts have narrowed down the search area," Malaysian official says. Close quarters and nowhere to go
Martin Savidge describes his claustrophobia and recounts the difficulties of spending days in a deep-diving submersible. Cost of undersea search
A prolonged undersea search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 could cost nearly a quarter of a billion U.S. dollars if private companies ar......
How experts search for Flight 370
The wreckage of Malaysia Flight 370 has yet to be found, and the world has been riveted as search operations attempt to pinpoint the aircraft wreckage......
See Rosie O'Donnell's 50-lb. weight loss
Rosie O'Donnell will be sporting a new look when she returns to "The View" in May. Boy stumbles upon prehistoric find
Mastodons -- elephant-like beasts that lumbered across North America more than 10,000 years ago -- are long extinct, but apparently it wasn't tooth de......
Where are Nigeria's abducted girls?
Families of girls kidnapped from school by suspected Boko Haram militants are accusing the Nigerian military of lying. Despite the military's claims t......
Watch Chelsea announce pregnancy
Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton announces she is expecting her first child this year at an event in New York. Has smartphone innovation stalled?
Here's a short message to smartphone makers before you try to wow us with a bunch of glitzy features in your next device: Don't do it. League kicks out HIV-positive man
An HIV-positive Florida man was told he could no longer play in a Kissimmee Parks and Recreation basketball league. Miley Cyrus faces long recovery
Miley Cyrus could be in celebrity sick bay for another three weeks because of an "extreme allergic reaction" to an antibiotic, her representative said......
Is Charles Barkley leaving TNT?
Much to the amusement of his co-hosts, CNN's Rachel Nichols addresses Charles Barkley's desire to be an NBA executive. Drone finds 1,000-year-old village
Archaeologists used a drone to peer through the dry New Mexican desert to find this hidden treasure. KRQE has more. Divers attempt to recover bodies
Divers will attempt to recover bodies from a capsized South Korean ferry Saturday after an earlier bid to reach the compartment they're in failed.
The ferry texts were fake
Disgust, anger and shock greeted official statements from South Korean authorities that texts and social media posts from survivors trapped inside the......
Last moments on the sinking ferry
CNN's Kyung Lah reports on the latest developments in the South Korean ferry disaster. FBI questions Delta flight passengers
The FBI screened passengers from a Delta Airlines flight from Detroit to Denver on Friday after a potential security threat. 7.2 magnitude quake hits Mexico
A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck Friday morning in southern Mexico's Guerrero state, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Dragon blasts off to space station
Belching smoke and fire, SpaceX's unmanned Dragon spacecraft successfully lifted off from Cape Canaveral. The International Space Station's robotic ar......
Body may be missing 5-year-old
Massachusetts investigators said Friday they think they have found the remains of Jeremiah Oliver, a 5-year-old boy who was missing for months before ......
Was bullying a factor in girl's suicide?
The police file in the case of Rebecca Sedwick's suicide raises questions about whether she was bullied in the months before her death. Parents flip out as boy is snatched
What looked like a real kidnapping sent parents into a frenzy. CNN affiliate KCPQ reports on why the "kidnappers" did it. Miley Cyrus tour officially over
The American leg of Miley Cyrus' tour is now officially over, thanks to an "extreme allergic reaction" to an antibiotic. W.H.: No comment on Bieber petition
The White House has declined to comment on a "Deport Justin Bieber and revoke his green card" petition, saying the "We the People" Whitehouse.gov peti......
Deadliest accident ever on Everest
A group of about 50 people, mostly Nepali Sherpas, were hit by the avalanche at more than 20,000 feet, according an official. The avalanche took place......
Mount Everest by the numbers
Take a look at a few interesting facts about the highest mountain in the world. New messages from Al Qaeda leader?
Two videos and one audio link have come to light in recent days that suggest that al Qaeda, the world's most recognizable terrorist group, is still ac......
Terror group: We will blow you up
New video from al Qaeda affiliate al Shabaab shows the terror group calling for recruits and more attacks. Russian separatists in Ukraine defiant
Pro-Russian separatists in the eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk dug in Friday despite an international deal aimed at being a key first step in resolvin......
48 killed in attack on U.N. base
Heavily armed militants on Thursday attacked a U.N. peacekeepers' base that was sheltering civilians in South Sudan, killing at least 48 people and se......
Easter egg hunt reveals dead body
A Tennessee woman helping her son hunt for Easter eggs makes a startling discovery in her own backyard. WBIR reports. Pope leads Good Friday services
Thousands of Christians gathered at one of Rome's most famous landmarks Friday night as Pope Francis led the Catholic ceremony known as the Stations o......
Did Jesus really rise from the dead?
As Easter comes into view, the thoughts of billions of Christians turn to Jerusalem, to a sacred weekend that includes the crucifixion and resurrectio......
Holy Week around the world
Photo gallery: Holy Week celebrations
Ellsberg: He's a hero
Daniel Ellsberg tells CNN's Don Lemon that NSA leaker Edward Snowden showed courage, has done an enormous service. The best TV you don't watch
If fans thought season one of "Orphan Black" was mysterious, get ready to spiral deeper down the rabbit hole for a second season. The show returns thi......
What victim's mother did next is shocking
The murderer was seconds from death, a noose around his neck. Then the mother of his victim walked up to the gallows. A photographer talks about what ......
Saudi Arabia to build tallest building ever
Work will likely start on the Kingdom Tower next week. When it's finished, it will stand 3,280 feet tall -- 558 feet taller than Dubai's Burj Khalifa.......
Judge explodes: 'I hope you die'
A convicted killer interrupts a relative of the victim during sentencing, prompting a Michigan judge to erupt in court. 50 people turning 50 this year

Huffington: Long days damaged life
Arianna Huffington joins CNN's Jake Tapper to talk about her book and how a bloody gash changed her outlook on life. 27 amazing sports photos

Want to live forever? They may know how
Morgan Spurlock dives into the world of "futurism," and sees if its possible to live forever Neat! Ice sculptures in your drink
Stunningly detailed miniature ice carvings made for a Japanese whiskey firm. See why Navy paid $3 billion for this
The US Navy's newest stealth destroyer is twice as long as the Statue of Liberty but barely shows up on radar. Watch cat leap out of burning building
Cat flies out window, kitties get shipped. Jeanne Moos reports on felines with one less of their nine lives to live. The scary side of the Easter Bunny
Funny or Die looks at the best stuff on the internet. You're welcome. For more go to funnyordie.com. Meet Michaela
Michaela Pereira on her background, her parents, and helping L.A.'s kids. Photos that hit home
Boston University student Sebastian Filgueira-Gomez observes a moment of silence in Boston on the one-year anniversary of the marathon bombings. Just ......
Dragon blasts off to space station
Belching smoke and fire, SpaceX's unmanned Dragon spacecraft successfully lifted off from Cape Canaveral. The International Space Station's robotic ar......
How much was bullying a factor in her suicide?
The police file in the case of Rebecca Sedwick's suicide raises questions about whether she was bullied in the months before her death. 10 things you didn't know about Las Vegas
Maybe you think of the Rat Pack, showgirls, mobsters and martinis. Or perhaps it's bachelorettes and bros on a bender. But there's much more to the ci......
9 people dead in Mount Everest avalanche
A group of about 50 people, mostly Nepali Sherpas, were hit by the avalanche at more than 20,000 feet, according an official. The avalanche took place......
Salsa legend killed in car wreck
Jose Luis "Cheo" Feliciano, a giant of salsa music, a crooner with one of the most recognizable and imitated voices in Latin music and a Puerto Rican ......
Arrest made in Kansas City road shootings
Local and federal authorities have been trying to find out who is behind some 20 shootings on major highways and roads around the city since March 8. ......
What victim's mother did next is shocking
The murderer was seconds from death, a noose around his neck. Then the mother of his victim climbed up on the gallows. A photographer talks about what......
In blast-shattered town, a 'new normal' emerges
One year ago, death and devastation came to the town of West, Texas, when a fertilizer plant exploded. Today the town is more united than ever.
Photos that hit home
Boston University student Sebastian Filgueira-Gomez observes a moment of silence in Boston on the one-year anniversary of the marathon bombings. Just ......
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Ferry sinks
Divers will attempt to recover bodies from a capsized South Korean ferry Saturday after an earlier bid to reach the compartment they're in failed.
Flight 370
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 drastically changed course then soared to near its peak altitude, a senior Malaysian aviation source said -- adding yet a......
Earthquake
It met the definition of a major one, but the magnitude-7.2 earthquake that struck Friday in southern Mexico's Guerrero state doesn't appear to have l......
South Sudan
Heavily armed militants on Thursday attacked a U.N. peacekeepers' base that was sheltering civilians in South Sudan, killing at least 48 people and se......
Mount Everest
Nine Sherpa guides were killed and three others were seriously injured Friday after a high-altitude avalanche on Mt. Everest, officials said.
Rosie O'Donnell
Rosie O'Donnell will be sporting a new look when she returns to "The View" in May. Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus could be in celebrity sick bay for another three weeks because of an "extreme allergic reaction" to an antibiotic, her representative said......
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