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Florida officer on paid leave after using Taser on 62-year-old woman updated 4 hours 31 minutes ago

A Florida police department is investigating one of its officers after he shot a 62-year-old woman in the back with a Taser on Tuesday afternoon.

Authorities check unsolved cases for ties to Hannah Graham disappearance updated 5 hours 0 minutes ago

The disappearance of a young college student in the fall -- this time Heather Graham -- haunts Virginia again.

35,000 walruses 'haul out' on Alaska beach updated 5 hours 54 minutes ago

Arctic ice is dwindling, and tens of thousands of walruses have taken notice, "hauling out" on an Alaskan beach in numbers never seen before.

Officials: Bell Gardens, California, mayor shot and killed by wife updated 8 hours 14 minutes ago

The mayor of Bell Gardens, California, was shot and killed by his wife during an apparent domestic dispute Tuesday, officials said.

Jimmy Carter Fast Facts updated 10 hours 35 minutes ago

Here is a look at the life of Jimmy Carter, the 39th President of the United States.

Where is University of Virginia student Hannah Graham? updated 11 hours 59 minutes ago

The arrest of man in connection with the abduction of Hannah Graham leaves one painful question: Where is she?

The family of Morgan Harrington -- a 'true original' -- searches for answers updated 12 hours 0 minutes ago

The death of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington is back in the news this week as authorities link it to the disappearance of Hannah Graham.

Kansas City Royals make playoffs in epic, Wild Card win updated 16 hours 25 minutes ago

The long-suffering Kansas City Royals finally made it to the MLB playoffs after 29 years

Suspect in Kentucky high school shooting in custody updated 1 days ago

The suspect in a shooting at a Kentucky high school that left one student injured is in custody, a spokeswoman said.

Suspect in Arkansas real estate agent slaying: 'I just want this all over with' updated 1 days ago

Suspect in killing of Arkansas realtor Beverly Carter says he pleaded not guilty in court but wanted to plead guilty to "get this over with," KARK reports.

Can arrest in Hannah Graham disappearance solve other cases? updated 1 days ago

Arrest of Jesse Matthew -- the suspect in the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham -- leads to "significant break" in 2009 case.

Ferguson mayor: Our eyes opened to racial problems updated 1 days ago

Ferguson's mayor said the aftermath of the shooting death of Michael Brown helped open the eyes of city officials to the town's racial divide.

Computer shows survivalist cop-killing suspect planned for years, officials say updated 1 days ago

A review of a computer hard drive belonging to cop-killing suspect Eric Matthew Frein shows he planned the attack for a couple of years, authorities say.

Arrest made after Arkansas real estate agent vanishes on job updated 1 days ago

Police arrest Arron Lewis in the disappearance of Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter.

General Motors Fast Facts updated 1 days ago

Here's a look at General Motors, one of the Big Three U.S. automakers.

U.S. beheading suspect to be charged Monday updated 1 days ago

A man accused of beheading a woman in Oklahoma will be charged Monday, authorities said.

Dennis Kucinich Fast Facts updated 1 days ago

Here is a look at the life of Dennis Kucinich, former Ohio congressman.

Anti-jihad transit ad pulled after request from James Foley's family updated 1 days ago

A transit advertisement depicting deceased American journalist James Foley moments before he was beheaded by ISIS was pulled from circulation in New York

8 arrested in Ferguson after rocks, bottles thrown at police updated 1 days ago

Eight people were arrested outside the Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department when Michael Brown demonstrations grew violent yet again, police say.

5 family members die mysteriously inside Utah home updated 2 days ago

Investigators are trying to determine how five family members died in a Utah home over the weekend.

Jesse Jackson Fast Facts updated 2 days ago

Here's a look at the life of civil rights activist and clergyman Jesse Jackson.

Apology or not, Ferguson police chief tells CNN: I will not step down updated 2 days ago

Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson, under fire for his handling of the Michael Brown shooting and the aftermath, tells CNN he will not resign.

Patient exposed to Ebola arrives in U.S. updated 2 days ago

An American doctor who was exposed to Ebola has arrived at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, the National Institutes of Health said Sunday.

Realtor vanishes on the job; arrest warrant issued for suspect updated 2 days ago

An arrest warrant was issued Sunday night for a man in the disappearance of an Arkansas Realtor.

15 people, many teenagers, wounded in Miami nightclub shooting updated 2 days ago

Fifteen people were shot early Sunday morning at a Miami nightclub, the Miami police reported. One person was critically injured.

Ferguson police officer shot in the arm; off-duty cop also comes under fire updated 3 days ago

A police officer patrolling in Ferguson, Missouri, was shot in the arm late Saturday, police said. His wound is not life-threatening.

Columbus Day Fast Facts updated 3 days ago

Here is some background information about Columbus Day. In 2014, Columbus Day takes place on Monday, October 13.

Teens escape yet again from Nashville detention center updated 3 days ago

Thirteen Tennessee juveniles escaped from the same juvenile detention center in Nashville where 32 escaped earlier this month.

College Football Playoff Fast Facts updated 3 days ago

Here's a look at what you need to know about the College Football Playoff, a four-team seeded postseason format which begins for the 2014 season and replaces the Bowl Championship Series (BCS).

Workplace violence: Know the numbers, risk factors and possible warning signs updated 3 days ago

Some jobs are more prone than others to workplace violence, though employees everywhere might be able to prevent such attacks by looking for warning signs.

Oklahoma beheading suspect regains consciousness, interviewed by police updated 3 days ago

Police in Oklahoma have interviewed the man accused of beheading a woman at a food processing plant where he used to work.

James Traficant Fast Facts updated 3 days ago

Here is a look at the life of James Traficant, former Ohio congressman.

2014 In Review Fast Facts updated 3 days ago

Here is a look back at the events of 2014, so far.

Chelsea Clinton gives birth to a daughter updated 4 days ago

Chelsea Clinton has given birth to a daughter, according to a post on her Twitter and Facebook accounts.

Police: Mass. child rape suspect on run after allegedly beating relative updated 4 days ago

Police: A Massachusetts child rape suspect cut his GPS monitoring bracelet, then -- days later -- returned home, tied up a relative, and fled with a gun.

Police: FBI probing past of suspect in Oklahoma beheading updated 4 days ago

Authorities are investigating an Oklahoma man who, just after being fired, went into his former workplace and killed the first person he encountered.

4 killed when semi hits bus carrying Texas college softball team in Oklahoma updated 4 days ago

Four people died after a semitruck crashed into a school bus late Friday on an Oklahoma interstate highway, a law officer said.

Suspect in Hannah Graham disappearance arrives back in Virginia updated 4 days ago

Jesse Matthew, suspect in the disappearance of Hannah Graham, is being held in isolation in a Virginia jail, authorities say.

Suspect in Hannah Graham disappearance arrives back in Virginia updated 4 days ago

Jesse Matthew, a suspect in the disappearance of UVa student Hannah Graham, returns to Virginia after waiving extradition from Texas.

Department of Justice admonishes Ferguson police updated 4 days ago

Tensions eased and streets cleared early Friday in Ferguson, Missouri, after another night of tension and arrests.

Earthquakes reported near Mammoth Mountain volcano updated 4 days ago

A flurry of small earthquakes rumbling near the Mammoth Mountain Volcano, have been categorized as "volcanic unrest" by the United States Geological Survey.

Photos show home intruder following woman onto roof while police watch updated 5 days ago

When Melora Rivera heard an intruder in her Venice, California, home, her reaction was to jump out of bed and onto her roof. The intruder followed.

Boston Marathon Terror Attack Fast Facts updated 5 days ago

Here is a look at what you need to know about the Boston Marathon terror attack. On April 15, 2013, double bombings near the finish line of the Boston Marathon killed three people and injured at least 264.

No indications of U.S. subway terror plot, officials say updated 5 days ago

Intelligence and law enforcement agencies have no indications of an ISIS terrorist plot against U.S. subway systems, two U.S. law enforcement officials say.

Remains of 2 more boys identified at shuttered Florida reformatory updated 5 days ago

A research team has identified two more sets of remains from unmarked graves at a former reformatory, reported the University of South Florida.

Former GSA official indicted in spending scandal updated 5 days ago

A former General Services Administration official who organized a lavish 2010 Las Vegas meeting is indicted by a federal grand jury on false claims charges.

Hannah Graham disappearance suspect questioned in 2002 alleged rape case updated 5 days ago

Jesse Matthew, a suspect in the disappearance of UVa student Hannah Graham, will be returned to Virginia after waiving extradition from Texas.

'What a shaker!' Deep, 6.2-magnitude earthquake strikes near Anchorage updated 5 days ago

An earthquake registering a preliminary 6.2 magnitude was centered 81 miles northwest of Anchorage, Alaska, Thursday morning, according to the USGS.

FBI: U.S. thinks it knows ISIS militant in Foley beheading video updated 5 days ago

The United States believes it has identified the ISIS militant in the video showing American journalist James Foley's killing.

3 retired NYC firefighters die of 9/11-related illnesses on same day updated 5 days ago

Three retirees from the Fire Department of New York died this week from illnesses believed related to Sept. 11.

Barbra Streisand Fast Facts updated 5 days ago

Here is a look at the life of singer and actress Barbra Streisand.

Eric Holder Fast Facts updated 5 days ago

Here is a look at the life of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.

Tony Stewart won't face charges in Kevin Ward Jr.'s death updated 6 days ago

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart won't face charges in connection with the on-track death of sprint car racer Kevin Ward Jr., a New York district attorney says.

After weeks of calm, Ferguson erupts again over burned memorial updated 6 days ago

Five people were arrested as tensions flared again in Ferguson, Missouri, with people shooting at an officer and throwing rocks and bottles, police say.

Five things to know for your New Day -- Thursday, September 25 updated 6 days ago

U.S. airstrikes target the ISIS pocketbook. A suspect is in custody in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student. And Apple phones crash after the latest software update.

Clemson limits fraternities after death, 'high number' of incidents updated 6 days ago

Clemson pulls the plug on two dozen fraternities after death of Tucker Hipps, 19.

Suspect in Hannah Graham case in custody updated 6 days ago

Jesse Matthew, wanted in the case of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, is in custody, Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo said.

'I'm gay. Get over it,' Pennsylvania senator casually comes out updated 6 days ago

It was one of those oh-by-the-way moments -- an afterthought really. It wasn't supposed to be a coming out party.

Tony Stewart Fast Facts updated 7 days ago

Here's a look at the life of race car driver and race track owner Tony Stewart.

Aaron Hernandez Fast Facts updated 7 days ago

Here is a look at the life of Aaron Hernandez, former New England Patriots tight end charged with the murder of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd and the murders of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado.

Trent Lott Fast Facts updated 7 days ago

Here is a look at the life of Trent Lott, former Republican senator from Mississippi.

Tribal chief: No FedEx until Redskins change team name updated 7 days ago

A Native American chief has asked all tribal employees not to use FedEx until the Washington Redskins changes its team name.

No indictment in police shooting death of Ohio man carrying air rifle updated 7 days ago

A grand jury in Ohio has decided not to indict police officers in the August shooting death at a Walmart store of a 22-year-old man carrying an air rifle.

Arrest warrant issued in case of missing Virginia student updated 7 days ago

Authorities have obtained an arrest warrant for Jesse Matthew in connection to the disappearance of Hannah Graham.

Missing Afghan soldiers went to strip club before disappearing updated 7 days ago

3 Afghan soldiers who disappeared while training with U.S. military went to a Massachusetts strip club the night before they went missing, police said.

New Jersey hiker mauled by black bear, body found in woods with animal nearby updated 7 days ago

A Rutgers University student hiking in the woods of northern New Jersey was mauled to death Sunday by a 300-pound black bear.

Parents of U.S. journalist who went missing in Syria want answers updated 7 days ago

Freelance journalist Austin Tice has been missing in Syria since 2012. His parents don't believe ISIS is holding him but don't know who has him.

Hannah Graham disappearance: What we know updated 7 days ago

A new search warrant was issued for the apartment of Jesse Matthew, who police believe was the last person to see Hannah Graham before her disappearance.

Official: Secret Service twice interviewed, released would-be White House intruder updated 8 days ago

Official: The Secret Service interviewed and cleared Omar Gonzalez twice well before he scaled a White House fence.

DC Area Sniper Fast Facts updated 8 days ago

Here's a look at what you need to know about the shooting spree that occurred in the Mid-Atlantic/Washington D.C. area in October 2002. Ten people were killed and three injured in sniper-style shootings.

3 Afghan soldiers that went missing face U.S. immigration charges updated 8 days ago

Three Afghan National Army officers, who disappeared at a training exercise in Massachusetts, are being charged with immigration violations.

Five things: Ravens owner disputes scathing ESPN report updated 8 days ago

It was obvious that Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti didn't like his organization's integrity being questioned.

Top U.S. Supreme Court Decisions Fast Facts updated 8 days ago

Here's a look at some of the most important cases decided by the U.S. Supreme Court since 1789.

Supreme Court Nominations Fast Facts updated 8 days ago

Here's a look at what you need to know about Supreme Court nominations.

Los Angeles port fire is out, but smoke threatens neighbors updated 8 days ago

People living downwind of the Port of Los Angeles were warned to stay indoors because of potentially toxic smoke from a wharf fire Tuesday morning.

U.S. Supreme Court Fast Facts updated 8 days ago

Here is a look at the Supreme Court of the United States.

U.S. Constitution Fast Facts updated 8 days ago

Here's a look at United States Constitution, which establishes and sets forth the ultimate law of the land.

Al Sharpton Fast Facts updated 8 days ago

Here's a look at the life of Rev. Al Sharpton, political activist and Baptist minister.

Chuck Hagel Fast Facts updated 8 days ago

Here's a look at the life of U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel.

Buddy Roemer Fast Facts updated 8 days ago

Here is a look at the life of Buddy Roemer, the 52nd governor of Louisiana.

Secret Service beefs up presence after 2 White House security incidents updated 8 days ago

The U.S. Secret Service is planning to boost its presence around the White House after an Iraq war veteran apparently suffering from PTSD jumped a fence.

Hannah Graham disappearance: What we know updated 8 days ago

A new search warrant was issued for the apartment of Jesse Matthew, who police believe was the last person to see Hannah Graham before her disappearance.

Is the NFL skirting the tax man? updated 8 days ago

Did the NFL make $10.5 billion in 2013, pay its chief executive Roger Goodell $44.2 million, yet pay no taxes to Uncle Sam? Yes. And no.

Wildfires threaten thousands in Northern California updated 8 days ago

Fire officials in Orange County work to control a wildfire that has charred roughly 1,500 acres in the Silverado Canyon area.

Arson arrest made as 10 wildfires scorch California; state emergency declared updated 8 days ago

As 10 wildfires raged across California, one man is charged with arson in the King Fire consuming 111 square miles, and the governor declares an emergency.

Missing girl's parents: Please help us updated 8 days ago

The father of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham held up his daughter's favorite stuffed rabbit for reporters to see.

3 Afghan soldiers missing after mall trip in Massachusetts now in custody updated 9 days ago

Three missing Afghan National Army soldiers who were training in Massachusetts are now in custody, Canada says.

Grand jury gets case of Ohio man shot by police in Walmart store updated 9 days ago

An Ohio grand jury is hearing evidence in the August death of a man shot by police as he carried an air rifle in a Walmart store.

California attorney facing suspension for fake photos with celebs updated 9 days ago

A California lawyer is facing license suspension for alleged deceptive advertising by Photoshopping herself into pictures with politicians and celebrities.

Plan to use teen as bait leads to rape at school, suit alleges updated 9 days ago

It's an unimaginable horror. A 14-year-old girl with special needs allegedly was raped at school after a teacher's aide persuaded her to act as bait to catch an accused sexual predator, a fellow student.

More rain at salt flats delays racer's pursuit of land speed record updated 9 days ago

Danny Thompson, son of racing legend Mickey Thompson, will have to wait another year to write the family name into the official record book at the Bonneville Salt Flats.

Loud music retrial: Prosecutors want murder conviction in Jordan Davis death updated 9 days ago

Michael Dunn will be tried again for murder after killing teen Jordan Davis in Jacksonville, Florida, after an argument over loud music.

Afghan soldiers go missing in Massachusetts after mall trip updated 9 days ago

Three Afghan National Army soldiers, who were in Massachusetts for training, have gone missing after a trip to a shopping mall, authorities said. It's the second time in a week that Afghan security trainees in the United States have disappeared.

Bruce Springsteen Fast Facts updated 9 days ago

Here's a look into the life of American musician and songwriter Bruce Springsteen.

Marchers sound urgent call for climate change action ahead of U.N. summit updated 9 days ago

Tens of thousands of people marched through Manhattan sounding an urgent call for action to reverse global climate change Sunday.

2 passenger planes turn back to Dallas after inflight technical issues updated 9 days ago

Two American Airlines flights flew back to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport early Monday because of technical issues.

White House fence jumper has PTSD, former stepson says updated 9 days ago

An Iraq war veteran who was arrested after jumping a White House fence suffers from PTSD, his former stepson told CNN Sunday.

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