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Trial will move for father accused of murder in son's hot-car death
A Georgia judge has granted a change of venue for the murder trial of Justin Ross Harris. Harris is accused of leaving his 22-month-old son, Cooper, in the sweltering back seat of his car in June 2014 while he was at work. ... More >>


The Justin Ross Harris case: What you need to know
Two years ago, a Georgia family's nightmare became a front-page mystery. Twenty-two-month-old Cooper Harris died after being left in the sweltering back seat of a car in June 2014 while his father, Justin Ross Harris, was at work. What seemed like a tragic accident took a shocking turn when, three ... More >>


Prince's estate: Still no will, but search continues
A court hearing to determine the fate of Prince's estate -- including the contents of a secretive vault the musician left behind at Paisley Park -- concluded Monday with a special administrator appointed but no will discovered. ... More >>


L.A. County sheriff official resigns over racist messages
The No. 2 official in the largest sheriff's office in the country, the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, has resigned following reports he sent racist and inflammatory emails on his work account a few years ago.Popular: Radical Islam in America | Graham Opposes Republican Leader | Guns in America... More >>


Historic U.S. cruise docks in Havana
Ana Garcia was crying and could hardly walk as she left the cruise ship that took her from Miami to Havana.... More >>


'735 days in North Korea was long enough'
Kenneth Bae spent almost two years performing grueling work for the North Korean regime -- and had another decade of hard labor ahead of him. ... More >>


Why did the historic Boeing 747 cross the road?
It was just a short trip across two streets, really. ... More >>


Family massacre highlights region's ties to drug trade
The slayings of eight family members have rattled this southeast corner of Appalachian Ohio. They also highlight the region's growing dependency on illicit drugs for income and comfort.... More >>


Molotov cocktails at Seattle march
May Day protests in Seattle turned violent on Sunday, as protesters lit fireworks and threw rocks and Molotov cocktails at police, Seattle Police said. ... More >>


Mom of victim: Heroin is a 'death sentence'
Molly Malone still cries when she talks about her son.Recent podcasts: Sanders Demands Clinton Apologize | Guns in America | Radical Islam in America... More >>


Puerto Ricans leaving island for U.S. in record numbers
Puerto Ricans are leaving the island for the mainland United States at a historic rate.... More >>


Missing climber's body found in ice after 16 years?
Sixteen years after Alex Lowe, a world-class climber, and David Bridges, a cameraman, were struck by an avalanche in a Tibetan mountain, their bodies may have been found encased in blue ice. ... More >>


Cops: Army soldier raped by another
A soldier stationed at Fort Bragg has been charged with the rape and kidnapping of a fellow solider, police said Saturday.... More >>


Officer saves woman from sinking car
It was a daring water rescue unlike any Lt. Erick Jenkins had experienced in his 27-year career with the Groton, Connecticut, Police Department.... More >>


A crash, a rescue and a final goodbye
Some 911 calls stay with first responders the rest of their lives. For Deputies Linda Nolan and Robert Sunkel, a three-vehicle collision in late March is that call. ... More >>


'Basketball Cop' turns noise into project
It all started as a noise complaint: Kids on a residential street in Gainesville, Florida, were playing basketball in the afternoon too "loudly," a neighbor told the police dispatcher.Podcast favorites: Bernie gets the Axe | Radical Islam in America | Graham Opposes GOP Leader... More >>


Building better fathers, better men
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Meet CNN Hero Sheldon Smith
Sheldon Smith's Chicago nonprofit gives young fathers like himself the skills to be positive role models and responsible parents.... More >>


His horses help special needs kids
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The week in 36 photos
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The evolution of surfing
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Bingo halls and rock-star dreams
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A hole punched through history
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'The other side of the glass': Portraits in a liquor store
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Barbra Streisand's first TV special
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Ansel Adams at the Grand Canyon
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World Press Photo Contest: 2016 winners
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Will and Kate's royal family
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What a shot! 29 amazing sports photos
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Historic photos from an extraordinary collection
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Look at me! The best selfies from April
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