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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 >>


Speculation swirls in Ohio family murders
Ohio police still do not have a motive in the fatal shootings of eight family members out of Pike County. CNN's Nick Valencia reports.... More >>


Ohio shootings: What we know
Heartless. Well-planned. Mysterious. And terrifying.... 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. Popular: Guns in America | Sanders Demands Clinton Apologize | Blindsided: How ISIS Shook The World... More >>


1st U.S. cruise ship to Cuba in decades draws protests
The first U.S. cruise ship bound for Cuba in decades set sail Sunday as salsa music played and protesters picketed nearby.... More >>


Mom of victim: Heroin is a 'death sentence'
Molly Malone still cries when she talks about her son.... 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 >>


Missing mom, daughter rescued from New Zealand forest
Hiker Rachel Lloyd said she was on the verge of dying when search and rescue crews found her and her mother five days after they got lost in the New Zealand wilderness.... More >>


Florida crash leaves 6 dead, including 4 children
Six people, including four children, are dead after a car crash on I-95 in Florida late Saturday night. Recent podcasts: Sanders Demands Clinton Apologize | Guns in America | Radical Islam in America... More >>


Malia Obama to attend Harvard after gap year
Malia Obama, the oldest of President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama's two daughters, will attend Harvard University. ... More >>


Students punished after reporting rape at college
Multiple young women claim they received backlash, instead of support, after reporting sexual violence to the Mormon-run school.... More >>


USS Stennis denied entry to Hong Kong port
A U.S. aircraft carrier has been denied entry into a Hong Kong port, according to Pentagon spokesman Cmdr. Bill Urban.... 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 >>


2 toddlers found tied, chained in backyard
Around midnight Thursday, deputies went to a house near San Antonio after somebody called to report hearing a child crying in a backyard, according to a Friday news release from the Bexar County Sheriff's Office.... 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.Podcast favorites: Blindsided: How ISIS Shook The World | Bernie gets the Axe | Guns in America... 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.... More >>


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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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