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By Greg Botelho CNN (CNN) -- A federal grand jury has indicted an Arizona man for allegedly providing guns to, shooting with and talking through the plan to carry out last month's attack outside a Prophet Mohammed cartoon contest, charging him on three counts and possibly...
By Greg Botelho CNN (CNN) -- A federal grand jury has indicted an Arizona man for allegedly providing guns to, shooting with and talking through the plan to carry out last month's attack outside a Prophet Mohammed cartoon contest, charging him on three counts and possibly...
Lame duck: Democrats clip President Obama's wings By Stephen Collinson CNN WASHINGTON (CNN) -- It may go down as the day Barack Obama could no longer defy political gravity. The President went all in Friday, placing his personal prestige on the line in a last-ditch effort to...
Dusty Rhodes (center) flanked by sons Dustin (left) and Cody (right ) (image courtesy of WWE/Facebook) Dusty Rhodes, who went from a poor Texas upbringing to becoming one of the most famous professional wrestlers of all time, has died at age 69. The death of Rhodes, whose real...
By Eliott C. McLaughlin CNN (CNN) -- The video shows a police officer repeatedly winding up and kicking a man sitting on the curb, and while Orlando's police chief says the officers involved remain on duty, attorneys for the man who got kicked say the video is all they need to...
By Greg Botelho, Holly Yan and Shimon Prokupecz CNN (CNN) -- A pair of convicted killers who escaped from an upstate New York prison may have headed across the border to Vermont, fearing the pressure of an intense manhunt in the neighboring state, authorities said Wednesday. For...
By Daniel Burke CNN Religion Editor (CNN) -- Pope Francis has created a church tribunal to judge bishops who fail to protect children from sexually abusive priests, the Vatican announced Wednesday, a move long sought by abuse victims and their advocates. The new court will be...
(CNN) -- The former Eastern Illinois football player who started the class-action concussions lawsuit against the NCAA has fired his lawyer over what he said are weak provisions of a proposed settlement. Adrian Arrington, who spoke to CNN last year for a series on college sport...
Killers use power tools to break out of NY prison, leave behind smiley face note By Saeed Ahmed CNN (CNN) -- For 170 years, no inmate had managed to break out of the maximum security wing of New York's Clinton Correctional Facility, tucked high in the Adirondack Mountains near...