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President Obama at the "Guns In America" town hall event on CNN Thursday (image courtesy of CNN) A president who has vowed to politicize gun control and critics who believe he's determined to confiscate their weapons came face-to-face Thursday in a rare respectful and reasoned...
(image courtesy of CNN) (CNN) -- U.S. federal authorities arrested two refugees on terror-related charges Thursday. The arrests in Sacramento and Houston did not appear to be directly related, but the cases had several similarities. Both men were Palestinians born in Iraq and...
The record Powerball jackpot is already getting bigger. The Multi-State Lottery Corporation announced that interest in tickets for the game is so great, the jackpot that was a record $675 million after no one won Wednesday's drawing has already risen to an estimated $700 million...
By Jason Hanna and Tina Burnside CNN (CNN) -- An hourlong operation to rescue 17 central New York salt miners from a stuck underground elevator was nearly complete Thursday morning, with a rescuers having taken 15 back to the surface, an official said. The two miners still stuck...
(CNNMoney) -- It's the beginning of the new year, which means that CES 2016 is underway. The world's innovators have gathered in Las Vegas once again for the premiere technology expo. This year, 3,600 presenters are exhibiting gadgets, software, services and innovations that...
(CNN) -- A 10-year-old girl's father is crying foul over Transportation Security Administration procedures after a security officer patted down his daughter for nearly two minutes during an airport security check. "I was HELPLESS while my 10 yr (sic) old daughter was ASSULTED (...
(CNNMoney) -- And the number keeps getting bigger. Powerball has announced there were no winning jackpot tickets sold for its $500 million drawing on Wednesday. Without a winner, the next jackpot will be an estimated $675 million. The next drawing is set for Saturday. On...
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The odds of winning Powerball have always been pretty bad. But recently they got worse. A lot worse. The odds are now 1 in 292 million against you winning the $500 million jackpot in Wednesday night's game. The last time the jackpot got that big, back in...
(CNN) -- Alabama's chief justice on Wednesday directed judges in the state to enforce the state's ban on same-sex marriage, seven months after a landmark Supreme Court ruling legalized gay and lesbian nuptials nationwide. "Until further decision by the Alabama Supreme Court, the...