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Jul 3, 2012 2:00PM ET
Today in Sports: Swimming's grand "old" lady is out of the game, Brooklyn goes for broke with Dwight Howard, and a soccer star comes out.
Jul 3, 2012 12:23PM ET
A State Representative in North Carolina accidentally cast the deciding vote on key fracking bill, handing her opponents a victory because she pushed the wrong button.
Jul 3, 2012 10:45AM ET
Amid recent noise about New York City's controversial "stop and frisk" policy, Reuters had done a deep dive into five years of worth of police data to see where (and to whom) the vast majority of searches take place.
Jul 3, 2012 7:47AM ET
On the same day The New York Times reports about a major U.S. naval build up in the Persian Gulf, the Iranian military is bragging about missile tests that can threaten Israel.
Jul 3, 2012 6:12AM ET
A investigation by Human Rights Watch has identified the locations of 27 different "torture centers" across Syria where thousands of citizens have been interrogated and abused since the nation's uprising began in March of 2011.
Jul 2, 2012 12:51PM ET
Today in Sports: Will they or won't they have a track and field run off?; Michael Phelps dials it back a notch, and Tiger Woods is on a roll.
Jul 2, 2012 11:19AM ET
After years of rumor and speculation about his sexuality, CNN anchor/reporter Anderson Cooper has ended speculation in the most understated way imaginable
Jul 2, 2012 10:22AM ET
The prevailing wisdom in conservative circles, following this weekend's news about John Roberts' health care flip-flop, is that the liberal media influenced the Chief Justice's decision. Yet, in retrospect it looks like both sides were playing that game all along.
Jul 2, 2012 7:48AM ET
The Army soldier who killed his superior officer on Thursday and then shot himself, died from his wounds a day later.
Jul 2, 2012 6:26AM ET
A federal district Court judge has issued a temporary injunction blocking a new law that would have forced the closure of Mississippi's only remaining abortion clinic.
Jul 2, 2012 5:27AM ET
Enrique Peña Nieto appears to have won Mexico's presidential election on Sunday, though his closest challenger refused to concede the race despite a sizable deficit at the polls.
Jun 29, 2012 12:46PM ET
Today in Sports: A military salute at the NBA Draft, Maryland cuts back on sports, and Sid the Kid isn't going anywhere.
Jun 29, 2012 12:33PM ET
A former dean at Purdue University has withdrawn a pledge of $1 million to the school in protest of the Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels' appointment to be the school's next president
Jun 29, 2012 8:22AM ET
United Nations special envoy Kofi Annan says he "optimistic" that international talks in Geneva this weekend will end with "an acceptable result" for the Syrian peace process despite little evidence that this peace plan will do any better than the last one.
Jun 29, 2012 6:49AM ET
Passengers and crew on a Tianjin Airlines flight in the Xinjiang province in China, overpowered and subdued six people who attempted to hijack the plane shortly after takeoff.
Jun 29, 2012 5:44AM ET
A solider at Fort Bragg in North Carolina shot and killed a fellow soldier on Thursday before trying to kill himself.
Jun 28, 2012 9:14AM ET
In a 5-4 decision authored by Chief Justice John Roberts, the Affordable Care Act has been upheld by the Supreme Court.
Jun 28, 2012 7:46AM ET
A military transport plane that crashed in 1952 was discovered frozen in the ice on Colony Glacier in Alaska.
Jun 28, 2012 6:44AM ET
An embarrassing and costly trade that got JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon called before Congress, may actually cost the bank four times more dollars than originally thought.
Jun 28, 2012 5:05AM ET
Update: Curry didn't do much to sugarcoat her disappointment during her very emotional on-air goodbye, and she focused on her love for viewers. "This is not as I expected -- to ever leave this couch after 15 years."
Jun 27, 2012 1:17PM ET
Today in Sports: Sailing comes back to TV, college football gets a playoff, and a truly horrible umpiring call.
Jun 27, 2012 11:22AM ET
There was another painful reminder of the dangers faced by women in Egypt after the story of another attack on a Western journalist that sound painfully similar to the sexual assault of CBS reporter Lara Logan last year.
Jun 27, 2012 7:36AM ET
In a highly symbolic moment once thought "unthinkable", Queen Elizabeth traveled to Northern Ireland on Wednesday and met with Deputy Prime Minister Martin McGuinness, a former commander in the Irish Republican Army.
Jun 27, 2012 6:46AM ET
Despite major defections and an increasing tough and brutal resistance, intelligence officials in the United States say that Syria's government is unlikely to fall anytime soon.
Jun 27, 2012 5:51AM ET
After a lot of hand-wringing over inter-party squabbles and the endangered incumbent, Congressional lifers Orrin Hatch and Charles Rangel easily survived their primary challenges on Tuesday, signaling almost certain re-election in the fall.
Jun 26, 2012 12:46PM ET
Today in Sports: A title for Arizona, a swimming rivalry in the making, and boos for White Sox fan Barack Obama.
Jun 26, 2012 12:04PM ET
A study by two online security companies found that sophisticated crime-rings are stealing tens of millions of dollars by hacking bank computers.
Jun 26, 2012 8:15AM ET
As Turkey, NATO, and the United Nations all struggle with an appropriate response to Syria's continued flouting of international norms, Iran is now offering its services as a peacemaker.
Jun 26, 2012 6:48AM ET
The island of Cyprus became the fifth European country to request a bailout for its struggling banks, and the estimated 10 billion euros needed would amount to more than half its total economy.
Jun 26, 2012 5:33AM ET
The Wall Street Journal — a key arm of the Rupert Murdoch media empire — is reporting that their boss is seriously considering splitting that empire's entertainment and publishing divisions into two separate companies.