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Opinion: Don't rely on insanity defense

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 3:17pm
Two major trials kicking off 2015 feature defendants invoking the insanity defense. For many, this adds to the myth that insanity is commonly used and frequently successful.
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Did Drew Peterson hire hit man?

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 3:16pm
Drew Peterson, the imprisoned former Chicago-area police sergeant found guilty of murdering his ex-wife, was charged Monday on two counts of murder solicitation.
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Hannah Graham suspect charged

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 3:15pm
The man suspected of killing college student Hannah Graham has now been officially charged with her slaying, CNN affiliates reported late Monday night.
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Ex-coach Jerry Tarkanian dies

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 3:13pm
Jerry Tarkanian, the legendary men's basketball coach who won the 1990 national championship at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, died Wednesday in Las Vegas. He was 84.
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Family: Sniper's accused killer acted bizarrely

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 2:54pm
Millions know about Chris Kyle's life thanks to "American Sniper," a book and blockbuster film about the Navy SEAL. Today, jurors will hear about his death and the former Marine accused of killing him.
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'We are heartbroken'

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 2:23pm
The family of Kayla Mueller, an American woman held captive by the Islamist terror group ISIS, says it has received confirmation that she is dead.
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Implosion takes down hotel off Las Vegas strip

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 11:21am
The Clarion Hotel and Casino off the Las Vegas Strip collapsed in an implosion.
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Mormon podcaster excommunicated

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 11:17am
The Mormon church has excommunicated a popular podcaster, saying his public dissents from the religion's core beliefs have led others away from the church.
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10 confirmed measles cases in Illinois

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 10:31am
The number of confirmed cases of measles in Illinois has risen to 10, state officials said Tuesday.
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Serial stowaway strikes again?

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 10:20am
A 63-year-old woman is accused of sneaking onto a commercial airplane without a ticket, and she claims it's not the first time. CNN's Rene Marsh reports.
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U.S. officials warn of increase of ISIS foreign fighters

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 10:01am
The number of foreign fighters traveling to join ISIS's ranks is increasing at an alarming rate, a top U.S. counterterrorism official is warning.
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Obama ISIS fight request sent to Congress

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 9:59am
President Barack Obama asked Congress on Wednesday to formally authorize the use of military force in the war against ISIS, the first time a U.S. President has asked for such authorization in 13 years.
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The 13th Juror: Reading Tsarnaev's body language

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 9:58am
As he meets the jurors who will judge him, accused marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev acts in court like a sulky teen-ager sitting in after-school detention.
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Dancing for Mengele

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 9:57am
A black-and-white photo shows the 16-year-old ballerina at her prime, mere months before her world would be destroyed.
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Obama says 'enormous resources' deployed to rescue slain hostage

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 9:54am
The United States made a risky, but ultimately unsuccessful, attempt to rescue American hostage Kayla Mueller from ISIS custody before her death, President Barack Obama said on Tuesday.
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CyberCaliphate targets U.S. military spouses

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 9:54am
Military family activist Liz Snell never thought it would happen to her group: Apparent ISIS sympathizers hacked her group's Twitter account and posted threats against a half dozen or so members.
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'Legend' of American sniper Chris Kyle looms over murder trial

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 9:53am
A generation of troops have served grueling tours of duty in Afghanistan and Iraq since the 9/11 attacks, but few have gripped the country's conscience in the way Chris Kyle has.
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A sniper's view: 'When you are bred to kill, you know'

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 9:52am
As a proud Army mother, Kelly Copeland cannot bear to see "American Sniper," even though it now rates as the biggest grossing war movie of all time.
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Reservoir worker does WHAT in the water?

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 9:36am
If you're going to work for the water department in San Francisco, you better learn how to hold it.
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He invented the most collected car in America

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 9:30am
Harley Earl taught Detroit how to get its Hollywood swing on. He's credited for single-handedly igniting an automobile renaissance with the Corvette.
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