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Seth Penalver dropped to the floor and wept into his chair when a Florida jury declared him not guilty in the shooting deaths of three people during a 1994 home invasion.
Dylann Roof pleaded not guilty Friday to 33 federal charges in the June 17 attack at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, according to the court clerk's office.
A second Australian surfer has warded off a shark attack by punching the predator after it bit his leg, police in New South Wales said Friday.
It appears that the debris washed ashore on Reunion, an island east of Madagascar, may be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 which disappeared in March 2014 and is believed lost at sea somewhere to the west of Australia.
If confirmed to be from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, could a small portion of plane wing discovered on an Indian Ocean island be the clue investigators need to unlock one of aviation's biggest mysteries?
A newly developed vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus is "highly effective" and could help prevent its spread in the current and future outbreaks, the World Health Organization said Friday.
Nick Pellett talks to CNN Style about racing the oldest car at the Silverstone Classic his 1914 Sunbeam. Driving the car is a challenge in itself.
I have to admit I haven't shopped at Abercrombie & Fitch since I was a freshman in college. Even then, when I fell squarely within the brand's numerical demographic, I felt fully outside of it. I prefer not to dress like a frat party might spontaneously materialize in front of me at any moment. And I like keeping my midriff to myself.
Nothing would be more poignantly encouraging for 239 families than to know that the piece of aircraft part found on La Reunion Island east of Madagascar connects with MH370 -- the Boeing 777 that disappeared in March 2014, en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. The world wants to know. And as a 777 pilot, I want to know.
This week, George Washington University announced it is adopting a "test-optional" admissions policy, becoming one of the largest private universities to allow prospective students to opt out of sending ACT or SAT scores.
The state of Florida has declined to investigate a complaint from a mother whose baby died after heart surgery at St. Mary's Medical Center in West Palm Beach, which CNN found had a high mortality rate for pediatric open-heart surgeries from 2011 to 2013.
Two-year-old Grayson is a big fan of the commercials for New Orleans lawyer Morris Bart. So big, that Bart was the theme of his birthday party.
Two UK police officers were able to subdue a knife-wielding man with only batons and pepper-spray while responding to a domestic incident.
A Palestinian's home was burned during a "price tag" attack Friday that killed a toddler and critically injured four other relatives, Israeli authorities said.
Parents break through a window of a Houston, Texas daycare after they find their infant son locked inside and alone.
Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump stood by his comments Friday that he would build a wall along the Mexican border and that Mexico would pay for it. But he gave a slightly better idea why that would happen: his stellar negotiating skills.
From the outside, it may seem like a pairing of convenience. But the political love affair between billionaire real estate mogul Donald Trump and former vice presidential candidate and Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has been in the making for several years. To wit:
A vehicle crashed into the south barricade of the U.S. Capitol building on Friday morning, and authorities have taken the driver into custody.
A vehicle crashed into the south barricade of the U.S. Capitol building on Friday morning, and authorities have taken the driver into custody.
Beijing is set to become the first city to have hosted both the Summer and Winter Olympics after it was chosen to stage the 2022 Winter Games.
Trying to be Good Samaritans cost two members of a Montana family their lives and left their daughter wounded.
A man discovered a nearly 15-foot Burmese python on his property after small animals began disappearing. CNN affiliate KTVI has the story.
The U.S. government has "very recent indications" that "Jihadi John" -- the notorious hooded ISIS executioner seen in violent hostage beheading videos -- is alive. CNN's Barbara Starr has more.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Thursday announced the closure of Baltimore City Jail, a men's detention facility that has been plagued by scandals and corruption investigations for decades.
In an isolated area of South Dakota -- a three-hour drive from the nearest large city -- some 6,000 Native Americans struggle to survive on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation.
Hot off of a record 126 Emmy nominations, HBO programming chief Michael Lombardo took the Television Critics Association summer press tour stage Thursday to a deluge of questions.
John Napier was arrested in Texas but after making bond, he ran off. "The Hunt with John Walsh," Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CNN.
David Daleiden of the Center For Medical Progress defends his organization's release of controversial videos about Planned Parenthood.
A deadly albino cobra stunned residents at a luxury apartment complex, before being captured by police officers. CNN affiliate KTRK reports.
A police body cam captures a mother's reaction to finding out she had left her toddler in a hot van in Oklahoma. CNN's Andrew Spencer reports.
Megan Everett fled with her daughter, leaving behind a note. The child's father is searching. "The Hunt with John Walsh," Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CNN.
A South Florida nightclub owner and two aspiring models are found dead. "Death Row Stories" airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
Once a bustling port in Yemen, Aden has been reduced to rubble, ravaged by the incessant shelling of the Houthi militia that has the city surrounded.
Take a look at 22 selfies of the week from July 21 through July 28.
Could life on Earth have been kick-started by a comet strike? A startling discovery by the Rosetta comet-chasing mission has added fresh evidence to suggest that it is possible.
The 46 years since Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon have not lessened the sense of wonder of that that moment. But the decades have deteriorated Armstrong's iconic space suit, which for years has been locked away in climate-controlled storage.
Astronomers have confirmed the discovery of the nearest rocky planet outside of our solar system.
As outrage grows over the killing of Cecil the lion, Zimbabwe called on the United States to extradite the American dentist who shot the lion this month.
A Canadian man is about to undergo surgery to patch up the holes in his earlobes; this procedure is growing in popularity. CNN affiliate CBC News reports.
Archaeologists have unearthed monuments and hieroglyphic panels in nearly-perfect condition from Mayan ruins in Guatemala.
How is it already almost the end of summer?
Animal expert Jeff Corwin says going to a national park to bait and lure an animal out of its habitat to kill is against the protocols of ethical hunters.
Every 10 minutes, a randomly targeted shell explodes, rattling the windows and doors in Aden's city center. Once a bustling port in Yemen, Aden has been reduced to rubble, ravaged by the incessant shelling of the Houthi militia that has the city surrounded.
A 911 dispatcher hung up on a caller who was reporting that her friend was shot -- an action that the Albuquerque fire chief called "unforgivable." The shooting victim eventually died. CNN affiliate KOAT reports.
Washington, D.C., where the powers that reign over the United States reside, is sinking into the ocean.
University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing was indicted on a murder charge in the shooting death of Samuel DuBose. CNN's Don Lemon speaks to DuBose's mother and sister.
A dad found inspiration from the Liam Neeson movie "Taken" to get his kids to keep the kitchen clean. CNN affiliate WISH reports.
On a February evening last year, a Libyan woman confronted two patrons at the Bohemian Biergarten in downtown Boulder, Colorado. She poured her beer on one of the customers and later threw a glass at the other, leaving a bloody gash serious enough for sutures.
Lois Lane finally knows who's behind Clark Kent's glasses.
Sixty-one years ago Thursday -- on July 30, 1954 -- 19-year-old Elvis Presley made his first live, professional appearance at a concert in Memphis, Tennessee. A new book from Taschen, "Elvis and the Birth of Rock and Roll," brings together photos from legendary photographer Alfred Wertheimer.
And then there were four.
Artist Sam Van Aken has created a series of trees that grow dozens of different types of stone fruits. He tells a TEDxManhattan conference that these trees are a research project, an art exhibit and a conservation mission.
Take a look at 37 amazing sports photos from July 21 through July 27.
Large plastic dinosaurs loom over spotty grass, their long shadows stretching into the mountains. Rocket ships and nonsensical pineapple houses sit weathered and vacant. Waitresses stand ready with drinks for guests that never come.
In 2010, the Guinness Book of World Records named the plastic bag the "most ubiquitous consumer item" in the world, with trillions made every year.