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Video shows a Michigan police officer repeatedly strike a man in the head after pulling him over and dragging him from the car. CNN's Nick Valencia reports.
Difficult issues remain on the table as the world's most powerful diplomats meet in Switzerland with Iranian nuclear negotiators, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told CNN on Monday.
Cell phone video captured the moment a California firefighter fell through the roof of a burning building. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.
Sameem Sulaiman gives an exclusive interview to CNN but never looks up, unwilling to speak directly to a woman. Like Sulaiman, Ammar Ali Khalil is open about the violence he helped perpetrate. FULL STORY
The GOP's yearslong existential debate over how to expand the party's reach is exploding in Indiana as Republican Gov. Mike Pence defends a controversial religious freedom bill. FULL STORY
Actor Dwayne Johnson played a beefed-up version of President Obama in a "Saturday Night Live" skit of "The Rock Obama."
Patrick Sondenheimer loved his work as a pilot.
An Alabama mother's tough-love punishment is getting rave reviews on social media. WMBA reports.
On the heels of the magical success of Disney's live-action "Cinderella," the studio is eyeing another live-action retelling: "Mulan."
The two men who officials say tried to ram the main gate at NSA headquarters were dressed as women, according to a federal law enforcement official. FULL STORY
At any moment, Saudi troops could march through Yemen, heating up an already intense conflict that could have ramifications across the Middle East.
Some viewers of the iHeartRadio Music Awards on Sunday night took to social media to vent about the opening monologue, saying one controversial joke crossed the line.
It looks like "The Daily Show" has a new host.
He's visited steel mills in Indiana and movie studios in California; an oil spill in in Louisiana and a landslide in Washington State; military bases from New Jersey to Texas; even Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming.
Prosecutors presented gruesome testimony about how a bomb Dzhokar Tsarnaev placed at the Boston Marathon tore through the bodies of 8-year-old Martin Richard and 23-year-old Lingzi Lu. FULL STORY
Several San Francisco sheriff's deputies are being investigated for allegedly conducting and betting on inmate fights. CNN affiliate KRON reports.
There's no evidence co-pilot Andreas Lubitz was suicidal leading up to the crash of Flight 9525, a German prosecutor's office says, but he had been suicidal in the past. DEVELOPING STORY | FULL COVERAGE
An impressive art collection assembled by the late actress and Hollywood icon, Lauren Bacall, is officially ready for purchase.
A theme park in North Carolina unveils Fury 325, the world's tallest and fastest giga coaster.
Last month, my husband and I took our daughters to a Columbia University women's basketball game. We live nearby, had already attended a men's game and were excited for our girls, one of whom plays basketball, to watch college women in action.
For the first time in his illustrious career, Tiger Woods is no longer considered one of the world's top 100 golfers.
Mike Day plans to compete in a half Ironman race to raise money for fellow veterans. CNN affiliate WTKR reports.
Norman Greenbaum, best known for his much-played 1969 hit "Spirit in the Sky," was in critical condition after a crash that killed a motorcycle driver Saturday afternoon, the California Highway Patrol said.
James Bond's latest mission has been revealed in the first trailer for "SPECTRE" which was released Friday.
There's good news for those of you who wake up to a bowl of cereal every morning, especially if your go-to choice is high in fiber. Hidden in that favorite box may be a prize better than a plastic toy. It just might hold the key to a longer life, according to a new study.