After spending 12 years in prison for a rape he didn't commit -- and another 12 on sex-offender registry -- Texas man holds no grudge against his accuser.
Here's a look at the life of Arnold Schwarzenegger, actor and former governor of California.
A broken rail caused a train derailment near Baltimore that killed two young women on a railroad bridge, the National Transportation Safety Board said.
Quadruple murderer Nathan Dunlap's execution is on hold. But a new Colorado governor could push it forward if elected in November.
A 10-month-old girl dies after being left in a hot car in Wichita, Kansas; her foster father is arrested.
Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk, who navigated the Enola Gay when it dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, has died, his family says.
Former pro wrestler-turned-Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura wins $1.8M in defamation lawsuit against ex-SEAL sniper.
1968 is arguably the most historic year in modern U.S. history. Explore CNN's "The Sixties," Thursday at 9 p.m.
Hundreds of vehicles are waterlogged and stranded in underground UCLA parking garages a day after a water main break dumped millions of gallons of water.
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will meet next week with the general who's looking into how the now-freed prisoner of war was captured by the Taliban in 2009
Here is a look at the life of Rosalynn Carter, wife of former President Jimmy Carter.
Here's some background information about the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)/New York City Transit which provides 24-hour subway and bus service throughout the five boroughs of New York.
Here's some background information about the U.S. Capitol. Located at 100 Constitution Avenue NW in Washington, D.C., the Capitol is the meeting place of the United States Congress.
Here's a look at the life of former Governor of New Jersey Jim McGreevey.
Here's a look at what you need to know about General Motors, one of the Big Three U.S. automakers.
Federal authorities Wednesday arrested a New York man on drug charges in connection with the sale of the drug known as "molly" to concert-goers.
Part of Sunset Boulevard was closed Tuesday after a water main broke, spilling an estimated 8 to 10 million gallons of water near or on UCLA
The 9-year-old girl critically injured when an airplane struck her on a Florida beach last weekend has died, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office says.
Mississippi's lone abortion clinic can stay open, after a federal appeals court Tuesday ruled against a state law that effectively would have shut it down.
Here is a look at the life of Stephen G. Breyer, Justice for the United States Supreme Court.
Here's a look at what you need to know about NASA's Space Shuttle Program which ended in 2011 after 135 missions.
Here's a look at what you need to know about the death penalty in the United States.
A $75 million settlement would prohibit NCAA teams from returning players to the field on the day of their concussion.
Two U.S. Army soldiers were killed Thursday in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense said.
The Georgia family of Kendrick Johnson filed a wrongful death lawsuit against school officials claiming their lack of action led to his death.
After more than 12 hours stuck at sea, passengers aboard a whale-watching boat off the Massachusetts coast safely dock in Boston.
For nearly six years, hundreds of letters, most containing a suspicious white powder, were sent through the mail, addressed to President Barack Obama, members of Congress, hotels near the Super Bowl, schools, companies and others.
Two suspects have been arrested in a carjacking that left three children dead in Philadelphia last week.
Here's some background information about same-sex marriage in the United States and worldwide.
Two suspects have been arrested in a carjacking that left three children dead in Philadelphia last week.
Here's a look at what you need to know about the Primetime Emmy Awards.
Here is a look at the life of former NFL star O.J. Simpson.
Here's a look at what you need to know about lockouts and strikes in professional sports. A lockout is imposed by management or the owners. A strike is initiated by the employees or players.
The attorney for Ohio State University's fired marching band director says Jonathan Waters was fired over a "deeply flawed" report.
A memorial cross at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York can remain at the newly-opened facility, an appeals court ruled Monday.
Sarah Palin is again going rogue -- this time to the digital world, with the creation of her own online news channel.
A relaxing day at Southern California's Venice Beach took a deadly turn when a lightning bolt struck the water, killing one and injuring at least 13.
Here's a look at the life of home furnishings entrepreneur, Martha Stewart.
Here's what you need to know about the Empire State Building.
Here's some background about Washington, DC's subway system, generally called the "Metro." The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority operates the Metro, which is the second largest rail system in the United States, and also oversees the country's sixth largest bus system.
A Georgia man was killed and his daughter critically injured Sunday when an airplane struck them as they walked along a Florida beach.
The Ohio State University Marching Band was also known among insiders for a culture that facilitated sexual harassment, an investigative report said.
New England Patriots players sang "Happy Birthday" to a 6-year-old boy with an inoperable brain tumor Saturday.
A diaper-clad toddler crashed a Jeep Wrangler into a neighbor's house in Oregon -- then scampered home, sat on the couch and watched cartoons, authorities said.
A Pennsylvania patient accused of shooting his caseworker to death has been charged with first and third degree murder, authorities said.
A U.S. Marine Corps reservist held in a Mexican prison for more than three months on a weapons charge could have been released within days of his detention if not for "missed opportunities" by his original legal counsel, his attorney told CNN.
The wait is nearly over in a close-knit Manchester, New Hampshire, community with ties to South Sudan.
Here's a look at the life of former National Security Adviser and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.
New York police collect DNA evidence in this week's Brooklyn Bridge flag switch, says a law enforcement official with knowledge of the investigation.
Pope Francis accepts the invitation of Philadelphia's archbishop to attend a conference in Philadelphia next year, the Catholic News Service reports.
NASA's staggering budget shortfall has put its rocket program at "high risk" of missing the planned 2017 launch date for its $12 billion deep-space rocket.
The U.S. military races to the moon to build a base -- to beat the Russians to the punch. That was the plan in 1959, according to newly released documents.
The Endreson family lottery pool -- a tradition begun by their mother -- finally paid off when the 17 siblings from New Jersey won $20 million.
A survivor tells of being terrified in the storm that killed two people in a Virginia campground.
Here is some background information about Charles Manson, who is serving a life sentence for nine murders committed in July and August of 1969 near Hollywood, California. Manson did not actually commit any of the murders, but orchestrated the killings. He was initially sentenced to death, but his sentence was commuted when California's death penalty was overturned in 1972.
Cynthia Scudo, an all-American mom of eight and grandmother of 18, survived an extraordinary journey: She abused prescription painkillers and used heroin.
Here is a look at the life of Edward Snowden, who has admitted to leaking information about United States surveillance programs to the press.
Here's a look at the life of Major League baseball pitcher Roger Clemens.
Here's a look at the Statue of Liberty.
Here's a look at NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration), the United States government agency that conducts research into space.
Here's a look at what you need to know about Independence Day, celebrated on the Fourth of July.
A woman expelled from Southwestern Christian University in Oklahoma after she married another woman is now enrolled at a different school in the same state.
The debate over lethal injections intensified after an apparently botched execution in Oklahoma, in which inmate lived for several minutes after first injection.
A vein on an Oklahoma inmate "exploded" in the middle of his execution, causing authorities to halt the process and call off another execution later in the day.
Clayton Lockett's execution was halted after a doctor acknowledged not enough drugs had been given to kill him, Oklahoma authorities said Thursday
Michigan police say a Craigslist contact led to a double murder and the suicide of the murder suspect.
Here is a list of the 27 deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history from 1949 to the present. If the shooter was killed or committed suicide during the incident that death is not included in the total.
Here's a look at rampage killings that have occurred in the United States since the 1940s.
Here is a look at The Voting Rights Act of 1965, which serves to protect and enforce the contents of the 14th and 15th Amendments. It was a response to voter suppression in the 1960s by state and local governments and law enforcement.
Nearly a million acres were burning as 21 wildfires raged in the Pacific Northwest on Sunday, fire officials said.
Johns Hopkins Health System has agreed to pay $190 million to settle the case of a now-dead gynecologist who secretly photographed and recorded patients.
Donald Sterling has filed a new civil lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court, seeking damages from his wife, the NBA and NBA commissioner Adam Silver in their attempt to sell the the L.A. Clippers for $2 billion to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
A pair of former Penn State assistant football coaches, including a son of the late Joe Paterno, have filed a federal lawsuit seeking $1 million in damages
A Los Angeles tree dedicated to Beatle George Harrison is gone because of the beetles -- the tree-eating kind.
NYPD is investigating how two American flags that fly atop the Brooklyn Bridge were replaced by two white flags.
Authorities believe they have found the final victim of a deadly landslide in Washington state.
Here's a look at what you need to know about immigration to the United States.
Here is a look at the life of Alberto R. Gonzales, the first Latino U.S. attorney general.
Here's a look at what you need to know about the PGA Championship.
The Justice Department targeted American Muslims in "abusive counterterrorism sting operations" as part of aggressive terror investigations, an international human rights group alleges.
Three teens admitted they attacked two homeless men who were found dead in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Saturday, police said. They face murder charges.
A Mississippi woman whose death sentence was overturned has been moved from state prison to county jail, where she will await a new trial, authorities say.
A New Hampshire teen who disappeared nine months ago is back home, the state attorney general's office said Monday.
Here's some background information about concussions in the NFL. Reports show an increasing number of retired NFL players who have suffered concussions developed memory and cognitive issues such as dementia, Alzheimer's, depression and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).
Here are some facts about Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a former American prisoner of war.
Two trains collided in southeastern Wisconsin on Sunday night, causing 5,000 gallons of diesel to spill, a fire official said.
A Florida jury awarded a widow $23.6 billion in punitive damages in her lawsuit against tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, her lawyer said.
Wildfires spanning more almost 170,000 acres are driving hundreds of people from their homes in Washington state and across the border in Canada.
A 20-year-old California man who told authorities he wanted to travel to Syria to join ISIS has been arrested, according to federal documents.
Nineteen inmates were injured when a roof of a private prison collapsed Saturday near Lufkin, Texas, fire officials said.
Here is some background information about the 1996 Olympic Park Bombing in Atlanta.
Here's a look at the life of former Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte.
Here is a look at the life of U.S. Senator Bob Dole.
A $2.9 million settlement is reached Friday with the company at the center of a January chemical leak in West Virginia.
A stolen dinosaur hatchling replica is safely back in its nest at a North Carolina museum exhibit.
The story of Army soldier Timothy Hennis and the North Carolina stabbing deaths of a mother and her two girls is full of twists and turns.
Utah officials for the time being do not have to formally recognize hundreds of same-sex marriages performed earlier this year.