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NYPD: 9 arrested for allegedly posting, phoning in threats to officers updated 1 days ago

Nine people have been arrested in connection with alleged threats made toward NYPD in the past week.

NYPD Officer Rafael Ramos saw streets as his ministry updated 1 days ago

Slain New York police Officer Rafael Ramos saw the street as his ministry.

Help offered to slain NYPD officers' families updated 1 days ago

Offers pour in to help the families of slain New York City police officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos.

Dow Jones Industrial Average Fast Facts updated 1 days ago

Here's a look at the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

Stevie Wonder Fast Facts updated 1 days ago

Here is a look at the life of Stevie Wonder, singer, songwriter, producer and activist.

Connecticut Shootings Fast Facts updated 1 days ago

Here's a look at the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Newtown, Connecticut.

Former WWE ring star Kevin Nash and son booked on battery updated 1 days ago

Former WWE ring star Kevin Nash and son booked on battery after family violence.

Christmas baby born on Philadelphia public transit train updated 1 days ago

Riders of Philadelphia public transit were reminded on Christmas Day that the holiday celebrates a birth in the humblest of circumstances.

Aaron Hernandez Fast Facts updated 2 days ago

Here is a look at the life of Aaron Hernandez, former New England Patriots tight end charged with the murder of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd and the murders of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado.

Ugly weather slows holiday travelers updated 3 days ago

It was a frustrating day for holiday fliers as almost 3,000 flights were postponed due to rain, poor visibility.

Bill Cosby Fast Facts updated 3 days ago

Here's a look at the life of comedian and actor Bill Cosby.

Giant panda cub Bao Bao gets shock of her young life updated 3 days ago

Giant panda cub Bao Bao at the National Zoo got a shock when she touched a hot wire. She's fine, but scared in a tree, National Zoo says.

Minnesota woman, believed to be oldest Facebook user, dies aged 114 updated 3 days ago

A woman believed to be the world's oldest Facebook user has died at the age of 114, her family said.

In iconic civil rights city, police shooting video raises questions updated 3 days ago

A police shooting case in the historic civil rights city of Selma adds a different layer to the national debate.

Protesters return to New York, despite mayor's plea for pause updated 4 days ago

A protest against racism and police violence packed sidewalks in New York on Tuesday, despite calls from the city's mayor for a pause in demonstrations.

NYC police killer's mother 'deeply sorry,' says her son was 'spiraling out of control' updated 4 days ago

The mother of the man who killed two New York police officers has spoken out, apologizing for the horror her son Ismaaiyl Brinsley caused before taking his own life.

DA: Guns smuggled on planes in Atlanta an 'egregious' security breach updated 4 days ago

A baggage handler for Delta Air Lines moved a lot more than just luggage, authorities say -- he also helped smuggle guns.

Four dead as tornadoes slam parts of Mississippi updated 4 days ago

A tornado system touched down in portions of Mississippi on Tuesday afternoon, killing at least four people and leaving injuries, damage and power outages.

Tiger Woods Fast Facts updated 4 days ago

Here's a look at one of the most successful golfers in history, Tiger Woods.

Richard Reid Fast Facts updated 4 days ago

Here's a look at the life of Richard Reid, also known as the "shoe bomber." He is serving a life sentence at the U.S. Penitentiary Administrative Maximum (ADMAX) facility in Florence, Colorado. Zacarias Moussaoui, convicted September 11 conspirator, is also incarcerated there.

Golden Globe Awards Fast Facts updated 4 days ago

Here is some background information about the Golden Globe Awards, which are presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

2014 In Review Fast Facts updated 4 days ago

Here is a look back at the events of 2014, so far.

No charges for Milwaukee officer involved in fatal shooting updated 4 days ago

A district attorney has decided against charges in the case of a police officer who fatally shot a mentally ill man more than a dozen times in Milwaukee.

NYC mayor meets with families of slain police officers updated 5 days ago

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner William Bratton on Monday visited the homes of the two officers slain over the weekend.

Muhammad Ali 'vastly improved' after bout of pneumonia updated 5 days ago

Muhammad Ali has "vastly improved" after being hospitalized over the weekend with a mild case of pneumonia, his spokesman Bob Gunnell says.

What the 'marshmallow test' can teach you about your kids updated 5 days ago

The premise is simple: You can eat one marshmallow now or, if you can wait, you get to eat two marshmallows later.

Officers shoot Canadian man holding handgun replica on U.S. border bridge updated 5 days ago

U.S. officers shoot a Canadian man who walked toward a border inspection booth waving what they said looked like a handgun.

Phil Spector Fast Facts updated 5 days ago

Here's an in-depth look at the life of songwriter and convicted murderer Phil Spector.

FSU hearing clears quarterback Jameis Winston updated 6 days ago

Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston has been cleared by a school panel that considered whether he violated the student conduct code.

NYC cop killer had criminal record and angry social media posts, police say updated 6 days ago

Ismaaiyl Brinsley, who shot and killed two New York City police officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, had a lengthy criminal record, police say.

Police officer shot and killed in Florida updated 6 days ago

A police officer in Tarpon Springs, Florida, was shot and killed early Sunday, a sheriff's spokeswoman said.

Backlash, finger-pointing begin after 2 NYPD officers are ambushed, killed updated 6 days ago

Shortly after a man killed two police officers sitting in their patrol car in New York City, the finger-pointing started.

Tony Bennett Fast Facts updated 6 days ago

Here's a look at the life of Grammy-winning singer Tony Bennett, famous for his signature song "I Left my Heart in San Francisco."

Barbra Streisand Fast Facts updated 6 days ago

Here is a look at the life of singer and actress Barbra Streisand.

Chris Brown Fast Facts updated 6 days ago

Here is a look at the life of Grammy Award-winner Chris Brown, who pleaded guilty to assaulting then-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009.

Muhammad Ali in hospital with pneumonia, his spokesman says updated 6 days ago

Famed boxer Muhammad Ali was admitted to an undisclosed hospital Saturday with pneumonia, his spokesman Bob Gunnell said.

Protesters' chants of 'Black Lives Matter' echo at megamall; at least 20 arrested updated 6 days ago

A choir of protests echoed through the country's quintessential mega-mall, when a few hundred demonstrators raised their voices at the Mall of America.

Eastern Air Lines is back in the air updated 6 days ago

Eastern Air Lines flew its first of 20 new planes into Miami on Friday. The event marks a relaunch of the once-bankrupt airline, which last flew in 1991.

2 NYPD police officers 'assassinated'; shooter dead updated 7 days ago

Two New York police officers were shot and killed ambush-style Saturday as they sat in their patrol car in Brooklyn.

Lawsuits say Sony Pictures should have expected security breach updated 7 days ago

Former employees of Sony Pictures have filed lawsuits against the company over a security breach.

U.S. transfers 4 more Guantanamo detainees -- this time to Afghanistan updated 7 days ago

The U.S. government continues to shrink its ranks of Guantanamo Bay detainees, announcing Saturday that four more have been repatriated -- this time to Afghanistan.

Supreme Court declines to block Florida same-sex marriages updated 7 days ago

Florida appears set to recognize same-sex marriages on January 6, after the U.S. Supreme Court declines to further delay a lower court's ruling.

Pacific storm could mark floods, landslides, early holiday woe updated 7 days ago

Another Pacific storm is to pound the West Coast this weekend and could unleash flash flooding and mudslides, a week after similar rains left devastation.

'Unjust': Rights groups slam spread of facilities for immigrant families updated 7 days ago

The Department of Homeland Security this week announced it is opening the largest immigrant family detention facility in the United States, amid concerns from immigrant-rights groups.

Holiday lights so bright you can see them from space updated 7 days ago

Those lights you put up for the holidays don't just brighten your neighborhood -- they provide NASA with new data about how cities illuminate the night.

Paul Wolfowitz Fast Facts updated 7 days ago

Here's a look at the life of Paul Wolfowitz, former president of the World Bank.

Wesley Clark Fast Facts updated 7 days ago

Here's a look at the life of retired Army General Wesley Clark.

Mary Tyler Moore Fast Facts updated 7 days ago

Here is a look at the life of Mary Tyler Moore, Tony and Emmy award winning actress.

Same-Sex Marriage Fast Facts updated 7 days ago

Here's some background information about same-sex marriage in the United States and worldwide.

Fighting for Kobani from a distance: One man does what he can updated 7 days ago

To draw attention ISIS battle in Kobani, Syrian Kurd living in U.S. goes on three-week hunger strike on Washington sidewalk.

New video shows Janay Rice nuzzling Ray Rice shortly after elevator fight updated 7 days ago

A newly released video shows the now-wife of NFL player Ray Rice lovingly nuzzling him shortly after he knocked her out cold at a casino in New Jersey.

5 things UVA-Rolling Stone correspondence reveals updated 8 days ago

The University of Virginia released correspondence with a Rolling Stone magazine writer and fact checker.

Immigration: More Central Americans apprehended than Mexicans updated 8 days ago

For the first time since detailed records began being kept in 1992, undocumented immigrants from Mexico made up less than half of those apprehended.

$50 million settlement reached in Indiana State Fair stage collapse updated 8 days ago

Lawyer: A $50 million settlement was reached in the deadly collapse of a stage at the Indiana State Fair

Reborn Kepler spacecraft discovers another planet updated 8 days ago

Kepler is still on the beat.

Killer meatloaf? Lawsuit claims couple died after tainted Bob Evans meal updated 8 days ago

A West Virginia lawsuit claims tainted meatloaf from a Bob Evans restaurant caused an elderly couple to die.

Gruesome discovery: Small bodies inside abandoned storage locker updated 8 days ago

In an abandoned storage unit in Colfax, California, a woman finds a sealed ottoman containing two small bodies.

Girls charged in Slenderman stabbing deemed competent updated 9 days ago

Two girls accused of stabbing a friend to impress the fictional Internet bogeyman Slenderman have been found competent to stand trial.

Huge Los Angeles blaze was arson, fire officials say updated 9 days ago

Arsonists started a huge December 8 blaze in downtown Los Angeles, the Fire Department says.

What deluges? 11 trillion gallons of rain still needed to end California drought updated 9 days ago

What deluges? 11 trillion gallons of rain needed to end California drought.

Army to launch 'blimp' that detects cruise missiles updated 9 days ago

The U.S. Army plans to launch two stationary blimps 10,000 feet in the air next week to better protect the Washington, D.C. area from cruise missiles.

Jim Jones Fast Facts updated 9 days ago

Here is a look at the life of Jim Jones, former National Security Adviser under President Barack Obama.

Cops stun suspect in boys' shooting in California updated 9 days ago

A man who allegedly shot two boys in Stockton, California, in July has been arrested, police say.

What would make a baseball hat be worth $300,000? updated 9 days ago

A baseball hat Babe Ruth wore during his 1934 tour of Japan just sold for $303,277 on the site Grey Flannel Auctions.

Police: 3 killed after car hits crowd leaving California church event updated 9 days ago

3 died after a car plowed into a crowd of people in Southern California after a church Christmas event, authorities say.

Judge tosses conviction of George Stinney, executed at 14 updated 9 days ago

A judge has vacated the conviction of a 14-year-old boy who was executed for allegedly killing two girls some 70 years ago in South Carolina.

Selma protesters invoke Ferguson but police say no comparison updated 10 days ago

The chants of protest heard across America in recent weeks echoed Wednesday in Selma, Alabama, where the civil rights movement reached a crescendo

Top 5 eye-opening Mike Rowe moments updated 10 days ago

Don't miss the season finale of Mike Rowe's "Somebody's Gotta Do It" at 9 p.m. ET Wednesday on CNN.

Barack Obama Fast Facts updated 10 days ago

Here's a look at the life of Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States.

49ers release Ray McDonald amid sexual assault allegations updated 10 days ago

The San Francisco 49ers released defensive end Ray McDonald on Wednesday amid allegations of sexual assault.

Alcatraz escapees could have lived, study says updated 10 days ago

Three Alcatraz inmates who attempted to leave the infamous San Francisco Bay island prison in 1962 may have made it, says a study by Dutch researchers.

Fitness buff helps disabled find strength updated 10 days ago

CNN Heroes: Trainer Ned Norton puts people with physical disabilities on a path toward independent living.

How the healing power of music helps wounded warriors updated 10 days ago

Through his nonprofit, Arthur Bloom is using music to help hundreds of injured troops recover.

Cowgirl uses horses to motivate at-risk kids updated 10 days ago

Patricia Kelly's nonprofit, Ebony Horsewomen, teaches horseback riding and animal science to at-risk youths.

Helping Baltimore's grieving kids heal updated 10 days ago

CNN Heroes: Annette March-Grier's nonprofit in Baltimore is helping children and their families cope with grief.

14 arrested in connection with deadly meningitis outbreak updated 10 days ago

14 arrested in connection with the deadly 2012 national outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to steroid injections distributed by a compounding pharmacy.

Jeb Bush Fast Facts updated 10 days ago

Here's a look at the life of Jeb Bush, former governor of Florida.

#AskACop becomes trending for vents about police updated 10 days ago

#AskACop trended on Twitter, used by many to rail against what they viewed as some police officers' unjust treatment of African-Americans.

Rampage Killings Fast Facts updated 10 days ago

Here's a look at rampage killings that have occurred in the United States since the 1940s.

'Breathe Easy' T-shirts stir controversy updated 10 days ago

Eric Garner supporters angry over T-shirts created by Indiana police officer that read "Breathe Easy, Don't Break the Law."

Friends' accounts differ significantly from victim in UVA rape story updated 10 days ago

Friends of the woman whose alleged rape was chronicled in Rolling Stone remember a starkly different account.

Suspect in family massacre found dead updated 11 days ago

The body of a Pennsylvania man on the run after being suspected of killing his ex-wife and five former in-laws has been found, authorities said.

'Oh God, it's Mom': Pundit brothers called out on C-SPAN updated 11 days ago

Mother calls C-SPAN to ask political pundit sons to cool it before Christm

Protesters plan 'Week of Outrage' updated 11 days ago

A "Week of Outrage" is set to culminate in large demonstrations planned for Saturday in New York and Washington.

Protesters gear up for weekend marches against police violence updated 11 days ago

A "Week of Outrage" is set to culminate in large demonstrations planned for Saturday in New York and Washington.

Protesting police shootings: Demands for change sound out nationwide updated 11 days ago

Large demonstrations in major cities including New York and Washington express outrage at the deaths of unarmed black men by police.

Protesting police shootings: Demands for change sound out nationwide updated 11 days ago

The families of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, Eric Garner and other unarmed black men felled by bullets or police force protested in D.C.

Border agent accused of helping smugglers updated 11 days ago

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officer was behind bars Monday after being arrested for allegedly helping drug traffickers move product into the U.S.

81 hospitalized after carbon monoxide leak; ice resurfacer could be to blame updated 11 days ago

A carbon monoxide leak at a Wisconsin ice rink left 81 people hospitalized -- and an ice resurfacing machine could be to blame.

Cosby breaks his silence updated 11 days ago

Bill Cosby, accused of rape by an increasing number of women, was reached at home Friday by a New York Post reporter who asked comedian about allegations.

Police in Pa. search for man suspected of killing ex-wife, 5 former in-laws updated 12 days ago

Officials in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, are seeking a man suspected in the deaths of six people at three sites near Philadelphia on Monday.

Cleveland police slam NFL player's protest over Tamir Rice death updated 12 days ago

Police slam Cleveland Browns player Andrew Hawkins for wearing a T-shirt calling for justice in the police shooting of Tamir Rice.

Hawaii: 13-year-old cliff diver goes missing updated 12 days ago

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a 13-year-old boy who went cliff jumping into the water with friends in Hawaii -- but never resurfaced.

Northern white rhino dies at San Diego zoo; only 5 left worldwide updated 12 days ago

A northern white rhino has died at a San Diego zoo, leaving only five worldwide and bringing the species closer to extinction.

When the feds seized a T-Rex updated 12 days ago

It was the find of Peter Larson's lifetime: a nearly complete Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton nicknamed "Sue" -- until the federal government seized it.

Heisman Trophy Fast Facts updated 13 days ago

Here's a look at what you need to know about college football's Heisman Trophy.

Michael Hayden Fast Facts updated 13 days ago

Here's a look at the life of Michael Hayden, former director of the Central Intelligence Agency.

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