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Downpour ahead of U.S., Germany match could delay game

It's raining hard Thursday in Recife, Brazil, where the U.S. is set to face off against Germany in a crucial World Cup game. Main roads are turning into rivers and the downpour hasn't let up for nearly 12 hours.

Louisiana family in mourning after finding cat cut in half

It's a crime that's hard to believe and it happened right here in our own backyard. A family pet, intentionally killed, and it's gruesome.

Supreme Court: Police need warrant to search cellphones

The Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously ruled that police may not search the cell phones of criminal suspects upon arrest without a warrant -- a sweeping endorsement for privacy rights.

Eli Wallach of 'Magnificent Seven,' 'Good, Bad and Ugly' dies at 98

Eli Wallach, whose long acting career included performances in "The Magnificent Seven," "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly," "The Godfather Part III" and "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps," has died.

Supreme Court: Police need warrant to search cell phones

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously ruled that police may not search the cell phones of criminal suspects upon arrest without a warrant -- a sweeping endorsement for privacy rights. By a 9-0 vote, the justices said sma

Boehner considering lawsuit against Obama over executive orders

House Speaker John Boehner is weighing whether to sue President Barack Obama over his use of executive action.

Father charged in Georgia toddler hot car death

It sounded like a tragic accident. A young father in suburban Atlanta said he was horrified to discover after leaving work last week that he had left his toddler strapped into his car seat on a day of sweltering heat.

Released Sudanese Christian woman faces 2 new charges

A Sudanese Christian woman who was sentenced to die for refusing to renounce her faith -- and then released -- has been charged on two criminal counts after trying to leave the African country for the United States, her legal team said Wednesday.

Top IRS official beats back Republican barrage

Congressional Republicans pummeled him with questions and accusations, all but accusing him of perjury. But John Koskinen just didn't sit there and take it.

KFC says there's no evidence girl with scarred face asked to leave restaurant

There is no evidence to support a family's claim that a scarred 3-year-old girl was asked to leave a KFC in Jackson, Mississippi, because she was scaring customers, KFC said Tuesday. Victoria Wilcher was badly scarred in April in a pit bull atta