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Bruno Mars' mother dies of brain aneurysm

LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- The mother of Grammy-winning singer Bruno Mars died of a brain aneurysm in a Honolulu, Hawaii, hospital Saturday, a Mars representative told CNN Sunday. Bernadette Hernandez was 55.

It'll be a girl for Kanye and Kardashian

Sometime in the not-too-distant future, Kanye West can once again break out the leather skirt and the pink Polos he once favored. The rapper and his reality TV star girlfriend, Kim Kardashian, are having a girl.

Parents of girl waiting for transplant ask Sebelius to intervene

The parents of a 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl waiting for a lung transplant say they have formally asked U.S.

Deadly MERS-CoV virus spreads to Italy

The sometimes deadly MERS-CoV virus has spread to Italy, the World Health Organization said in statements this weekend.

Obama repeats strategy in student loan fight

If at first you succeed, then by all means, try, try again.

IRS controversy turns personal, nasty

An unusually harsh and personal war of words erupted on Sunday, even for the current hyper-partisan atmosphere in Washington, DC, with one of President Obama's top advisers bringing up the 40-year-old criminal record of the Republican congr

FBI releases 2012 preliminary annual crime stats

According to the FBI's Preliminary Annual Uniform Crime Report, released today, the nation experienced a 1.2 percent increase in the number of violent crimes and a 0.8 percent decline in the number of property crimes in 2012 when compared w

FBI releases 2012 preliminary annual crime stats

According to the FBI's Preliminary Annual Uniform Crime Report, released today, the nation experienced a 1.2 percent increase in the number of violent crimes and a 0.8 percent decline in the number of property crimes in 2012 when compared w

VIDEO: Police dog puts paw on officer's casket during emotional farewell

There was a somber farewell in Kentucky last week for the police officer killed in an ambush.

Michael Douglas says 'oral sex' possible cause of his throat cancer

Michael Douglas' publicist is backing away from a report about what caused the actor's throat cancer. "The Guardian" newspaper reports that in an interview Douglas revealed