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New York Post's headline on landlord's slaying angers family, friends

NEW YORK (CNN) -- The headline on the New York Post's cover Sunday about the kidnapping and killing of a Brooklyn man drew heavy criticism and left some calling for an apology from the newspaper known for being provocative. The cover featured a ph

U.S. asks court to preserve Obamacare contraception mandate

The Obama administration asked the Supreme Court on Friday to keep in place an Obamacare requirement that certain religious-affiliated groups cover birth control and other reproductive health services in their employee insurance plans. The high co

Dennis Rodman, NBA old-timers arrive in North Korea for basketball game

BEIJING (CNN) -- Eccentric basketball star Dennis Rodman and several other former NBA players have arrived in North Korea to take part in a controversial basketball game on the birthday of Kim Jong-Un, the country's young, unpredictable leader. Th

VIDEO: NY set to permit limited use of medical marijuana

New York is about to be the latest state to significantly loosen marijuana laws. That's according to the New York Times.

VIDEO: Chinese officials seize 3 tons of crystal meth

Police in China have seized three tons of crystal meth from a village notorious for drug production. More than 180 people were also arrested in and around Boshe.

VIDEO: US Army Sergeant Major, wife find racial slur on valet ticket after leaving restaurant

An interracial couple is outraged after they say they were the target of racism while leaving a popular suburban Atlanta restaurant.

VIDEO: Mitt Romney accepts MSNBC anchor's apology after she mocks family photo featuring adopted grandson

Mitt Romney says it's time to move on from the controversy surrounding an MSNBC panel mocking a family Christmas card that showed him holding his adopted black grandchild.

Snapchat tweaks security after massive hack

 Snapchat will add new privacy features after a hack last week that exposed millions of phone numbers and user names from the popular photo- and video-sharing app.

AT&T offers T-Mobile customers $450 to switch

 The war for mobile customers is heating up with AT&T making this pitch directly to T-Mobile customers: Switch to us and get $450.

'Gone With the Wind' actress Alicia Rhett dies at 98

 Alicia Rhett, who had been one of the oldest surviving cast member of the classic film "Gone With the Wind," died Friday in her longtime hometown of Charleston, South Carolina, a retirement community spokeswoman said.