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Jurors hung on 2 counts in Philly abortion doctor case

Two weeks after deliberations began, jurors in the trial of Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell told the judge Monday morning they are hung on two of the counts against him.

Tenants: Rattlesnakes invade Scottsdale apartments

Scottsdale, AZ (KPHO) -- At first glance, the view of the desert at Dakota at McDowell Mountain Ranch in Scottsdale is serene.

Steamboat woman fakes cancer, shaves head to collect charity money

Steamboat Springs, CO (KDVR) -- A town of about 12,000 was shocked to find that the woman they had been helping raise money through fundraisers had faked having cancer the entire time. Elizabeth Bateman was arrested after the truth was discovered,

2-year-old West, Texas victim's long road to recovery

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Nearly a month after a fertilizer plant explosion rocked the small town of West, Texas, 2-year-old Ariana Gassaway is still suffering.

Nicki Minaj on 'Idol' rumors: I'm happy here

If "American Idol" producers really are planning to toss aside all of the show's judges, as rumors have suggested, they only have three left to go.

Pickering defends Benghazi report, says criticisms not based in fact

The leader of a panel charged with reviewing September's attack in Benghazi, Libya, said Sunday that criticism of his report was unfounded and did not accurately reflect how his review was carried out. Thomas Pickering, a former ambassador and co-

4 dead bodies found shot in southern Indiana home

Four bodies with gunshot wounds were found in a southern Indiana home late Saturday night, authorities said. Officials are investigating their deaths as a quadruple homicide, Bartholomew County Sheriff Mark Gorbett said.

Castro brother says victims unrecognizable in photos

Ariel Castro's brothers no longer refer to him as kin. Instead, they call him "a monster" who should rot in jail after being accused of kidnapping and holding three young women hostage in his home for a decade.

Leaving Las Vegas: Prince Harry puts scandal behind him on U.S. tour

ON TOUR WITH PRINCE HARRY (CNN) -- Last time Prince Harry visited these shores, he departed under a cloud. By contrast, his current visit is going swimmingly.

O.J. Simpson says bad legal advice put him in prison

Disgraced football legend O.J. Simpson is scheduled to return to a Las Vegas courtroom Monday in a bid to get his robbery, assault and kidnapping convictions thrown out.