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World's oldest marathon man, 102, can't imagine life without running shoes

At an age when most pensioners are winding down their lives, Fauja Singh began a new one.

Hawking boycott of conference in Israel sparks controversy

A decision by world-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking not to attend a conference in Israel in support of an academic boycott of the country has sparked controversy in Israel and a vitriolic debate online.

Seven killed in Bangladesh garment factory fire

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CNN) -- At least seven people died in a fire in a clothing factory in Bangladesh's capital late Wednesday, police and the factory's general manager said.

Woman survives after harpoon shooting by husband

A Brazilian woman escaped death by less than an inch after her husband accidentally shot her in the mouth this week with a harpoon, authorities said.

Doomed Libya ambassador: 'We're under attack'

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Late on the night of last September 11, U.S.

FAA scraps plan to cut certain overnight tower operations

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The Obama administration has reversed a decision to close several dozen air traffic control facilities during overnight hours due to budget pressures, but still is considering plans to shut down a large number of smaller fac

Death penalty possible after jury convicts Jodi Arias of first-degree murder

A day after a jury found her guilty of first-degree murder in the slaying of her ex-boyfriend, Jodi Arias will return to court Thursday to begin a phase that will move her closer to learning whether she will live or die.

Ohio captive to police: Suspect punched me in the stomach until I miscarried

CLEVELAND (CNN) -- One of three women held captive in a Cleveland home said she was pregnant at least five times but was starved and punched until she eventually miscarried, according to an initial incident report obtained by CNN. In conversations

BREAKING: Jodi Arias found guilty of 1st-degree murder

Jodi Arias has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the brutal killing of her ex-boyfriend, Travis Alexander. The verdict was announced, Wednesday, at 4:30 p.m. ET.

Former Michael Jackson defender files sex abuse claim

A dancer-choreographer has filed a claim against Michael Jackson's estate related to alleged child sex abuse by the late pop icon.