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Sandy could bring 'catastrophe,' affect 60 million

Hurricane Sandy's outer bands pummeled the Eastern Coast on Monday with howling winds, torrential downpours and storm surges that authorities warned could bring devastation unlike anything anyone has seen.

U.S. sailor found dead at train station in Japan

A U.S. Navy sailor has been found dead with a head injury at a Japanese train station, local police said Monday.

Warning lifted after 7.7 Canada quake triggered Hawaii tsunami scare

A tsunami spawned by an earthquake in Canada sent waves and fear to Hawaii, thousands of miles away, where some residents scrambled to higher land and prepared for a fierce impact.

Ryan hits Obama on auto bailout

Vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan lent support to running mate Mitt Romney in Ohio on Saturday by going after President Barack Obama for "picking winners and losers" in the federal auto bailout.

NYPD officer allegedly planned to kidnap, cook, eat women

A New York City police officer accused of planning to kidnap, rape, torture and cook a number of women and eat their body parts has been arrested and charged in the case, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Manhattan said Thursday.

Mississippi town sued over 'school-to-prison pipeline'

Washington (CNN) -- Federal civil rights lawyers filed suit Wednesday against Meridian, Mississippi, and other defendants for operating what the government calls a school-to-prison pipeline in which students are denied basic constitutional rights, se

RECALL: About 97,000 cribs recalled due to suffocation hazard

The federal government announced the Dorel Juvenile Group is voluntarily recalling one of their cribs that could possibly suffocate infants.

Apple unveils smaller iPad mini

Apple on Tuesday unveiled a smaller iPad, dubbed the iPad mini, at a highly anticipated event in San Jose, Calif.

Romney camp: We don't expect Obama to 'come out like a lamb'

Mitt Romney appears to be gearing up for what could be another feisty debate and another aggressive performance from President Obama, a top campaign adviser tells CNN.