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Serena Williams clarifies Steubenville rape comments

Tennis ace Serena Williams clarified Wednesday the controversial comments she made in a magazine article about the victim's role in the Steubenville, Ohio, rape case that garnered national headlines earlier this year. In March, two high school foo

Dreyfoos School of the Arts: Two bodies found including school custodian

West Palm Beach (WPTV) -- West Palm Beach Police are investigating the discovery of two bodies inside the Dreyfoos School of the Arts Wednesday morning in West Palm Beach. Police were called to the scene just before 6:30 this morning after employe

Police: Son stabs father, then saws off his own hands

A 59-year-old man lay bloody on the driveway. His son stood nearby, both his hands cut off at the wrist.

BY THE NUMBERS: Juneteenth

Juneteenth is the oldest known U.S. celebration of the end of slavery. Many African-Americans mark the anniversary much like the Fourth of July, with parties, picnics and gathering with family and friends.

Miami forces game 7 with San Antonio

Miami's Ray Allen hit a 3-pointer with five seconds left in regulation to force overtime with the San Antonio Spurs Tuesday night in game six of the NBA Finals at the American Airlines Center in Miami.

Google files First Amendment court case against NSA surveillance secrecy

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Google filed a court petition Tuesday demanding it be allowed to share information about government surveillance programs with the public. In a First Amendment plea lodged with the secretive U.S.

Obama calls for reducing U.S., Russian nuclear stockpiles

President Barack Obama followed in the footsteps of past U.S.

Heat force decisive game 7 against Spurs

With their backs against the wall, the Miami Heat thrived once again Tuesday night, defeating the San Antonio Spurs and staving off elimination. The Heat pulled a 103-100 victory, forcing a decisive Game 7 on Thursday.

Tornado hits Denver airport, but no damage reported

The funnel cloud approached Denver International Airport from the south, not unlike a commercial airliner. But thankfully, the tornado hit right between the two runways on the airport's east side and did not cause any damage.

Police: Ohio day-care operator drugged pancakes to make children sleep

Getting children to take a nap can be hard. Getting them to eat pancakes is not nearly as difficult.