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Newtown marks anniversary of school killings

The people of Newtown, Connecticut, on Saturday are remembering a tragedy that convulsed the nation one year ago.

No winners in $425 million Mega Millions jackpot, lottery officials say

There was no winner in the Mega Millions lottery Friday, pushing the jackpot to $550 million, lottery officials said. That drawing will be Tuesday.

POLICE CHIEF TO KANYE WEST: 'Check yourself before you wreck yourself'

An Ohio police chief has responded to a platinum-selling, Grammy winning recording artist after the singer compared his job to being a police officer.

China's first lunar probe to land on the moon this weekend

HONG KONG (CNN) -- China's first lunar rover is expected to land on the moon on Saturday, less than two weeks after it blasted off from Earth, according to Chinese media reports. The landing will make China one of only three nations -- after the U

Prince Harry and team reach South Pole

Prince Harry and a trekking team made up of servicemen and women reached the South Pole on Friday, organizers for the Walking With The Wounded charity said.

Typhoon Haiyan death toll tops 6,000 in the Philippines

Nearly five weeks after Typhoon Haiyan tore through the Philippines, the government now says more than 6,000 people have been reported dead.

Several stabbed after NFL football game in Denver

A late-night scuffle outside Denver's football stadium after the Broncos' 27-20 loss to the San Diego Chargers on Thursday left three people with stab wounds -- one of them in critical condition, authorities said Friday. Police had three people in

VIDEO: Elderly woman overwhelmed when military presents her with flag for cheering them up at Christmas

For years, Nancy Wilde of Merrill, Wisconsin has been sending Christmas cards to United States military members.

VIDEO: Female college basketball player sidelined after being struck by police car

A female college basketball player is forced to sit on the sidelines after she was struck by a moving police car.

Teen sentenced for wrestling-style killing of sister

A 13-year-old Louisiana boy has been sentenced to three years in a secure juvenile facility for killing his 5-year-old half-sister by performing pro-style wrestling moves on her, a court spokeswoman told CNN Wednesday.