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Anti-abortion group releases new secretly recorded video

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The anti-abortion group that recently revealed two videos from a secret investigation into abortion clinics released a third on Thursday.

Chemical weapons in Syria? Why Obama still needs convincing

Two years into the civil war that has become Syria's nightmare, U.S. President Barack Obama is still reluctant to commit himself to ending the carnage or even enforce his own warning about chemical weapons.

Final pieces hoisted atop One World Trade Center

NEW YORK (CNN) -- As construction workers cheered, the final two pieces of a 408-foot spire were hoisted high above their heads Thursday to the top of One World Trade Center. Draped with the American flag, the silver spire settled on a temporary p

NRA gears up for big weekend

The National Rifle Association's annual meeting will surely be in the spotlight this weekend, as it comes just weeks after the Senate voted down a controversial gun control measure--a major blow to the months-long push for tougher firearm l

10th state set to legalize same-sex marriage

Rhode Island was set to become the tenth state in the nation, and the last in New England, to legalize same-sex marriage Thursday as final legislation cleared procedural hurdles in the state legislature.

National Day of Prayer celebrated on Thursday

(KETK) — The National Day of Prayer will be celebrated by thousands of Americans on Thursday. It is observed the first Thursday in May each year. The goal of the day is to have people of all faiths come together to pray for the nation.

Teen girl claims male student sexually assaulted her on school bus

Police are investigating a claim from a 16-year-old girl about being sexually abused by another student in the back of a school bus.

SEC and ESPN announce SEC Network

The Southeastern Conference and ESPN have signed a 20-year agreement through 2034 to create and operate a multiplatform network.

Missing woman reappears 11 years later in Florida Keys

A Pennsylvania woman who mysteriously disappeared 11 years ago has resurfaced in Florida, saying that she just walked out on her family, her life and her problems.

Maker of fake bomb detector gets 10 years in prison

LONDON (CNN) -- The maker of a fake bomb detector that investigators say put lives at risk was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison by a London court. James McCormick, 57, marketed his ADE 651 units to government agencies and private companies