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Colorado clarifies sentences after killing of prisons chief

A review prompted by the mistaken early release of a man suspected of later killing Colorado's prisons chief will ensure that 267 inmates will serve their proper time, state officials said Wednesday. After the slaying of Chief Tom Clements, Gov.

Despite deaths, Muslim Brotherhood vows to continue protests in Egypt

CAIRO (CNN) -- The Muslim Brotherhood said Thursday that nothing will stop its "glorious revolution" in Egypt -- not even the deaths of more than 500 people killed in the country's bloodiest day in recent history.

Avoid the 'back-to-school plague'

As a first-grade teacher, Julie Miller is exposed to a horrifying number of germs on a daily basis. "I've been thrown up on; they sneeze and cough on me.

Now you can ask Google more about ... you

Next time you wonder, "What am I doing today?" just ask Google. The all-knowing search engine is introducing new voice searches that let you ask questions about ... you.

Detroit man beaten after neighbors say he raped teen, cite slow police response

Citing inaction by city police, some residents in a Detroit neighborhood attacked and beat a man they suspected of raping a teenage girl. Authorities confirm they investigated a reported rape in July, that the alleged victim -- a 15-year-old girl

VIDEO: 'Blade Runner' to appear in court, charged with murdering girlfriend

Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius will be served with an indictment in court next week following the completion of the investigation into the killing of his girlfriend, South African police said.

Rapper pleads guilty to sex trafficking charge

A man accused of luring girls into the sex trafficking trade through a hip hop music label pleaded guilty to charges Thursday, according to federal documents released.

Tent camps turned to bloody war zone: 'Just the beginning' for Egypt

CAIRO (CNN) -- In a matter of hours Wednesday, two peaceful protest camps in Cairo turned into unrecognizable war zones.

Man arrested for riding a horse into bar, lassoing customer

Just after midnight Wednesday morning, Scott, LA Police were called to Cowboy’s nightclub where a man was riding his horse inside the bar.

Baby 'Messiah' needs a new name, Tennessee judge rules

Young Messiah, the "happiest baby in the world," according to his mother, is blissfully unaware that a judge ruled that his birth name promises to offend many in his Tennessee community.