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Teens accused of posting pictures of sexual assault

Three teenage California boys are facing charges of sexual battery in connection with the alleged rape of a girl who subsequently committed suicide, authorities said.

In Arizona, suspicious package addressed to sheriff

A package addressed to a controversial Arizona sheriff was turned over to a bomb squad after a postal inspector deemed it suspicious.

Nuclear North Korea unacceptable, Kerry says

The United States will talk to North Korea, but only if the country gets serious about negotiating the end of its nuclear weapons program, Secretary of State John Kerry said after arriving Friday in Seoul for talks with U.S.

Mistake in classification led to N. Korea info being revealed

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The Pentagon was caught by surprise Thursday when sensitive information about North Korea's nuclear program from a classified March 2013 report was "mistakenly" declassified and discussed during an open hearing

New death in China bird flu crisis as Hong Kong goes on alert

HONG KONG (CNN) -- The death toll in China's bird flu crisis stood at 10 on Friday, as Hong Kong authorities announced plans to test all poultry imported from the mainland.

Severe storms fizzle after whacking Midwest, South

A powerful storm that swept across the country will lose its fury Friday and blow out over the Atlantic by day's end, forecasters said.

Oldest dinosaur embryos discovered

Everyone knows dinosaurs were gigantic, but they grew from tiny embryos just like birds do.

Honda, Nissan and Toyota in massive recall

HONG KONG (CNNMoney) -- A number of automakers -- including Japanese leaders Honda and Toyota -- are recalling around 3.4 million cars due to airbag defects.

Jay-Z responds to Cuban vacation critics in rap

The rapper has recorded a song that appears to take on those who criticized his recent trip to Cuba with wife Beyoncé.

Thieves force Louvre to shut its doors

Thieves have forced the closure of Paris' Louvre museum. But an art heist was not the reason.