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The newest tabloid craze: Mug shots

Imagine going to the internet to search your name only to find a mug shot from years ago posted on multiple websites. There are publications and websites whose sole purpose is to feature police booking photos.

Albright, World War II hero among 13 to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

(CNN) -- The first woman to serve as U.S. Secretary of State and a Polish officer who provided some of the first accounts of the Holocaust are among 13 people who will be honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Tuesday.

Friendships Influence Kids' Activity Levels

While children do not make or break friendships based on physical activity, a new study suggests their social network of friends can greatly influence how much they move. The research was published in the journal Pediatrics on Monday.

Naked man shot dead after chewing victim's face

MIAMI, FL — Disturbing new details and surveillance video have been released in an incident off a Florida highway that involved naked men and cannibalism. The incident ended with an officer fatally shooting one of the men.

Baby spinach recalled over salmonella concerns

(CNN) — Consumers need to check their refrigerators because some organic baby spinach is being recalled after random testing found possible salmonella contamination in a finished package of spinach, according to a recall alert published o

Ex Manhattan store owner says he strangled Etan Patz, source says

New York (CNN) -- A former Manhattan store owner named Pedro Hernandez claims he strangled 6-year-old Etan Patz, according to a law enforcement source with knowledge of the investigation.

Hurricane Bud now a Category 2

(CNN) -- Hurricane Bud strengthened to become a Category 2 storm Thursday as it churned toward the southwestern coast of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center said.

Private spacecraft prepares for historic link to space station

(CNN) -- A private spacecraft has maneuvered closer to the International Space Station in preparation for what would be a historic rendezvous Friday, the company behind the project announced.

Private spacecraft prepares for historic link to space station

(CNN) -- A private spacecraft has maneuvered closer to the International Space Station in preparation for what would be a historic rendezvous Friday, the company behind the project announced.

“SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE” premieres tonight

New season swings into auditions in Dallas and New York.  Audition episodes continue in Los Angeles, Alanta and Salt Lake City. Las Vegas Callback Episode airs Wed., June 20.