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Stronger eruptions at two Alaska volcanoes, scientists say

Two Alaskan volcanoes that began minor eruptions weeks ago are showing their strongest seismic activity yet, emitting small amounts of lava and ash along with smoke plumes, the Alaska Volcano Observatory said Tuesday. The observatory warned of mor

Atlanta police union defends using traffic tickets to fund pay increases

It's a theory many drivers have held since their first speeding ticket, that citations are somehow connected to a special perk for the officer writing it. Now, a memo among Atlanta police officers has reignited such suspicions.

Supreme Court strikes down part of DOMA

Here are developments as the Supreme Court considers two cases concerning same-sex marriage. [Updated at 10:38 a.m.

Patriots' Hernandez arrested amid investigation of man's death

NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, Massachusetts (CNN) -- New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was released from the team Wednesday after being arrested and booked at a police station in North Attleborough, Massachusetts. For the past several days, inv

GRAPHIC VIDEO: 'Nanny cam' catches burglar brutally attack homeowner

A nanny-cam was rolling as a burglar brutally attacked a homeowner while her young child sat in the same room. Now, police in Millburn, New Jersey are asking the public to look at the video, and help identify the attacker.

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Man punches ex-wife in the face while she holds her 2-year-old son

The face of an Arizona man seen on surveillance video punching a woman in the face has a lot of people talking. It's a slap then, moments later, a punch in the face that has a lot of people outraged.

Who is NFL star Aaron Hernandez?

Attorneys for the New England Patriots' tight end Aaron Hernandez are finally speaking up as the football player remains behind closed doors at his home in North Attleborough, Massachusetts.

Ancient African coins that could change history of Australia

Can a handful of ancient copper coins from a once-opulent but now abandoned corner of East Africa change what we know about Australian history?

Jim Carrey stands against violence in new movie

The tragedy that occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary in December has left its mark on Jim Carrey. The 51-year-old actor has said that in light of that event and those like it, he can't stand behind the violence in his upcoming movie, "Kick-Ass 2."