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5 questions answered about Facebook Home

Facebook has unveiled a new product, Facebook Home, at an event everyone knew would have something to do with phones and apps and operating systems.

Roger Ebert, renowned film critic, dies at age 70

LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- The last hand in the "two thumbs up" film critic team, Roger Ebert, died Thursday, two days after revealing cancer returned to his body.

PA child care center closed over abuse allegations

A child care facility in Salem Township, Pennsylvania was closed last week over allegations of child abuse.

AR Atty. General asks Exxon to retain records

On Tuesday, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel requested that Exxon Mobil Corporation preserve and maintain all documents and all other information related to Friday’s extensive oil spill and ongoing cleanup efforts in Mayflower.

Suspect in prisons chief's death may have been freed 4 years early

There are indications that the man believed to have killed the head of the Colorado prison system this month may have been released from prison early because of a clerical error.

In his first Easter as pope, Francis calls for peace in his own style

Pope Francis celebrated his first Easter Mass with departures from the style of his predecessor even as he delivered a traditional call for peace.

Man with first U.S. face transplant marries fellow burn victim

Horrific events brought them together. He was the first person to undergo a full face transplant in the United States after an electrical accident left him without a nose, eyes or lips.

Accident at Arkansas nuclear site kills man

An accident at a nuclear facility in Arkansas killed one person Sunday, a county coroner said.

House Homeland Security member: North Korea not bluffing

House Homeland Security Committee member Peter King said Sunday that the recent provocative, warmongering rhetoric out of North Korea is no "empty threat."

Fugitive on the run for nearly 35 years caught in Maine

For nearly 35 years one of the most wanted fugitives out of Massachusetts managed to elude police. Last night 52-year old Gary Alan Irving's past caught up with him as police tracked him down in Maine.