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College professor placed on leave after suggesting children of NRA members be killed

A journalism professor from the University of Kansas was placed on administrative leave, Friday morning, after he tweeted out an offensive comment concerning the children of NRA members.

'It's got to stop,' grandmother says of 3-year-old injured in Chicago shooting

A Chicago grandmother pleads for a respite as television cameras roll: "Y'all out here killing these innocent people, kids, parents, grandparents, mothers, fathers: It's got to stop.

BrdsNBz: New Mexico teens can text sex questions to hotline

It's like sexting, but with benefits. New Mexico teens have an alternative to their parents when it comes to sexual health questions.

House GOP launches shutdown battle by voting to defund Obamacare

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- With one vote on Friday, the Republican-led House launched the latest spending battle in Congress -- one that could bring a government shutdown in less than two weeks. By a 230-189 tally almost strictly on party lines, the Hous

Watchdog: Syria submits 'initial disclosure' of chemical weapons program

Syria has submitted an "initial disclosure" of its chemical weapons program, a spokesman for the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said Friday. The group -- the international chemical weapons watchdog -- is expecting the governm

Phonebloks: The smartphone for the rest of your life

LONDON, England (CNN) -- What if you could buy a smartphone that would last you for the rest of your life?

'Outrageous': Field trip re-enacts slavery using kids

"You're not a person, you're property." "You're an animal working in the fields the rest of your life." "You don't have any rights, we own you." Not exactly what you'd want yelled at a group of middle-schoolers on an overnight field trip.

VIDEO: 'Hiccup girl' now on trial for murder

The "hiccup girl" is on trial in Florida for first degree murder charges. Jennifer Mee, 22, who made national news after she hiccuped continuously for five weeks is accused of murdering Shannon Griffin in 2010.

Emmys 2013: Bryan Cranston, man of the moment

Right now, Bryan Cranston is The Man.

How 'Glee's' Naya Rivera met Big Sean

In case you haven't heard, "Glee" star Naya Rivera is taken -- and its all thanks to Twitter. The 26-year-old singer/actress has been dating rapper Big Sean "for a minute now," as she tells Access Hollywood, and it turns out that their romance was