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Indian principal on the run after 22 students die from school lunches

BIHAR, India (CNN) -- The headmistress of the Indian school where poisoned lunches killed 22 students is on the run.

Body of missing 6-year-old found in garbage can

Louisiana authorities said Tuesday they found the body of a missing 6-year-old girl, stabbed and stuffed in a trash can down the street from her home.

Boston bomber covers Rolling Stone Magazine

The cover of Rolling Stone magazine is usually reserved for rock stars, actors and other celebrities, but the August 3rd edition features someone who isn't infamous and there's already a social media backlash.

EXIT SANDMAN: Riviera wins MVP in final ASG appearance

In one-of-a-kind fashion, the New York Yankees 18-year veteran closer, Mariano Riviera, took to the field in the eight inning of the Major League Baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday night at Citi Field.

Zimmerman trial protestors react violently in the streets; Burn American flag, possibly attacked people

Unabated anger over the acquittal of George Zimmerman played out Tuesday in violent protests on gritty California streets and some other cities across the nation, as well as on social media sites.

AZ woman found dead in van carrying 35 animals

Phoenix (KPHO) -- Phoenix police are investigating the death of an Arizona woman whose body was found in a cockroach and spider-infested van carrying 35 animals. Lola Mae Stout was pronounced dead shortly before 2:30 p.m.

Martin 'star witness' upset, angry by verdict

The friend who was on the phone with Trayvon Martin when his fatal confrontation with George Zimmerman began said Monday she is "disappointed, upset, angry, questioning and mad" at Zimmerman's acquittal on murder charges.

Asiana to proceed with TV station suit, but NTSB is off the hook

SEOUL, South Korea (CNN) -- Asiana Airlines says it will proceed with its planned lawsuit against an Oakland, California, television station, but it's not going to pursue legal action against the National Transportation Safety Board.

Mexico captures major drug lord

A Mexican military helicopter hovered south of the border in the early morning darkness. Below it, one of the country's most wanted drug lords was riding in a pickup truck. Mexican authorities say they'd been tracking Zetas cartel boss Miguel A

Syria's children deserve chance to be kids again

BEKAA VALLEY, Lebanon (CNN) -- In my nine years as a UNICEF ambassador, I've been to camps for people displaced by conflict. Though hardly luxurious, they usually have some kind of structure: a water source, latrines, even schools.