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Louisville takes on UCONN for NCAAW Nat'l Championship

The University of Louisville Lady Cardinals have a chance to bring a clean sweep home from "The Big Easy" to Kentucky.

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Woman arrested for throwing two puppies off hotel balcony in New Orleans

Surveillance video captured the image of two puppies that were tossed from the third floor balcony of a New Orleans hotel. The woman accused of killing the animals was arrested on felony cruelty charges.

Robert Griffin III jersey top seller for 2012-13

According to the National Football League, former Baylor quarterback, 2011 Heisman Trophy winner and Washington Redskins quarterback, Robert Griffin III, ended the fiscal year with the top selling jersey in the league.

220 km Sahara desert run: 'The toughest race on Earth'

Would you pay thousands of dollars to spend seven days running under the scorching sun of the Sahara Desert, traversing shifting sand dunes and punishing rocky plateaus for more than 220 kilometers, with all your food and kit affixed to your ba

Auschwitz survivor's social media search for long-lost twin

TEL AVIV, Israel (CNN) -- Menachem Bodner is a soft-spoken 73-year-old, who thinks carefully before he describes his first memory as a three-year old child. "I remember my mother. What she was wearing.

6.3 magnitude quake strikes southern Iran, USGS says

A 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit south-central Iran late Tuesday afternoon, centered about 91 kilometers southeast of Bushehr, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Bushehr is the site of a key Iranian nuclear facility.

North Korea tells foreigners in South to take safety measures

North Korea issued its latest dispatch of ominous rhetoric Tuesday, telling foreigners in South Korea they should take steps to protect themselves in the event of a conflict on the Korean Peninsula. Meanwhile, the storm of warlike words coming fro

Obama scolds lawmakers for reticence in passing gun control

President Barack Obama angrily chided lawmakers reluctant to back gun control legislation on Monday, saying the overwhelming support for measures like universal background checks among the American people should force action in Congress. The presi

GOP lawmakers continue to call out Beyonce and Jay-Z for 'shameful' vacation

Beyonce and Jay-Z are continuing to face heat from Republicans in Washington for their jaunt last week to Cuba, which remains off-limits for Americans looking only for a tropical vacation. "How nice it would have been if they had said something ab

Police say Port Arthur man tortured, assaulted woman for 5 weeks

PORT ARTHUR (KBMT) -- Port Arthur police have arrested a man they say kept a woman locked in his house for five weeks. Jermaine Champs, 36, of Port Arthur, is charged with aggravated sexual assault.