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Jury selection begins in Fort Hood shooting case

Six potential jurors from a pool of 20 were excused Tuesday from serving during the murder trial of Army Maj. Nidal Hasan, who is accused of killing 13 people in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood in November 2009, the military said.

US Department of Labor launches smartphone app contest

WASHINGTON — As part of the 75th anniversary of the Fair Labor Standards Act, the U.S.

VIDEO: 'Stop, drop, roll' saves man's life after car smashes into gas pump, catches fire

A Tennessee man is in the hospital recovering from severe burns to his body after a fiery accident. Authorities say the simple thing he did after the impact likely saved his life.

VIDEO: Cleveland kidnapping victims speak out for the first time

For the first time since their rescue two months ago, the world is hearing directly from the three women who were held captive in Cleveland for a decade.

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Wife plots husband's murder

A Michigan woman has pleaded guilty to hiring a hitman to kill her husband.

Obama strongly considers withdrawing all troops from Afghanistan in 2014

President Barack Obama is seriously considering withdrawing all U.S. troops from Afghanistan in 2014, a senior administration official told CNN.

The Top 10: Facebook 'vomit' button for gays and other Pat Robertson quotes

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Televangelist Pat Robertson wishes Facebook had a 'vomit' button. So that he could click on it every time he came across a photograph of a gay couple kissing.

Mariah Carey hurt in video mishap

Mariah Carey is "fine" a day after an accident during a video shoot in New York on Sunday night, her representative said Monday. "Mariah injured herself while filming a video with Jeezy for the remix of #Beautiful, directed by her husband Nick Can

NFL star Lawrence Taylor's son charged with rape, sodomy

Powder Springs, GA (WGCL) -- According to the Cobb County Sheriff's office, NFL star Lawrence Taylor's son was arrested for rape and sodomy. The booking sheet stated that Lawrence Taylor, Jr., 31, was arrested July 7. Taylor had his first appea