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Paul Oliver: Latest in a string of NFL suicides

Paul Oliver, a former defensive back for the University of Georgia and the San Diego Chargers, was found dead this week, apparently from a self-inflicted gunshot. His death marks the latest in a string of suicides among former professional footbal

What's the deal with the new Army tattoo rules?

In this day and age, tattoos have become commonplace.

Little boy shot in the face in Chicago now even more afraid of the dark

Kids are scared of the dark. That's normal. But Deonta Howard is now even more leery of nightfall.

2 small caskets in Georgia and a mother charged with murder in California

When two small caskets gradually descend into the ground Thursday in Atlanta, it may begin to sink into their father's head that his children are gone. It hasn't so far.

One-month prison sentence ends for Montana rapist

BILLINGS, Montana (CNN) -- His lenient sentence and the judge's comments about his victim sparked national outrage and protests.

What's Ted Cruz's deal?

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Ted Cruz says he wasn't elected to the Senate to stay quiet.

Strong quake in Pakistan's Balochistan province kills more than 250 people

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (CNN) -- An earthquake in Pakistan, powerful enough to prompt the appearance of a small island off the coast, has killed more than 250 people, Pakistani officials said. The 7.7-magnitude quake struck in a remote, sparsely popul

Questions linger after Nairobi mall attack

NAIROBI, Kenya (CNN) -- Some answers may be revealed in blood-stained halls or deep in the rubble of Nairobi's Westgate Mall.

Santorum: Iranian president a 'fraud'

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- There's "no way" President Barack Obama should meet with newly-elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the United National General Assembly this week, former Sen.

DOT, safety advocates feud over rearview camera recommendation

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The federal government said it will recommend that new cars have rearview video systems -- a move immediately denounced as "insufficient" by safety groups who say the cameras should be mandatory.