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On North Korea's big day, Kerry underlines conditions for talks

As North Koreans celebrated the birthday on Monday of their country's late founder, U.S.

Police: Student shot 2 women at Virginia community college before being subdued

An 18-year-old student drove to a community college campus located inside a western Virginia mall on Friday, walked in, then opened fire -- wounding two women -- before being subdued by an off-duty security guard and two police officers, authorities

Search for man missing in Washington state avalanche may resume Monday

The search for a missing man who was caught in an avalanche in Washington state over the weekend could resume at first light on Monday, a spokeswoman for the King County Sheriff's Office said. The effort to find Mitch Hungate was suspended indefin

Rare Psalm book may sell for $30 million

NEW YORK (CNN) -- A rare copy of the first book printed in what is now the United States of America may sell for as much as $30 million when it comes up for auction in November, according to Sotheby's.

Gold plunges to two-year low

LONDON (CNNMoney) -- Gold plunged to its lowest level in over two years Monday as a global sell-off in commodities gave new impetus to last week's rout in the precious metal. Monday's broad decline was sparked by slowing growth in China.

Fired Florida officer defends use of 'Trayvon Martin' targets

The Florida police sergeant fired for possessing shooting targets resembling Trayvon Martin defended himself Sunday and said the targets were meant to be used as training aids for "no-shoot" situations.

Jenna Bush Hager gives birth to baby girl

Former first couple George W. and Laura Bush said Sunday they were "elated" at the news their daughter Jenna had given birth to a daughter.

McCain backs gun compromise; co-author says Senate support an 'open question'

A bipartisan deal to expand background checks on gun sales got a key conservative endorsement on Sunday, but one of its co-authors said Senate approval remained an "open question."

Police: Hugh Jackman stalked by woman with electric razor

Hugh Jackman got a bit more of a workout this weekend than he bargained for.

Oklahoma man under fire for license plate that says "F CANCER"

An Oklahoma man is under fire for his license plate that says "F CANCER." But he says that the F in "F CANCER" stands for fight.