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Toby Keith tour bus catches fire on I-65 in Boone Co

Lebanon (WXIN) -- Fire investigators are working to determine the cause of a fire that broke out on the tour bus of country superstar Toby Keith Monday morning on Interstate 65 in Boone County. Firefighters were dispatched to the scene at approxim

CNN exclusive: Catholic monk not beheaded by Syrian rebels, friar says

JERUSALEM (CNN) -- Jerusalem (CNN) -- A Catholic monk was not among the men beheaded in Syria in a gruesome video circulating online, a friar who oversees monks in the region told CNN in an exclusive interview. Father FranÒ«ois Mourad, a Syrian, wa

Michelle Obama, Laura Bush offer advice to other first ladies at African summit

In a rare joint appearance, first lady Michelle Obama and Former first lady Laura Bush were on stage, laughing about shared experiences and giving advice to fellow first ladies--even talking about Michelle's 'bang backlash' that swept the nation.

Guantanamo lawsuit: End forced feedings before Ramadan

With the holy month of Ramadan approaching, lawyers for four Guantanamo Bay captives are trying to end forced-feeding at the U.S.

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Police shoot man threatening to stab little girl

Imagine going shopping with your children at a local supermarket and then suddenly having your child plucked right out of the shopping cart and held hostage. That's exactly what dramatic video of a deadly stand-off shows.

A-Rod cleared to begin rehab assignment

The New York Yankees have announced third basemen, Alex Rodriguez, 37, has officially been cleared to begin his rehab assignment. A-Rod will begin playing again by joining the Yankees Single-A Charleston team on Tuesday.

VIDEO: Atheist group puts up monument after failing to get Ten Commandments removed

A group of atheists in northeast Florida is unveiling a new momument in front of the Bradford County Courthouse. The monument is placed next to a Ten Commandments monument.

CA woman gets life for cutting off man's private part

A woman in Southern California has been sentenced to life in prison for cutting off her husband's penis. Michele Gile was in the court room and talked with the victim, who has since divorced his attacker.

Running updates from the Zimmerman trial

HLN, CNN's sister network, is covering the George Zimmerman trial, gavel to gavel. Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on February 26, 2012.

Aaron Hernandez jersey now a collectible after murder charge

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Owners of Aaron Hernandez football jerseys have taken to eBay to rid themselves of his jersey -- and make a hefty profit. Official Hernandez jerseys, which went for $100 online, are now selling for a premium, and bids are re