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Report: Teens getting drunk on hand sanitizer

UNDATED — A half dozen teenagers in Southern California had to be taken to emergency rooms in the past few months over hand sanitizer.

Gingrich to end White House bid

WASHINGTON — Newt Gingrich will officially end his bid for the Republican presidential nomination and formally express his support for Mitt Romney next week, two sources close to Gingrich tell CNN.

Trustees: medicare funding to run out by 2024

Highlighting the fiscal problems posed by growing health costs and an aging population, the trustees of the nation's main entitlement programs estimated Monday that Medicare will only be able to pay a portion of its expected costs starting

Computer virus threatens online access this summer

UNDATED — Tens or even hundreds of thousands of computer users could be unable to get online this summer.

Justices to hear Arizona's appeal over controversial immigration law

PHOENIX -- The Supreme Court is poised to decide whether Arizona can enforce its controversial immigration law over the strong objections of the Obama administration. Oral arguments will be held Wednesday.

More details about Zimmerman emerge during bond hearing

For nearly two months, George Zimmerman has been a largely a cipher, a riddle whose voice has been heard only in 911 calls reporting a young man acting "real suspicious."

Rice, Christie top GOP voters' choices for Romney running mate

A new CNN poll finds Republican voters split over whom presumptive nominee Mitt Romney should select as his running mate, with former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice leading a crowded pack.

Obama pushes to keep low student loan rates

WASHINGTON -- President Obama will use his bully pulpit to urge lawmakers to prevent a doubling of interest rates on federally subsidized student loans.

Zimmerman to be released on bond; Apologizes to Trayvon Martin's family

CNN — George Zimmerman is to be released on $150,000 bond, a Florida judge ruled Friday.

19th anniversary of Davidian seige marked today

Nineteen years ago today, a 51-day standoff at a religious cult compound in Waco, Texas came to a tragic end. On April 19th, 19-93, fire started at the Branch Davidian site near Waco, Texas, as federal agents raided the building.