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Doomed Libya ambassador: 'We're under attack'

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Late on the night of last September 11, U.S.

FAA scraps plan to cut certain overnight tower operations

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The Obama administration has reversed a decision to close several dozen air traffic control facilities during overnight hours due to budget pressures, but still is considering plans to shut down a large number of smaller fac

Death penalty possible after jury convicts Jodi Arias of first-degree murder

A day after a jury found her guilty of first-degree murder in the slaying of her ex-boyfriend, Jodi Arias will return to court Thursday to begin a phase that will move her closer to learning whether she will live or die.

Ohio captive to police: Suspect punched me in the stomach until I miscarried

CLEVELAND (CNN) -- One of three women held captive in a Cleveland home said she was pregnant at least five times but was starved and punched until she eventually miscarried, according to an initial incident report obtained by CNN. In conversations

BREAKING: Jodi Arias found guilty of 1st-degree murder

Jodi Arias has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the brutal killing of her ex-boyfriend, Travis Alexander. The verdict was announced, Wednesday, at 4:30 p.m. ET.

Former Michael Jackson defender files sex abuse claim

A dancer-choreographer has filed a claim against Michael Jackson's estate related to alleged child sex abuse by the late pop icon.

Queen's Speech: Immigration reform, economy are UK priorities

LONDON (CNN) -- The UK government has put immigration reform and the economy at the heart of its plans for the new parliamentary session, which opened Wednesday with the Queen's Speech. The address by Queen Elizabeth II for the ceremonial state op

Bangladesh death toll rises above 800

The death toll in the Bangladesh building collapse two weeks ago now stands at 803, an army spokesman said Wednesday, according to the state news agency.

Michelle Obama talks about Cleveland, Christie's surgery

First lady Michelle Obama weighed in on Monday's rescue of three women who police say had been held in captivity for years in Ohio, saying their discovery makes her heart "swell up with relief."

Christie reveals weight loss surgery

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A few months after turning 50 years old, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie secretly underwent lap-band surgery in February for the sake of his wife and kids, a source close to the governor confirmed to CNN.