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Obama salutes 'a favorite son of Senegal'

President Barack Obama gave a special shout out to a former Louisville Cardinals center who may be tapped by Obama's hometown Chicago Bulls in the NBA draft Thursday night. Speaking overseas at a state dinner in Senegal, Africa, Obama mentioned Go

'50 Shades' gets a release date

We still don't know who will play Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele, but Universal's putting "Fifty Shades of Grey" down on the calendar anyway. The studio announced Thursday that the "global release" of the eagerly anticipated adaptation of E.L

FAMU lifts marching band's suspension

Citing positive steps taken since the hazing death of a drum major, Florida A&M University's interim leader said Thursday he has lifted the suspension of the school's famous marching band. The Tallahassee, Florida, university's band, called the Ma

'Whitey' Bulger faces off with FBI agent who went from pal to prosecution witness

Reputed mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger, visibly annoyed, muttered under his breath "You're a f---ing liar" Thursday as a disgraced former FBI supervisor testified that there was "no question" the Irish gangster doubled as an informant for FBI Boston.

Grand jury returns capital murder charges in killings of Texas prosecutors

A former justice of the peace and his wife have been indicted on charges of capital murder in the killings of two Texas prosecutors and the wife of one, authorities announced Thursday. The Kaufman County Grand Jury presented the indictments chargi

Source: Justice Dept. investigates former vice chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The former vice chairman of the U.S.

Supreme Court cases rest on citizens who sued -- and made history

The Supreme Court has the most powerful judges in the United States.

Tatum on 'Magic Mike' sequel: I might direct

For "Magic Mike 2," Channing Tatum might wind up performing working his magic behind the camera. The 33-year-old star says that a follow-up to his 2012 stripper tale is still in development, but they've run into a problem: "Magic Mike" director St

VIDEO: Supermarket manager takes down suspected thief

A Florida supermarket manager, tired of people stealing from his store, took the law in his own hands. He took down a suspect and it was all caught on tape.

BREAKING: Federal grand jury returns 30-count indictment against Boston Marathon bombing suspect

A federal grand jury has returned a 30-count indictment against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, the U.S. attorney's office said.