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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.

The end of Twinkies!?!?

NEW YORK — The maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread heads to court Tuesday to try to throw out its union contracts, in a battle that leaves the iconic baker's future very much in doubt.

Space shuttle Discovery arrives in Washington

(CNN) The space shuttle Discovery took its last flight Tuesday from Florida's Kennedy Space Center to Washington, where its final destination will be the Smithsonian.

Joe Vitt tabbed as Saints head coach

NEW ORLEANS, LA — Saints Assistant Head Coach/Linebackers Coach Joe Vitt will assume the day-to-day duties of Saints Head Coach Sean Payton in his absence, effective April 16, it was announced today by Saints Executive Vice President/Gene

Viking recalls dishwashers, offers free repair

Viking Range Corporation has voluntary recalled approximately 2,000 of its machines. A part in the dishwasher can overheat, causing it catch fire. The recalled dishwashers were manufactured between May and September of 2010.

Melanoma rates increasing in young women

BROWNSVILLE — "My biggest battle in the valley, since I've been here, is trying to convince the valley population that they really are at risk for getting skin cancer of all types really," says Dermatologist, Dr.

Diamond Pet Foods recalls products due to salmonella contamination

Diamond Pet Foods is voluntarily recalling Diamond Naturals Lamb Meal & Rice. This is being done as a precautionary measure, as the product has the potential to be contaminated with salmonella.

UPDATE: Saints suspensions to remain for bounty program

NEW YORK, NY — UPDATE: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will uphold the suspensions placed on the Saints for the bounty program.

Navy jet crashes into apartment buildings in Virginia

Virginia Beach,VA --- Virginia Beach firefighters had their hands full this afternoon after a Navy jet crash set several apartment buildings aflame.