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Naked man shot dead after chewing victim's face

MIAMI, FL — Disturbing new details and surveillance video have been released in an incident off a Florida highway that involved naked men and cannibalism. The incident ended with an officer fatally shooting one of the men.

Baby spinach recalled over salmonella concerns

(CNN) — Consumers need to check their refrigerators because some organic baby spinach is being recalled after random testing found possible salmonella contamination in a finished package of spinach, according to a recall alert published o

Ex Manhattan store owner says he strangled Etan Patz, source says

New York (CNN) -- A former Manhattan store owner named Pedro Hernandez claims he strangled 6-year-old Etan Patz, according to a law enforcement source with knowledge of the investigation.

Hurricane Bud now a Category 2

(CNN) -- Hurricane Bud strengthened to become a Category 2 storm Thursday as it churned toward the southwestern coast of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center said.

Private spacecraft prepares for historic link to space station

(CNN) -- A private spacecraft has maneuvered closer to the International Space Station in preparation for what would be a historic rendezvous Friday, the company behind the project announced.

Private spacecraft prepares for historic link to space station

(CNN) -- A private spacecraft has maneuvered closer to the International Space Station in preparation for what would be a historic rendezvous Friday, the company behind the project announced.

“SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE” premieres tonight

New season swings into auditions in Dallas and New York.  Audition episodes continue in Los Angeles, Alanta and Salt Lake City. Las Vegas Callback Episode airs Wed., June 20. 

Gallup poll: 'Pro-choice' at a record low

The percentage of Americans who self-identify as favoring abortion rights has hit a record low of 41%, while those who consider themselves "pro-life" reached 50%, according to a new Gallup poll released Wednesday.

Bride who faked cancer ordered repay donors

A New York woman who pretended to have terminal cancer to pay for an extravagant wedding and honeymoon has been ordered to give back thousands of dollars she received from sympathetic donors.

Video of North Carolina pastor's plan to 'get rid of' gays goes viral

Video of a North Carolina pastor preaching that gays and lesbians should be rounded up inside an electric fence is going viral on the Internet, two weeks after North Carolina passed a con