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Oscar Pistorius: 'That's the moment that everything changed'

PRETORIA, South Africa (CNN) -- Oscar Pistorius broke down on the witness stand Tuesday, sobbing as he recounted the moment he realized he had fatally shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

Warning: Microsoft ends support of XP

Microsoft Corporation is no longer providing support for Windows XP, and Better Business Bureau is warning consumers and businesses that they need to take immediate steps to secure their computers and data.

Philly buildings become giant 'Tetris' game

The city lights of Philadelphia took on a whole new hue this weekend as two skyscrapers in the City of Brotherly Love became a 29-story video game. Celebrating 30 years of "Tetris,"the Drexel University gaming department wired up the north and sou

Prince George's first royal tour: The kid's a natural

He can't even walk yet but Prince George took a momentous step on Monday in what's set to be a lifetime of royal duties.

Happily disgusted? 15 new emotions ID'd

Until recently, scientists had only identified six basic human emotions: happy, sad, fearful, angry, surprised and disgusted.

Ebola toll tops 85 in West Africa

The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in coastal West Africa has risen to 86, with dozens more ill, aid workers reported Friday.

Legendary actor Mickey Rooney dies at 93

Actor Mickey Rooney, one of Hollywood's brightest stars in the 1930s and 1940s, died Sunday in California, the Los Angeles County Coroner's office said.

Obamas to attend Fort Hood memorial

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will attend Wednesday's memorial service for the victims of last week's shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas, a top White House official announced.

Northwestern coach urges players to vote against unionization

Northwestern University football coach Pat Fitzgerald said Saturday he does not believe his players should unionize, even though players won that right in court last month. Players will vote on April 25 whether to form a union.