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Timeline: Leads in the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 weave drama

Saturday's discovery of a pulse signal in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 marks yet another potential breakthrough in the mystery of the plane's disappearance. Officials hope this lead will be unlike the others -- which so far have yet

U.S. Navy picks up 1-year-old who became sick at sea

A 1-year-old girl who became seriously ill on a sailboat hundreds of miles off Mexico was on a U.S. Navy frigate Sunday and in stable condition, the U.S.

Archbishop of Atlanta to vacate $2.2 million mansion in early May

After coming under sharp criticism and issuing an apology earlier this week, the Archbishop of Atlanta announced Saturday that he would vacate his $2.2 million mansion in early May.

CDC, Poison Experts highlight dangers of e-cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes are a popular alternative to conventional ones, but experts say the liquid nicotine used in many of the devices can be dangerous, especially for children.

House conservatives block modest GOP immigration proposal

 House conservatives on Friday blocked a narrow immigration reform measure, showing how hard it is an election year for the GOP-led chamber to make even small changes to the nation's immigration laws.

NCAA Final Four: Acid test for players, coaches

The Final Four of college basketball can be a harsh proving ground for players. The pressure is immense.

Tyson recalls chicken nuggets sold at Sam's Club

Tyson is recalling 75,320 pounds of chicken nuggets after some customers complained about finding small pieces of plastic in their food.

Manufacturer raises questions about Flight 370 pinger batteries

The acoustic pingers believed to be on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370's two black boxes were due for overhauls and battery replacements in 2012 but were never returned to their manufacturer, the manufacturer tells CNN.

House panel to vote on holding ex-IRS official in contempt

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Engaging a rarely used power, House Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa announced his committee will vote next Thursday on whether to hold former IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress for refusing to testify about the agenc

Three soldiers slain at Fort Hood identified

The three soldiers killed Wednesday at Fort Hood, Texas, came from different places. Two grew up in small towns, and one came from a seaside city in Puerto Rico. They all died in a shooting rampage that also left 16 soldiers wounded. Sgt.