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A year after the marathon bombings, Boston perseveres

"United, we will always persevere." That was the message Massachusetts shared with the nation and the world Tuesday, on the anniversary of twin bombings that turned last year's Boston Marathon from a celebration into a day of horr

Possible hate crime charges for alleged Jewish center gunman

A man suspected of fatally shooting three people at two Jewish-affiliated facilities could be formally charged with hate crimes as early as Tuesday.

Does the Bible predict tonight's 'Blood Moon'?

Opinion by Kenneth L. Waters Sr., special to CNN Are the End Times finally at hand? To some Christians, the answer will be as clear as the moon in the sky.

Severe weather blasts southern Mississippi, ransacks trailer park

A powerful thunderstorm roared through southern Mississippi on Monday evening, injuring two people and causing extensive damage to a trailer park in Gautier, Mississippi, authorities said.

Google buys drone maker Titan Aerospace

Get ready for Google drones. The technology company announced Monday that it has acquired Titan Aerospace, a start-up founded in 2012 that makes high-altitude, solar-powered drones.

Is 'mind reading' technology on the horizon?

  What we write online may be intercepted, filtered and publicized, but we'd like to think that the thoughts and images in our heads are totally private.

UPDATE: Utah woman admits killing 6 babies to police

UPDATE: A 39-year-old woman in Utah told police she either strangled or suffocated at least six babies immediately after she gave birth to them over a period of years, document shows.

Beef prices hit record high across U.S.

Hitting the grocery store is getting more costly.

Study says: fussy infants, toddlers watch more TV

Does your baby have difficulty calm him or herself? Falling and staying asleep? It can be stressful, especially for new parents. But once again, researchers are recommending that parents avoid plopping them down in front of the television.

Flavor Flav avoids trial by pleading guilty to misdemeanor

Rapper and reality TV star Flavor Flav pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence charges in Las Vegas Monday.