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Kali Hardig, brain-eating amoeba survivor, to begin school next week

By nearly all accounts, 12-year-old Kali Hardig should not be alive.

Trayvon Martin medical examiner fired

Shiping Bao, the medical examiner who changed his mind on crucial aspects during his testimony at George Zimmerman's trial, has been fired. But he's not going down without a fight.

Man plotted to kill and eat children, feds say

A Boston-area man, who was planning to kidnap children, lock them in a basement dungeon, rape and eat them, should be imprisoned for at least 27 years, federal authorities said in court documents filed this week.

AT&T apologizes for 9/11 tweet

AT&T quickly deleted a tweet on Sept. 11 after drawing ire from Twitter users who accused the company of exploiting a national tragedy.

CDC: More than 1,100 have cancer due to 9/11 attacks

Reggie Hilaire was a rookie cop on September 11, 2001. He worked at ground zero for 11 days beside his colleagues -- many of them, including Hilaire, not wearing a mask.

Rap mogul Marion 'Suge' Knight arrested in Los Angeles

 Marion "Suge" Knight was arrested Wednesday in Los Angeles on a misdemeanor traffic violation and an outstanding warrant, police said.

'Best Dad Ever': Utah father wears short shorts to teach lesson to daughter

Parents with teenagers know just how hard it is to come up with new ways to discipline during those defiant, boundary-pushing years.

Hurricane Humberto ruins shot at a 2013 record

Missed it by that much!

Missouri bill would void federal gun laws, OK machine guns for residents

KEARNEY, Missouri (CNN) -- The Missouri state legislature is trying to accomplish something that's never been done: pass a law that'll not only let residents own a machine gun, but also arrest federal agents if they try to take it away.

9/11 anniversary: 'Our hearts still ache,' Obama says

A bell tolled, ground zero fell silent.