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Sheriff to young woman's supporters: Teen sex case is about age, not gay rights

Kaitlyn Hunt's supporters say she is being prosecuted because she was in a sexual relationship with someone of the same sex.

Severe storms slam recovering Oklahoma City area

Pounding rain soaked tornado-ravaged Moore, Oklahoma, on Thursday morning, hindering recovery efforts. And heavy winds were expected, bringing a slight possibility of an isolated twister.

Boy Scouts to vote on lifting its ban on gay youths

The eyes of the country will be upon Texas on Thursday.

Man killed by FBI agent knew Tsarnaevs, official says

A man fatally shot overnight by an FBI agent in Orlando was being investigated for a possible connection to the Boston bombings, a U.S. law enforcement official with direct knowledge of the Boston Marathon case told CNN.

Mayor of tornado-ravaged town: New law needed to keep people safe

The mayor of tornado-ravaged Moore, Oklahoma, will push for a law requiring storm shelters or safe rooms in new housing projects, he told CNN Wednesday.

Rescued Cleveland women 'happy and safe,' attorneys say

Three women who were rescued this month after allegedly being held captive in a Cleveland house for close to a decade "are happy and safe," and overwhelmed by the public's support, their attorneys said in a statement released Wedn

Jurors deliberate: Should Jodi Arias die?

A path of heartbreak, violence, lies and finally confessions has led Jodi Arias to where she is now -- at the mercy of jurors deciding whether or not she should live.

Carnival flounders after profit warning

Shares in Carnival fell by as much as 15% Tuesday after the beleaguered cruise ship operator slashed its earnings forecasts for the year.

Helping with disaster in the heartland

For the second day in a row, violent storms have ripped through America's heartland. Much of Moore, Oklahoma, which is just outside of Oklahoma City, is now a devastated pile of rubble.

Bracing for Round 3: 53 million under severe weather threat

It's already killed scores of people in a massive tornado that devastated the town of Moore, Oklahoma. And it's not over yet.