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Julian Assange to Edward Snowden: 'Go to Latin America'

Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, knows something about secrets and what happens when they're exposed.

U.S. weather: Deadly beaches, grinding tornadoes, sweltering heat

Summer has not yet officially arrived, but the country's midsection is burning up. Denver broke a heat record Monday -- and Tuesday promises more sweltering heat.

Santa Monica gunman rips apart three families, including his own

What would compel a man to take his father's and his brother's lives and then spray bullets at his former college, killing three other people in the next 13 minutes?

Cleveland man indicted on 329 counts in captive women case

A man accused of kidnapping and holding captive three young women in his Cleveland house for 10 years will be arraigned this week on 329 counts.

Self-defense or murder? George Zimmerman goes on trial

Self-defense or murder? That's the question at the heart of the trial of George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer who killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

Police, family await autopsy to see if body found in bayou is missing teacher's

Bouquets of flowers line the railing of the bridge above Bayou St. John in New Orleans.

May jobs report: Cautious hiring continues

Employers are hiring at a restrained pace as jitters about the economy linger.

Parents despair for 'most wanted' terrorist son

While others enjoy the approaching summer, barbeques and baseball, one American family scours the internet looking for clues to whether their son is alive.

Rough day for George Zimmerman in key hearing

A combative hearing four days before the start of George Zimmerman's second-degree murder trial saw attorneys spar over three key issues that may be critical to his defense.

Waning Andrea to dump heavy rain across East Coast

Tropical Storm Andrea is expected to drench the East Coast with heavy rains Friday as its strength weakens.