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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.

Oklahoma City tornado: Get the latest developments in this disaster

At least 51 people -- including at least 20 children -- were killed when a massive tornado struck an area outside Oklahoma City on Monday afternoon, officials said.

The Doors' Ray Manzarek dies at 74

The Doors' founding keyboardist, Ray Manzarek, died in Germany Monday after a long fight with cancer, his publicist said in a statement. He was 74. The artist had been diagnosed with bile duct cancer.

Four-state tornado outbreak kills 1; record damage

At least one person was killed and around a dozen injured Sunday when a string of tornadoes tore through four states, ripping roofs off homes, downing power lines and tossing trees like matchsticks.

Winning numbers for largest Powerball jackpot are ...

The million-dollar questions have been answered. What are the Powerball numbers, and have any winning tickets been sold?

High court to review church-state dispute over public prayers

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A dispute over public prayers at town board meetings will be taken up by the Supreme Court in coming months, another contentious case over the intersection of faith and the public arena.