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  • Sue Klebold

    Sue Klebold, mother of Columbine shooter, hopes book will help parents spot potential signs of trouble in their children

    (CNN) — Her son and his friend killed 13 people at Columbine High School almost 17 years ago. Sue Klebold has lived with guilt since — guilt for what her son did and how she, a loving mother, raised a boy who became a mass murderer. She has spoken only a few times to the media in the past, but has never appeared on television. Her first TV interview, given to ABC’s Diane Sawyer, airs Friday at 10 p.m. ET. […]

  • Glendale police investigate a double shooting at Independence High School near Glendale, AZ.

    2 teens shot outside Arizona school

    (CNN) — Two 15-year-old girls were found shot dead Friday morning outside an Arizona high school, police said, with a police spokeswoman all but saying investigators believe at least one of the teens may have fired the fatal shots. Investigators aren’t looking for a shooter and have no one in custody after the shooting just outside Independence High School in Glendale, police Officer Tracey Breeden said. A shooting was reported just before 8 a.m., when the first classes were scheduled […]

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    What real threat does Zika pose to the Rio Olympics? History has an answer

    (CNN) — Well before the Zika epidemic began in Brazil last year, Olympics organizers knew they would face a challenge in keeping the approximately 16,000 athletes and 600,000 visitors to Rio de Janiero healthy. Mass gatherings are always associated with risk, ranging from traumatic injuries to infections. But in many ways, the Zika virus is a unique foe when compared to the types of infections expected by medical officials in charge of the safety at such gatherings. If Brazil and […]

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    Man solves 30-year-old mystery of his own disappearance

    NIAGARA FALLS, Canada — Missing for decades, one man just solved his own missing persons case, according to Canadian police. For 30 years, a Canadian man lived under a different name with an apparently unknown past and didn’t know he had any relatives, until now, according to the Niagara Regional Police. After landing in front of a social worker on January 7, a 51-year-old man suddenly remembered who he was: His real name was Edgar Latulip and he was from […]

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    Clinton, Sanders spar over … Henry Kissinger

    (CNN) — A surprise guest gate crashed Thursday’s Democratic debate: Henry Kissinger. In a blast from the 1970s that must have left many young Democratic voters bewildered, the former foreign policy guru to President Richard Nixon took an unexpected, starring role in an exchange between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. Kissinger won a Nobel Peace Prize for helping to arrange the end of U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War, and is credited with secret diplomacy that helped Nixon open Communist […]

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    NYPD officer found guilty of manslaughter, official misconduct in 2014 shooting of unarmed man

    NEW YORK (CNN) — Officer Peter Liang, who shot and killed an unarmed man in a New York housing project stairwell in 2014, was found guilty of manslaughter and official misconduct on Thursday. As the verdict was read, Liang dropped his head — his hands around the back of his neck — as one of his attorneys comforted him. The highly unusual conviction of a police officer for the shooting death of a civilian means the rookie cop is automatically […]

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    Nearly 50 Georgia correctional officers arrested for drug trafficking

    (CNN) — The FBI arrested 46 current and former correctional officers from the Georgia Department of Corrections system at at least eight different state institutions, two federal law enforcement officials said Thursday. The officers are alleged to take bribes to deliver drugs outside of the prisons, according to the officials. “Allegations range, of course, from smuggling in contraband to our inmates here, but also using their official capacity as officers to protect what they believe to be drug transactions and […]

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    Breakthrough: Scientists detect Einstein-predicted ripples, UAH researcher involved in discovery

    (CNN) — Gravitational waves are a reality, according to scientists from an institution that has been hoping to observe them. “We have detected gravitational waves. We did it,” said David Reitze, executive director of LIGO, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory. The discovery, based on ripples in space-time detected by LIGO, supports a prediction made by Albert Einstein that’s essential to his general theory of relativity. The ripples LIGO detected are based on the merging of two black holes, Reitze said. […]

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    Husband notices wife’s Fitbit acting strange — the reason was a huge surprise

    NEW YORK — A New York husband was stumped as to why his wife’s Fitbit was acting funny. David Trinidad noticed that the month old fitness tracker his wife, Ivonne Trinidad, was wearing was registering an elevated heart rate. After seeing high rate readings, David, 34-year-old sales manager at a staffing agency, turned to the social aggregating site Reddit for answers on Friday. “My wife’s Fitbit is showing her heartbeat being consistently high over the last few days… I’m not […]

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    Titanic II launch pushed back to 2018

    (CNN) — Don’t book your tickets for the Titanic II just yet. A spokesman for Australian tycoon Clive Palmer told the Belfast Telegraph that the project to bring an exact replica of the original ill-fated ship has been pushed back from 2016 to 2018. The new ship will be practically identical to the original luxury liner, which famously sank in April 1912 after striking an iceberg on its maiden voyage. The only difference will be that the Titanic II will […]

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    Drivers expected to pocket more than $300 this year because of lower gas prices

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -The average U.S. household is expected to pocket $320 in savings this year thanks to plunging gas prices. The average price of gas for the full year is forecast to be $1.98 a gallon, according to the Energy Information Administration. That’s the lowest full-year average since 2009, and down nearly 50 cents a gallon from last year’s average price. Currently, the average price of gas stands at $1.72 a gallon, according to AAA. But gas is less […]

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    Good news for travelers: It’s getting cheaper to fly

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) –┬áThe average price for domestic airfare dropped 6.2% to $372 in the third quarter of 2015 from 2014, according to the Department of Transportation. That’s the cheapest since 2010. Fliers can thank the expansion of low-cost airlines and the plunge in oil prices for the drop in ticket prices. “The major airlines are flying scared and looking over their wing tips at these low-cost carriers that are definitely taking up market share, despite their horrible reputation,” said […]


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