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Man dies after a week in custody
More than a week after Freddie Gray was arrested in Baltimore, and a day since he died, authorities are still scrambling to find out exactly what happened and why.
(Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:22:50 EDT)

Cameras roll while police actions go wrong -- and right
Americans are weighing in every week on what cops are up to. They've had to, because cameras are everywhere -- in phones, on dashboards and on officers' uniforms.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:39:34 EDT)

We're not seeing more police shootings, just more news coverage
It feels like every week, a name is added to the list: another man, often black and unarmed, has died at the hands of police.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:38:00 EDT)

Police release timeline leading up to Freddie Gray's death
Freddie Gray was arrested Baltimore police on the morning of April 12 without incident, according to police.
(Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:13:16 EDT)

Why one police officer didn't shoot
Police shootings stoke controversy as the public dissects the details of each incident and decides whether the use of force was unwarranted or if the officer acted in self-defense in the face of a truly dangerous criminal.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 21:53:10 EDT)

When can police shoot?
CNN legal analyst Sunny Hostin explains when police officers can use deadly force.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:34:36 EDT)

Do body cameras prevent excessive force?
The use of Tasers among law enforcement is a $150 million dollar a year business, but are they effective? CNN's Miguel Marquez reports.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 09:13:06 EDT)

Poll: 53% say Tsarnaev should face death penalty
A new CNN/ORC poll finds most Americans think Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the man found guilty on 30 counts related to the bombings which occurred during the Boston Marathon in April 2013, should face the death penalty for his crimes.
(Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:14:38 EDT)

U.S. warships to monitor ships out of Iran
U.S. officials tell CNN that in addition to reassuring allies in the region, U.S. warships are being deployed to Yemen to monitor ships in the area traveling from Iran and suspected of trafficking arms to Houthi rebels.
(Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:15:28 EDT)

Wildfire's smoke obscures Miami skyline
Parts of Miami-Dade County's skyline was hidden from view Monday as smoke from a growing 1,850-acre wildfire loomed over portions of the Florida county.
(Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:01:16 EDT)

TSA: No full screening for airport workers
A Transportation Security Administration committee concluded that full screening of airport employees nationwide would not lower the overall risk to the public, according to a report released Monday.
(Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:15:07 EDT)

Blue Bell recalls all its ice cream
After weeks of gradual recalls, Blue Bell Creameries is now pulling all of its products off the shelves.
(Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:03:20 EDT)

Bird flu found at Iowa farm
More than 5 million hens will be euthanized after bird flu was detected at a commercial laying facility in northwest Iowa, officials said Monday.
(Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:01:01 EDT)

White House fence jumper arrested
A person carrying a suspicious package scaled a White House fence Sunday night, but was quickly apprehended.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:00:49 EDT)

CNN/ORC Poll: Economic optimism hits new peak
President Barack Obama's approval rating is shifting back toward positive territory, as the public's take on the economy hits a new high mark for Obama's tenure, according to a new CNN/ORC poll.
(Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:20:40 EDT)

FBI terror probe nabs 6
The FBI has arrested at least six men in what officials allege is an ISIS-inspired terror plot.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 18:14:02 EDT)

'Bored' teen convicted in random 'thrill kill'
The bored 16-year-old who gunned down a college baseball player in Oklahoma simply because he and his two friends "had nothing to do," is now a convicted murderer.
(Sat, 18 Apr 2015 13:31:00 EDT)

Judge scolds victims in court
CNN's Christi Paul reports on a judge who made controversial comments about victims' family.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 09:07:25 EDT)

U.S. Navy tests new submarine-hunting drone ship
Silently moving deep beneath the ocean's surface, combat submarines can employ the element of surprise to carry out devastating attacks on naval fleets and land targets.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:31:18 EDT)

Nitrogen gas approved as backup execution method
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill on Friday that would allow the state to perform executions with nitrogen gas if lethal injection is ruled unconstitutional or becomes unavailable.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:49:32 EDT)

Police pull woman from car, then it explodes
The overturned convertible was smoldering, when police pulled up to it on a New Jersey roadway. The driver was pinned inside -- and unconscious.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:49:19 EDT)

No one RSVP'd to birthday party so mom did this
A mom in Minnesota takes to Facebook to fill her daughter's birthday party and is surprised by the results.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:16:45 EDT)

Why Pacific Northwest sunsets are redder than usual
A fiery sunset greeted people in Washington Sunday.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:57:43 EDT)

Exploring the creepiest abandoned spaces of NYC
Will Ellis ignored his first "no trespassing" sign in 2012 when he ducked through the fence surrounding an old warehouse in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:33:59 EDT)

BMW recalls more than 91,000 Mini Coopers
BMW of North America will recall 91,800 Mini Coopers because of a faulty sensor that might not trigger the front-passenger air bag during a crash, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Saturday.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:50:02 EDT)

Will the U.S. say yes to a made in China car?
Volvo says it will begin exporting its S60 Inscription sedan to the United States next month, the first time Chinese-built cars will hit U.S. showrooms.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 09:57:49 EDT)

Cops: Parent choked teacher in class
Police say a parent walked into a middle school and choked a teacher until she was unconscious. CNN affiliate WCBS reports.
(Sat, 18 Apr 2015 13:35:27 EDT)

'Deflategate,' three months later
The NFL draft begins on April 30, and while the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are on the clock with the No. 1 overall pick, the clock is still ticking for another team -- the New England Patriots -- as they await the results of the "Deflategate" investigation, which has already lasted more than three months.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:52:52 EDT)

Passengers rescued from car in ocean
Two passengers are pulled from their stranded car just as waves were about to flip it on its top. KOMO has the report.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:51:48 EDT)

'Good Times' actor dies
Ben Powers, who played Thelma's (BernNadette Stanis) husband Keith Anderson on the final season of the classic CBS sitcom "Good Times," has died. He was 64.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 17:32:37 EDT)

Woman eats three 72-ounce steaks in 20 minutes
Molly Schuyler gobbled three 72-ounce steaks, three baked potatoes, three salads, three rolls and three shrimp cocktails to win an eating contest in Texas.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 17:29:35 EDT)

'Goopy, mushy' creatures invade beaches
Otherworldly goo lumps in blue and purple speckled beaches in Oregon and Washington states this week, after strong wind got caught in their sails. Purple sailor jellyfish are generally not harmful to people.
(Sat, 18 Apr 2015 13:31:48 EDT)

Vet claims she killed cat with arrow, posts photo
Hey, look what I did. That small boast on social media can trigger a whirlwind that spins into real-life grief, as a Texas veterinarian found out after shooting a cat.
(Sat, 18 Apr 2015 13:33:29 EDT)

Lilly Pulitzer for Target causes shopping frenzy
Preschool teacher Jacquie Truesdale woke up around 5 a.m. Sunday and walked over to the closest Target in Coral Springs, Florida, around 6:30 a.m.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 18:19:57 EDT)

A 'blacks-only' school field trip?
CNN affiliate WBND reports that some parents at one school are upset after learning about a field trip for only black children.
(Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:25:32 EDT)

What if you gave a test and no kids showed up?
For the first time, in just about every state in the country, some parents are refusing to let their children take standardized tests at school. Here's what's behind the growing movement.
(Sat, 18 Apr 2015 13:28:15 EDT)

'Gone With The Wind' dress sells for $137,000
A dress worn by Vivien Leigh as she played Scarlett O'Hara in "Gone With The Wind" has fetched $137,000 at an auction.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:50:27 EDT)

Gorilla charges zoo window, sends family running
A family trip to a Nebraska zoo turned terrifying for one family after the gorilla they were looking at leaped toward the exhibit window, cracking it.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:46:20 EDT)

How healthy is the Gulf?

(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:48:38 EDT)

Opinion: Why we can't forget the Gulf
Five years after the Gulf oil spill, Philippe Cousteau returned to see what has changed and what has remained the same.
(Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:15:55 EDT)

Cousteau assesses Gulf damage
Five years after an oil spill devastated the Gulf Coast, CNN's Drew Griffin returns to the region with conservationist Philippe Cousteau.
(Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:24:44 EDT)

The day life changed for one family
A 10-year-old girl cries herself to sleep. A mom sells her son's cherished home. A boy became a man without his father. Five years on, stories of the families of rig workers killed on Deepwater Horizon.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:49:33 EDT)

Father: 'Not a trace' of my son left
A handful of bodies were never recovered after the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded. Watch "Blowout: The Gulf Oil Disaster" Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET.
(Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:23:14 EDT)

The FBI's most-wanted terrorists
Twenty years after Oklahoma City domestic terror threats range from white supremacists to eco-terrorists to anti-government extremists and radical separatist groups, according to the FBI.
(Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:04:19 EDT)

The Oklahoma City bombing
On April 19, 1995, the Albert P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City was rocked by a truck bomb. The blast killed 168 people and injured more than 500.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:11:02 EDT)

11 of America's most spectacular libraries

(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:11:02 EDT)

2015's high-profile graduation speakers
Colleges across the country are announcing their commencement speakers: the entertainers, politicians, military leaders, business executives and famous alumni who will be sharing a last few words of wisdom with graduating students.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:11:02 EDT)

Wreck of the USS Independence
Gallery of the wreck of WWII aircraft USS Independence with historical photos
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:10:52 EDT)

The U.S. military's best photos of 2014
A sergeant wipes away a tear while kneeling before a battlefield cross at a Memorial Day ceremony for fallen service members at Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:10:55 EDT)

U.S. aircraft carrier classes

(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:10:55 EDT)

Army Special Forces jump

(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:10:55 EDT)

What a shot! 40 amazing sports photos

(Tue, 21 Apr 2015 07:56:21 EDT)

The week in 40 photos

(Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:34:17 EDT)

Hubble Space Telescope turns 25
It's up there right now -- flying about 340 miles over the Earth and circling us every 97 minutes. It's a telescope -- in the sky. Just think about that for a bit.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:27:35 EDT)

Look at me! 20 selfies of the week

(Wed, 08 Apr 2015 08:02:01 EDT)

Is marijuana as safe as -- or safer than -- alcohol?
Looks like the ongoing debate about marijuana legalization in the United States has reached a new high: President Barack Obama's White House.
(Thu, 16 Apr 2015 08:34:53 EDT)

Exclusive tour of the only federal weed farm in America
Since the 1970s, the Marijuana Project at the University of Mississippi, known as Ole Miss, has been the sole provider of marijuana for federal research in the United States. The farm and the studies it supports are strictly regulated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
(Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:14:01 EDT)

Dr. Gupta: 'Legalize medical marijuana'

(Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:09:14 EDT)

10 diseases where medical marijuana could have impact

(Thu, 16 Apr 2015 08:34:53 EDT)

Boston Marathon

(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:54:51 EDT)

Pete Rose Fast Facts
Here's a look at the life of former Cincinnati Reds player and manager Pete Rose.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 09:59:00 EDT)

Aaron Hernandez

(Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:21:53 EDT)

Hubble Space Telescope turns 25
It's up there right now -- flying about 340 miles over the Earth and circling us every 97 minutes. It's a telescope -- in the sky. Just think about that for a bit.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:54:53 EDT)

Hernandez juror: I saw cruelty
The trial took an emotional toll, a juror said in the jury's first nationally televised interview.
(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:54:57 EDT)

In North Charleston, a price being paid
Charleston is the city known for its Old South splendor. North Charleston is its ugly stepsister, separated from many parts of the metropolitan area by the Cooper and Ashley rivers -- and by so much more.
(Wed, 15 Apr 2015 08:33:07 EDT)

A killing in the heartland

(Mon, 13 Apr 2015 09:38:04 EDT)

Cool things U.S. gave the world

(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:28:40 EDT)

Best of America

(Mon, 09 Mar 2015 08:48:56 EDT)

U.S. Military

(Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:40:07 EST)

Space + Science

(Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:39:46 EST)

Diet + Fitness

(Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:40:50 EST)

Change the List
Help CNN bring change to bottom-of-the-list places. John D. Sutter is tackling five topics you selected.
(Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:41:15 EST)

Best of Travel

(Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:44:40 EST)

People we lost in 2015

(Mon, 16 Mar 2015 08:34:19 EDT)

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