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Man dead after officer-involved shooting in St. Louis

St. Louis police shot and killed a young African-American man Tuesday after authorities say he brandished a knife.

Marine's pregnant wife found dead in mine shaft

The body of a missing pregnant wife of a Marine based in California was found over the weekend and her former neighbor was arrested in connection with her death, police in San Bernardino County said.

What we know about Ferguson

Events are unfolding at a rapid pace in Ferguson, Missouri. The town has been in turmoil since midday August 9, when a city police officer fatally shot an unarmed teenager, Michael Brown, in the middle of a street.

Autopsy results enough to charge officer, Brown family attorney says

An independent autopsy into the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, provides "ample" evidence to support the arrest of the police officer who shot him, family attorney Daryl Parks said Monday at a news conference.

Man who shot at police killed 3-year-old girl, authorities say

A Maryland medical examiner said Sunday that a man fatally shot and stabbed a 3-year-old girl found inside a car after a police shootout.

Rogers: 'Never say never' for combat troops in Iraq

Republican Rep. Mike Rogers told CNN Sunday he'll "never say never" to the possibility of U.S. combat troops returning to the ground in Iraq to fight Islamic extremists.

Ebola facility in Liberia attacked; patients flee

Ebola patients fled during an attack at a health care facility in Monrovia, Liberia, on Saturday, said Liberian National Police spokesman Sam Collins told CNN Sunday.

Image overload: Help us sort it all out, NASA requests

NASA is asking for your help. No, you do not get to go to space.

U.S. warplanes, Kurdish forces pound ISIS targets in bid to retake Iraqi dam

Kurdish forces fired mortars and explosives at extremist militants Sunday as the battle to retake a strategic dam in northern Iraq raged on.

Can the stock market rally keep going?

Are the good times rolling or is Armageddon near in the stock market? Even in normal times, market predictions are polarizing, but these days, it's especially hard to make sense of all the noise coming out of Wall Street.