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Robin Williams dies of suspected suicide

Comedic actor Robin Williams died at his Northern California home Monday, law enforcement officials said. Williams was 63.

What we know about Michael Brown's shooting

 It's a case of he said, he said. The accounts of why a police officer fatally shot Michael Brown on a street in Ferguson, Missouri, this weekend couldn't be more disparate.

Dwayne Johnson's mom survives crash; 'The Rock' says 'hug your family tighter'

Dwayne Johnson's mother and cousin survived a head-on collision with a drunken driver last week, the actor said Sunday.

Unrest erupts after fatal shooting of Missouri teen by police

Confrontations between police and residents of a St. Louis suburb raged into the night Sunday after the fatal weekend shooting of a teen by an officer.

Roller coaster stops on track at Six Flags; rescue underway

Rescuers began pulling stranded riders from a roller coaster at Six Flags America in Maryland on Sunday after the ride halted on the tracks.

After 36 years, Argentine activist finds stolen grandson

Estela Carlotto's wish was to hug her grandson before she died -- a dream not easily granted to those like her who had a family member snatched at birth during Argentina's military dictatorship.

Borders closed, arrivals banned: Ebola outbreak changes a region

West African nations are turning to drastic measures in a desperate effort to stem the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. Guinea has closed its border with Sierra Leone, a border police official told CNN.

Kings of Leon drummer hurt in Boston tour bus mishap

Kings of Leon drummer Nathan Followill suffered broken ribs when the group's tour bus stopped suddenly to avoid a pedestrian Saturday night, the band said Sunday.

Community outraged after police kill college-bound teen

A friend and witnesses say Missouri teen Michael Brown was unarmed and had his hands in the air when a Ferguson police officer shot and killed him, but that account is in dispute.

Anthony Weiner finds a new way to serve New York City

Former New York Congressman Anthony Weiner is hoping to open a restaurant and create jobs, a year after his failed bid to become the city's next mayor.