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Police, family await autopsy to see if body found in bayou is missing teacher's

Bouquets of flowers line the railing of the bridge above Bayou St. John in New Orleans.

Arizona police: 4-year-old boy fatally shoots his father

A man was fatally wounded when his 4-year-old son fired a gun he found while they were visiting a residence in Prescott Valley, Arizona, officials said.

Eleven-year-old saves baby brother

Overland Park (WDAF) -- The American Heart Association says anyone can help save a life by knowing CPR. An Overland Park family has proof of that. They're sharing their story for the first time during CPR Week.

Hot to trot: The secrets and superstitions of jockey fashions

The rainbow-colored jackets shimmer in the sun. From a distance the silken costumes could be the attire of circus performers, ready to throw custard pies at each other for the whooping crowd above.

Space-age underwater hotel planned for Maldives

With its luminous body seemingly hovering above the water, and five spidery legs plunging deep into the sea, this futuristic building could be the mothership in a sci-fi film.

Turkey's Erdogan to protesters: 'Even patience has an end'

ISTANBUL, Turkey (CNN) -- Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan slammed protesters Sunday, the tenth day of demonstrations against his government, warning that "even patience has an end."

Cicely Tyson, Cyndi Lauper take Tonys

Cicely Tyson's return to Broadway after three decades earned the elderly actress a Tony on Sunday night.

With Mandela's condition 'unchanged,' friend says 'it's time to let him go'

Former South African leader Nelson Mandela remained in intensive care Monday, two days after he was hospitalized with a recurring lung infection.

Self-defense or murder? George Zimmerman goes on trial

Self-defense or murder? That's the question at the heart of the trial of George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer who killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Monday marks the start of jury selection in Seminole County, Florida, where Martin

Cowell gets egged during 'Britain's Got Talent' finale

(CNN) -- With five eggs, Natalie Holt did to Simon Cowell what hundreds of reality show singing contestants have wanted to do for years. The woman pelted the rather acerbic singing competition judge with the eggs during Saturday night's live final