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Glenn Greenwald's partner David Miranda wins partial court victory

LONDON (CNN) -- David Miranda, the partner of Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald, won a partial victory in his legal action against the Metropolitan Police Thursday, but the judge left a loophole that allows the police to continue investigating the

Report: Mubarak taken from prison to house arrest

Egypt's former president, Hosni Mubarak, left prison Thursday for a military hospital where he'll be under house arrest, state-run media outlet Al-Ahram reported. A court ordered Mubarak released this week, but Egypt's military issued a decree to

U.N. action urged if Syria chemical weapons use is proved

The United Nations is coming under growing international pressure to act if Syrian activists' claims that the government has used chemical weapons in a horrific attack on civilians are confirmed. Anti-regime activist groups in Syria say more than

Drug lord's release is nightmare for victims

Every Sunday John Walker had a date to call his wife and young daughters in Minnesota. It was 1985, so he would ring from the landline in his apartment in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Antoinette Tuff hailed as 'hero' for handling Georgia school gunman

ATLANTA (CNN) -- A man slips behind someone else into a packed elementary school with an AK-47-type weapon.

Suspect in killing of Australian Chris Lane tweeted: 'time to start taken life's'

One of the Oklahoma teenagers accused of killing 23-year-old Australian Christopher Lane had previously posted images online showing himself posing with guns and wads of cash. And three days before what police call the indiscriminate shooting, the

German tourist dies after losing her arm in Hawaii shark attack

A German tourist bitten by a shark while she was vacationing in Hawaii died Wednesday, a week after the attack, her family said. Jana Lutteropp was remembered by her mother, Jutta Lutteropp, and sister, Julia Broeske, as "a very beautiful, strong

Beatles' promoter, agent Sid Bernstein dies at 95

Sid Bernstein, the promoter and agent who first brought the Beatles to America, has died, his publicist said in a statement. Bernstein booked Carnegie Hall after the Beatles made television gold on The Ed Sullivan Show.

Report: NSA can see 75% of U.S. Web messages

The National Security Agency has built a network that can access as much as 75% of all U.S.

Philippine floods cause more chaos in waterlogged Manila

Heavy rain continued to lash the northern Philippines on Wednesday, a day after flooding put more than half of the Manila region under water. The relentless monsoon rains, intensified by a tropical storm at sea, have so far led to eight deaths.