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India to U.S.: Shut down 'commercial activities' at embassy bowling alley, gym

In the latest squabble over its diplomat's arrest, India ordered the United States to shut down "commercial activities" at a recreational facility at the American Embassy in New Delhi. The U.S.

Government agency calls 'Redskins' offensive

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The heated debate over the Washington Redskins name has now moved beyond living rooms and corporate offices to the U.S.

Swearing toddler in 'thug' video taken into protective custody

A Nebraska toddler who repeated a slew of profanities in an online video has been taken into child protective custody, Omaha police said Wednesday. While authorities found nothing criminal in the video, officials from the Omaha police's Child Vict

Pulitzer Prize winning author's ex-wife arrested after pulling gun from privates during argument over aliens

Jennifer McCarthy, the ex-wife of Pulitzer Prize winning author Cormac McCarthy was arrested by Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Deputies Saturday afternoon following a bizarre domestic disturbance with her current boyfriend.

Gates' tell-all rattles White House, Congress

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates set off shock waves in Washington with accounts from his upcoming memoir, in which he unleashes blistering criticism of Congress and his former colleagues in the Obama administration. He al

1 dead, 1 missing, 3 rescued in Navy helicopter crash off frigid Virginia

A Navy helicopter's crew sent a distress signal before crashing off the southern Virginia coast, killing one sailor, injuring three others and spurring a search for a fifth who remained missing late Wednesday afternoon. "Today has been a tough day

2 pitchers, slugger elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

The newest members have been elected to the 2014 class of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Voters chose pitchers Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and power-hitter Frank Thomas to represent this year's class.

Mother petitions for M&M's to change coloring dye because it makes kids hyper, act out

They're some of America's favorite little treats. So why is there a push to make a change to M&M's? Some parents say the coloring makes their kids hyperactive.

SpaceX successfully launches THAICOM 6 satellite to geostationary transfer orbit

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida – Today, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) successfully launched the THAICOM 6 satellite for leading Asian satellite operator THAICOM.