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South Dakota blizzard kills, buries cows; shutdown leaves ranchers in the cold

Like in a scene from an apocalyptic parable, dark carcasses of cows and steers lie motionless in silent clusters across swaths of South Dakota. An early blizzard caught ranchers off guard this week in the state, killing as many as 20,000 head of c

Hannah Anderson: DiMaggio handcuffed me, wanted me to play Russian roulette

Two months after a nationwide manhunt helped authorities track down kidnapped California teen Hannah Anderson, she's revealing new details about her conversations with the man who allegedly held her hostage and killed her mother and brother. In an

3 arrested at airport for attempting to smuggle 72 lbs. of cocaine

Three men are being held on million dollar bonds after they were caught with 71.8 pounds of cocaine at the Baton Rouge Metro Airport.

Active WWII-era grenade located in driveway of home in Baton Rouge

An active World War II-era grenade was found today by construction workers while they were working on a residential project.

Lampedusa boat sinking: Survivors recall awful ordeal

LAMPEDUSA, Italy (CNN) -- At the port in Lampedusa, recovery teams continue to fill trucks with the bodies they're still pulling from the sea. At least 289 so far -- and that number could rise.

Obamacare website glitches caused by software shortcomings, official says

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Technical problems with the federally facilitated health insurance exchange were caused by a specific software component that crashed under the high volume of visitors last week, preventing users from creating accounts in the begi

Capitol chase driver had passport, foreign currency in her car

A Connecticut woman who rammed barricades and led police on a chase near the U.S.

Mother of deceased 'Baby Hope' identified through DNA

NEW YORK (CNN) -- After 22 years on a cold case, the New York Police Department finally has a lead. The NYPD was able to identify the mother of "Baby Hope," a little girl whose body was found in a blue and white picnic cooler in a wooded area near

U.S. to cut some military aid to Egypt after coup, turmoil

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The United States is preparing to announce a decision "in the coming days" on assistance to Egypt, the White House said Tuesday, and U.S.

Woman found dead in hospital stairwell believed to be missing patient

SAN FRANCISCO (CNN) -- She checked herself into a hospital 17 days ago for a bladder infection.