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Lawsuit against Paula Deen dismissed

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against celebrity chef, Paula Deen. It is not known if there was a settlement in the case.

Teen arrested for allegedly beating 88-year-old WWII veteran to death

A juvenile has been arrested by Spokane police in connection with the beating death of an 88-year-old World War II veteran this week, police said Friday.

Lawsuit: Police videotaped DUI suspects undressing, using the toilet

"A peep show." That's how attorney James Egan described the jail in Puyallup, Washington. In a lawsuit filed Thursday on behalf of 12 plaintiffs -- 11 women and one man -- Egan alleges that police there recorded suspects undressing and using th

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