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China's Bo Xilai indicted for corruption, abuse of power

HONG KONG (CNN) -- For more than a year, Bo Xilai has been the elephant in the room in Chinese politics -- the central figure in one of the messiest political scandals to hit the ruling Communist Party in years. Sacked as party chief in the sprawl

Obama: Rest of my presidency is for working-class America

GALESBURG, Illinois (CNN) -- President Barack Obama vowed Wednesday to focus his energy for the rest of his presidency on the core tenet of his election victories -- equal opportunity for all Americans -- starting with campaign-style speeches on the

House rejects effort to curb NSA phone surveillance

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The U.S.

Fort Carson soldiers accused of sexual misconduct involving female minors

Authorities are investigating allegations of sexual misconduct by several soldiers from Fort Carson in Colorado, officials said Wednesday. The allegations involve female minors, they said.

George Zimmerman's heroic act 'not staged,' says attorney

A family helped out of an overturned vehicle by George Zimmerman canceled a news conference Wednesday because of safety concerns, according to Zimmerman's attorney Mark O'Mara, who also insisted the incident wasn't staged. "They were very worried

78 dead after train derails, splits apart in Spain

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain (CNN) -- The train races into view, and in the space of a heartbeat, the cars derail and crash into a wall of concrete, flipping onto their sides and skidding along the track with terrifying speed and force. Security

Bionic fashion: Wearable tech that will turn man into machine by 2015

7:00am: You wake up to a gentle vibration on your arm, you look down and see your wrist-mounted Lark Pro alarm throbbing silently.

War of words between A-Rod and Yankees

Alex Rodriguez is taking his quest to get back on the diamond into his own hands. A representative for Rodriguez said he got a second opinion on a recent quadriceps injury and the doctor who analyzed the MRI says Rodriguez is healthy enough to ret

It's 'National Tequila Day'

Here's something that may have you reaching for a drink today. It's national tequila day! The liquor is made from the agave plant.

It's 'National Tequila Day'

Here's something that may have you reaching for a drink today. It's national tequila day! The liquor is made from the agave plant.