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Asiana to proceed with TV station suit, but NTSB is off the hook

SEOUL, South Korea (CNN) -- Asiana Airlines says it will proceed with its planned lawsuit against an Oakland, California, television station, but it's not going to pursue legal action against the National Transportation Safety Board.

Mexico captures major drug lord

A Mexican military helicopter hovered south of the border in the early morning darkness. Below it, one of the country's most wanted drug lords was riding in a pickup truck. Mexican authorities say they'd been tracking Zetas cartel boss Miguel A

Syria's children deserve chance to be kids again

BEKAA VALLEY, Lebanon (CNN) -- In my nine years as a UNICEF ambassador, I've been to camps for people displaced by conflict. Though hardly luxurious, they usually have some kind of structure: a water source, latrines, even schools.

Bachmann wants to 'spank' Obama

She tried to run against President Barack Obama as last year's GOP nominee. But with that dream dashed, Rep.

New law allows schools to teach gun safety to first-graders

Along with math, science and social studies, gun safety could soon be part of the first-grade curriculum in some Missouri public schools. A new measure that advocates for such classes for first-graders was signed into law last week.

Father gets 3 life sentences for killing 3 daughters

A 35-year-old father found to be sane when he killed his three young daughters last July was sentenced to three life sentences without the possibility of parole Monday. St.

NASA cuts spacewalk short

A spacewalk outside the International Space Station was cut short Tuesday morning because of a slight malfunction with one of the astronauts' space suits, NASA said. The two spacewalking astronauts were called back into the station after they and

Panda twins born at Zoo Atlanta

America has its first panda twins in 26 years. The tiny pair were born to mother Lun Lun, a 15-year-old giant panda, at Zoo Atlanta on Monday, the first arriving at 6:21 p.m. and the second at 6:23 p.m.

Teens chase kidnapping suspect on bikes, save 5-year-old girl

Two teenage boys are being hailed as heroes after they chased a car carrying a kidnapped girl -- on their bicycles.

Twinkies are back, but most jobs are not

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Twinkies are back in stores.