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GRAPHIC VIDEO: Shootout occurs during routine traffic stop

WARNING: This video may not be suitable for all viewers. On Sunday, March 10, around 6:00 p.m., Middlefield Police Officers in Ohio, pulled over James Gilkerson, 42.

Black bear gets comfortable in man's truck

A bear managed to get inside a California man's truck, but couldn't figure out how to get out!

Tsarnaev lawyer keeps hated criminals off death row

One of the nation's foremost experts on keeping clients off death row is joining Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's defense team.

New Jersey law protects overdose patients from prosecution

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed a law Thursday that encourages people to report drug overdoses without fear of being arrested, a measure he says will help save lives.

U.S. military plane crashes in Kyrgyzstan

MOSCOW (CNN) -- An American military refueling plane took off and crashed in Kyrgyzstan on Friday, Kyrgyz and U.S. officials said. Three people were on board, said Bolot Sharshenaliev of the Kyrgyz Emergencies Ministry.

Upstate school's science quiz sparks controversy

Landrum, SC (WHNS) -- An Upstate private school's fourth grade science quiz is blowing up online and the test has gone global because it's based on the Bible.

School canceled due to 'good weather'

BELLINGHAM, WA (KCPQ) -- And a rallying cry goes up around the office: "They should do that here!"

Anti-abortion group releases new secretly recorded video

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The anti-abortion group that recently revealed two videos from a secret investigation into abortion clinics released a third on Thursday.

Chemical weapons in Syria? Why Obama still needs convincing

Two years into the civil war that has become Syria's nightmare, U.S. President Barack Obama is still reluctant to commit himself to ending the carnage or even enforce his own warning about chemical weapons.

Final pieces hoisted atop One World Trade Center

NEW YORK (CNN) -- As construction workers cheered, the final two pieces of a 408-foot spire were hoisted high above their heads Thursday to the top of One World Trade Center. Draped with the American flag, the silver spire settled on a temporary p