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Medical examiner had to thaw fetal remains in Philly abortion doctor case

PHILADELPHIA (CNN) -- The remains of aborted fetuses were stored in water jugs, pet food containers and a freezer at a West Philadelphia abortion clinic, the city's chief medical examiner testified in the murder trial of the doctor who ran the facili

Terror at Boston Marathon: 3 dead, 154 wounded as witnesses describe horror

Investigators are pleading for help in hunting down those responsible for a pair of bombings that left a gruesome scene at the Boston Marathon.

Hasan in court Tuesday

Accused Fort Hood shooter Major. Nidal Hasan is in a Fort Hood courtroom Tuesday.

Two explosions at finish line of Boston Marathon

UPDATE (3:26pm): CNN is reporting two more explosive devices have been found and are being dismantled at this time.

Nine Inch Nails, Pearl Jam sign on to headline 2013 Voodoo Music Experience

NEW ORLEANS, LA (NBC33) — The annual music festival held in New Orleans over Halloween weekend has announced that Pearl Jam and Nine Inch Nails will headline this year’s event.

Griner brings new hype to WNBA draft

Brittney Griner's career is unmatched by any other player in NCAAW basketball history, and Monday, she will bring a new hype to the WNBA draft.

2013 Earth Day on the Ground Level

Since its inception in 1970, the Earth Day phenomenon has led to enormous growth in understanding of the consequences we face if we do not take care of our natural resources.

“Louie the Lightning Bug” Rides Again!

Beginning April 15, thousands of elementary school students in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana will enjoy entertaining and educational live theatre performances of The Further Adventures of Louie the Lightning Bug, a program that teache

Iraq bombings kill at least 25, wound more than 170

BAGHDAD (CNN) -- A series of car bombings across Iraq on Monday killed at least 25 people and wounded more than 170 others, police said. The 24 attacks took place in Baghdad, Kirkuk, Baquba, Tuz Khurmato and Hilla.

U.S. government moves to ban 'fake pot'

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The U.S. government moved on Friday to essentially prohibit the sale or distribution of three synthetic forms of marijuana, also known as "fake pot."