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Now you can ask Google more about ... you

Next time you wonder, "What am I doing today?" just ask Google. The all-knowing search engine is introducing new voice searches that let you ask questions about ... you.

Detroit man beaten after neighbors say he raped teen, cite slow police response

Citing inaction by city police, some residents in a Detroit neighborhood attacked and beat a man they suspected of raping a teenage girl. Authorities confirm they investigated a reported rape in July, that the alleged victim -- a 15-year-old girl

VIDEO: 'Blade Runner' to appear in court, charged with murdering girlfriend

Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius will be served with an indictment in court next week following the completion of the investigation into the killing of his girlfriend, South African police said.

Rapper pleads guilty to sex trafficking charge

A man accused of luring girls into the sex trafficking trade through a hip hop music label pleaded guilty to charges Thursday, according to federal documents released.

Tent camps turned to bloody war zone: 'Just the beginning' for Egypt

CAIRO (CNN) -- In a matter of hours Wednesday, two peaceful protest camps in Cairo turned into unrecognizable war zones.

Man arrested for riding a horse into bar, lassoing customer

Just after midnight Wednesday morning, Scott, LA Police were called to Cowboy’s nightclub where a man was riding his horse inside the bar.

Baby 'Messiah' needs a new name, Tennessee judge rules

Young Messiah, the "happiest baby in the world," according to his mother, is blissfully unaware that a judge ruled that his birth name promises to offend many in his Tennessee community.

Jesse Jackson Jr., wife await sentencing for misusing campaign funds

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., who misused about $750,000 in campaign funds, apologized Wednesday before he and his wife, Sandi, were set to be sentenced. "I misled the American people," Jackson said. The pair pleaded

'Innocence' filmmaker says Obama administration was irresponsible

The filmmaker whose anti-Muslim movie was wrongly cited for sparking protests that led to the Benghazi debacle doesn't hold a grudge against the U.S.

Tourist finds huge diamond on vacation

"Remember the time Mikey found that massive diamond at that park?" That's how one North Carolina family is going to remember this summer.