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Police, family await autopsy to see if body found in bayou is missing teacher's

Bouquets of flowers line the railing of the bridge above Bayou St.

Attorney: No imminent plans to put Zimmerman on stand

Despite the intense scrutiny and heated emotions surrounding his client's case, George Zimmerman's defense attorney says he has no immediate plans to ask for a change of venue or to put his client on the stand.

Senators should have known about snooping, says McCain

-- Lawmakers who are now expressing outrage over the government's surveillance of phone records and Internet activity should have paid closer attention when they were voting to reauthorize provisions in the Patriot Act, Sen.

Santa Monica shooting suspect ID'd; father, brother among victims

The suspect in a shooting spree that left four people dead in Santa Monica has been identified as John Zawahri, sources told CNN.

Iran takes key step in nuclear reactor construction

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was on hand Sunday as officials at a nuclear plant took a critical step toward completing a reactor, the semiofficial Fars News Agency reported.

North, South Korea hold talks

North Korean and South Korean officials held their first government-level talks in years on Sunday, South Korean media reported.

Apple's innovation conundrum

Apple will hold its first major product event in nine months on Monday, a stunning gap for a company that relies on regularly impressing customers with new innovations.

Rand Paul says he might sue government

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, said Sunday he's looking into suing the federal government in the wake of what has been a tumultuous week for the Obama administration and National Security Agency.

Arizona police: 4-year-old boy fatally shoots his father

A man was fatally wounded when his 4-year-old son fired a gun he found while they were visiting a residence in Prescott, Arizona, officials said.

Zimmerman's attorney asks for an 'open minded' jury

It has been 16 months since George Zimmerman shot and killed Trayvon Martin in Florida. On Monday, Jury selection began for Zimmerman's second-degree murder trial.