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California city to become largest to file bankruptcy

(CNN) -- The California city of Stockton approved a special budget Tuesday night, paving the way for it to become the largest American city to declare bankruptcy.

FBI: Nationwide child prostitution sweep leads to 104 arrests, 79 children rescued

During a three-day law enforcement sweep targeting the problem of teenage prostitution, officers rescued 79 children and arrested 104 alleged pimps, the FBI announced Monday.

Lonesome George, last of the Pinta Island tortoises, dies

(CNN) -- Lonesome George, the last surviving Pinta Island giant tortoise, has died at his home in the Galapagos Islands. Scientists believe he was more than 100 years old.

Lonesome George, last of the Pinta Island tortoises, dies

(CNN) -- Lonesome George, the last surviving Pinta Island giant tortoise, has died at his home in the Galapagos Islands. Scientists believe he was more than 100 years old.

Supreme Court to rule Thursday on health care

The U.S. Supreme Court will rule Thursday on the constitutionality of the sweeping health care law championed by President Barack Obama.

Attorney: Sandusky to appeal child sex abuse convictions

Former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky will appeal his convictions on numerous counts of child sexual abuse, a member of his defense team says.

Supreme Court sides with U.S. in Arizona immigration case

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled largely in favor of the U.S. government Monday in a controversial case involving an Arizona law that sought to crack down on illegal immigration.

No-kill shelter at capacity, no choice

If you're considering adopting a pet, this may help you make up your mind.

GM recalling over 400,000 Chevy Cruzes

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- General Motors is recalling 413,418 Chevrolet Cruze small cars to modify an engine shield that could create a fire hazard.

Mount Rainier Ranger plunges to death rescuing Waco climbers

(CNN) -- A national park ranger fell to his death on Mount Rainier Thursday afternoon while assisting in the rescue of four injured climbers.