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Friend: Hannah Anderson discusses kidnapping on social media

Hannah Anderson did what any teenage girl would do after a life-changing ordeal: she discussed it with peers online. The 16-year-old fielded anonymous questions on the website ask.fm, where she shared details about her abduction by the man she kne

Prosecutors press teen charged in sexual relations with younger girl to take deal

Florida prosecutors are pressing teenager Kaitlyn Hunt to accept a plea deal -- one that would keep her out of jail, even if she'd have to admit wrongdoing -- tied to charges she's facing for having sex with a then-14-year-old girl, a state attorney

A cup and straw that can detect date-rape drugs?

The pitch reads: "Would you know if an odorless, colorless and tasteless rape drug were put in your drink?

Colorado clarifies sentences after killing of prisons chief

A review prompted by the mistaken early release of a man suspected of later killing Colorado's prisons chief will ensure that 267 inmates will serve their proper time, state officials said Wednesday. After the slaying of Chief Tom Clements, Gov.

Despite deaths, Muslim Brotherhood vows to continue protests in Egypt

CAIRO (CNN) -- The Muslim Brotherhood said Thursday that nothing will stop its "glorious revolution" in Egypt -- not even the deaths of more than 500 people killed in the country's bloodiest day in recent history.

Avoid the 'back-to-school plague'

As a first-grade teacher, Julie Miller is exposed to a horrifying number of germs on a daily basis. "I've been thrown up on; they sneeze and cough on me.

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.