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Justices to hear Arizona's appeal over controversial immigration law

PHOENIX -- The Supreme Court is poised to decide whether Arizona can enforce its controversial immigration law over the strong objections of the Obama administration. Oral arguments will be held Wednesday.

More details about Zimmerman emerge during bond hearing

For nearly two months, George Zimmerman has been a largely a cipher, a riddle whose voice has been heard only in 911 calls reporting a young man acting "real suspicious."

Rice, Christie top GOP voters' choices for Romney running mate

A new CNN poll finds Republican voters split over whom presumptive nominee Mitt Romney should select as his running mate, with former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice leading a crowded pack.

Obama pushes to keep low student loan rates

WASHINGTON -- President Obama will use his bully pulpit to urge lawmakers to prevent a doubling of interest rates on federally subsidized student loans.

Zimmerman to be released on bond; Apologizes to Trayvon Martin's family

CNN — George Zimmerman is to be released on $150,000 bond, a Florida judge ruled Friday.

19th anniversary of Davidian seige marked today

Nineteen years ago today, a 51-day standoff at a religious cult compound in Waco, Texas came to a tragic end. On April 19th, 19-93, fire started at the Branch Davidian site near Waco, Texas, as federal agents raided the building.

The end of Twinkies!?!?

NEW YORK — The maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread heads to court Tuesday to try to throw out its union contracts, in a battle that leaves the iconic baker's future very much in doubt.

Space shuttle Discovery arrives in Washington

(CNN) The space shuttle Discovery took its last flight Tuesday from Florida's Kennedy Space Center to Washington, where its final destination will be the Smithsonian.

Joe Vitt tabbed as Saints head coach

NEW ORLEANS, LA — Saints Assistant Head Coach/Linebackers Coach Joe Vitt will assume the day-to-day duties of Saints Head Coach Sean Payton in his absence, effective April 16, it was announced today by Saints Executive Vice President/Gene

Viking recalls dishwashers, offers free repair

Viking Range Corporation has voluntary recalled approximately 2,000 of its machines. A part in the dishwasher can overheat, causing it catch fire. The recalled dishwashers were manufactured between May and September of 2010.