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U.S. Navy ship fires at small boat, kills one in Persian Gulf

A U.S. military supply ship fired Monday at a small boat in the Persian Gulf after it came too close, apparently killing one person on board, two U.S. officials said.

Bonnie and Clyde guns expected to go for more than $100,000 each at auction

Two guns recovered from the bodies of notorious gangster couple Bonnie and Clyde are expected to fetch more than $100,000 each, an auction official told CNN on Friday.

Yahoo's password hack shows that it failed security 101

If it wasn't clear before, it certainly is now: Your username and password are almost impossible to keep safe.

Penn State leaders disregarded victims, 'empowered' Sandusky, review finds

Penn State's most powerful leaders showed "total and consistent disregard" for victims of child sex abuse and failed to protect children, according to the findings of a long-awaited internal review over how the university handled

Federal judge to determine fate of Mississippi's last abortion clinic

A federal judge will decide Wednesday whether Mississippi's only abortion clinic can continue to stay open under a temporary order or whether it should permanently shut its doors under a new state law.

Nine Border Patrol stations to close; 41 agents to move to posts closer to borders

Washington - Nine Border Patrol stations will be closed within the next six months to move 41 agents closer to the southern and northern borders, according to a spokesman for U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

Thousands of turtle hatchlings crushed by excavators

Thousands of endangered leatherback turtle hatchlings were killed over the weekend in an erosion-control project on a Trinidad beach, according to reports from the Caribbean island.

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Brawl breaks out following 'Stand Your Ground' hearing

They came to testify, but ended up throwing punches when a brawl broke out outside a Florida courtroom.

Zimmerman posts bond, gets out of jail

George Zimmerman was released from jail on Friday, one day after a Florida judge set a $1 million bond.

Arrest made in case of missing Louisiana college student

Update: The Lafayette Police Department held a press conference on Friday, July 6 to update the public in regards to the arrest made in the Mickey Shunick investigation.