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NYPD officer allegedly planned to kidnap, cook, eat women

A New York City police officer accused of planning to kidnap, rape, torture and cook a number of women and eat their body parts has been arrested and charged in the case, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Manhattan said Thursday.

Mississippi town sued over 'school-to-prison pipeline'

Washington (CNN) -- Federal civil rights lawyers filed suit Wednesday against Meridian, Mississippi, and other defendants for operating what the government calls a school-to-prison pipeline in which students are denied basic constitutional rights, se

RECALL: About 97,000 cribs recalled due to suffocation hazard

The federal government announced the Dorel Juvenile Group is voluntarily recalling one of their cribs that could possibly suffocate infants.

Apple unveils smaller iPad mini

Apple on Tuesday unveiled a smaller iPad, dubbed the iPad mini, at a highly anticipated event in San Jose, Calif.

Romney camp: We don't expect Obama to 'come out like a lamb'

Mitt Romney appears to be gearing up for what could be another feisty debate and another aggressive performance from President Obama, a top campaign adviser tells CNN.

Gas price slide could brighten Thanksgiving

Americans thinking about driving over the river and through the woods for Thanksgiving could be in line for a nice surprise: lower gas prices.

Recall: Sunscreen could burst into flames on your skin

A recall is underway for Banana Boat products that could give new meaning to the word sunburn.

Car bomb rocks Beirut, triggering fears of a wider conflict

Beirut, Lebanon (CNN) -- Minutes after a deadly bomb ripped through a calm and urbane neighborhood in the heart of Beirut, the city's silent majority shuddered.

Mortgage rates fall to record lows, again

Rates on the average 15-year, fixed-rate mortgage hit a new low this week, falling to 2.66%, according to mortgage giant Freddie Mac.

Man arrested in Federal Reserve terror plot

Federal authorities running a sting operation arrested a 21-year-old man who they say was planning to blow up the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in lower Manhattan, officials said Wednesday.