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Man pleads not guilty in AZ girl's abduction, killing

The 26-year-old man accused of kidnapping and killing an 8-year-old girl near her Bullhead City, AZ, home pleaded not guilty in court Friday. Justin Rector appeared in Mohave County Superior Court as part of an arraignment.

Clemson under fire for asking students about sex lives

Clemson University suspended a mandatory online course that asked students and faculty about their sex lives and drinking habits following backlash from the school community.

Man barges into White House after jumping lawn fence

A man jumped a fence at the White House late Friday and made it through the North Portico doors into the building before he was captured, Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary told CNN.

Country singer George Hamilton IV, 77, dies

Singer George Hamilton IV, known as the "International Ambassador of Country Music," has died at a Nashville hospital following a heart attack, the Grand Ole Opry said in a press release. He was 77.

Man arrested for torturing, mutilating cat

An Indianapolis man has been arrested for torturing and mutilating an animal after police said he shot a cat with blow darts.

Woman finds old bracelet with soldier's photo inside, works to locate owner

A central Indiana woman is on a mission to identify a soldier whose picture is in a Sterling silver bracelet.

Police search apartment, car in case of missing Virginia student

Authorities looking for a missing University of Virginia student searched an apartment and a vehicle in the college town Friday morning, said Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo.

Joan Rivers' doctor denies 'unauthorized procedure,' selfie before cardiac arrest

Joan Rivers' personal throat doctor denies "performing an unauthorized procedure" before the comedian suffered cardiac arrest, a source close to the doctor told CNN.

Enterovirus D68 now in 19 states, Canada

Enterovirus D68 is likely coming -- if it hasn't already -- to a state near you.

Police: Florida felon who killed 7 wasn't allowed to have gun

A man who killed his daughter, six grandchildren and then himself Thursday in a shooting in north-central Florida was a convicted felon and therefore wasn't allowed to possess the gun he used, police said Friday.