After Malala, Pakistan's girls pursue education mission

SWAT, Pakistan (CNN) -- Driving in Pakistan's Swat valley, a region located close to the border with Afghanistan, I can sense the difference immediately. The faces of young children, women and families who walk around seem relaxed.

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3 seriously burned in possible blast in New York's Chinatown

Twelve people were injured, including three seriously, in a fire and partial ceiling collapse at a beauty store in New York City's Chinatown area Thursday afternoon, city fire department spokesman Jim Long said. It wasn't immediately clear what ca

Saudi princess charged with human trafficking

A woman identified as a Saudi Arabian princess has been accused of holding a domestic servant against her will at her condominium in Irvine, California. Meshael Alayban, 42, faces one felony count of human trafficking.

DNA may crack Boston Strangler case, authorities say

Investigators are on the verge of solving the last of the Boston Strangler killings of the 1960s, thanks to new DNA tests and a sample secretly collected from a relative of longtime suspect Albert DeSalvo.

Nearly naked rape victim left outside as frightened homeowners call 911

A Florida couple declined to answer the door just before midnight when a nearly naked woman knocked and screamed she had just been raped. Rather, the homeowners called 911 Monday night. The couple inside the home refused to let the woman in bec

Defense presenting closing argument in Zimmerman case

Closing arguments resumed Friday in the murder case against George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting last year of Trayvon Martin -- a 17-year-old unarmed, black teenager -- by a 29-year-old neighborhood watch volunteer. "Be careful," lead defense at

Guns OK in post office parking lots, federal judge rules

Citizens can legally carry firearms in post office parking lots, a federal judge has ruled. The case stems from a lawsuit filed by Tab Bonidy, a resident of rural Avon, Colorado, who was prohibited by U.S.

2 arrested in connection with Waco bank robbery

The two suspects from Thursday's  bank robbery at Community State Bank have been identified. 

24-year-old killed in fiery College Station crash

Two charred vehicles and debris littered the intersection of Barron Road and William D. Fitch Parkway after a deadly, fiery crash Thursday morning.