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Holmes' public defenders presented two weeks of testimony that featured a pair of psychiatrists who examined the gunman and found he was insane.
The festivities included floats featuring the members and marching bands, and ended with a celebration at City Hall Park.
The Confederate flag was lowered from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse to the cheers of thousands on Friday.
Ana is just one of thousands of refugees fleeing the violence of Colombia who is hoping for a chance at a better life in neighboring Ecuador.
Obama called it "a signal of good will and healing." Read more reactions from politicians and others to the historic event.
Cheers of "USA!" were heard as an emblem of Civil War and Southern pride, which is also widely viewed as a symbol of racism, was taken down.
Talks between world powers on crafting a deal aimed at keeping Iran from developing nuclear weapons will extend through Monday.
Huge crowds chanted anti-Israel and U.S. slogans in Iran's capital on Friday, an indication of the power that hardliners still hold.
Federal authorities are helping local police search for a 17-year-old girl from Clinton, Connecticut, who is missing after flying to Morocco.
Legendary actor Omar Sharif, who rose to international fame for his roles in "Lawrence of Arabia" and "Doctor Zhivago" has died. He was 83.
Ever dream of walking on Mars? Well, that probably won't happen, but thanks to NASA, you can explore it from your phone or desktop.
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The Confederate battle flag will be taken down Friday after South Carolina lawmakers voted for its removal this week.
From the removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina Statehouse to a government data breach, see the stories we're following today.
Former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton traded anecdotes on aging, politics and, of course, the joys of being a grandparent.
China's main stock markets closed up for a second day in a row Friday, a welcome respite after three weeks of plunging prices.
A county clerk who refuses for religious reasons to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples said he has been ordered to do his job or quit.
Many "new" technologies showing up in today's most advanced vehicles have a long history dating back decades and, in some instances, centuries.
The flag debate may be over in South Carolina, but across the country, politicians and regular citizens alike are clamoring to remove similar icons.