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Cops shot man, grilled girlfriend

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 6:42am
After killing a man at an Ohio Walmart, police interrogated his girlfriend, accusing her of lying.
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Best places to dine with celebs

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 6:31am
Even the most beautiful people have to eat some time. When they do, make sure you're there.
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Prince George charms in photos

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 6:31am
Forget about William and Catherine. The real star of this family is Prince George -- as this year's release of the royals' official Christmas photographs proves.
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What we know about Sydney siege

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 6:13am
The cafe siege in the heart of Sydney ended early Tuesday with the death of the gunman and two of his hostages -- but a great deal of unanswered questions remain.
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Syria

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 5:12am
A top United Nations official on Monday told the Security Council she has "run out of words" to describe the worsening situation in Syria.
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Hostage firefight

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 3:25am
Video shows what occurred when gunfire broke out during a hostage situation in Sydney. CNN's Brooke Baldwin has more.
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Photos

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 3:25am
A major police operation was under way Monday morning in Sydney. CNN affiliate Seven Network reported that officers were responding to a hostage situation at the Lindt Chocolate Cafe.
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'Lone wolf' threat

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 3:25am
The Sydney siege has brought home some troubling truths to Australians. They are not immune to the upheavals in the Middle East, despite being on the other side of the world. They are as vulnerable as Canadians or Europeans to what are often called "lone-wolf" terror attacks. And recently-introduced anti-terror laws, while some of the toughest in the world, can only do so much.
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Dramatic end

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 3:25am
CNN's Hala Gorani looks at how the Sydney hostage crisis unfolded and the dramatic police action that ended it.
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Watchdog: VA misled Congress

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 3:00am
The Department of Veterans Affairs misled Congress and members of the media about how many veterans died or suffered serious harm as a result of extreme treatment delays, according to a new report by the department's top watchdog.
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Tracking

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 1:29am
CNN analyst Tom Fuentes joins "The Lead" to discuss tracking the suspected gunman on the run in Pennsylvania.
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Other rampage killings

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 1:13am
Here's a look at rampage killings that have occurred in the United States since the 1940s.
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Charge: Border agent helped smugglers

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:52am
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officer was behind bars Monday after being arrested for allegedly helping drug traffickers move their product into the United States.
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Cops barricade homes

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:16am
At least four people are dead after shootings in three communities near Philadelphia, authorities say.
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6 dead, suspect on loose

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:16am
CNN's Susan Candiotti reports on the latest in the Pennsylvania manhunt for the gunman believed to have killed six.
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Search ongoing

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:15am
CNN's Susan Candiotti has the latest on the search for a suspect involved in a shooting spree in Pennsylvania.
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Two hostages, gunman dead in Sydney siege

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 11:27pm
Australian authorities stormed the cafe where a self-styled Muslim cleric had been holding hostages early Tuesday, killing the gunman and ending a crisis that had paralyzed central Sydney for hours.
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White rhino dies; only 5 left in world

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 11:19pm
A northern white rhino has died at a San Diego zoo, bringing the rare species closer to extinction.
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Man suspected in deaths of ex, 5 in-laws

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 9:39pm
Officials in Pennsylvania are seeking a man suspected in the deaths of six people and the serious wounding of another at three sites near Philadelphia.
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'Lone wolf' attacks: Harder to predict

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 8:50pm
Jim Sciutto breaks down the growing motivation for lone wolf terrorist attacks on U.S. and foreign soil.
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