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Let's not pretend Queen Elizabeth doesn't have opinions. She's human and must have strong views on the potential break-up of the United Kingdom, which she represents. What matters is whether she expresses those views in public, which would compromise her constitutional role to remain impartial, and could undermine the position of the monarchy. The Queen has managed to "stay above politics" for more than 60 years -- and with Scotland voting on independence Thursday she's not about to upset things now.
Today's selection of Boeing and SpaceX as the providers of a U.S.-based capability to take humans to the International Space Station (ISS) is a major milestone in the almost six-decade history of space exploration. It is just the latest sign that the old paradigm of government-only space travel is being replaced by something else -- a new business ecosystem composed of novel relationships among NASA and the aerospace industry.
Politicians are making their final pleas to Scottish voters Wednesday, the last day of campaigning before they head to the ballot box to vote on independence.
The indictment of NFL star Adrian Peterson on child abuse charges has led to a robust debate about whether hitting, spanking or any other form of corporal punishment is justified and effective in dealing with children.
Richard III was the last English king to lose his life on the battlefield. Scientists who have been testing his remains -- found under a parking lot in the English city of Leicester -- now believe they know how he died.
During a safety drill, a bus began rolling down a hill. The bus driver was killed while saving a student.
Iowa Republicans go after Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley for a dispute over his neighbor's chickens.
The staggering death toll from the Syrian conflict has grown even further as at least 200 people were killed Tuesday, an opposition group said.
Kurdish Peshmerga launch an assault on ISIS, with help from U.S. warplanes, but not ground troops. Anna Coren reports.
Jon Huntsman and Joe Manchin say Americans should rally around economic growth, energy security, preserving Social Security and attaining a balanced budget by 2030
South Korean marines detained an American man on the bank of the Han River late Tuesday, a South Korean Defense Ministry official told CNN.
One man accidentally dialed 911 while talking about drugs, which led cops to arrest him for possession. WKRN reports.
"Strati", the Italian word for "layers", is the name of the first 3D printed electric car, made in Chicago.
The Chinese government blacked out CNN's signal during a report on a crackdown on Christians in Eastern China.
Despite abuse scandals involving four NFL star players, several major sponsors have voiced support for the league.
The mystery of a wedding photo found at Ground Zero has been solved after 13 years. CNN affiliate KDVR has the story.