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Ted Maloney was one of the witnesses of the train derailment in Oxnard, California. He speaks with CNN's Erin Burnett about running in to help.
CNN's Athena Jones takes a look at an AP investigation into whether Rep. Aaron Schock is using taxpayer or campaign funds for private use.
The U.S. Justice Department is set to decline to bring civil rights charges against George Zimmerman in the February 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin, two law enforcement officials familiar with the investigation said Tuesday.
The team at design company Pearlfisher brainstorms in a 81,000-ball pit . CNN's Isa Soares has more.
Young people are increasingly being used as pawns in ISIS propaganda videos. CNN's Michael Holmes reports.
On social media, Aqsa Mahmood exults the terrorist group's ideology and calls for attacks against the West. Investigators suspect she also helped lure three girls from the United Kingdom to Syria. FULL STORY
Kayla Mueller's family says that the Obama administration's negotiation for a different hostage might have hurt their chances to save Kayla's life.
Three teenage British girls suspected of traveling from London to Turkey with the goal of joining ISIS are now believed to have made it to their target country, war-torn Syria, police said. FULL STORY
Talk of American exceptionalism has become headline news, with loud sputtering from Rudy Giuliani, who suggested that President Barack Obama doesn't love America in the same way that the rest of us do. Giuliani wants to dwell on our exceptionalism -- the idea that we're different from other countries, and much better.
Between light-hearted moments like Benedict Cumberbatch taking a swig from a hip flask and Neil Patrick Harris parading on stage in his underwear, it was all about activism and controversial topics at the 87th Academy Awards.
Congress has just 12 days until Department of Homeland Security funding runs out, and House Speaker John Boehner this weekend said he was "certainly" willing to let that happen.
After eight days of testimony, the murder trial in the "American Sniper's"death has not answered the question that still haunts the families of Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield. FULL STORY
For a group with the chief purpose of helping to get Democratic women elected into higher office, Emily's List enters 2016 closer to the top prize -- the presidency -- than ever before, and with fewer restrictions than what faced political organization the last time Hillary Clinton ran.