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Can you imagine pregnancy being a fireable offense? How about job security hinging on your weight or the softness of your hands? What if you couldn't open a bank account or establish a line of credit unless you had a husband to cosign for you? What if you had the grades to attend a school like Princeton, but your gender kept you on the other side of those hallowed, ivy-covered halls?
People of the Yazidi faith in northern Iraq face an impossible choice: Stay and risk being killed by Islamist insurgents, or flee across the barren desert, facing starvation and thirst.
An expatriate corporate investigator has been sentenced to two and a half years in a Chinese jail after being found guilty of stealing and selling personal information for profit, Chinese state media has reported.
Topless exotic dancers picketed outside of a church that has been protesting their strip club. WBNS reports.
Kevin Ward Jr. died from injuries suffered at a dirt-track race in upstate New York. There are no criminal charges at this time, the local sheriff says.
In a church in Irbil, 40-day-old Yeshua lies asleep in a crib, his sister playfully rocking him. It's a peaceful scene. Their mother watches over them, but her face shows the fear and despair many Iraqi minorities have felt over the past few days.
When President Obama spoke to the nation about military action in Iraq, it was hard to directly catch his eye.
Dwayne Johnson's mother and cousin survived a head-on collision with a drunken driver last week, the actor said Sunday.
Julian Zelizer says pop culture, generational change and state experimentation have contributed to the growing legalization movement
Tenants say they are fed up with their Florida home being infested with snakes. CNN affiliate WFTX has the story.
Florida's Department of Fish and Wildlife is considering legalizing the use of gun silencers and firearm suppressors.
Police officers in Kansas City pranked a fellow officer on his 50th birthday by covering his car with sticky notes.
Months after the murder of Rania Alayed, the search for her body had ground to a halt. Although her husband -- who had admitted to her killing -- indicated the approximate location where he buried the body off a highway near Manchester, northern England, police were still left with miles of open field to dig through.
CNN's Nick Valencia meets Iraqi sisters living in the United States who are seeking information about their family.
Rory McIlroy battled back from a poor start to claim his second straight major title in the fading gloom of Valhalla Sunday with a one-shot victory over Phil Mickelson in the PGA Championship.
Protests over the death of an unarmed teen have led to looting in Ferguson, Missouri. KPLR has more.