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The Gay Games is an international sporting and cultural event involving 9,000 athletes competing in 35 different sports.
A new high school sex-ed book is causing controversy for covering subjects such as bondage, sexting, and masturbation.
Why is "Osama" crossing the U.S.-Mexico border?! CNN's Jeanne Moos unmasks a borderline bin Laden stunt.
A 15-year-old boy posted an online rap song detailing a homicide that he is being charged with committing.
Even hardened race fans, accustomed to witnessing spectacular crashes, were stunned to see the shattered body of 20-year-old race car driver Kevin Ward Jr. sprawled on a New York dirt track Saturday night.
Authorities say NASCAR driver Tony Stewart hit and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race in upstate New York.
With his history of violent incidents, why was NASCAR's Tony Stewart even allowed to race? CNN's Rachel Nichols reports.
The 1960s is known for the major moments that shaped history -- civil rights, Vietnam, the assassinations of Kennedy and King. But the decade was also full of smaller events that also indicated change was in the wind.
Robin Williams, who died Monday at 63, was a comedic inspiration for many performers, and he also was a brilliant dramatic actor.
Tony Stewart's profession is driving for millions of dollars a year in NASCAR races, but his hobby is racing against amateurs on dirt tracks for trophies. Recently, he hit and killed a driver during a sprint car race.
As a medical student who used humor to help his patients, Robin Williams' role in "Patch Adams" was touching and memorable.
As soon as he could, Kevin Ward Jr. got in a race car. As soon as he could, Kevin Ward Jr. started winning races.
In a world where the niche-hip is elevated to cultural elite on a weekly basis, it was probably inevitable: the humble taco truck has gone Hollywood.
In Japan's Sagano Bamboo Forest, on the outskirts of Kyoto, towering green stalks of the famously versatile plant sway in the wind, creaking eerily they collide and twist, leaves rustling.
The government of Liberia says that sample doses of the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp will be sent there to treat doctors who have contracted the deadly virus.
Hours after federal civil rights investigators and the FBI opened an inquiry into the death of a teen shot by an officer in Ferguson, Missouri, police fired tear gas to disperse a crowd.