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What would spur someone to walk up to a war memorial, shoot a soldier guarding it, then rush into Canada's Parliament?
Members of parliament, the press and the public hailed 58-year-old Kevin Vickers -- the sergeant-at-arms of Canada's House of Commons -- for shooting dead a gunman who'd gotten into the Canadian legislature.
LZ Granderson says the actress's changed appearance after years out of public eye unleashed a wave of gossipy judgment. Why can't we just accept her explanation that she's happy?
It was a surprise, even for a journalist, to be driving down Wellington Street, the city's ceremonial thoroughfare, and to find myself swept into the chaotic aftermath of a disaster. I was rushing to a television studio at mid-morning and passing by the National War Memorial, just minutes after the shooting. A solider was down.
A man jumped over the White House fence on Wednesday night, but this time, the man barely made it onto the lawn before being taken down by a K-9 and quickly detained by Secret Service agents.
For 18 years, thousands of students at the prestigious University of North Carolina took fake "paper classes," and advisers funneled athletes into the program to keep them eligible, according to a scathing independent report released Wednesday.
Event organizers say they received more than 42,000 entries from 96 countries. Here's a selection of winning images and finalists from this year's competition.
Ever since two men first laid a bet on two flies climbing up a cave wall, gambling has struck at the core of the human condition: the future is uncertain.
Legend has it that when the surrealist painter Salvador Dali had to pay for an expensive restaurant meal he would twizzle his famous mustache and arch his eyebrows before beguiling his host into letting him dine for free.
Tom Artiaga wasn't looking for glory when he calmly walked into a burning house and rescued 73-year-old Robert Wells. In fact, he didn't even tell his wife what happened.
CNN's Kyung Lah tracks down a man that people had been searching for after he saved an elderly man from a house on fire.
Hillary Clinton is headed back to Iowa on October 29, according to a Democratic source with knowledge of the trip.
"Breaking Bad's" drug-dealing chemistry teacher Walter White will have to stop making the sale at Toys R Us.
A high school football coach in Charleston, South Carolina, was fired after he permitted a post-game celebratory ritual involving a watermelon that some say is racist.
CNN's Rosa Flores reports on sergeant-at-arms Kevin Vickers who shot the gunman in the Canadian parliament.
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