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Man convicted in Connecticut home invasion: 'I just snapped'

More than six years have passed since Steven Hayes broke into the Cheshire, Connecticut, home of the Petit family, setting off a deadly chain of events that ended in the death of a woman and her two daughters.

The legacy of Danny Lewin, the first man to die on 9/11

n by MIT standards, says Tom Leighton, Danny Lewin was special.

Syria's al-Assad warns against strike in television interview

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad took his case against a U.S. military strike to the American people Monday, arguing in a CBS television interview that such an attack would only benefit al Qaeda-linked terrorists.

'Swamp People' stars arrested after alleged fight

Two stars of the hit reality show “Swamp People” were arrested for their alleged involvement in a fight.

13 children injured after ride loses power at Connecticut festival

An accident on a children's swing ride at a festival in Norwalk, Connecticut, on Sunday injured 13 children, some seriously, according to police.

Rogers: Obama is losing support on Capitol Hill

Rep. Mike Rogers, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, wants to see Congress approve the president's pitch to take military action in Syria, but he said the administration has failed at wooing Capitol Hill.

2 men bitten by sharks off Florida coast

It started with a swim on a sunny afternoon off the Florida coast. Before long, the two men were nursing shark bites.

McCain raises impeachment -- if boots hit ground in Syria

After endorsing President Barack Obama's plan to launch military strikes against Syria, Sen. John McCain warned the president would face impeachment if he were to put "boots on the ground."

Kerry: Saudi Arabia OK with international military strike on Syria

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, speaking Sunday from Paris, where he met with Arab League ministers, said Saudi Arabia has approved international military intervention in Syria.

Apple's innovation problem is real

Apple's innovation problem is real. And it's unlikely to silence the critics if it simply unveils multi-colored iPhones on Tuesday.