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Former Gov. Rowland found guilty of 7 federal conspiracy charges

Former Gov. John Rowland was found guilty on all seven counts of federal conspiracy charges Friday afternoon.

Firefighter dies after Ice Bucket Challenge accident

A Kentucky firefighter has died, weeks after participating in an ALS Ice Bucket Challenge that went horribly wrong.

GM recalls 205,000 Cadillacs, Impalas

Add 205,309 more cars to General Motors' recall tally. On Saturday, the automaker announced it was recalling Cadillac XTS and Chevrolet Impalas because of a problem with the electronic parking brake arm in some vehicles.

2nd security incident at White House in 2 days

In the second security incident at the White House in as many days, an individual failed to stop at the entrance to the White House complex while driving his vehicle, Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary said.

Searching for the answer: Can the world stop Ebola?

As I stood in the sweltering heat outside the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta earlier this week, President Barack Obama whispered in my ear.

'Still a very active search' for suspect in Pennsylvania trooper's slaying

Hundreds of law enforcement officers searched Saturday for the suspect in the slaying of a Pennsylvania state trooper -- hours after authorities appeared to be closing in on the self-taught survivalist and bursts of gunfire were heard near the

Man pleads not guilty in AZ girl's abduction, killing

The 26-year-old man accused of kidnapping and killing an 8-year-old girl near her Bullhead City, AZ, home pleaded not guilty in court Friday. Justin Rector appeared in Mohave County Superior Court as part of an arraignment.

Clemson under fire for asking students about sex lives

Clemson University suspended a mandatory online course that asked students and faculty about their sex lives and drinking habits following backlash from the school community.

Man barges into White House after jumping lawn fence

A man jumped a fence at the White House late Friday and made it through the North Portico doors into the building before he was captured, Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary told CNN.

Joan Rivers' doctor denies 'unauthorized procedure,' selfie before cardiac arrest

Joan Rivers' personal throat doctor denies "performing an unauthorized procedure" before the comedian suffered cardiac arrest, a source close to the doctor told CNN.