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Teen sentenced for wrestling-style killing of sister

A 13-year-old Louisiana boy has been sentenced to three years in a secure juvenile facility for killing his 5-year-old half-sister by performing pro-style wrestling moves on her, a court spokeswoman told CNN Wednesday.

75% think Christmas should be celebrated in public schools

Despite school administrators’ concerns nationwide, Americans strongly believe that Christmas should be a part of public schools. They feel just as strongly that religious symbols should be allowed on public property.

Austin Dillon to drive No. 3 Chevrolet in 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

One of the most iconic numbers in NASCAR is back in the big leagues as Richard Ch

VIDEO: Prank leaves woman glued to toilet seat at Home Depot

A woman in Georgia says she wants answers after an apparent prank in a restroom left her with serious injuries. Reporter Tony Thomas spoke with the woman, who wants answers from the store and the person who put glue on the toilet seat.

VIDEO: Kissing 6 year-old suspended for sexual harassment

A six-year-old boy kissed a classmate and got suspended for sexual harassment! Now his mom is fighting to get the incident removed from his school record, Bonnie Silkman spoke with the little boy about what happened.

A brief but important handshake between Obama, Castro

Arriving on stage at FNB stadium in Johannesburg to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela, President Barack Obama shook hands with dozens of other world leaders, pausing briefly to grasp the hand of Cuban President Raul Castro.

GM names Mary Barra as CEO - first woman to run major automaker

General Motors on Tuesday promoted insider Mary Barra to serve as the new chief executive officer, the first female head of a major U.S. automaker.

Google Glass users fight privacy fears

Carolyn Capern and her business partner Greg Trujillo were eating breakfast in a Panera bakery in Florida recently, each wearing Google Glasses but actually immersed in their smartphones when they were accosted by an angry stranger.

Chemical weapons inspectors in Syria claim Nobel Peace Prize

A group of chemical weapons inspectors are taking the world closer to peace in the middle of a raging war that they cannot stop. For their work in Syria and elsewhere, they received the Nobel Peace Prize on Tuesday in Norway.

Suspect in British soldier's slaying: 'I do not dispute I killed him'

One of the men accused of the brutal daylight killing of British soldier Lee Rigby told a jury Monday that he killed the soldier because he is fighting a war.