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Serial killer Joseph Franklin executed after hours of delay

White supremacist serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin was executed Wednesday morning after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his final requests for a stay, the Missouri Department of Public Safety said.

Massachusetts high school cancels football games after racial slur spraypainted on player's home

A Massachusetts high school football team canceled the rest of its season after someone scrawled a racial epithet on the home of one of its players. "Knights don't need [the n-word]," the slur read.

Adam Levine is People's 'Sexiest Man Alive'

Adam Levine has a new title. "Sexiest Man Alive," according to People magazine.

SkyCall: The drone that's your personal tour guide

It's your first day at university and you've got 15 minutes to get to room 9-209. Easy, right?

Hospital delays are killing America's war veterans

Military veterans are dying needlessly because of long waits and delayed care at U.S. veterans hospitals, a CNN investigation has found.

'Doctor Who' turns 50 and fans' lives will never be the same

In 1996, John Reid Adams received a phone call that changed his life. His oldest brother wanted him to record the movie that was airing on Fox one Tuesday night.

Women to graduate from Marine Corps infantry training course for first time

- This year, for the first time in the history of the Marine Corps, the graduation class at its infantry training course will include women.

Obama omits 'Under God' when reciting Gettysburg Address on 150th anniversary

The words, "four score and seven years ago," are the beginning to one of the most notable speeches in United States history, The Gettysburg Address.

REPORT: DEA sees rise in abuse of prescription drugs, K2 use

The 2013 National Drug Threat Assessment (NDTA) Summary addresses emerging developments related to the trafficking and use of primary illicit substances of abuse and the nonmedical use of controlled prescription drugs (CPDs).

Princeton students closer to getting meningitis vaccine

Pending final approval from the Centers for Disease Control, Princeton University is preparing to provide a vaccine targeting a strain of meningitis in the wake of a campus outbreak, the school said Monday.