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Georgia courthouse attacker was prepared to inflict mayhem

(CNN) -- Dennis Marx wore body armor and a gas mask. He brandished an assault rifle, an assortment of grenades, "all kinds of ammunition" and even used his silver Nissan SUV as a weapon of sorts, according to authorities.

U.S. Marine says he'd walked into Mexico before his arrest on gun charges

A U.S. Marine sergeant jailed in Mexico since late March for crossing the border with several guns in his car said Friday that he had walked across the border on foot and stayed at a Tijuana hotel earlier on the day of his arrest.

GRAPHIC: 3 arrested in ‘severe and disturbing’ human trafficking case in LA

Three people have been arrested in connection with what some are calling “the most ‘severe and disturbing’ case of Human Trafficking ever investigated in Natchitoches Parish.”

History's eye-popping race cars rev it up

Attention all who drool over head-turning, rubber-burning cars: Here's your candy store.

Sexy couple, great photos -- Viral 'Follow Me To' project comes to Hong Kong

It's a sweltering May afternoon in Hong Kong.

'Game of Thrones' author wants to kill you -- for charity

Want to get killed off in a "Game of Thrones" book?

Casey Kasem alert but in critical condition

Renowned radio personality Casey Kasem is in critical condition at a hospital in western Washington, a spokesman for St. Anthony Hospital told CNN in a written statement Thursday.

Man charged with murder, attempted murder in stabbing of 2 children in NYC

A New York man has been charged with murder and attempted murder in connection with the stabbing of two children in Brooklyn, police said Thursday.

At least 4 injured in shooting on Seattle college campus

A suspect is in custody in connection with a shooting Thursday that left four people wounded on a Seattle college campus, the Seattle Police Department said.

Same-Sex Marriage Fast Facts

Here's some background information about same-sex marriage in the United States and worldwide.