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New York cop's conviction in cannibal case overturned

The conviction of a former New York police officer for conspiring to kidnap, torture, cook and eat women has been overturned by a federal judge, who ruled that the evidence against him amounted to "fantasy role-play."

Monica Lewinsky: 'I was a virgin to humiliation of that level'

After a self-imposed exile from the public eye, former White House intern Monica Lewinsky appeared on Tuesday in her first interview in a decade.

Dads' brains are ready to bond with kids

It took less than half a second for Jeremy Hooper to fall in love with his little girl. He was with her mother for 24 hours in the hospital while she gave birth, and even cut the umbilical cord.

Twitter names former Goldman banker as finance chief

Twitter's finances are about to get some Wall Street supervision.

Christie gives no opinion on Hobby Lobby case

In a departure from other Republicans, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie did not give an opinion Tuesday on the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling, arguing there was no point in making a comment about the decision.

Hollywood minute

A familiar face in hollywood succumbs to illness, and Miley Cyrus welcomes a new puppy.

Forbes names Beyonce most powerful celebrity

Beyonce isn't just one of the world's most influential people. She's also the world's most powerful celebrity, according to Forbes magazine.

Reports: Missing Israeli teens found dead in West Bank

The bodies of three Israeli teenagers who authorities said were kidnapped this month have been found in the West Bank, Israel's Channel Two and Channel Ten reported Monday, citing sources in the Israeli military.

President Obama to take executive action on immigration

President Barack Obama plans to take executive action on immigration reform after House Speaker John Boehner told him last week the House won't vote on a comprehensive bill this year, a White House official said.

Yosemite celebrates 150th anniversary

It was during the throes of the Civil War, with lots of bloody and brutal fighting still ahead, when President Abraham Lincoln turned his attention to the Mariposa Grove and the Yosemite Valley areas of California.