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Hagel: Scourge of sexual assault "must be stamped out"

Sexual harassment and sexual assault in the military "are a profound betrayal of sacred oaths and sacred trusts," Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told cadets Saturday at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

Hackers appear to probe U.S. energy infrastructure

The United States is investigating "a string of malicious" cyber incidents that appear to be focused on probing energy infrastructure, a U.S. official familiar with the latest intelligence tells CNN.

Holder involved in decision to ask for search warrant for reporter's private emails

Attorney General Eric Holder was involved in the Justice Department's decision to seek a search warrant for Fox News reporter James Rosen's private e-mails, a Justice official told CNN.

A tornado's heading your way: Now what?

You've just that heard a tornado is headed directly toward you. You don't have a safe room, and you're not near a shelter. Do you hunker down and hope for the best or do you flee?

Tyler Lee's Burch Smith sent back to minors

After three rough starts, pitcher Burch Smith was optioned to Triple-A Tucson. The Tyler Lee Red Raider made three starts for the San Diego Padres, allowing 15 earned runs in 7.1 innings of work.

VIDEO: Gun, drug texts featured in new Trayvon Martin shooting evidence

Items taken from Trayvon Martin's cell phone -- including a text-message discussion of drug use and pictures of a gun and marijuana plants -- are among new details released Thursday by attorneys for the neighborhood watch volunteer accused

2 adopted Utah brothers, 4 and 10, found dead; oldest brother, 15, arrested

A 15-year-old Utah boy was arrested in connection with the slayings of his two younger adopted brothers, ages 4 and 10, who were apparently stabbed to death in their home, authorities said Thursday.

Arias trial jury foreman calls decision 'gut-wrenching'

A day after a jury deadlocked on whether Jodi Arias should be sentenced to death for the murder of her ex-boyfriend, the jury foreman described the decision process as tense and emotional.

Tributes pour in for British soldier slain in cleaver attack

The family of the British soldier brutally slain in a cleaver attack in southeast London spoke movingly Friday of a man who was a devoted husband, father and brother, as well as a dedicated serviceman.

Texas Energy Star tax free weekend

Starting Saturday shoppers can get Energy Star appliances tax free during the Memorial Day weekend. The tax free only applies to those appliances that are labeled "Energy Star"