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Massachusetts Supreme Court rules regarding "Under God"

Massachusetts' highest court ruled Friday that the Pledge of Allegiance does not discriminate against atheists, saying that the words "under God" represent a patriotic, not a religious, exercise.

Fed EX Shooter has no remorse for killings

Geddy Kramer said he suffered from mental instability, frustration and depression. But as the 19-year-old embarked on a planned massacre at a FedEx facility north of Atlanta, he expressed no sadness, no regrets.

Villagers were warned attackers were coming

The terrifying news began to spread before the gun-wielding Islamist militants made it into Chibok last month. Villagers began to receive cell phone calls that the feared extremist group Boko Haram was on the way.

9/11 Remains finally at rest

 — The unidentified remains of those killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks were returned to New York's World Trade Center site Saturday in a quiet motorcade through the streets of lower Manhattan.

2 bodies found, 1 missing after hot air balloon burns

Two members of the University of Richmond women's basketball program were among the occupants aboard a hot air balloon that crashed in Caroline County, Virginia, a person familiar with the university's athletic department told CNN on Sa

5 questions to ask before surgery

Preparing for surgery can be stressful and overwhelming. Feelings of uneasiness are common, but you don't have to feel that way.

Should the Benham brothers have lost their HGTV show over their remarks?

The twin brothers who lost their HGTV show after a recording surfaced of one's anti-homosexuality views are surprisingly not upset at the network that fired them.

4 training tips for new triathletes

It's hard to know where to begin when you start a new sport -- and in the case of triathlon, you're starting three.

Mila Kunis talks pregnancy, wants natural birth

Mila Kunis -- and her baby bump and engagement ring -- are out of hiding.

Is Beats a mistake for Apple? No diggity!

Apple is in talks to buy Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion, according to several news reports. But if the deal does actually happen, Apple soon may be singing Dr. Dre's "I Need A Doctor."