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Facebook pressed to return money from ads promoting Syrian President's page

 Facebook is facing pressure to return money it accepted to run ads promoting its page for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's presidential campaign.

Senator: White House apologized for not notifying Congress of prisoner swap

A top White House national security official called that chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee Monday night and apologized for not providing Congress with 30 days' notice, as is required by law, before transferring five Guantanamo d

Casey Kasem hospitalized as feud between wife, daughter continues

The bitter family dispute over the care of renowned radio announcer Casey Kasem got more bizarre Sunday.

Brad Pitt speaks out on attacker

Brad Pitt has a warning for his accused attacker, Vitalii Sediuk: "If he tries to look up a woman's dress again, he's going to get stomped."

Dan Marino sues NFL over concussions

Dan Marino, considered one of the greatest quarterbacks in National Football League history, is suing the NFL over concussions, according to court documents filed last week in Philadelphia.

Dog ate my homework? Try: 'Puppy drove my car into a pond!'

Throughout history they've been humankind's most convenient, unwitting and trustworthy scapegoats for missing homework assignments and olfactory mishaps.

Teacher accused of intentionally exposing student to AIDS

A teacher and coach who worked in Terrebonne Parish is accused of having sex with a minor and intentionally exposing them to the AIDS virus, authorities said Thursday.

Female hurricanes are deadlier than male hurricanes, study says

Apparently sexism isn't just a social problem -- if you're in the path of a hurricane, gender bias might actually kill you.

12-year-old Wisconsin girl stabbed 19 times; friends arrested

They had something to prove to someone they found on a ghoulish website. So, two girls allegedly lured a third girl into a wooded area in Milwaukee over the weekend and stabbed her 19 times, police in Wisconsin said.

Puppy drives car into pond

(CNN) -- Throughout history they've been humankind's most convenient, unwitting and trustworthy scapegoats for missing homework assignments and olfactory mishaps.