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5 things to know about gender identity

Bradley Manning, the U.S. soldier recently sentenced to 35 years in prison for leaking classified documents, has announced that he would like to live as a female named Chelsea.

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez may hear Thursday if grand jury has indicted him

Former NFL tight end Aaron Hernandez will be back in court Thursday, where he may learn whether a grand jury has voted to indict him for Odin Lloyd's killing and other weapons charges.

It's comeback Thursday for stocks

Stocks moved higher in early trading Thursday on positive global economic news. Is the market's recent losing streak about to come to an end?

Beatles' promoter, agent Sid Bernstein dies at 95

Sid Bernstein, the promoter and agent who first brought the Beatles to America, has died, his publicist said in a statement. Bernstein booked Carnegie Hall after the Beatles made television gold on The Ed Sullivan Show.

Georgia school shooting suspect was arrested in March

-- A man accused of opening fire at an Atlanta-area elementary school this week had been arrested five months earlier on suspicion of threatening to kill his brother, a district attorney in Georgia's Henry County said Wednesday.

'Call of Duty Ghosts': Activision's next billion dollar video game

The latest edition of the wildly successful global franchise is set to launch Nov. 5.

What’s OK, what’s not, under new NFL bag policy

The NFL will limit the size and type of bags that may be brought into league stadiums, including AT&T Stadium in Arlington, this season. The Dallas Cowboys host their first preseason game on Saturday night against Cincinnati.

Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years in prison

A military judge on Wednesday morning sentenced Army Pfc. Bradley Manning to 35 years in prison. He will be credited for the 1,294 days -- or roughly three and a half years -- he's already served..

Georgia school shooting suspect was arrested in March

A man accused of opening fire at an Atlanta-area elementary school this week had been arrested five months earlier on suspicion of threatening to kill his brother, a district attorney in Georgia's Henry County said Wednesday.

2016 scrutiny: A blessing and curse for Christie

Charging out of last week's Republican National Committee meeting in Boston, Chris Christie's message was clear: The party needs to ditch fights over ideology and get back to winning elections.