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Twitterverse explodes: Kim Kardashian is pregnant

The Twitterverse exploded early Monday morning after everyone's favorite bad boy rapper Kanye West announced that his girlfriend -- the famous-for-being-famous Kim Kardashian -- was pregnant.

Connecticut shooter Adam Lanza's body claimed

The body of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter Adam Lanza was claimed last week by someone who didn't wish to be identified, an official said Monday.

"Fiscal cliff" talks stall in final hours

Senate Republicans and Democrats remain far apart in their effort to avert a year-end combination of spending cuts and tax increases that could trigger a new recession, Majority Leader Harry Reid said Sunday.

Charter bus skids on ice, kills nine in Oregon

A bus in northern Oregon skidded on ice, crashed through a guardrail and tumbled a couple hundred feet down an embankment on Sunday morning, killing nine people and injuring at least 26.

India files murder charges against suspects in brutal gang rape

NEW DELHI (CNN) -- Indian authorities added murder charges Saturday for suspects in the brutal gang rape that led to the death of a 23-year-old woman and sent outraged protesters to the streets.

Lawyer seeks to sue state over Connecticut school shooting

(CNN) -- A Connecticut lawyer is requesting permission to sue the state over the Sandy Hook school shooting, saying his 6-year-old client was left with emotional and psychological trauma because authorities failed to make a safe setting at the

Woman accused of murder as a hate crime in NYC subway push death

    NEW YORK (CNN) -- A 31-year-old Bronx woman has been charged with second-degree murder as a hate crime in the death of a man shoved in front of a subway train, Queens prosecutors said Saturday.

Obama to make first Sunday show appearance in three years

President Barack Obama will make his first Sunday show appearance in more than three years this week, as he and congressional leaders are down to the wire on reaching a deal to avert the fiscal cliff.

Doctor: Young woman gang-raped in India on bus dies

A 23-year-old Indian woman, whose gang-rape aboard a bus in New Delhi spawned days of mass protests across India, has died, according to a doctor who was treating her at a Singapore hospital.