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Former Gov. Rowland found guilty of 7 federal conspiracy charges

Former Gov. Rowland found guilty of 7 federal conspiracy charges

Former Gov. John Rowland was found guilty on all seven counts of federal conspiracy charges Friday afternoon.
Ravens spend 'six figures' on Ray Rice jersey swap

Ravens spend 'six figures' on Ray Rice jersey swap

The Baltimore Ravens were overwhelmed this weekend by fans looking to exchange Ray Rice jerseys.
Firefighter dies after Ice Bucket Challenge accident

Firefighter dies after Ice Bucket Challenge accident

A Kentucky firefighter has died, weeks after participating in an ALS Ice Bucket Challenge that went horribly wrong.
Department of Veterans Affairs Fast Facts

Department of Veterans Affairs Fast Facts

(CNN) -- Here is a look at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Facts: There are approximately 21.4 million veterans in the United States.
'Still a very active search' for suspect in Pennsylvania trooper's slaying

'Still a very active search' for suspect in Pennsylvania trooper's slaying

CANADENSIS, Pennsylvania (CNN) -- Hundreds of law enforcement officers searched Saturday for the suspect in the slaying of a Pennsylvania state trooper -- hours after authorities appeared to be closing in on the self-taught survivalist and burs
Alabama lawmakers say judge accused of domestic violence should resign

Alabama lawmakers say judge accused of domestic violence should resign

(CNN) -- Alabama lawmakers are calling on U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller to resign over allegations that he hit his wife "several times with a closed fist" in an Atlanta hotel room in August.
GM recalls 205,000 Cadillacs, Impalas

GM recalls 205,000 Cadillacs, Impalas

Add 205,309 more cars to General Motors' recall tally. On Saturday, the automaker announced it was recalling Cadillac XTS and Chevrolet Impalas because of a problem with the electronic parking brake arm in some vehicles.
Amid worrisome polls, Democrats make new pitch for women votes

Amid worrisome polls, Democrats make new pitch for women votes

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Democrats were making an election-year pitch to women on Friday, mindful of their past advantage among the voting bloc and hoping to convince enough women to cast ballots for their candidates in November's mid-term conte
Why not to use rap music in political videos

Why not to use rap music in political videos

(CNN) -- These young rappers today -- they use slang that no one in politics quite understands. Politics today -- jumping on every opportunity to slam an opponent.
Chelsea Clinton baby watch: What we know

Chelsea Clinton baby watch: What we know

(CNN) -- Here's what we do know about next week: Bill and Hillary Clinton will kick off the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative in New York on September 21.
2nd security incident at White House in 2 days

2nd security incident at White House in 2 days

In the second security incident at the White House in as many days, an individual failed to stop at the entrance to the White House complex while driving his vehicle, Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary said.
Department of Veterans Affairs Fast Facts

Department of Veterans Affairs Fast Facts

(CNN) -- Here is a look at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Facts: There are approximately 21.4 million veterans in the United States.
'Still a very active search' for suspect in Pennsylvania trooper's slaying

'Still a very active search' for suspect in Pennsylvania trooper's slaying

CANADENSIS, Pennsylvania (CNN) -- Hundreds of law enforcement officers searched Saturday for the suspect in the slaying of a Pennsylvania state trooper -- hours after authorities appeared to be closing in on the self-taught survivalist and burs
Alabama lawmakers say judge accused of domestic violence should resign

Alabama lawmakers say judge accused of domestic violence should resign

(CNN) -- Alabama lawmakers are calling on U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller to resign over allegations that he hit his wife "several times with a closed fist" in an Atlanta hotel room in August.
Department of Veterans Affairs Fast Facts

Department of Veterans Affairs Fast Facts

(CNN) -- Here is a look at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Facts: There are approximately 21.4 million veterans in the United States.