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UNC fake class scandal and NCAA's response wind their way to Washington

UNC fake class scandal and NCAA's response wind their way to Washington

 A U.S. congressman is questioning whether the NCAA failed to hold the University of North Carolina accountable during a 2012 academic fraud investigation and is demanding answers from NCAA brass.
Jonathan Fleming, convicted in killing despite vacation alibi, freed after 24 years

Jonathan Fleming, convicted in killing despite vacation alibi, freed after 24 years

 A New York judge Tuesday vacated the conviction of a man who spent nearly a quarter of a century behind bars for a Brooklyn slaying that occurred while he was vacationing in Florida.
Marine killed in Camp Lejune shooting

Marine killed in Camp Lejune shooting

A United States Marine is dead after a shooting at Camp Lejune in North Carolina. At approximately 5:30 p.m., a Marine standing guard at Camp Lejeune’s Main Gate discharged an M4 rifle, killing another Marine guard.
Select Evenflo car seats made from 2011-2014 recalled

Select Evenflo car seats made from 2011-2014 recalled

Evenflo designs, engineers and tests its products with safety as its number-one priority.

Fist fight breaks out in Ukraine parliament

The divisions in Ukraine were evident in parliament Tuesday when a brawl erupted on the floor. It began when a Communist party leader blamed nationalists for the protests in the east.

Facebook beating triggers arrests

Police in Flint, Michigan have made two arrests and two children are in protective custody after video of a brutal beating was posted on Facebook.
Ditching letter grades for a 'window' into the classroom

Ditching letter grades for a 'window' into the classroom

(CNN) -- Krista Wolfram might be out running errands or in the pickup line at her daughter's school when the alert appears on her smartphone.
Forget wearable tech, embeddable implants are already here

Forget wearable tech, embeddable implants are already here

(CNN) -- Smartphone mapping features are great for getting directions, until you lose signal. But you could avoid getting lost in the woods with a guiding system embedded in your body.
Spinal cord work is unexpected shocker: 'This is a breakthrough'

Spinal cord work is unexpected shocker: 'This is a breakthrough'

(CNN) -- At her research lab at the University of Louisville, neuroscientist Susan Harkema turned her back to her study subject to check a reading on a computer screen.
Warning: Microsoft ends support of XP

Warning: Microsoft ends support of XP

Microsoft Corporation is no longer providing support for Windows XP, and Better Business Bureau is warning consumers and businesses that they need to take immediate steps to secure their computers and data.
Conservationists claim victory on new farm bill

Conservationists claim victory on new farm bill

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; wildlife and environmental groups are claiming victory for conservation practices in the new farm bill, where two of their top priorities made it into law.
'Honeymoon murder' suspect extradited to South Africa

'Honeymoon murder' suspect extradited to South Africa

The British businessman accused of ordering a hit on his new wife while on honeymoon in South Africa has been returned to the country by UK officials. He denies murdering Anni Dewani, 28, in November 2010 in Cape Town.
Russia warns of civil war if Ukraine uses force to quell eastern revolts

Russia warns of civil war if Ukraine uses force to quell eastern revolts

Russia's Foreign Ministry warned Kiev on Tuesday that any use of force in Ukraine's eastern region could lead to civil war, as Ukraine's government seeks to regain control after pro-Moscow uprisings in three cities.
Oscar Pistorius: I was more into Reeva Steenkamp than she was me

Oscar Pistorius: I was more into Reeva Steenkamp than she was me

Oscar Pistorius told the court at his trial Tuesday that he was "more into" the girlfriend he's accused of murdering, Reeva Steenkamp, than she was into him.
First on CNN: Jindal to headline South Carolina GOP convention

First on CNN: Jindal to headline South Carolina GOP convention

Louisiana Gov.