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Robert Durst denied bail; new details emerge in case

Robert Durst denied bail; new details emerge in case

 A Louisiana judge ruled Monday that Robert Durst, the millionaire real estate heir charged with first-degree murder, will be held without bail.
Ultrasound reveals effects of smoking on unborn babies, study claims

Ultrasound reveals effects of smoking on unborn babies, study claims

Durham University recently published a study show the effects of smoking during pregnancy. Their research suggests you can tell harm done by how the unborn baby's face reacts. 
8 officers hurt, 1 suspect dead in AZ Walmart assault

8 officers hurt, 1 suspect dead in AZ Walmart assault

A suspect who shot and wounded a Cottonwood police officer was shot and killed in a gun battle late Saturday night that left seven officers hurt and a second suspect wounded.
Deputies: Man attacks woman with medieval mace

Deputies: Man attacks woman with medieval mace

 A woman is recovering in the hospital after she was brutally attacked with what appeared to be a medieval mace on Garfield Avenue near Auburn Boulevard.
Ex-NFLer Darren Sharper pleads guilty to sexual assault

Ex-NFLer Darren Sharper pleads guilty to sexual assault

 Retired NFL star Darren Sharper changed course and pleaded guilty Monday to one count of sexual assault and one count of attempted sexual assault.

NFL drops TV blackout rule

 The National Football League is dropping its blackout rule for the 2015 season.
CNN exclusive: 'ISIS recruits Afghans' in chilling video

CNN exclusive: 'ISIS recruits Afghans' in chilling video

  It is a strangely formal, yet troubling scene.
NFL drops TV blackout rule

NFL drops TV blackout rule

The National Football League is dropping its blackout rule for the 2015 season.
Ex-NFLer Darren Sharper pleads guilty to sexual assault

Ex-NFLer Darren Sharper pleads guilty to sexual assault

Retired NFL star Darren Sharper changed course and pleaded guilty Monday to one count of sexual assault and one count of attempted sexual assault.
As ISIS threats online persist, military families rethink online lives

As ISIS threats online persist, military families rethink online lives

 (CNN) -- An online group claiming affiliation with Islamic State terrorists has threatened American military members and their families in the past, and over the weekend, a new threat surfaced on the Web.
LDS Church: No tolerance for sex abuse in scouting

LDS Church: No tolerance for sex abuse in scouting

 (CNN) -- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which is the largest sponsor of Boy Scout troops in the United States, says the church has strong measures in place to prevent the sexual abuse of scouts, as claims have been made
Man shoots son in buttocks over lack of orange juice in home

Man shoots son in buttocks over lack of orange juice in home

Elbridge Dukes, 58, is in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison charged with attempted manslaughter and illegal use of a dangerous weapon.
90+ world relay champions set 2 records by completing 4-man events at USATF Masters Indoor Championships

90+ world relay champions set 2 records by completing 4-man events at USATF Masters Indoor Championships

 The 90-plus relay team returned to the national stage Saturday at USATF Masters Indoor Championships, where they continued to make history along with Irene Obera and three other performances that all broke World Masters records at JDL Fas
Alaska discovery may solve mystery of missing family

Alaska discovery may solve mystery of missing family

The disappearance of a young woman, her two children and her boyfriend confounded police last year. Now, remains found in southern Alaska could show their tragic fate.
Teen survives after wrecked car ends up teetering on bridge above river

Teen survives after wrecked car ends up teetering on bridge above river

The ultimate balancing act. A New Hampshire teen avoided a deep plunge into a river after a wreck, narrowly escaping from his car as it teetered perilously on the guardrail of a bridge, authorities say.