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Sen. Cruz, Sen. Gillibrand lead Senate bipartisan denouncement of Hamas

Sen. Cruz, Sen. Gillibrand lead Senate bipartisan denouncement of Hamas

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, filed a resolution with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-New York, to condemn the use of civilians as human shields by the terrorist group Hamas. A similar resolution is sponsored in the House by Rep.
Team USA sprinter, SEC record-holder dies in early morning car crash

Team USA sprinter, SEC record-holder dies in early morning car crash

According to the University of Georgia, Team USA sprinter and former Georgia Bulldog runner, Torrin Lawrence died in a car crash early Monday morni
Federal marijuana bill would legalize some cannabis strains

Federal marijuana bill would legalize some cannabis strains

Doctors in Macon, Georgia, told Janea Cox that her daughter, Haleigh, might not live another three months.
Court says 'Ground Zero' cross can stay

Court says 'Ground Zero' cross can stay

A memorial cross at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York can remain at the newly-opened facility, an appeals court ruled Monday.
LA mom leaves kids alone in SUV as she performs sex act

LA mom leaves kids alone in SUV as she performs sex act

A woman was arrested shortly after midnight Friday morning after deputies say she left her two children, ages 7 and 5, in an SUV parked at a Lake Charles store as she performed a sex act with her boyfriend in a nearby vehicle.

School security: big business

Talk about "The Sleeve" has spread quickly in the past five weeks. Fighting Chance Solutions has already made sales to 22 states.

Crisis in Gaza

Today begins a holy day in the Middle East, marking the end of Ramadan, and a meeting early this morning.

No more hand shakes

Our society dictates that when meeting someone new the polite thing to do is shake their hand. Now new research suggests the common handshake is great, if you want to make someone sick.

Double crash landing

A group of people are lucky to be alive after a small plane crash on Nevada's Pyramid Highway. "The plane was flying, and then, all of a sudden the engine just died," says pilot Fred Roscher.
Martha Stewart Fast Facts

Martha Stewart Fast Facts

(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of home furnishings entrepreneur, Martha Stewart. Personal: Birth date: August 3, 1941 Birth place: Jersey City, New Jersey Birth name: Martha Kostyra
One dead, 13 injured after lightning strikes at Southern California beach

One dead, 13 injured after lightning strikes at Southern California beach

(CNN) -- A relaxing day at Southern California's famed Venice Beach turned deadly Sunday afternoon when a powerful lightning bolt struck the water, killing one person and injuring at least 13, emergency officials said.
Empire State Building Fast Facts

Empire State Building Fast Facts

(CNN) -- Here's what you need to know about the Empire State Building. It stands 103 stories tall (1,250 feet to top floor, excludes height of antennae -- 204 feet)
U.N. Security Council demands humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza

U.N. Security Council demands humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza

With more than 1,000 people killed in the Israel-Hamas conflict, the U.N. Security Council held an emergency meeting in New York early Monday to push for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza."
Dollar stores joining forces

Dollar stores joining forces

If everything in its stores costs a buck, it will take 8.5 billion items sold for Dollar Tree stores to buy rival Family Dollar.
Dollar stores joining forces

Dollar stores joining forces

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- If everything in its stores costs a buck, it will take 8.5 billion items sold for Dollar Tree stores to buy rival Family Dollar.