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Suspects killed in Paris hostage situations, victims freed

Suspects killed in Paris hostage situations, victims freed

Update at 10:31 a.m.: According to NBC News, both suspects have been killed and all hostage are free.
Charlie Hebdo attack: What we know and don't know

Charlie Hebdo attack: What we know and don't know

 (CNN) -- French police are involved in two fast-developing scenarios Friday.
Same-Sex Marriage Fast Facts

Same-Sex Marriage Fast Facts

 LEGAL In the following 36 states and the District of Columbia: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Neva
Divers to investigate pings that may be from AirAsia Flight QZ8501's black boxes

Divers to investigate pings that may be from AirAsia Flight QZ8501's black boxes

 Divers are preparing to investigate underwater pings that may be coming from the flight recorders of AirAsia Flight QZ8501, Indonesia's military chief said Friday.
Charlie Hebdo attack: Police operation under way near Paris

Charlie Hebdo attack: Police operation under way near Paris

At least two Air France flights aborted planned landings Friday morning at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, according to a tweet from FlightRadar24.
Charlie Hebdo attack: The hunt for the killers

Charlie Hebdo attack: The hunt for the killers

 PARIS (CNN) -- A deadly attack, a reported sighting, another day on edge Thursday in France, where the manhunt continues for two brothers wanted for the massacre at the office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
Record breaker: China's incredible north-south high-speed train line plan

Record breaker: China's incredible north-south high-speed train line plan

Chinese railway experts have begun talks on building a record-breaking high-speed rail that would connect Inner Mongolia in the north to Hainan in the south.
Phylicia Rashad says she was misquoted; Cosby maintains silence

Phylicia Rashad says she was misquoted; Cosby maintains silence

Phylicia Rashad says she was misquoted. She says she wasn't being dismissive of the women who've accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault when she came to the comedian's defense in an online interview.
Charlie Hebdo attack: The hunt for the killers

Charlie Hebdo attack: The hunt for the killers

As a nationwide hunt continues for two men who attacked the office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, the nation got rattled once again Thursday -- with another deadly shooting, this time of a police officer, in the southern suburbs of
Marchers rally in solidarity in France, Europe after Paris terror attack

Marchers rally in solidarity in France, Europe after Paris terror attack

 Marchers raised pens skyward. They lit candles in the dark.
Bill Cosby back on stage today

Bill Cosby back on stage today

Bill Cosby will be back on stage Wednesday after a nearly two month absence, even as the controversy surrounding him continues to swirl.
Dog abandoned with suitcase at train station

Dog abandoned with suitcase at train station

Authorities in Scotland are looking for whoever abandoned a mixed-breed dog outside a railway station, along with a suitcase containing his food and other belongings.
NASA stuns with new image of 'Pillars of Creation'

NASA stuns with new image of 'Pillars of Creation'

NASA has come out with a new image that could become one of its most iconic ever.
Brazilian man survives brawl that left a knife stuck in his head for hours

Brazilian man survives brawl that left a knife stuck in his head for hours

How's this for a miraculous outcome? A Brazilian man who was stabbed in the head during an argument survived despite the knife being lodged in his skull for over three hours.
More Cubans head for U.S. after policy change rumors

More Cubans head for U.S. after policy change rumors

 Rumors of another major change in U.S.-Cuba policy are sparking a surge in Cuban migrants in recent days, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.