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AQAP claims responsibility for Charlie Hebdo attack

AQAP claims responsibility for Charlie Hebdo attack

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has claimed responsibility for last week's attack at France's Charlie Hebdo satirical newspaper, which left 12 people dead. [Previous story, published at 4:50 a.m. ET]
Not very smart: Man busted for smuggling 94 iPhones strapped to body

Not very smart: Man busted for smuggling 94 iPhones strapped to body

When it comes to smuggling, not all mules are created equal. Chinese customs officials on Sunday busted a Hong Kong man trying to sneak 94 iPhones into the mainland -- by strapping them on his body.
One U.S. dollar could soon equal one euro

One U.S. dollar could soon equal one euro

The U.S. dollar is looking pretty mighty these days. Thanks to the resurgent American economy, the greenback has strengthened significantly in recent months against almost every other currency.
As France, Israel mourn terror victims, al Qaeda branch issues new warning

As France, Israel mourn terror victims, al Qaeda branch issues new warning

 From Paris to Jerusalem, families and world leaders gathered to mourn those killed in last week's French terror attacks.
Divers retrieve 2nd AirAsia Flight QZ8501 black box; fuselage possibly located

Divers retrieve 2nd AirAsia Flight QZ8501 black box; fuselage possibly located

Divers have now recovered both the black boxes from AirAsia Flight QZ8501 and may have located the fuselage of the plane, an Indonesian official said Tuesday, adding more pieces to help solve the puzzle of what caused the disaster.
Untangling a deadly web: The Paris attacks, the suspects, the links

Untangling a deadly web: The Paris attacks, the suspects, the links

 Connect the dots, piece together the paths of terrorists.
Searchers recover one black box from AirAsia Flight QZ8501, find the other

Searchers recover one black box from AirAsia Flight QZ8501, find the other

AirAsia Flight QZ8501 exploded after hitting the water, an Indonesian National Search and Rescue Agency official told CNN on Monday, citing an analysis of debris patterns from the doomed jetliner.
Explosives strapped to girl kill 20 people at Nigerian market

Explosives strapped to girl kill 20 people at Nigerian market

Explosives strapped to a girl detonated at a crowded marketplace in Nigeria, killing at least 20 people and injuring 18 others, according to police.
Massive Paris unity rally draws world leaders

Massive Paris unity rally draws world leaders

Dignitaries and world leaders joined hundreds of thousands of people in Paris on Sunday in what government officials called a "unity rally" in defiance of a terrorism rampage that claimed 17 lives.
Source: Terror cells activated in France

Source: Terror cells activated in France

Paris massacre suspects killed

Three suspected terrorists and numerous civilians are dead after two hostage situations came to a bloody end Friday in France.
France: Raids kill 3 suspects, including 2 wanted in Charlie Hebdo attack

France: Raids kill 3 suspects, including 2 wanted in Charlie Hebdo attack

  A pair of dramatic raids Friday in France led to the killing of three terrorists -- one suspected in the fatal shooting of a policewoman and four hostages, the other two in the massacre at the offices of Charlie Hebdo magazine -- and to
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