Deadly carjacking crash in Philadelphia

Pair arrested in carjacking crash that killed 3 children

Two men have been arrested in a carjacking that resulted in the hit-and-run deaths of three children in Philadelphia last Friday.

Route 222, Richmond crash

Crash involving overturned truck closes Route 222 in Richmond

An accident involving four vehicles, including an overturned truck, has closed Route 222, south of Kutztown, in…

Police pursuit of bank robber

Search underway for man who robbed M&T Bank in Muhlenberg

The police pursuit of a vehicle whose occupant or occupants are believed to have been involved in the robbery of a bank…

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CDC

Liberia closes its borders to stop Ebola

The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history continues to plague West Africa as leaders scramble to stop the virus from spreading.

Over the weekend, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf closed most of the country's borders. The few points of entry that...

Charles Mozdir

CNN

Suspected sex offender killed during arrest

A suspected sex offender recently featured on CNN's "The Hunt" with John Walsh was killed Monday in Manhattan while police were attempting to arrest him on child molestation charges.

Gay marriage, brides on wedding cake

Enrique Castro-Mendivil / Reuters

Appeals court rejects Virginia same-sex ban

A federal appeals court on Monday struck down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage, the first such decision in a southern state and another victory for gay and lesbian couples seeking the right to legally wed.

"We recognize that same-sex marriage makes...

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Bob Kovach/CNN

What will get done before Congress' recess?

Congress faces several big issues before beginning its August recess at the end of the week.

Phoenix VA Medical Center

CNN

Congress reaches tentative VA reform deal

Republican and Democratic leaders announced a $17 billion compromise bill Monday that would get veterans to a doctor more quickly, hire more medical staff, add dozens of new facilities and cut bonuses at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Mother of Palestinian boy reacts to his death, Gaza City

Mohammed Salem/Reuters

Gaza says children dead after camp hit

At a refugee camp near the beach in Gaza, parents took their children out to play. It's Eid al-Fitr, a Muslim holiday that marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan. Children need to be children, even during war.

WTC cross

Dana Garrett/CNN

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.

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Sean Gardner/Reuters

ESPN commentator apologizes for abuse remark

ESPN star Stephen A. Smith apologized on Monday for what he called "the most egregious error of my career," a Friday commentary about domestic abuse that referred to possible "provocation" by victims.

Venice Beach lightning strike

Man killed in California lightning strike

A relaxing day at Southern California's famed Venice Beach took a deadly turn Sunday afternoon when a powerful lightning bolt struck the water, killing one person and injuring at least 13, emergency officials said.

The sudden lightning strike at Venic...

South Korean ferry sinking

South Korea Coast Guard

Student survivors of Sewol disaster testify

Students aboard the stricken Sewol ferry had to use rising water levels to float out of their cabins after the ship listed, survivors told a South Korean court Monday.

At least 294 people died -- including hundreds of high school students on a field t...

plane crashes on florida beach

Man walking beach struck and killed by plane

A Georgia man was killed and his daughter critically injured Sunday when an airplane struck them as they walked along a Florida beach.

Sarasota County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Wendy Rose said Venice Municipal Airport officials reported a plane in...

Javier Mendiola-Soto

Univ. of Delaware Police Dept.

Man arrested over hidden cameras in restrooms

University of Delaware students are being offered counseling after a doctoral student allegedly hid video cameras in restrooms around the university's Newark campus over a two-year period.

National News Slideshows

World War I: A look back 100 years later

U.S. National Archives

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I. Take a look back at one of the bloodiest conflicts in human history.

Costa Concordia hauled to final resting place

Costa Concordia scrapped

REUTERS/ Stefano Rellandini

The Costa Concordia finished its final journey on Sunday. It's been towed to Genoa, where it will be dismantled. The ship turned on its side after striking rocks off the Italian island of Giglio on Jan. 13, 2012. Look back on the disaster that killed 32 people.

What to know: South Korea ferry disaster

South Korea ferry rescue

REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Take a look at images from the South Korean ferry disaster that killed hundreds of people and shocked the nation.

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