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Frazier Glenn Cross

Johnson County Sheriff's Office

Marionville mayor: Murder suspect wanted to 'go out with a bang'

Until a few days ago, Frazier Glenn Cross was just a customer to Dan Clevenger -- albeit one with extremist views on race.


U.S. Seventh Fleet Public Affair

MH370: Underwater search vessel resurfaces

The underwater vessel searching for traces of the missing Malaysian jet resurfaced Wednesday to fix a technical issue, but then redeployed again.

Oscar Pistorius

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Oscar Pistorius trial enters new phase

After five days of relentless cross-examination that left Oscar Pistorius quivering, sobbing and fumbling, the athlete's defense team now has a chance to discredit the prosecution by presenting its witnesses.

South Korean ferry sinks


Nearly 300 missing after S. Korean ferry sinks

Military dive teams worked the dark, cold waters of the Yellow Sea on Wednesday night in a desperate effort to find nearly 300 people who are missing after the ferry they were taking to a South Korean island resort sank with breathtaking speed.


Boston Marathon finish line


Boston Marathon: How to keep 26.2 miles safe

As thousands gathered to mark the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, one sight evoked memories of the attack that spurred widespread carnage: suspicious bags near the finish line.

Police spotted the bags on Boylston Street -- not f...

Father hugs daughter rescued from sinking ferry, South Korea

Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters

Survivors tell of panic on board ferry

It was supposed to be a class trip to a resort island that's considered the Hawaii of Korea. Instead, the ferry capsized in the Yellow Sea, and hundreds of people are unaccounted for.

Ukrainian helicopters


Ukraine militants, army in tense standoff

Helicopters and a fighter jet circled the skies above the tense eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk on Wednesday, while on the streets below a column of tanks rolled through the city -- one with a Russian flag affixed.

A convoy of armored personnel c...

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NYPD disbands unit that spied on Muslims

A controversial New York Police Department surveillance unit that cataloged information on Muslim communities has been disbanded, according to the department.

Milwaukee Fast food strike


Oklahoma bans local minimum wage hikes

Oklahoma cities and towns are banned from raising the local minimum wage under a new state law.

Michael Bloomberg

Bloomberg to mount $50 million NRA challenge

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to spend $50 million this year through his new group Everytown for Gun Safety to counter the influence of the National Rifle Association, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.

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