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SOUTHCOM chief: Central America drug war a dire threat to U.S. national security

After observing the transnational organized crime network for 19 months as commander of U.S. Southern Command, I see the only viable approach is to work as closely as we can with as many nations in the region.

Israelis, Palestinians in game with no end

I would like to think that the horrific killings of Israeli and Palestinian children in recent days -- and the ongoing escalation between Israel and Hamas over Gaza -- will force a moment of truth, more rational thinking and real options to res

Police: N.C. grandfather shoots father, grandson fires back

A 84-year-old man shoots his son. So what does his grandson do, according to authorities, in his own father's defense? Shoot -- fatally, it turns out -- his grandfather.

Pilot buys pizza for delayed passengers

Adam Ritchie, a Domino's Pizza manager in Cheyenne, Wyoming, said he'd never received a call like the one he got Monday night. "I need to feed my whole plane," the caller told him.

Solange speaks on Jay Z fight: 'My family and I are all good'

Solange Knowles still isn't saying what prompted her elevator confrontation with her brother-in-law, Shawn "Jay Z" Carter, but she will tell you one thing: She's at peace about it.

President Obama seeks $3.7 billion for immigration emergency

President Barack Obama cares, the White House insisted Tuesday in asking Congress for $3.7 billion in emergency funds to better respond to the influx of immigrants illegally crossing the border into Texas.

Baby abandoned on New York subway platform, mother arrested

Police say they've arrested a 20-year-old homeless woman on suspicion of leaving her baby daughter in a stroller on a New York City subway platform this week.

Six Flags roller coaster car derails; 4 injured

A tree branch that fell on the tracks derailed a roller coaster car at a Six Flags amusement park Monday evening, leaving it dangling precariously and its occupants stranded for hours.

Study: One out of ten people could care less about politics!

According to a national poll, it appears one out of ten people could care less about politics!

New study: Poor eating habits blamed on DNA

Are you a junk food junkie? Maybe you can blame your parents.

Top 5 states that drink the most beer

It appears in some states, beer consumption is about as American as apple pie.

Army moving education content to cloud for better access

Eighteen months ago, the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command began migrating education content to the dotcom cloud, a commercially operated bank of servers. This is a significant step for several reasons.

Baby left abandoned on New York subway platform

New York police are trying to find the mother of a baby apparently abandoned in a stroller on a New York subway platform on Monday.

Baby left abandoned on New York subway platform

NEW YORK (CNN) -- New York police are trying to find the mother of a baby apparently abandoned in a stroller on a New York subway platform on Monday.

Summer box office isn't looking so hot

It may not be an "Age of Extinction," but Hollywood is far from happy with the summer box office.