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How allegations against him snowballed into criminal trial
Much has been said and written about the sex scandal that has torpedoed Bill Cosby's legacy -- so much so that it can be difficult to recall how he reached the point of facing trial on three counts of felony aggravated indecent assault.... More >>

Bill Cosby to stand trial for assault charges
More than a decade after he was first accused of sexual misconduct, Bill Cosby will go to trial.... More >>

Bill Cosby: Evolution of an icon
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Who are Cosby's accusers?
More than 40 women have spoken with CNN, asserted their allegations on camera or in published accounts, or have been the subject of responses from Cosby's attorneys.... More >>

Dead BMX biker had CTE
Iconic BMX biker Dave Mirra was found to have chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the same brain disease that has been diagnosed in a number of former professional football players, including Junior Seau and Ken Stabler. Mirra is the first extreme sport athlete to be diagnosed with the disease. ... More >>

Manhunt after dad kills 8-month-old
A Missouri man shot and killed his 8-month-old son during an argument with his wife, then fled with two of his other sons in a rental car, St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department Chief Sam Dotson said Tuesday.... More >>

New lava flows at Hawaii's Kilauea volcano
Two new lava flows have broken out at the Kilauea volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii, according to the U.S. Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. The outbreaks are on same side of the volcano that caused evacuations two years ago.Popular: Radical Islam in America | Graham Opposes Republi... More >>

Teens keep American Flag from hitting the ground
We look to it every time we say the Pledge of Allegiance or walk into any state, federal or local building. The American flag stands tall, shining red, white and blue, but what happens when it nearly touches the ground?... More >>

Football players rally around dying coach
Don Horton was a dad to hundreds of college football players, and now some of them are coming to the dying coach's aid.... More >>

Can city fight heroin by allowing it?
Don't be fooled by the bucolic scenery or the leafy college campuses; Ithaca, New York has been rocked by the scourge of the heroin epidemic sweeping the United States. ... More >>

Experimental TSA screening lanes open for the first time
With all the national anger about long wait times for airline passenger screening, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration is launching an experiment at the world's busiest airport. Sponsored: Drivers Will Be Furious When This Finally Happens If you drive less than 50 miles a day, this new... More >>

Amputee veteran, active-duty U.S. soldiers summit Everest
Retired Staff Sgt. Chad Jukes, 2nd Lt. Harold Earls and Capt. Elyse Ping Medvigy reached the summit of Mount Everest on Tuesday. ... More >>

Tornadoes rough up Kansas
Tornado sirens blared in the Plains states for the fourth consecutive day as multiple twisters overturned vehicles and damaged homes.... More >>

Dylann Roof case: Feds to seek death penalty
Federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty for Dylann Roof, who is accused of killing nine people at a historic African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, in July 2015. ... More >>

Dog's mystery illness solved by intern
Man's best friend gets a second chance at life; thanks to an intern. Podcast favorites: Blindsided: How ISIS Shook The World | Bernie gets the Axe | Guns in America... More >>

Three powerful men, three Alabama scandals
Football reigns supreme in Alabama, where teams from the state have won five of the last nine national college championships.... More >>

Paying kids not to kill
The four teens kick back and talk openly with their mentor. They discuss job opportunities, the need for support and the possibility of a trip out of state.... More >>

28 people paid to stop crimes
Homicides by firearm have declined dramatically since the Office of Neighborhood Safety in Richmond, CA, started its Operation Peacemaker initiative in 2009.... More >>

Southern charm, deadly streets
Shoppers happily stroll the sidewalks of Savannah's open-air City Market. The sweet smell of freshly made pralines provides an inviting aroma across the historic district, and horse-drawn carriages amble down streets carrying tourists to antebellum homes and manicured gardens. Sponsored: Drivers Fe... More >>

Warren rips Trump: 'Money-grubber'
Sen. Elizabeth Warren delivered a fiery condemnation of Donald Trump on Tuesday, continuing her role as a leading antagonist to the presumptive Republican nominee by mocking him as "a small, insecure, money-grubber."... More >>

Dems worry DNC chair 'too toxic'
Democratic senators are discussing whether Debbie Wasserman Schultz should be removed as the head of the party.... More >>

Trump attacks Clintons with 1990s scandals
Trump is reintroducing Americans to a panoply of dormant scandals, personal transgressions and partisan controversies that rocked Clinton's White House.... More >>

The week in 31 photos
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The evolution of surfing
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The Dalai Lama begins his exile
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A hole punched through history
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'The other side of the glass': Portraits in a liquor store
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U.S. military photos from April
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Ansel Adams at the Grand Canyon
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The first American in space
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Will and Kate's royal family
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What a shot! 30 amazing sports photos
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Historic photos from an extraordinary collection
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Look at me! 15 must-see selfies from May
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