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Teen shot in the head survives mass killing spree
Abigail Kopf winces, nuzzling the side of her head into her Batman pillow. She needs relief.... More >>

14-year-old mass shooting survivor's road to recovery
CNN's Kyung Lah meets Abigail Kopf, the 14-year-old girl who is recovering after being shot in the head in Kalamazoo, Michigan. ... More >>

Judge rules Kalamazoo shooting suspect fit for trial
A Michigan man who blamed Uber for the deadly shooting spree he's accused of has been deemed competent to stand trial. ... More >>

Facts about rampage killings
Here's a look at rampage killings that have occurred in the United States since the 1940s.Popular: Radical Islam in America | Graham Opposes Republican Leader | Guns in America... More >>

Spate of shootings by children leaves kids, mother dead
The .40-caliber gun stashed under the driver's seat slipped backward on the car floor, right into the reach of Patrice Price's 2-year-old son. ... More >>

Court: Oral sex not rape if victim is intoxicated, unconscious
An Oklahoma court has struck down a claim of "forcible sodomy" because the victim was drunk at the time. ... More >>

Green Beret who beat official over alleged child assault stays in Army
The U.S. Army has reversed a decision to discharge a Green Beret for kicking and body slamming an Afghan police commander accused of sexually assaulting a boy. ... More >>

N.Korea sentences U.S. man to 10 years
North Korea sentenced a South Korean-born American citizen to 10 years of hard labor for subversion and espionage, China's Xinhua news agency reported Friday. ... More >>

Cop charged with hitting cuffed woman
A Florida police officer has been charged with battery and fired for repeatedly striking a handcuffed woman in custody, authorities said.... More >>

Opioids found on Prince's body; search warrant sealed
Authorities who are investigating the death of music legend Prince found prescription opioid medication on his person and in his Minnesota home, a law enforcement official told CNN on Wednesday. Recent podcasts: Bernie gets the Axe | Blindsided: How ISIS Shook The World | Graham Opposes GOP Leader... More >>

Father captures moment son's seat belt on rollercoaster comes undone
What was meant to be a fun day of riding roller coasters at the amusement park turned into a very scary ordeal for one family.... More >>

Opinion: 'America First': Movement that didn't want to fight Hitler
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Michael Phelps: 'I don't know if I'm an alcoholic'
Michael Phelps, the most decorated athlete in Olympic history, has a checkered and well-publicized history with alcohol and drug use.... More >>

Girl, 12, accidentally runs half marathon
If the idea of running a half marathon -- 13.1 miles -- makes you want to run and hide, good news. It may not be as hard as it seems.... More >>

5 of Chicago's coolest neighborhoods
Peering 103 floors down from the Willis Tower, taking a selfie in the "Bean" and riding the Ferris wheel at Navy Pier are all worth doing. But there's a lot more to the Windy City beyond the iconic Loop.... More >>

What the '80s really looked like
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Best '80s Cold War movies
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Guess these '80s theme songs
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Building better fathers, better men
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Meet CNN Hero Sheldon Smith
Sheldon Smith's Chicago nonprofit gives young fathers like himself the skills to be positive role models and responsible parents.... More >>

His horses help special needs kids
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The week in 30 photos
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The evolution of surfing
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Bingo halls and rock-star dreams
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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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Barbra Streisand's first TV special
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Ansel Adams at the Grand Canyon
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World Press Photo Contest: 2016 winners
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Will and Kate's royal family
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What a shot! 29 amazing sports photos
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Historic photos from an extraordinary collection
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Look at me! The best selfies from April
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