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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.Recent podcasts: Bernie gets the Axe | Blindsided: How ISIS Shook The World | Graham Opposes GOP Leader... More >>

6 months in jail for using the 'wrong' bathroom?
Transgender people in Oxford, Alabama, could now face six months in jail for using restrooms labeled for the gender they identify with. ... More >>

Prescription opioids found on Prince's body, official says
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. ... 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 >>

Police probe officer's shooting of teen who had replica gun
Baltimore police say they're investigating the events that led to the shooting of a 13-year-old boy by an officer who believed he was carrying a gun.... More >>

A-10 vs. F-35: Air Force warplanes to face off
Can an old war horse that dates back more than 40 years hold its own against the newest warbird loaded with the latest in technology and weaponry?... More >>

Boeing's oldest flyable twin-engine airliner makes last flight
With the final flight of the oldest flyable twin-engine Boeing airliner, the world has witnessed a little bit of aviation history.Podcast favorites: Blindsided: How ISIS Shook The World | Bernie gets the Axe | Guns in America... 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 >>

Tornadoes smash homes as more states brace for storms
A rash of severe weather tore through the central United States, destroying houses and ripping large trees out of the ground. ... 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 >>

Documents show racist texts sent by San Francisco officer
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Thousands clamoring to comfort crying Maryland pup
If you've ever hidden from those devastating Sarah McLachlan SPCA commercials, you may not be emotionally prepared for Juice, a depressed pup in Derwood, Maryland, whose online whimpering is landing him tons of admirers. ... More >>

Johnny Manziel indicted
Johnny Manziel, a free-agent quarterback and winner of the 2012 Heisman Trophy, has been indicted by a grand jury in Dallas County, Texas, on a charge of misdemeanor assault with bodily injury.... 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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