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A sperm bank just for supersmart people

Meet the progeny of the so-called "genius sperm bank" on "This is Life with Lisa Ling: The Genius Experiment," Sunday, October 12, 10 p.m. ET/PT, only on CNN.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> It sounds like the plot of a Hollywood movie: An eccentric millionaire creates a sperm bank with donations from only extraordinary …

Oklahoma Unveils Revamped Death Chamber After Botched Execution

Prison officials unveiled the renovated death chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary on Thursday, five months after a botched execution that renewed debate over the implementation of capital punishment.<p>Oklahoma's Department of Corrections spent $71,000 reconstructing the death chamber and an …

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Nobel Peace Laureate: 'For All Deprived of Childhood'

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A Day For Global Girls Gets People Talking, But Then What?

Tomorrow marks the third International Day of the Girl Child, designated by the U.N. to highlight the need to create a better world for adolescent girls.<p>It's a day when activists ramp up efforts to make the public aware of issues like child marriage, violence against girls and the lack of access to …

Ailing ex-Soviet leader Gorbachev says he is in fight for his life

Mikhail S. Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union and architect of reforms that led to the<p>downfallof that country's one-party rule, was released from the hospital Friday after an "aggravation" of his acute diabetes, but he told Russian media he remains in a struggle against deteriorating …

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What would Oscar Pistorius face if he's sent to prison?

<b>(CNN) —</b> A stuffy, overcrowded cell. Perhaps two or three men to a single bunk. Lockdown for most of the day.<p>Is this what awaits South Africa's Oscar Pistorius when he's sentenced for culpable homicide in the death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp?<p>Legal experts say it's impossible to predict what …

India's Gays, Lesbians 'Suddenly Afraid' After Court Ruling

MUMBAI, India — When openly gay actor and model Sushant Divgikar marched into India’s answer to the Big Brother house last month, he was reaching for more than a few minutes in the limelight.<p>"I can sensitize the people about my community by being the face of LGBT community in ‘Bigg Boss’,” the …

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