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Former Mayor Accused Of Ordering Attacks On 43 Students Breaks His Silence

The former mayor's wife said Mexican authorities threatened to arrest her children if she didn't go along with their story.<p>In their first interviews with the media since their arrests nearly one year ago, the former mayor of the Mexican city of Iguala and his wife say they didn’t order the attacks …

Human Rights

Ten second-half games that will affect the College Football Playoff

Meet me halfway?<p>Good. We're here. Welcome to the midpoint of the season, where the best is yet to come. The College Football Playoff selection …

Milky Way over Morocco

The Milky Way over the top of Toubkal, a mountain peak in Morocco. At 4,167 meters, this point is the highest peak in North Africa.<p>Besancon Arnaud …

U.S. men's soccer falls to Costa Rica 1-0, third straight home defeat

Jurgen Klinsmann is enough of an optimist to believe that somewhere, far down the road, something good might come of what happened to the United States men’s soccer program on Tuesday.<p>Yet it was hard to see much to smile about through the fog of uncertainty that continued to envelop Klinsmann’s …

Did Ndamukong Suh kick Ryan Fitzpatrick's helmet off in London?

The play doesn't look dirty, but Suh's got a history of this kind of thing.<p>Back in Week 1, there was a headline on this site that read "Did Dolphins' …

On the Red Couch with Actor Andrew Garfield

<i>Best known for playing Spider-Man, actor Andrew Garfield has a knack for conflicted, complicated roles. In films like Never Let Me Go and The Social Network, the 32-year-old actor played characters that were boyish, tense and prone to spectacular acts of physicality, like when Garfield’s Eduardo</i> …

Behold Pluto In All Its Majesty

New images zero in on the former planet's diverse surface<p>With its passage through the Pluto system safely navigated, New Horizons can now focus on sending images and data back to Earth. The spacecraft began an intensive data downlink on September 5, but even with its efforts focused on sending back …

4 plead guilty in London's Hatton Garden jewel heist

<b>London (CNN) —</b> Four men pleaded guilty Friday, admitting their role in a spectacular heist in the heart of London's jewelry district.<p>Quantities of gems and cash were stolen from a safe deposit company in Hatton Garden over the four-day Easter holiday.<p>John Collins, 74, Daniel Jones, 58, Terence …

Russia's new claim to North Pole puts pressure on Canada, expert says

Russia's new bid for a vast swath of Arctic territory, including the North Pole, backs Canada into an uncomfortable corner in future negotiations over the frozen region, a defence expert says.<p>Moscow's revised international submission was revealed Tuesday in a statement by the country's foreign …

North Pole

Cris 'Cyborg' Justino threatens to sue Ronda Rousey over steroid comment

Ronda Rousey's next fight with Cris "Cyborg" Justino won't be in the octagon, but it could be in a court of law.<p>After Rousey's 34-second knockout victory over Bethe Correia at UFC 190 on Saturday, the bantamweight champion was asked whether MMA fans would next see her in the octagon against Cris …

This Badass Matildas Star Will Be The First Woman On The Cover Of "FIFA"

She's the first woman announced for the cover of the wildly popular video game.

EA Sports

Top 10 Nike Uniforms in College Football

Nike has undoubtedly become the juggernaut of college football apparel.<p>From schools such as Oregon, Nike's guinea pig for new-age gear, to Texas, where the brand has maintained a strong sense to tradition while still advancing the technology of the uniform itself, Nike jerseys routinely trend on …

Ajax Kids Are Scoring Goals and Hitting the Cristiano Ronaldo Celebration

The Cristiano Ronaldo goal celebration has fast become one of the iconic images in football today, so it's no surprise to see it being replicated.<p>When these Ajax youngsters do it, however, it's slightly less intense, and slightly more adorable.<p>Ajax have a history of producing some of the greats of …

Shaquille O'Neal Fell on 'Inside the NBA' and the Internet Memes Keep Coming

As a rare change of pace, an absurd and funny thing occurred on <i>Inside the NBA</i> that was unscripted and completely out of left field.<p>Shaquille O'Neal, the biggest of big trees, fell hard on the set Wednesday night after trying to run to the big screen with Kenny Smith. Having unwittingly entangled …

Wayward Russian spacecraft expected to re-enter atmosphere

<b>(CNN) —</b> An unmanned Russian spacecraft originally bound for the International Space Station will re-enter the Earth's atmosphere after flight controllers lost contact with it, American astronaut Scott Kelly said Wednesday.<p>The spacecraft that lost contact with flight controllers will re-enter the …

Space Exploration

Neanderthal who fell into a well gives scientists oldest DNA sample

<b>(CNN) —</b> About 150,000 years ago -- give or take 20,000 -- a guy fell into a well. Last month he made science history.<p>The Altamura Man became the oldest Neanderthal to have his DNA extracted by researchers. It took them more than 20 years to get around to doing it.<p>Scientists in southern Italy have …

Bizarre Asteroid with Six Tails Spotted by Hubble Telescope (Photos)

Astronomers have spotted a never-before-seen phenomenon in our solar system's asteroid belt: a space rock with six tails, spewing dust from its …

US beats France 2-0 for 10th Algarve Cup title, avenges loss last month to Les Bleus

Julie Johnston scored her first international goal, and the United States beat France 2-0 Wednesday at Faro, Portugal, for the Americans' 10th Algarve Cup title and first in two years.<p>Christen Press also scored for the second-ranked U.S., which rebounded from a 0-0 draw against Iceland on Monday. …

Trustees of SAE chapter apologize for racist chant

<b>Norman, Oklahoma (CNN) —</b> A racist chant from the University of Oklahoma's now-disbanded Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity is part of a "horrible cancer" that entered the chapter three to four years ago, local alumni advisers said Wednesday.<p>The board of trustees for SAE at the university said its …

Wildlife

'Everybody was screaming for help'

<b>Boston (CNN) —</b> She knew something awful had happened. It was smoky and all she could hear were muffled screams. Her foot was turned sideways and her legs wouldn't work right. And her good friend, Krystle Campbell, was just lying there on the ground.<p>Karen Rand -- she's Karen McWatters now -- dragged …

Scientists Can't Explain Massive Martian Plume

Washington state judge rules against florist who refused gay wedding

(Reuters) - A judge in Washington state on Wednesday ruled that a florist who refused to sell flower arrangements for a gay couple’s wedding violated state anti-discrimination law, court records show.<p>Florist Barronelle Stutzman was sued by both the state Attorney General Bob Ferguson and the …

A questionable decision to pass, a brawl and other key Super Bowl moments

<b>(CNN) —</b> For one half, it was a snoozer of a game. There were 28 points but except for the final six seconds before intermission, there weren't any plays that brought fans out of their seats.<p>But Super Bowl XLIX will be remembered for its exciting, crazy ending, the kind of final scene that would …

NFL investigating whether Patriots used deflated footballs

Raiders' Menelik Watson Donates Game Check to 4-Year-Old With Heart Syndrome

On Sunday, Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer reported that Oakland Raiders offensive tackle Menelik Watson donated his game check for this week to the family of …

Huge fight in Giants-Rams game leads to 3 ejections

You knew it was coming. The Giants and Rams had been chippy for much of the first half and it finally came to a head just before the two-minute …