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Pilot: Why I take this personally - CNN.com

Germanwings plane crashes in France 30 photos

French Red Cross members and residents pay tribute to the victims in front of a stele, a stone slab erected as a monument, near the site of the crash near Le Vernet on Saturday, March 28. The crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 into an Alpine mountain, …

Aeronautics

Pastor: When our town lost 16 students in plane crash - CNN.com

Reaction to Germanwings plane crash 24 photos

A service is held to remember the victims of the Germanwings Airbus flight at the Notre Dame du Bourg cathedral on Saturday, March 28, in Digne-les-Bains, France. Germanwings Flight 9525 was carrying 150 people when it crashed in the French Alps on …

Aerospace

The truth about pilots (Opinion) - CNN.com

Germanwings plane crashes in France 30 photos

French Red Cross members and residents pay tribute to the victims in front of a stele, a stone slab erected as a monument, near the site of the crash near Le Vernet on Saturday, March 28. The crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 into an Alpine mountain, …

Aeronautics

The real cost of Bowe Bergdahl's odyssey (Opinion) - CNN.com

Famous captives: Life after freedom 11 photos

As long as there has been war, there have been prisoners. And as long as there have been people held by the so-called enemy, there have been some who went free -- whether they escaped, were exchanged or were released. Nearly five years after his capture …

International Relations

Why Yemen has come undone - CNN.com

Unrest in Yemen 36 photos

Buildings at the Jabal al-Hadid military camp burn in Aden, Yemen, on Saturday, March 28. Yemeni military officials said an explosion rocked the camp that houses a weapons depot, killing and wounding several people. The camp reportedly had been taken by security forces …

Middle East

Mexico must find the 43 Ayotzinapa students (Opinion) - CNN.com

Erika Guevara Rosas is director of the Americas at Amnesty International. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.

(CNN)Six months ago this week Omar received a panicked phone call from his friend and fellow student. "I was in my dormitory writing a paper and a …

Mexico

Opinion: What I share with Angelina Jolie - CNN.com

Life of Angelina Jolie 25 photos

Angelina Jolie meets members of the Yazidi minority at a refugee camp in Khanke, Iraq, in January. While Jolie is now known for her humanitarian works and action movies, she has been in the spotlight since she was a child. Here's a look at her life.

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Angelina Jolie

Mo'ne Davis shouldn't have to take this - CNN.com

Photos: Little League pitcher Mo'ne Davis 9 photos

Little League pitcher Mo'ne Davis – Mo'ne Davis of Pennsylvania pitches to a Nevada batter during the first inning of the United States division game at the Little League World Series at Lamade Stadium on Tuesday, August 20, in South Williamsport, …

Little League World Series

Will Latinos back Ted Cruz? - CNN.com

Moments Ted Cruz's career 17 photos

Sen. Ted Cruz speaks during the 2013 NRA Annual Meeting and Exhibits at the George R. Brown Convention Center on May 3, 2013, in Houston, Texas.

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Moments Ted Cruz's career 17 photos

Cruz (left) fields questions from Bruce Rastetter at the Iowa Ag …

Ted Cruz

What was in the mind of Andreas Lubitz? (Opinion) - CNN.com

Reaction to Germanwings plane crash 24 photos

A service is held to remember the victims of the Germanwings Airbus flight at the Notre Dame du Bourg cathedral on Saturday, March 28, in Digne-les-Bains, France. Germanwings Flight 9525 was carrying 150 people when it crashed in the French Alps on …

Aerospace

Ferguson: Man admits to shooting, police say

Jeffrey Williams admitted he fired the shots that struck two officers in Ferguson, police said, but claimed he wasn't aiming for them.

Nonetheless, the 20-year-old from the St. Louis area has been arrested for the shootings of two police officers during last week's protests in Ferguson, Missouri, a …

Policing

Opinion: Why would you want to be a cop?

Most of my students at John Jay College of Criminal Justice want to become police officers. I try to appeal to their better natures and encourage them to maintain their idealism. But sometimes when I ask, "Why do you want to be a cop?" it can seem like a warning.

Since December, two police officers …

Policing

Ferguson police deny beating shooting suspect

"Completely false."

That's how police are responding to allegations that they beat the man arrested for shooting two police officers during protests in Ferguson, Missouri, last week.

Jeffrey Williams, 20, has been charged with two counts of first-degree assault, a count of firing a weapon from a …

Policing

Man arrested in Ferguson officer shootings

A 20-year-old man from the St. Louis area has been arrested in connection with the shooting of two police officers during last week's protests in Ferguson, Missouri, a prosecutor said Sunday.

Jeffrey Williams was arrested late Saturday, and he has been charged with two counts of first-degree …

Ferguson, MO

Opinion: Why are these NFLers retiring early?

Four years ago I was laughed out of the room when I said to a group of friends: "Pretty soon guys are going to decide their lives are more important than playing in the NFL. And they are going to stop playing." My friends accused me of going soft, being an elitist, being overly PC.

Today, I'm …

Patrick Willis

Maria Shriver: Women can wipe out Alzheimer's

I was deeply moved watching Julianne Moore win the Oscar for "Still Alice," a movie I was proud and privileged to be an executive producer on. Julianne gives a harrowing performance as a brilliant 50-year-old college professor who loses her brain and herself to early-onset Alzheimer's disease. This …

Maria Shriver

Pease: Hillary Clinton's authenticity problem

Hillary Clinton worked hard last week to put the "dead end" sign on the State Department email story by announcing there was nothing to find. But in her rush to control the narrative, Clinton may have (once again) missed the bigger picture: In politics as much as in business, authenticity …

Hillary Clinton

Former Mets VP: Sports needs women execs

As you move ahead in a career, it's tempting to imagine the world into which you've stepped as a perfect reflection of merit. Especially if you've advanced quickly and been successful, you don't want to feel as if you've succeeded "in spite of" your gender, or race, or any other characteristic. You …

Women's Sports

Ghitis: Why has Putin gone missing?

Vladimir Putin is not a self-effacing man. That's why when the Russian president suddenly disappeared from view people took notice. When Russian officials tried to trick the public by passing off old photos as new appearances, speculation about Putin's whereabouts went viral.

Hashtags such as …

Vladimir Putin

Ferguson: Group seeks mayor recall signatures

Ferguson's police chief and other city officials are already out. Now some residents have told the Missouri city they'll try to oust the mayor, too.

Five residents Friday filed an affidavit saying they'll try to force a referendum on whether to remove Mayor James Knowles -- capping a tumultuous week …

Ferguson, MO

Tough task ahead for Ferguson's next chief

Empathy. Confidence. Passion. These are the traits the next police chief in Ferguson, Missouri, will need to shrink the ocean of distrust between community and police.

So says Cecil Smith. And maybe he should know.

Smith is the police chief in Sanford, Florida, another community rocked by racial …

Policing

Cops press probe; Ferguson mayor won't resign

Almost two days after two officers were shot and wounded at a Ferguson, Missouri, protest, investigators were still seeking breaks in the case, authorities said Friday.

"I cannot tell you an arrest is imminent, and there's certainly no one in custody," St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar told …

Policing

Ferguson security: State, county step in

With tensions running high after the shooting of two officers in Ferguson, Missouri, state and county police took over protest security in the St. Louis suburb Thursday.

St. Louis County Police and the Missouri State Highway Patrol are assuming "command of the security detail regarding protests," …

Security

Police advocates: We worry about ambushes

Two police officers shot and wounded while standing guard outside the Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department early Thursday were deliberately targeted in what a police official called an "ambush."

Such ambush-style attacks were the leading circumstance in the surging number of shooting deaths of law …

Policing

Two officers shot outside Ferguson police dept.

Two police officers were shot in Ferguson, Missouri hours after the city's police chief resigned. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.

Policing

Ferguson city manager steps down

Ferguson City Manager John Shaw resigned Tuesday in the wake of a scathing Justice Department report.

The report blames Ferguson, Missouri, police and courts for abusive behavior that disproportionately targets African-American residents.

"Over the last several months I have done everything in my …

City Manager

Judge resigns, Ferguson cases moved

Ferguson's municipal judge has resigned and the city's court cases are getting moved after the U.S. Justice Department said the court discriminated against African-Americans.

"To help restore public trust and confidence in the Ferguson municipal court division, the Supreme Court of Missouri today …

Ferguson, MO

Madison police leaders: This won't be Ferguson

Reading the headlines out of Madison, Wisconsin, it's hard not to think about Ferguson, Missouri.

But law enforcement's response to the shooting of 19-year-old Tony Robinson will not unfold in the same chaotic, violent and distrusting way as the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, Madison's top …

Policing

President Obama's remarks at #Selma50 - CNN.com

(CNN)Remarks of President Barack Obama in Selma, Alabama, as delivered:

It is a rare honor in this life to follow one of your heroes. And John Lewis is one of my heroes.

Now, I have to imagine that when a younger John Lewis woke up that morning 50 years ago and made his way to Brown Chapel, heroics …

Selma

Wisconsin man killed by officer not armed

Nineteen-year-old Tony Robinson was not armed when a Madison, Wisconsin, police officer fatally shot him, Police Chief Mike Koval said Saturday.

"We have to be clear about this," Koval said. "He was unarmed. That's going to make this all the more complicated for the investigators, the public, to …

Tony Robinson