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4 reasons to care about Clinton's email

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton's recent controversy over using a personal email address while at the State Department has many Republicans and political watchers suffering flashbacks to the 90s and the days of Whitewater, cattle futures, Travelgate and parsed words about President Bill …

Hillary Clinton

Fingerprints of ex-NFL star Hernandez, victim found on car

FALL RIVER, Massachusetts (Reuters) - A Massachusetts State Police trooper testified on Tuesday that he found the fingerprints of Aaron Hernandez, two friends and a man they allegedly killed on a car the former New England Patriots football player returned to a rental agency.<p>Former NFL player Aaron …

Nigeria's Kidnapped Girls Forgotten Ahead of Election Day

It has been nearly one year since Boko Haram militants kidnapped over 270 schoolgirls in Chibok, Nigeria. And while the terrorist group continues its …

South Africa urged to decriminalise prostitution

About 60 percent of sex workers are HIV positive in South Africa, according to human rights groups who are using the figures to try and persuade the government to decriminalise the industry.<p>They say a change in the law will help give sex workers more rights.<p>Al Jazeera's Tania Page reports from …

LAPD investigating shooting captured on video

<b>Los Angeles (CNN) —</b> The bystander who caught dramatic video of a fatal shooting by police in Los Angeles said Monday he didn't see the man reach for an officer's gun -- the explanation for the shooting given by police.<p>Anthony Blackburn said he was perplexed that four officers could not subdue the …

Law Enforcement

Mass Grave With 200 Skeletons Found Under Supermarket In Central Paris

Archaeologists have made a strange and rather gruesome discovery under a supermarket in central Paris: an ancient mass grave containing the skeletal remains of more than 200 people.<p>The grave came to light after the Monoprix supermarket company called on the French National Institute for Preventive …

Archaeology

Elderly Mystery Woman Found Buried in Coffin Near Richard III

Archaeologists found a lead coffin buried in the ruins of an English medieval church, just feet from the grave of England's King Richard III. When they opened the tomb, they expected to find the skeleton of a knight or a friar. But instead, they found the bones of an elderly woman.<p>The woman's …

Execution of Georgia woman postponed; problem with drug

JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Georgia postponed its first execution of a woman in 70 years late Monday because of concerns about the drug to be used in the …

Families of victims of California mass shooter sue county, apartment

(Reuters) - The families of three victims slain during a southern California rampage last year that left dead six college students and the killer are suing the county, the sheriff’s department and the apartment building where the victims were killed.<p>Students light candles at a tribute for victims, …

Indian court bans controversial interview with convicted rapist

<b>New Delhi, India (CNN) —</b> An Indian court has banned the publication of an interview with a convicted rapist, who blamed his victim and said she "should just be silent and allow the rape."<p>The woman, who was attacked by five men on a public bus in 2012, later died from her injuries. The attack …

India

Georgia delays woman's execution because of 'cloudy' lethal injection drug

Kelly Renee Gissendaner, 46, will be first woman put to death by the US state in 70 years if sentence is eventually carried out<p>Corrections officials have postponed the US state of Georgia’s first execution of a woman in 70 years, citing problems with the lone drug that would be used for the lethal …

HIV strain came from gorillas, study finds

Western lowland gorillas in southern Cameroon appear to be the source for the second-most-lethal category of the immunodeficiency virus that crossed into humans, a new study suggests.<p>The category, called HIV-1 group O, has not been nearly as dangerous to humans as group M, which has infected more …

Gorillas