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FIFA rocked by arrests on corruption charges

<b>ZURICH --</b> Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA's awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, only hours after seven soccer officials …

White House says Fifth Circuit "misinterpreting the facts" on immigration

Two judges on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals "chose to misinterpret the facts and the law in denying the government's request for a stay" on the …

​How often are scientific studies retracted?

Last week, the coauthor of a widely publicized study from December showing that discussions with gay canvassers could sway voter opinions about gay …

The Supreme Court puts high 401(k) fees on notice

By now, you'd have to be Rip Van Winkle to be unaware that high management fees are dangerous to your retirement savings. Thankfully, the highest …

Why would you want to be a cop?

<b>(CNN) —</b> 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.<p>Since December, two police …

Say no to guns on college campuses

<b>(CNN) —</b> What should our fellow students make sure they have before heading to class in the morning? Extra pencils? Meal cards?<p>A bulletproof vest?<p>The gun lobby is now pushing bills in state legislatures across the country that would allow guns onto college campuses.<p>Here in Florida, they're pushing a …

Congress barely meets DHS deadline

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The House approved a one-week extension of funding for the Department of Homeland Security, avoiding a partial shutdown just hours before a Friday night deadline.<p>President Barack Obama signed the bill, which funds the Department of Homeland Security until March 6.<p>The bill does …

What terrorists are really angry about

<b>(CNN) —</b> We will not know for some time exactly why three men who were arrested on Wednesday in the United States wanted to join ISIS in Syria.<p>But what we do know is that it has become common, even routine, to argue that there exists a process by which potential terrorists become "radicalized." The …

Jury gets case, will decide punishment for Jodi Arias

<b>PHOENIX</b> - The case of convicted murderer Jodi Arias went to a jury Wednesday that will decide if she is sentenced to death or life in prison for …

Investigators: ​Washington state police shot at unarmed man 17 times

<b>KENNEWICK, Wash. --</b> The three officers involved in the death of an unarmed Mexican man in Washington state fired 17 shots, including several that …

Trayvon Martin's mother: George Zimmerman got away with murder

<b>MIAMI --</b> The mother of Trayvon Martin says she's disappointed that federal prosecutors decided not to charge a neighborhood watch volunteer with a …

​Worst apps for your phone's battery, data and memory

Feel like your smartphone battery life is a joke? It could be the cold weather. It could be an outdated operating system. Or it could be the apps you …

4 dead in gunfire at Texas home

Four people including the suspect are dead after gunfire rang out in Killeen, Texas, reports CBS Waco affiliate KWTX-TV.<p>Police say they were called …

Who's doing what in the coalition battle against ISIS

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's been more than six months since the United States first sent warplanes to conduct airstrikes against the militant group ISIS, and four months since the formation of an international coalition to help fight the terror group.<p>Since then, warplanes from Western and regional members of the …

Road rage: Cameras and guns only add to the problem

<b>(CNN) —</b> Most road rage incidents don't amount to much.<p>Some shouting. A few harsh words. A rude gesture or two. Everyone gets it out of their system and life goes on.<p>But sometimes it takes a tragic turn.<p>Last week in Las Vegas, a mother of four was killed in an apparent road rage case.<p>Police say …

Road Rage

Road rage suspect knew victim, husband says

<b>Las Vegas (CNN) —</b> Tammy Meyers and Erich Nowsch were neighbors. Their homes are walking distance from each other and from a park.<p>It was in that park where, according to Meyers' husband, she used to talk to the young man, where she implored him to act like an adult.<p>On Thursday, Nowsch was arrested, …

Teen stops car to shovel snow for man with walker

<b>NOTTOWAY COUNTY, Va. --</b> A Virginia high school senior who spends snow days clearing snow and ice from neighborhood driveways and sidewalks saw …

Catholic school "morality" pamphlet shocks parents

The San Francisco Archdiocese faces a rebellion at a Catholic elementary school because of a pamphlet on morality, given to young students. Some …

Rising seas could force largest-ever human exodus

<b>BALI ISLAND, India</b> -- The tiny hut sculpted out of mud at the edge of the sea is barely large enough for Bokul Mondol and his family to lie down. The …

Obama: Don't grant terrorists legitimacy by labeling them Islamic

President Obama offered an extended defense of his approach to countering violent extremism on Wednesday, saying those who have criticized his …

Who is on al Qaeda's 'wanted' list?

CNN's Nic Robertson reports on the some of the people who are included on a "wanted" list published by al Qaeda in the spring of 2013.

Al-Qaeda

Teen killed in Maryland shootout; parents later found dead

<b>(CNN) —</b> It started as a police chase after a teenager allegedly ignored a traffic stop by a Maryland state trooper.<p>By the time it ended, the 16-year-old suspect was dead in a shootout with officers. During an investigation into the teen's background, police found three bodies at a Kentucky address …

Kentucky

Religion's week from hell

<b>(CNN) —</b> Whether you believe that religious violence is fueled by faith or is a symptom of larger factors -- political instability, poverty, cultural chaos -- one thing seems clear: Last week was hellish for religion.<p>Across several continents, including North America, Europe, Asia and Africa, scores …

Visa app will track your location to prevent credit card fraud

If you travel a lot, you've probably run into this problem at one time or another: You try to use your credit card far from home and the transaction …

Judge blocks Obama's immigration moves, for now

<b>HOUSTON --</b> A federal judge temporarily blocked President Obama's executive action on immigration Monday, giving a coalition of 26 states time to …

Denver police angered over protester vandalism

<b>DENVER</b> - Denver Police Chief Robert White on Sunday defended his policy ordering police not to interfere with protesters, saying he found it …

​Joined together in love, and in death

<i>To be heartbroken is nothing more than a figure of speech ... or is it? Here's Susan Spencer of "48 Hours":</i><p>In 10 years at the Tampa Bay Times, Andrew …

A new kind of terrorist

<i>The following is a script from "A New Kind of Terrorist" which aired on Feb. 15, 2015. Clarissa Ward is the correspondent. Randall Joyce, …

Diet and exercise not enough, obesity experts say

Plenty of people who are obese and medically need to lose weight say they get sick and tired of being told to eat less and exercise more. And for …

Weight Loss