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Class rings from West Point grads are melted for…

A Rhode Island refinery has melted class rings donated by U.S. Military Academy graduates so the gold can be used for new class rings

Norwegian diplomat named to mediate…

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed a Norwegian diplomat who dealt with the Colombian peace process to try to settle the longstanding border dispute between Venezuela and Guyana by the end of the year

The Oscars in 60 seconds

The 89th annual Academy Awards, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, was full of surprises.

French Historian Says He Was Detained By US…

The incident had to do with Henry Rousso's legal right to get paid to lecture without a valid work visa.

The Latest: Jewish centers, schools cope with…

Jewish centers and schools around the country are coping with another wave of bomb threats as officials in Philadelphia begin raising money to repair and restore vandalized headstones at a Jewish cemetery

Ravi Nessman named news director for US South…

The Associated Press has named Ravi Nessman regional news director for the U.S. South, a new position overseeing AP's journalism and news operations across formats in 13 states

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60-year sentence for abduction, slaying of…

A southern Indiana man has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for kidnapping and killing a 15-month-old girl

Second Jewish cemetery vandalized in a week

Between 75 and 100 tombstones were overturned and damaged at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, police said Sunday. This comes less than a week after a similar incident happened in St. Louis.

New Polls Show Protesters Aren't Alone In Support…

On Thursday, Mike Pence said the American people know Obamacare has failed, but people have been rallying in its defense across the country.

The Latest: 911 call: Suspect thinks he killed 2…

A Missouri bartender told a 911 dispatcher that a patron said he killed "two Iranian people" just hours after a shooting at a suburban Kansas City bar left one Indian man dead and another hurt

Police: Too soon to talk about new parade safety…

New Orleans police say it's too soon to discuss whether new safety rules will be set up after a man accused of driving drunk plowed into a Mardi Gras parade crowd

Uncle of boy killed over missing birthday cake…

The uncle of a 9-year-old boy who was fatally beaten over a missing piece of birthday cake is sentenced to 10 years in prison for handcuffing him to a chair and watching the mother's boyfriend pummel the boy senseless

Indian man killed in possible hate crime

The FBI is investigating after Adam Purinton allegedly shot three people, killing one, in an Olathe, Kansas, bar. CNN's Michael Holmes has the details.

Police Say Drunken Driver Crashed Into New…

At least 28 people were injured in the incident.

Arkansas governor sets execution dates for 8 inmates

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has set execution dates for eight death row inmates, even though the status of one of the drugs needed to put the men to death remains unclear

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Car in which Tupac Shakur was shot is for sale…

The car in which rapper Tupac Shakur was fatally shot is for sale, with an asking price of $1.5 million

Dylann Roof's jurors worship at church where he…

Nearly a month after returning a death sentence against Dylann Roof for a racist church massacre, jurors in his case visited the house of worship for a Sunday service

Truck rams crowd during Mardi Gras parade

One man is in custody after an accident at a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans. CNN's Fredricka Whitfield has more.

Democrats Vote For Tom Perez To Make Their Party…

Democrats voted 235-200 to make Tom Perez head of the Democratic National Committee.

Illinois town in Trump territory backs detained immigrant

A southern Illinois community that solidly backed President Donald Trump is rallying behind a Mexican restaurant manager who doesn't have legal permission to live in the U.S. and has been detained

Officials identify victims in fatal vintage plane…

New York state police say a flight instructor and a passenger have been killed in the weekend crash of a vintage plane on Long Island

Insular Hasidic village seeks to expand, riling…

An insular Hasidic Jewish village in New York wants to expand, raising tensions with neighbors who fear the growth could overrun their slice of suburbia

Transgender boy wins girls' wrestling title

A mix of cheers and boos were directed at a 17-year-old transgender boy after winning the Texas state girls' wrestling title. CNN's Polo Sandoval reports on the controversy.

This Artist Challenges Perception With Ordinary…

Willie Cole is known for transforming everyday objects like high heels, steam irons and ironing boards.

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Federal appeals court to consider Michigan county's prayers

A full federal appeals court will consider whether a Michigan county's tradition of Christian-only prayers at public meetings violates the U.S. Constitution

California dam spillway outflow slowed to clear…

California water authorities started slowing the outflow from the Oroville Dam's crippled spillway to allow workers to remove debris blocking a hydroelectric plant from working

AP PHOTOS: Navy midshipmen lace up gloves, get in…

AP PHOTOS: Navy midshipmen lace up gloves, get in the ring