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At least 42 dead in Nigeria church building collapse, official says

 At least 42 people were crushed to death when a guesthouse at a large church that's home to a famous Nigerian preacher collapsed in Lagos, a

Kerry: Countries "in the region" willing to aid strikes against ISIS

 Secretary of State John Kerry closed a trip to the Middle East saying countries "in the region" and "outside the region" are

Golfer Greg Norman 'damaged' hand in chainsaw accident

 Famed golfer Greg Norman says he is lucky to still have his left hand after a chainsaw accident.

Another NFL star 'deactivated' amid uproar over domestic violence

 Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy, who was convicted of domestic violence this summer, won't play Sunday against the Detroit Lions a

Fighting in Ukraine despite ceasefire; Russian convoy enters nation unchecked

DONETSK, Ukraine (CNN) -- More artillery fire and shelling. More deaths.

Former Soldier deals with 9/11 tragedy through helping others

Most people remember where they were on 9/11. Michelle and Clifton Cottom certainly do, and said they think about it all the time.

Body sensors to help Soldiers in future conflicts

The Army is researching physiological sensors that may help Soldiers achieve superior performance on battlefields of the future, said the commanding general of Fort Detrick, Maryland.

Big solar storm hitting Earth

Youvathana Sok looked up and saw more than just stars in the crisp, clear Maine night sky.

The final steak fry: Honoring Harkin with a large helping of politics

When Tom Harkin supporters Joan and Gray Kiernan decided to throw the congressional candidate a fundraiser in 1972, they charged $2 for the ticket, picked up the costs for the steak, salad and baked potatoes and gave the funds raised to Harkin&

iPhone 6 pre-orders crash Apple Store and iPhone 6 Plus sells out

The iPhone 6 became available for pre-order on Apple's online store Friday morning -- though "available" is a relative term.

ISIS executes British aid worker David Haines; Cameron vows justice

British aid worker David Haines has been executed by ISIS militants, according to a video posted Saturday to a website associated with the group, making him the third Western captive to be killed by the Islamist extremist group in recent weeks.

'Contact us,' family of ISIS hostage David Haines pleads of captors

The family of British ISIS hostage David Haines released a message to his captors Saturday through the British Foreign Office.

Reeva Steenkamp's mother stunned by verdict, wants to meet Oscar Pistorius

The mother of South African model Reeva Steenkamp expressed "disbelief" over dismissal of murder charges against the man who killed her daughter.

NFL star Adrian Peterson turns himself in on child abuse charge

NFL running back Adrian Peterson turned himself in to authorities in Texas early Saturday on a felony charge of child abuse, the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office said.

Pennsylvania State Trooper dies in shooting, another wounded

Two Pennsylvania State Police troopers shot late Friday night, one fatally, were ambushed just outside the police barracks in Blooming Grove, Pennsylvania, Commissioner Frank Noonan told reporters.