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Carjackers run over, kill 3 kids in Philadelphia

(CNN) -- Three children helping their mother operate a fruit stand were killed Friday when a stolen SUV plowed into a small crowd on a Philadelphia street corner.

Mideast gets a breather as 12-hour cease-fire holds

 The end of a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire between Israel and Hamas approached Saturday as diplomats worked to create a longer truce in a confl

Israel, Hamas agree to 12-hour Gaza cease-fire

Israel and Hamas agreed to a 12-hour cease-fire starting Saturday, temporarily halting more than two weeks of bloodshed that has claimed more than 800 mostly civilian lives.

DA to decide whether to charge killer of intruder who yelled 'I'm pregnant'

(CNN) -- Tom Greer says he fought back when he was attacked by intruders at his Southern California home. Then he got his gun and fired at them and they ran.

DA to decide whether to charge killer of intruder who yelled 'I'm pregnant'

Tom Greer says he fought back when he was attacked by intruders at his Southern California home. When he got his gun and fired at them, they ran.

Sonia Sotomayor sets kids upon Hillary Clinton

It was a mad dash to hug Hillary Clinton.

Report: Four journalists detained in Iran, three of them Americans

Concern is growing for the well-being of four journalists, three of them American citizens, apparently detained in Iran this week, according to The Washington Post.

Pope to visit Philadelphia next year for conference

(CNN) -- Pope Francis accepted the invitation of Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput to attend the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia next year, the Catholic News Service reported Friday.

Pope to visit Philadelphia next year for conference

(CNN) -- Pope Francis accepted the invitation of Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput to attend the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia next year, the Catholic News Service reported Friday.

New report: Many overweight kids don't see themselves that way

Many overweight kids don't seem to see themselves that way, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

President Obama to meet with Central American leaders Friday

Today (Friday), President Obama is expected to meet with leaders from Central America about the humanitarian crisis at the U.S.border.

Would you quit your job if you won the lottery?

If you won the lottery today, would you keep working or quit your job?

Dolls resembling girls placed in front of homes

Four families in San Clemente have been targeted in a disturbing pattern under investigation by authorities: porcelain dolls have been left at their homes resembling young girls who live there.

3 things that will drive your life insurance premiums through the roof

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- What you'll pay for a life insurance policy can vary dramatically; men pay higher premiums than women, older policyholders pay more than younger ones and smokers pay more than non-smokers.

Army study looks at 'Developing Mental Armor for Soldiers'

In December 2013, the Army Study Program Management Office published "PTSD - Is Mental Armor Possible?"