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Convicted high school shooter TJ Lane back in custody after prison escape

 T.J. Lane, a remorseless killer who escaped from an Ohio prison where he was serving three life sentences for a school shooting, has been captured.

Ray Rice case: Did NFL execs know the truth earlier?

Did NFL executives see video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee inside a casino elevator? Perhaps as critically: Did they even need to?

Big solar storm heading toward Earth

This is not your usual weather forecast. Big storms are brewing. Your umbrella won't help, but you might want to keep a flashlight handy.

Prepare for holiday travel now?

Industry experts are recommending you not only book your travel early, but pack plenty of patience as well.

Oscar Pistorius guilty of negligent killing of girlfriend, one gun charge

A judge has found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, the South African term for unintentionally, but unlawfully, killing a person. It's akin to negligent killing.

New report: U.S. "ill-prepared" to handle a viral epidemic

The Office of Inspector General says, the country is "ill-prepared" to handle a viral pandemic. That would be threats like the 2009 H-1-N-1 influenza pandemic or something worse, like a global Ebola outbreak.

Judge: Pistorius was negligent, but Steenkamp's killing was not murder

PRETORIA, South Africa (CNN) -- Oscar Pistorius did not commit murder the night he killed Reeva Steenkamp, a judge said Thursday. He did not intend to kill her, Judge Thokozile Masipa said.

New brain center opens at Fort Campbell

Fort Campbell cut the ribbon on an $11 million Intrepid Spirit Center on Monday to treat traumatic brain injury and psychological conditions. The center specializes in head injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder.

James Foley's mother 'appalled' by how U.S. government handled her son's case

The mother of James Foley -- an American journalist beheaded by ISIS militants -- said she is "embarrassed and appalled" by how the U.S.

Facebook fugitive

It has been two weeks since Nicholas Grove escaped from Idaho's Payette County Jail.

Facebook testing disappearing posts

If you want to use Facebook a little more like Snapchat, you might soon get your chance.

McDonald's wants to trademark the word "McBrunch"

Burgers, fries...brunch? McDonald's wants to trademark the word "McBrunch." The burger chain filed an application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark office in July. The concept is not a new one.

Faces of 9/11: Where are they now?

A voice on the phone. A cry in the dark. A flag raised amid death and devastation. These are the stories forever linked with the September 11, 2001, terror attacks in New York, Washington and western Pennsylvania.

Ex-FBI director to investigate Ray Rice case

Nothing less than the NFL's reputation is on the line, and possibly the job of the league's commissioner, Roger Goodell.