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First on CNN: Christie's interview with investigators

The first news report linking his top aides to an alleged political payback scheme to close lanes on the George Washington Bridge made Chris Christie "sick to his stomach," the New Jersey governor told investigators, according to a ne

E-cigarettes appealing to kids

Redeploying a major argument from the battle over traditional cigarettes, a dozen Democratic members of Congress released a report on Monday concluding that electronic cigarettes "aggressively (promote) their products by using techniques and venues t

Surgeon general says brain health 'new frontier'

Brain health is the "new frontier" in science said Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho as she kicked off a two-day consortium on the topic.

Woman faces federal charges for allegedly throwing shoe at Hillary Clinton

An Arizona woman now faces federal charges for allegedly throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton. Alison Ernst, 36, was arrested on Monday in Phoenix, the Secret Service said.

San Francisco 49er Aldon Smith's false bomb threat arrest is 3rd since 2012

Before the 2011 NFL draft, a scouting report on University of Missouri junior defensive end Aldon Smith said the star defender "has some past experience with getting into trouble and is a higher-than-average risk for this sort of behavior.

Hatred in the Heartland

The person of interest in custody for the killing of three people at two Jewish centers in Overland Park, Kansas is a former Ku Klux Klan leader with a history of antisemitism and racism, law enforcement officials said.

Preparations are well underway for running of the Boston Marathon

Sydney Corcoran was standing near the Boston Marathon finish line when the first bomb exploded, blasting her backward. She tried to run through the billowing smoke and falling glass, but couldn't. Then she fell to the ground.

Seven babies found dead in Utah

A Utah woman faces murder charges, after police found the remains of seven babies inside her former home, Andrew Spencer reports neighbors were very shocked by the news.

Coughs and sneezes may spread germs farther than orginally thought

A new study from MIT finds coughs and sneezes create gas clouds that travel between 5 and 200 times farther than originally thought.

Get ready for total lunar eclipse

Get ready for an unusually beautiful moon to grace the night skies this week. NASA says there will be a total lunar eclipse early Tuesday morning that will turn the moon a burnt reddish orange.

Who knew Peeps could transform into amazing art?

You've no doubt had a chocolate egg or a chocolate bunny at Easter time. Now, can you guess the number one selling non-chocolate candy at Easter?  

MH 370: With no further pings detected, underwater vehicle to be deployed in search

 With no underwater pulses detected in almost a week, Australian authorities said Monday they will stop listening for pings coming from the floor of the Indian Ocean -- and will now deploy an underwater vehicle.

12 dead in Chile wildfire; 2,000 homes consumed

(CNN) -- Chile poured firefighters and police into the battle against a wildfire that swept through hundreds of homes in the Pacific coastal city of Valparaiso, leaving at least 12 dead, according to an official.

Official: 3 dead after shooting at Kansas City-area Jewish center

(CNN) -- Three people were dead Sunday after a shooting at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City in Overland Park, Kansas, an official said.

Feds end roundup, release cattle after tense Nevada showdown

(CNN) -- A tense, weeklong showdown appeared to end Saturday between the federal government and supporters of a Nevada cattle rancher battling the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) over grazing rights on federal land.