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Legendary Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, was arrested early Tuesday in Maryland on a DUI charge, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority.
David Wheeler says Colorado students are right to protest curriculum changes that downplays civil disobedience.
Alton Alexander Nolen, 30, was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder and attempted murder in the beheading of a 54-year-old woman last week at his former workplace in Oklahoma and an attack on another woman, said Cleveland County District Attorney Greg Mashburn.
DNA evidence links Jesse Matthew, a suspect in this month's disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, to the death of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington, who disappeared in 2009, a law enforcement source told CNN Monday.
Police say a 78-year-old man and a 14-year-old boy died after their plane collided midair with another aircraft.
KRQE reports on three car crashes that occurred within minutes of each other in front of a "Breaking Bad" actor's house.
A transit advertisement depicting deceased American journalist James Foley has been pulled following a request from his family.
The arrest of Jesse Matthew -- the suspect in the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham -- has resulted in a "significant break" in the 2009 death of another young woman in the same area, police said.
Just days after suggesting lawmakers might not debate U.S. military involvement in Syria until next year, House Speaker John Boehner said he'd agree to call Congress back into session to vote if President Barack Obama sends up a resolution asking for the authority.
In an interview with "60 Minutes," Obama admitted the U.S. "underestimated what had been taking place in Syria" that allowed the country to become "ground zero for jihadists around the world."
A new CNN/ORC International survey indicates that half of Americans considers themselves doves, while slightly less describe themselves as hawks.
Ben Bradlee, the former top editor of The Washington Post who oversaw the paper's coverage of the Watergate scandal, is in hospice care as his health has declined over the past six weeks, his wife said in a C-SPAN interview.
One of the world's most successful innovators and philanthropists defends the U.S. response to the deadly Ebola epidemic, saying he doesn't think the government waited too long to act.
He calls himself Jah'Keem Yisrael on Facebook. But he grew up as Alton Nolen, a good kid raised in a loving home, said a woman who identified herself as the mother of the Oklahoma beheading suspect in an online posting.
A Montana teacher who was originally sentenced to serve 31 days after he pleaded guilty to raping a 14-year-old student was re-sentenced Friday to nearly 10 years in prison, according to a prosecutor in the case.