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Gov.: Duo's plan went awry when they popped out of manhole

Photos | Opinion: Cops did things right | FBI probes prison | Timeline of prison break

Military plane crashes into Indonesian city; dozens dead

At least five people have been killed after a military transport plane crashed in an Indonesian city shortly after takeoff, authorities said Tuesday.

Obama's approval rating grows

Could Barack Obama's great week mark a turning point in his poll numbers?

Bill Clinton writes tips on keeping kids healthy

In the early 1990s, fried foods, carbohydrates and desserts dominated Marybelle's high school lunch choices. Vending machines lined the school hallways, offering sugary drinks and unhealthy snacks. With limited healthy options, Marybelle unsurprisingly developed habits that led to high cholesterol and high blood pressure.

Not all states agree to ruling

Photos | Justices: War over gay rights not over | Will same-sex marriage make U.S. healthier?

Jailed blogger's mom: 'Sorry'

The mother of detained teen blogger Amos Yee has written a heartfelt apology letter to her son, as he faces years in "reformative training" after being jailed for a Youtube video where he criticized Singapore's founding politician.

Another convicted killer escapes

Another convicted murderer escaped from prison, with the help of a correctional officer with whom he was having sex, authorities say. This time the drama unfolded in North Carolina.

Must-see astronomy tonight

Put down the cell phone. Go outside. Look up.

Suspect in student murder found

For a grieving father, the long quest for justice is one step closer to being over.

CDC warns of pool parasite

A new report suggests that outbreaks in swimming pools of the parasite cryptosporidium increase each year. CNN affiliate KSAT reports.

Bush: Confederate flag is 'racist'

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush called the Confederate flag a "racist" symbol on Monday, lauding South Carolina's efforts to remove it from the Capitol and pointing to a similar move he made as Florida's governor.

Rick Astley gets 'Uptown' funky

Oh, hey, Rick Astley!

Take toughest film quiz ever

To mark the 30th anniversary of "Back to the Future," we've compiled the hardest quiz about the famous film trilogy you've probably ever read.

Clash of titans in Women's World Cup

It's a showdown between the two top teams in women's football -- and according to United States star Alex Morgan, it is "virtually a final."

Wimbledon: Kvitova's 'weird' season

The setting is as modest as you would expect for one of tennis' most unassuming champions.

World's most stylish supercars take trip

A convoy of the world's most luxurious supercars drives from England to the Monaco Grand Prix, causing a stir along the way.

This 'half a dog' is world's ugliest canine

World's Ugliest Dog to get makeover. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports Quasi Modo is dogged by fans as she takes Manhattan.

Bush to release 33 years of tax returns

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will release 33 years of tax returns online Tuesday, giving voters a clearer picture of Bush's wealth and business dealings over the years.

Can Trump keep up the momentum?

Longtime political operatives here sat back and watched with amusement this past week as Donald Trump rose in the New Hampshire polls and sparked a media frenzy with his second place position.

Supreme Court bobbled death penalty

The Supreme Court, by a 5-4 vote, upheld Oklahoma's use of the drug midazolam in its lethal injection procedure. The legal ramifications of Glossip v. Gross are modest, but the Court's majority opinion had little to do with lethal injection and a lot to do with the death penalty more generally.

Confederate flag: What sports can do

Now that the Confederacy is on the run again throughout the South with the gradual ousting of its battle flag, NFL officials can finish the job. If not them, just wait a while. Either the NCAA , the NBA, NASCAR or some other sports league with the means and the guts will demand justice.