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Comet-chasing probe expected to wake up

Like a groggy traveler after a long, cold night, the European Space Agency's comet-chasing Rosetta spacecraft woke up, warmed up and took stock of its surroundings early Monday as it prepared to phone home before setting off on the final leg of its journey. At least, that's the hope of ESA controllers, who won't know […]

Rodman checks into rehab

Former basketball star Dennis Rodman has checked into an alcohol-rehabilitation center after facing backlash for his visit to North Korea. "Dennis Rodman came back from North Korea in pretty rough shape emotionally. The pressure that was put on him to be a combination 'super human' political figure and 'fixer' got the better of him," his […]

Threat to Olympics issued in video

A video surfaces threatening the Winter Olympics. Russia's President vows the Games will be safe. Some U.S. lawmakers warn that they won't be. One thing was clear as debate over the situation surged on Sunday: Security is a top concern, less than three weeks away from the competition. "It's a very serious fear," Sen. Angus […]

N.J. official: Mayor's allegations false

New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno on Monday called allegations that she issued an ultimatum to Hoboken's mayor to support a redevelopment plan backed by Gov. Chris Christie or lose Hurricane Sandy recovery aid "false" and "illogical." "Mayor (Dawn) Zimmer's version of our conversation in May of 2013 is not only false but is illogical […]

Wave of Baghdad bombings targets largely Shiite areas

Car bombs rocked a number of predominantly Shiite Muslim neighborhoods of Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 13 people and wounding 53 others, police officials told CNN. The violence adds to the particularly bloody fighting and political instability that Iraq and its capital, Baghdad, has seen in recent months. Six car bombs detonated Monday in […]

Report: Bae admits 'serious crime'

Kenneth Bae, a U.S. citizen being held in North Korea, made a statement Monday saying he had committed a "serious crime" against North Korea, which does "not abuse human rights," according to China's state-run news agency Xinhua, which has a presence in Pyongyang. He urged the United States to cooperate with North Korea to secure […]

Teen is author of Target hack malware

A security firm has identified a teenager in Russia as the author of the malware probably used in the cyber attacks against Target and Neiman Marcus and warned retailers should be prepared for more potential breaches. Investigators have been probing the recent holiday season cyber attack where a massive breach at Target compromised credit card […]

New Jersey Lt. Governor to deny claims

New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno is expected to "categorically deny" allegations Monday that she gave Hoboken's Mayor an ultimatum to support a redevelopment plan backed by Gov. Chris Christie in order to receive Hurricane Sandy recovery aid, a source said. Guadagno's remarks will be the first time a senior Christie official has addressed the […]

Japan soldier who didn't surrender dies

Hiroo Onoda, a Japanese soldier who refused to stop fighting World War II until the 1970s, has died in Tokyo at the age of 91. During the war, Onoda was sent to the small island of Lubang in the western Philippines to spy on U.S. forces in the area. He ended up remaining there, eking […]

Obama announces modest changes to NSA collection

Under pressure by last year's classified leaks of U.S. surveillance, President Barack Obama on Friday unveiled new guidance for intelligence-gathering and reforms intended to balance what he called the nation's vital security needs with concerns over privacy and civil liberties. In a speech at the Justice Department, Obama sought to defend the need for the […]

Gunman, 2 dead in Indiana store shooting

A gunman killed two women inside an Indiana grocery store Wednesday night before police rushed to the scene and gunned him down. The tragic scene played out in a sprawling grocery store in Elkhart, Indiana. Officers were called to the scene just after 10 p.m. and found an armed man in the store, according to […]

Students to return New Mexico school

New Mexico's Berrendo Middle School reopens today, even though, many who return have no idea why a preteen brought a shotgun to the school and randomly shot at them. And teachers have the daunting task Thursday of helping youngsters make sense of a shooting they themselves may not understand. "Our teachers tomorrow have a very, […]

Plane crash victim spotted before run over

Teenager Ye Meng Yuan didn't die from a plane crash at San Francisco International Airport last July. She actually survived the impact - only to die shortly later after a fire truck ran over her. Now, newly released video obtained by CBS suggests emergency workers saw Ye's injured body on the ground before she was […]

Body of missing Navy pilot found

The body of a Navy pilot missing since his helicopter crashed off Virginia's southern coast has been found. Divers searching the wreckage of the MH-53E Sea Dragon recovered the body of Lt. Sean Christopher Snyder, 39, in the chopper's cockpit Tuesday, the Navy said.

Rodman 'sorry' about North Korea situation

Dennis Rodman is apologizing. Again. Last week, he said he was sorry about his bizarre, drunken outburst on CNN about an American citizen held prisoner in North Korea. Now, Rodman says he's sorry about what's going on inside North Korea, a nation renowned for its human rights abuses. But the eccentric former NBA star known […]

West Virginia water ban: 'We see light'

It's so close they can almost taste it. Four days after water restrictions were imposed in southwest West Virginia following a chemical spill, officials on Monday will begin to issue "zones" where residents can again use tap water. The zones will be announced after an 8 a.m. ET meeting of an interagency water quality team, […]

Legal woes lurk for Gov. Chris Christie

This may turn into much more than just a political scandal. It may have seemed like a teenage prank at the time, but the blockage of bridge traffic as a possible act of partisan political revenge has put New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in the middle of a serious legal stew. And the fire underneath […]

Mother of toddler in 'thug' video defends son

The mother of an Omaha toddler is defending her son after he unleashed a slew of obscenities in an online video that has gone viral. In the video, the diapered boy is taunted and cursed at by adults, who coax him into using crude words. The African-American toddler knocks down a chair and responds to […]

WV chemical spill contaminates water supply

West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin issued a state of emergency Thursday evening for nine counties after a utility said that its water supply was contaminated. White House followed with an emergency declaration of its own, allowing the state to receive federal help with the water emergency. "West Virginians in the affected service areas are […]

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