Rowling defends Snape from haters

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Severus Snape: good guy or bad guy?

If you said "bad guy," J.K. Rowling wasn't having it.

The Harry Potter author injected herself into a debate on Twitter of…

Three killed in attack on UN Mission in Mali

A mortar attack on a U.N. base in northern Mali early Saturday killed three people -- two peacekeepers and a contractor -- and injured 20 others, a spokesman…

Political Prediction Market: Cruz closes on Trump

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Donald Trump is still the GOP front-runner in opinion polls, but Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has seen a surge on CNN's Political Prediction Market, and is now seen by…

Black religious leaders criticize Trump backers

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More than 100 black religious leaders asked the black pastors reportedly backing Donald Trump to consider his past rhetoric and behavior before announcing…

10 groups Donald Trump offended this fall

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Since its launch earlier this year, Donald Trump's campaign has been peppered with controversy about his habit of accidentally -- or at times quite…

Witness faced off with gunman at Colorado clinic

A gunman who killed three people at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado started firing in the parking lot -- unleashing a barrage of bullets with a "cold…

URGENT - UN Mission in Mali Attacked

(CNN) -- A mortar attack on a U.N. base in northern Mali killed three people -- two peacekeepers and a contractor -- and injured 20 others, a spokesman for…

Reporter challenges Trump's denial of recognition

NY Times reporter Serge Kovaleski


Donald Trump says he doesn't remember the reporter whose disability he is accused of mocking, but the reporter says that they had been "on a first-name basis…

Planned Parenthood shooting suspect ID'd

Swasey officer killed

University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Two civilians and a police officer were killed when a gunman opened fire at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic in a nearly six-hour standoff Friday.


Paris attacker's sister: Maybe it's our fault

Amimour sister


When Samy Amimour's older sister last spoke to him in August, it was an everyday conversation.

He told her to send kisses to the family and to his pet cat,…

Lawsuit questions Viacom billionaire Redstone's competency

Sumner Redstone lawsuit

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Sumner Redstone, the aging media mogul who controls Viacom and CBS Corporation, is a "living ghost" who is practically unable to make decisions for himself,…

This $5 computer sold out in a day

Raspberry Pi

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Raspberry Pi has raised the bar on low-cost computing again.

The UK-based educational nonprofit released a new, tiny computer on Thursday for $5, the Raspberry…

Gold price plummets to almost 6-year low

Gold chain

Here's what people aren't buying right now: Gold.

The yellow metal traded as low as $1,051.60 an ounce on Friday, the cheapest price in nearly 6 years.


Rescuing the last Jews of Aleppo

The plan to rescue the last Jews of Aleppo was hatched in Brooklyn during the waning days of summer.

Two months later, in a white minibus commandeered by…

URGENT - Colorado Slain Police Officer Identified

(CNN) -- The University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, has identified the police officer killed in Friday's Planned Parenthood shooting as Garrett Swasey, 44,…

21 reported killed in Nigeria suicide attack

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At least 21 people were killed and dozens more were injured Friday in a suicide attack targeting a symbolic Shiite Muslim march passing through a village in…

URGENT - Colorado Planned Parenthood Shooting Casualties

(CNN) -- Three people -- two civilians and one police officer -- were killed in Friday's shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, Colorado…

"I thought life would be better after the recession. Not worse."

--John Smith, unemployed construction worker

"These amendments may very likely duck the House's specific definition of what constitutes an earmark, but that doesn't mean it's not pork.

--Leslie Paige of Citizens Against Government Waste

"Folks are beyond homeless here. Their homes don't exist ... the power and destruction here was unimaginable."

--Missouri Gov. Jay Dixon following a devastating tornado that killed more than 150 people.

""There's a lot of things happening that can change the dynamic of this race from the past. So it will certainly be interesting to see."

--former Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneve on the Indy 500.

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