Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

Oscar de La Renta

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Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who spent half a century putting high society in haute couture, has died. He was 82.

The man -- often described…

Retrial begins: Life or death for Jodi Arias

Jodi Arias

Pool

Jodi Arias and her legal team will begin fighting for her life this week when a new jury hears opening arguments on whether she should receive a life or death…

Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison

Pistorius Oct

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From a globally lauded athlete to convicted killer, Oscar Pistorius' fall from grace culminated Tuesday with a five-year sentence in the shooting death of his…

James Pallotta: Rome's newest gladiator?

"Brothers, what we do in life echoes in eternity" (line from the film Gladiator)

Gladiators, ready?

From the ancient ruins of Rome, a new empire rises.

But with a…

Stocks: 6 things to know before the open

New York Stock Exchange sign

CNN

Corporate earnings are back in focus as the latest bout of market volatility ebbs away.

Here are six things you need to know before the opening bell rings in…

From Jewish football to jihad

At first Alon Meyer thought it was a bad joke.

When Kreshnik Berisha, the first suspected member of ISIS to stand trial in Germany, was arrested upon his…

WHO outlines next steps in Ebola crisis

WHO, World Health Organization headquarters

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Ebola vaccines could be tested in the next few weeks, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, as health officials try to stymie the virus that has killed…

What key Senate race means for 2016

Vote, election file

Potential 2016 presidential contenders are paying close attention to this year's Senate race.

Who is 'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius?

He was the so-called "Fastest Man on No Legs," and his inspiring story captured the imagination of the world at the London Olympics. Now, Pistorius is playing…

Hong Kong protests: Can talks end stalemate?

Hong Kong talks

Student leaders will meet with Hong Kong government representatives Tuesday, the first time the two sides have met since pro-democracy protesters took to the…

Obama describes hometown desk: 'Unpaid bills'

President Barack Obama appears to cherish spending time in his hometown, even when coming back to Chicago forces him to face the prospect of unpaid bills…

URGENT - South Africa Arnold Pistorius

(CNN) -- Oscar Pistorius' uncle told reporters Tuesday that the family accepted the court's judgment in sentencing the athlete to prison for killing his…

Canada: Soldier attack suspect 'radicalized'

Police lights file

As far as terror attacks go, Canada seems like an unlikely target -- especially from within its borders.

URGENT - Ebola WHO vaccine testing

(CNN) -- The World Health Organization hopes to have Ebola vaccines tested as soon as possible, perhaps in the next few weeks, WHO said Tuesday.

Stopping carjacking criminals by SMS

What would you do if your car had just been stolen? Take out your phone and call the police? Sure, you could that, but what if instead of asking authorities…

Reeva Steenkamp: Model, law graduate

A week before her death, South African model Reeva Steenkamp talked about her secure, blissful environment.

"I woke up in a happy, safe home this morning,"…

The parasite keeping millions in poverty

One of the most debilitating medical conditions in sub-Saharan Africa isn't fatal. In fact, it's easily curable. The culprit is small, but its impact is big.…

"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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