Miss American crowned

September 15, 2014 in International

ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey (AP) – Miss New York Kira Kazantsev was named the new Miss America last night, marking the third year in a row that a contestant from her state has walked away with the crown in the nationally televised pageant. Kazantsev received the...

Faces of 9/11: Where are they now?

September 12, 2014 in International

(CNN) -- A voice on the phone. A cry in the dark. A flag raised amid death and devastation. These are the stories forever linked with the September 11, 2001, terror attacks in New York, Washington and western Pennsylvania. In some cases, they are tales of ordinary...

Judge: Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide

September 12, 2014 in International

A South African judge found Oscar Pistorius guilty today of culpable homicide in the 2013 shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. He was also found guilty of discharging a gun in a public area, but acquitted of other charges, including murder. Judge Thokozile Masipa had...