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Sources: Disabled work program mired in fraud

The nation's premier federal program that provides work for people who are severely disabled is mired in widespread corruption, financial fraud and violations of the law, numerous sources tell CNN. And instead of helping the severely disabled find wo...

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Virgin Galactic crash blamed on human error

Human error was responsible for the catastrophic 2014 crash of an experimental Virgin Galactic rocket ship.

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Mitchell pleads guilty to helping inmates escape

[Breaking news update, posted at 11:34 a.m. ET]

-- Plea negotiations with the lawyer for New York prison employee Gene Palmer -- accused of taking meat that concealed hacksaw blades to two inmates who subsequently escaped -- have failed, so the case w...

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Boy arrested in California missing-girl case

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the suspected death of an 8-year-old girl after a body was found in a dumpster in the coastal California city of Santa Cruz, police said.

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Trump aide Cohen apologizes for 'rape' comment

A top adviser to Donald Trump apologized Tuesday for comments he made in an explosive interview while defending the Republican presidential candidate from a decades-old rape accusation.

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Cardinals break NFL coaching glass ceiling

Another barrier has been broken in the NFL -- and for women in sports.

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Rare NATO talks begin

NATO's North Atlantic Council is meeting Tuesday at the request of Turkey, which called for special talks due to heightened concerns over its security.

In his opening statement, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg offered his condolences to the vi...

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Libya: Gadhafi's son sentenced to death

A Tripoli court sentenced several officials in the former regime of slain Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi to death Tuesday -- including Gadhafi's son Saif al-Islam Gadhafi in absentia -- drawing criticism from the U.N. human rights office.

Saif al-Islam...

Austin Stephanos, Perry Cohen

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Ships, planes search for Florida teen boaters

In the warm waters off Florida this time of year, the Coast Guard says, someone can survive four, maybe five days.

Florida teens Perry Cohen and Austin Stephanos have been missing since Friday -- four days and counting.

"People can survive in the water...

Sepp Blatter Nobel Prize

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Putin: FIFA's Blatter deserves Nobel Prize

Embattled FIFA President Sepp Blatter deserves a Nobel Prize for his work leading world soccer's governing body, according to Russian leader Vladimir Putin.

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