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PA child care center closed over abuse allegations

A child care facility in Salem Township, Pennsylvania was closed last week over allegations of child abuse.

Growing threat of extreme right-wing violence

Editor's note: Peter Bergen is CNN's national security analyst, the author of "Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for bin Laden -- From 9/11 to Abbottabad" and a director at the New America Foundation.

North Korea could be planning missile launch, official says

North Korea, which unleashed another round of scathing rhetoric accusing the United States of pushing the region to the "brink of war," could be planning a missile launch soon, a U.S. official said Thursday.

AR Atty. General asks Exxon to retain records

On Tuesday, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel requested that Exxon Mobil Corporation preserve and maintain all documents and all other information related to Friday’s extensive oil spill and ongoing cleanup efforts in Mayflower.

In his first Easter as pope, Francis calls for peace in his own style

Pope Francis celebrated his first Easter Mass with departures from the style of his predecessor even as he delivered a traditional call for peace.

Man with first U.S. face transplant marries fellow burn victim

Horrific events brought them together. He was the first person to undergo a full face transplant in the United States after an electrical accident left him without a nose, eyes or lips.

Accident at Arkansas nuclear site kills man

An accident at a nuclear facility in Arkansas killed one person Sunday, a county coroner said.

House Homeland Security member: North Korea not bluffing

House Homeland Security Committee member Peter King said Sunday that the recent provocative, warmongering rhetoric out of North Korea is no "empty threat."

Fugitive on the run for nearly 35 years caught in Maine

For nearly 35 years one of the most wanted fugitives out of Massachusetts managed to elude police. Last night 52-year old Gary Alan Irving's past caught up with him as police tracked him down in Maine.

Beer and hot dogs: Which ballparks charge most

-- It's opening day for baseball Monday -- the start of the season when many fans flock to their favorite stadium.