A man alleged to be a senior member of a Tijuana-based drug cartel was extradited from Mexico to the United States on Friday to stand trial.
A jury has found George Huguely guilty of second-degree murder in the 2010 death of his ex-girlfriend, Yeardley Love.
A former University of Virginia lacrosse player convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend was sentenced to 23 years in prison on Thursday, according to the Commonwealth Attorney's office in Charlottesville, Virginia.
A 23-year-old gunman killed two co-workers early Friday at a Pathmark supermarket in Old Bridge, New Jersey, and then shot himself to death, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan said.
Brazilian public notary Claudia do Nascimento Domingues set off a firestorm by granting Brazil's first civil union to a trio, an act so unprecedented that there isn't a word for it in Portuguese.
In the wake of Apple's patent infringement victory over Samsung, many are asking: "What are the practical implications and repercussions of the verdict?"
Apple sue us next? Not a chance.
The United Nations Tuesday urged the tiny West African country of Gambia to refrain from executing 39 more death-row inmates, after nine others were recently put to death.
The man killed by a former co-worker on a Manhattan sidewalk Friday was shot five times in the head, the New York Medical Examiner's office said Sunday.
A top human rights advocacy group on Friday denounced what it claimed were the overnight executions of nine prisoners in Gambia, calling President Yahya Jammeh's stated intent to clear death row after a decades-long moratorium "a step back."
Samsung plans to challenge a U.S. court ruling that recommends more than $1 billion in damages to Apple over a patent dispute.
Gaby Pacheco calls herself an aspiring U.S. citizen who is compiling the paperwork and trying to get the $465 needed to apply for a two-year reprieve from getting deported.
Anders Behring Breivik, the man who killed 77 people in a bomb attack and gun rampage just over a year ago, was judged to be sane by a Norwegian court Friday, as he was sentenced to 21 years in prison.
Dan Simon on the patent dispute between Apple and Samsung, which is now in the hands of a California jury.
Gambia plans to execute all death row prisoners by September, the president said this week, sparking condemnation from human rights groups worldwide.
Anderson Cooper examines the nuances of a former housekeeper willing to hold onto one of John Lennon's teeth.
Mark David Chapman, the man convicted of killing former Beatle John Lennon, has been denied parole for a seventh time, according to the New York Department of Corrections.
Mark David Chapman, John Lennon's convicted killer, was making his seventh try at parole Wednesday.
In a dusty old attic in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Stephon Tull was rummaging through dilapidated boxes left there by his father many years before, when he came across an interesting find.
Julian Assange demanded that the United States drop its "witch hunt" against WikiLeaks on Sunday as he made his first public appearance after months effectively confined to the Embassy of Ecuador in London.
Mark David Chapman, John Lennon's convicted killer, is up for parole for the seventh time and may be questioned as early as Tuesday, authorities said Friday.
When we think about asylum, the picture that most people draw in their heads is of some persecuted person crossing a border to a safe country and pleading his or her case.
A judge Thursday dismissed felony sexual assault charges against a Roman Catholic priest arrested in July on allegations of sexually abusing a 10-year-old boy in 1997.
Ecuador granted Julian Assange asylum over fears of political persecution Thursday, but it was hardly a reprieve as Britain vowed to extradite the WikiLeaks founder to Sweden to face questioning on sex crime charges.
London diplomatic official Paul Whiteway talks about Julian Assange's asylum, saying he's not free to leave the UK.
Two sheriff's deputies died and two were wounded in a series of apparently linked shootings early Thursday in LaPlace, Louisiana, authorities said.
The Bush and Obama administrations' extraordinary program of targeted killing has resulted in the deaths of as many as 4,400 people to date. Books such as Daniel Klaidman's "Kill or Capture" and David E. Sanger's "Confront and Conceal" are appearing thick and fast, focusing on the program and particularly on the use of drones to carry it out.
Pakistan's ambassador to the U.S., Sherry Rehman, says the drone program is counterproductive to all her country's goals.
Australia's High Court on Wednesday rejected an extradition request from Hungary for a suspected Nazi war criminal, ending a legal battle that began in 2005.
The infamous "Onion Field" cop killer whose 1963 crime was chronicled in a best-selling book and a movie has died, officials said Monday. He was 79.
Spanish National Police said Friday they have seized hundreds of kilograms of cocaine in an operation that they said thwarted an attempt by Mexican drug dealers allied with the Sinaloa drug cartel to establish a foothold in Europe.
A Mexican presidential candidate taps a Colombian general as drug war adviser.
One of the most high-profile women accused of connections with Mexico's drug trade was extradited to the United States Thursday, officials said.
Mitt Romney's refusal to release tax returns in the critical years of his income accumulation has done little to dispel the legitimate concern that arises from hints buried in his scant disclosure to date: Did he augment his wealth through highly aggressive tax stratagems of questionable validity?
Jared Lee Loughner, the alleged gunman in last year's mass shooting outside an Arizona supermarket in Tucson that killed six people and wounded then-U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, pleaded guilty Tuesday to 19 charges in exchange for the government not seeking the death penalty.
CNN's Kyung Lah reports on a hearing where Jared Lee Loughner was charged in the Tucson, Arizona shooting.
Martin Luther King III and Amb. Andrew Young discuss their efforts to make voting more accessible to Americans.
CNN's Anderson Cooper recounts how the deadly shooting spree in a Wisconsin gurdwara unfolded.
Community members are coming together to seek emotional healing in the wake of Sunday's shooting spree that killed six people and wounded four at a religious service in a Milwaukee suburb.
When considering risks to their business, employers tend to worry about hackers or burglars, but the biggest threat to security might come from within.
Two Pennsylvania pizzeria workers who were held up early Sunday told police their assailants recorded the incident on a cell phone and claimed they were taping for a reality TV show called "We Just Got Robbed," authorities said Monday.
The U.S. Attorney's Office said it is not confirming or denying reports that Jared Loughner will plead guilty in last year's shooting rampage outside a Tucson, Arizona, supermarket.
Residents of Tucson remember the victims of a shooting rampage that claimed the lives of six people one year ago.
A 48-year-old professor accused of setting fires at the Southern California high school that his son attended prior to the boy's suicide was also planning to kill students and administrators at the school, authorities said Tuesday.
Saadi Gadhafi, one of the late Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi's sons, has asked the United Nations to let him travel outside the African nation of Niger, his lawyer says.
Erin Burnett talks to a city official who doesn't want Chick-fil-A in his district because of its stance on gay marriage.
Dan Cathy, the CEO of Chick-fil-A, proudly proclaimed his opposition to marriage equality and drew flak from politicians and citizens nationwide, who said Cathy's position made the chain unwelcome on their turf. Some of the condemnation crossed the line, offending the First Amendment. Some did not. Many don't understand where the line is, and now a population already sharply divided over same-sex marriage is collectively less informed about the First Amendment.
A woman who admitted to stealing a 19-day-old infant from a Manhattan hospital in 1987 was sentenced Monday to 12 years in prison.
On his website, Ronald William Brown posed with puppets, boasted about birthday party performances and offered workshops for school groups.
Brooke Baldwin reports on a puppeteer who chatted online about killing, kidnapping and eating a boy from his church.
Did Apple rip off Samsung's intellectual property to create the iPhone, or did Samsung pilfer Apple's patents when it took on the iPad and iPhone with a slew of mobile devices and tablets?
Congressional Republicans told a top Justice official Thursday his department is wrong to fight state voter ID laws and that the government needs to do more to ensure people serving abroad in the military are able to vote.
"Dark Knight Rises" star Christian Bale makes a surprise visit to the victims of the Aurora theater shooting.
Taxmaggedon is coming. Unless President Obama and Congress act, Americans will be hit with what would be in total dollars the largest tax increase in history in little more than five months.
A German court Wednesday reactivated a request to extradite controversial conservationist and "Whale Wars" star Paul Watson to Costa Rica after Watson's lawyer told the court he had skipped bail.
Philadelphia's district attorney calls verdict in the priest abuse case a historical victory for victims.
The highest-ranking Catholic Church cleric charged and convicted in the landmark Philadelphia child sexual abuse trial was sentenced to 3 to 6 years in prison Tuesday.
The highest-ranking Catholic Church cleric charged and convicted in the landmark Philadelphia child sexual abuse trial is scheduled for sentencing Tuesday.
Two more instructors charged with having sex with female recruits. CNN's Chris Lawrence reports.
An Air Force instructor convicted of rape, aggravated sexual assault and other charges against 10 female recruits was handed a 20-year prison sentence Saturday in a military scandal that spurred investigators to examine the extent of the abuse.
A group of Hispanics sue Sheriff Joe Arpaio for anti-illegal immigration patrols they say violate their civil rights.
A heavily armed gunman killed at least 14 people and wounded 50 more during an early Friday morning screening of the new Batman movie at an Aurora, Colorado, theater, police Chief Dan Oates told reporters.
An arrest has been made in the attempted abduction of a child in Philadelphia after a massive police manhunt.
A 17-year-old student is allegedly at the center of a marijuana drug ring in Ohio that grossed $20,000 per month.
According to Syria opposition activist, low-flying helicopters carried out latest attack. Mohammed Jamjoom reports.
Increasing violence in the Syrian capital is pointing toward a major fight ahead, a rebel spokesman told CNN Monday.
Kidnappers in Egypt have released two Americans and their Egyptian tour guide, a security official said.
Egyptian security services in North Sinai are intensifying efforts to get a pair of kidnapped Americans and their tour guide released, state media reported Saturday.
The International Criminal Court said Friday it has issued a second arrest warrant for a former Congolese rebel leader who is now a general in the Congolese Army despite war crimes accusations.
Two American tourists and their guide were kidnapped Friday in the Sinai region of Egypt, authorities said.
Affiliate KGUN reports drug smugglers would cut tunnels through parking spaces in Nogales, Arizona, to transfer drugs.
Chinese officials concluded that the controversial death of a high-profile Chinese dissident who had spent more than 20 years in jail for his support of the Tiananmen Square protests was the result of suicide, a state-controlled news agency reported.
Vice President Joe Biden delivered a rousing address to the NAACP in Houston on Thursday, bolstering support for President Barack Obama and drawing sharp contrasts with the Republican Party on civil rights issues.
Ratko Mladic, who is on trial at the International Criminal Court on charges he masterminded an army campaign to cleanse Bosnia of Croats and Muslims, was taken to the hospital Thursday as a precautionary measure, a court spokeswoman said.
Sen. Chuck Schumer says he won't let Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin dodge capital gains taxes by leaving U.S.
Wealthy socialite and Grammy-nominated songwriter Denise Rich has renounced her U.S. citizenship and resides in London, her spokeswoman Judy Smith said Tuesday.
A Thai-born American is sentenced to prison in Thailand for insulting the country's monarchy. CNN's Anna Coren reports.
Fourteen mothers, whose children prosecutors say were sexually abused by a Los Angeles teacher facing 23 felony charges, sued the school district on Tuesday seeking damages for "generalized shock and trauma."
An Argentinian court Thursday found two former dictators guilty of stealing dozens of babies during the country's dirty war.
Former Argentine dictator Jorge Rafael Videla admits that thousands of people "disappeared" during his regime.
Texas state officials went to federal court Monday to defend a controversial new voter identification law, dismissing suggestions the requirement would deny hundreds of thousands of people -- many of them minorities -- access to the ballot.
Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) on Texas looking to require voters to present photo ID at polls.
Mexico's foreign ministry has accused a U.S. border patrol agent of fatally shooting a Mexican citizen over the weekend.
Attorney General Eric Holder promised Saturday to do all in his power to protect Americans' right to vote.
CNN's Carol Costello speaks with Tavis Smiley and Cornel West on the strict new ID rules that could keep many from polls.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces a Saturday deadline to be extradited to Sweden for questioning in sexual assault allegations, Swedish authorities said.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia barred two more priests from ministry on Friday amid allegations of child sexual abuse, bringing the tally to nine clergymen banned from the embattled church since May.
A California jury Thursday acquitted a man charged with assaulting a retired Catholic priest, in a case that prosecutors had described as a vigilante attack.
A man is on trial for beating a priest he claims sexually abused him more than 30 years ago when he was a child.
As Mexicans elect a new president, CNN discusses if now is the time for a new strategy in the fight against drug cartels.
Independence Day is a celebration not just of America's independence, but also of the values that are important to our nation, like liberty, democracy and human rights.
Last week, a U.S. District judge dealt a serious blow to Google and Samsung by slapping an injunction on the Galaxy Nexus phone and the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in a patent infringement lawsuit.
The United States leads the world in the rate of incarcerating its own citizens. We imprison more of our own people than any other country on earth, including China which has four times our population, or in human history. And now, a new Pew report announces that we are keeping even nonviolent inmates behind bars for increasingly longer terms.
Four aid workers, who were abducted from Kenya's vast Dadaab refugee complex near the Somali border last week, were freed late Sunday during a shootout with kidnappers, a military official said..
Four aid workers are free after a shoot-out in southern Somalia. CNN's David McKenzie reports.
President Obama says the Supreme Court's ruling on health care reform is a victory for the people.
Sandusky found guilty in 45 of 48 child sexual abuse charges. Now some allege there was a cover up at Penn State
A Malaysian court has ruled that an Iranian man suspected of being involved with a series of bombs that went off in Bangkok in February can be extradited to Thailand.
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that two men convicted of killings committed when they were 14 cannot be sentenced to life in prison without at least the possibility of parole.
The Supreme Court refused Monday to reconsider one of its most controversial decisions of recent years, which has had a dramatic effect on election campaigns.