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Presidents wants to declassify report on Bush-era interrogation

President Obama said he's "committed to declassifying" a pending Senate Intelligence Committee report on Bush-era interrogation and detention practices.

GM ignition switch issue surfaced in 2001

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- General Motors knew of an issue with its ignition switch several years before it has previously acknowledged.

Charles Manson associate Bruce Davis granted parole -- but will he walk?

Bruce Davis -- a former associate of Charles Manson and a convicted killer himself -- was granted parole Wednesday in California, the state Department of Corrections said.

From ‘untrainable’ to inseparable: K-9 finds new ‘pack’ through adoption

The room fell silent as the door opened. After being apart for two months, their eyes found each other’s, as if the handful of onlookers surrounding them were nonexistent.

Two buildings collapse, at least 2 dead after Manhattan explosion

At least two people were killed after a massive explosion and raging fire Wednesday morning in Manhattan's East Harlem, authorities said.

New Jersey agrees to ban Tesla's direct sales

A New Jersey agency has agreed to ban Tesla from selling cars directly to consumers in the Garden State Tuesday.

Transponder's fate may prove key to solving Malaysia Airlines puzzle

As investigators search for clues to what happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, the answer to one question may prove key: Why did the transponder in the Boeing 777-200ER stop transmitting information?

Authorities respond to massive explosion in East Harlem

New York police and fire officials were responding to reports of a massive explosion in Manhattan's East Harlem, authorities said Wednesday.

Man carjacks three vehicles, finally arrested

A suspect is in custody after a police chase in Colorado. It all started after police say a car with a four-year-old inside was stolen from a gas station Wednesday morning.

Malaysia Airlines: What is a transponder?

You keep hearing experts talking about the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 and the fact that its transponder went from on to off.

Suffer from migraines? Device worn on the head may prevent them

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first medical device for preventing migraines. It's called Cefaly and works by stimulating nerves beneath the forehead.

Woman says she and friend flew in cockpit with missing jet's co-pilot in 2011

(CNN) -- The first officer aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines flight once invited two teenagers he just met into the cockpit of his plane during another international flight, one of the women told "Piers Morgan Live."

Bodybuilding champion serves as Pentagon chaplain assistant

Serving as the only chaplain assistant at the Pentagon Chaplain's Office -- responsible for facilitating religious support to 25,000 service members and civilians from all branches of the military -- you wouldn't think Staff Sgt.

NJ agrees to ban Tesla's direct sales

A New Jersey agency has agreed to ban Tesla from selling cars directly to consumers in the Garden State Tuesday.