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Iraqi 'housewife' says she's beheaded ISIS fighters

"Shut up and stay still," the woman in black fatigues and a black headscarf snapped over her shoulder at the armed men behind her as she sat down for an interview.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 23:20:01 GMT
ISIS wants her dead

A self-described housewife, Wahida Mohamed has been fighting ISIS, and before that Al-Qaida, for years. She says they've tried to kill her many times but she keeps fighting. CNN's Ben Wedeman has more.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:15:08 GMT
100+ injured, at least 1 dead in NJ train crash

A New Jersey Transit train has crashed into a platform in Hoboken during Thursday morning's rush-hour commute.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 23:47:49 GMT
Train lacked mandated safety system

The deadly crash of a New Jersey Transit train that plowed into a terminal at rush-hour Thursday morning underscores the need for a critical speed-control system on America's railways, according to industry experts.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 23:18:06 GMT
Video released shows officers shooting 6-year-old

A Louisiana judge released body cam video Wednesday showing officers firing multiple rounds into a car, unknowingly striking and killing a 6-year-old boy.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:18:00 GMT
See the body cam footage

Newly-released body cam footage shows police officers fatally shooting a 6-year-old boy after firing several rounds into the car in which he was sitting. CNN's Chris Cuomo reports.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:16:01 GMT
Lawmakers: Wells Fargo a 'criminal enterprise'

Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf, seeking to rebound from a disastrous appearance before the Senate, is once again attempting to quiet the outrage in Congress over his bank's creation of fake accounts.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:59:15 GMT
Ohio man could be linked to 5 deaths

A homeless Ohio man who was charged with two murders last week could now be linked to the slayings of up to five different women.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:39:49 GMT
Opinion: Where children die, but the world does nothing

"If you think thousands of Yazidis stuck on a mountain is terrible, wait until Aleppo falls." Those words came from an Obama administration official focused on Syria policy. Back in 2014.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:59:54 GMT
5-year-old trapped under collapsed building

A 5-year-old Syrian girl is rescued from the rubble of a collapsed building after an airstrike in Aleppo. She is the only survivor of the attack. CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:44:47 GMT
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