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Italian court overturns murder conviction

A tearful Amanda Knox said she is glad to have her life back after an eight-year legal drama. Knox had been facing 28 years in prison.

Sat, 28 Mar 2015 15:26:16 EDT
Meredith Kercher: Remembering the victim

Amid massive global interest in the trial, appeal and retrial of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito, it has been easy to overlook their alleged victim, Meredith Kercher, who was found brutally murdered in the flat she shared with Knox in Italy in 2007.

Sat, 28 Mar 2015 15:08:23 EDT
Fmr. Lawyer: Amanda Knox feels 'transcendent joy'

Erin Burnett talks with Amanda Knox's fmr. lawyer Ted Simon, who spoke with Knox a few moments after Italy's Supreme Court overturned her murder conviction.

Sat, 28 Mar 2015 15:08:46 EDT
Question about Michael Brown leads to beating

When one man sat down next to a second man in a St. Louis light rail car late Monday and asked him his opinion on the shooting of Mike Brown in Ferguson, it was not the beginning of a discussion. It was the start of an assault.

Sat, 28 Mar 2015 15:20:48 EDT
Cops: Sleeping woman sexually assaulted on subway

A man has been charged with first degree aggravated sexual abuse after police say video shows him attacking a sleeping passenger on the subway.

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:52:23 EDT
Indiana religious freedom law: What does it mean?

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has stirred up controversy by signing a "religious freedom" bill. Critics say it could be used as a pretext to discriminate on the basis of religion. The governor denies that. FULL STORY

Sat, 28 Mar 2015 15:23:20 EDT
Hernandez fiance says she was told to remove box

The fiancee of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez said at a hearing Friday that she was asked to conceal a box and take it out of her Massachusetts home after the murder of Odin Lloyd in 2013.

Sat, 28 Mar 2015 15:20:59 EDT
Actress apologizes after racial profiling claims

Actress Taraji P. Henson apologized Friday for claiming her son was racially profiled during a traffic stop in Southern California last year.

Sat, 28 Mar 2015 15:12:47 EDT
Hillary Clinton deleted all email from personal server

Hillary Clinton permanently deleted all the emails on the private server she used to do official business as secretary of state, the Republican lawmaker who subpoenaed the emails said late Friday.

Sat, 28 Mar 2015 15:14:08 EDT
Frat says racist chant was taught at leadership event

The national office of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity changed its tune.

Sat, 28 Mar 2015 15:21:37 EDT
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