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Federal judge to determine fate of Mississippi's last abortion clinic

A federal judge will decide Wednesday whether Mississippi's only abortion clinic can continue to stay open under a temporary order or whether it should permanently shut its doors under a new state law.

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Brawl breaks out following 'Stand Your Ground' hearing

They came to testify, but ended up throwing punches when a brawl broke out outside a Florida courtroom.

Zimmerman posts bond, gets out of jail

George Zimmerman was released from jail on Friday, one day after a Florida judge set a $1 million bond.

Andy Griffith died of heart attack, death certificate says

Andy Griffith's death certificate says the actor died of a heart attack, after years of suffering from other illnesses, including coronary artery disease.

African-American jobless rate surges

As the overall U.S. unemployment rate stayed at 8.2% in June, the rate among black Americans rose nearly a full percentage point.

Zimmerman granted $1 million bond

The judge overseeing the Trayvon Martin case in Florida set bond for George Zimmerman at $1 million on Thursday. It was unclear how quickly Zimmerman could post the bond and be released from jail.

Hotel guest allegedly raped by employees

A guest at the Hampton Inn in downtown Cleveland was allegedly raped by two hotel employees last May.

Intergalactic fireworks!

Some intergalactic fireworks took place today for your 4th of July enjoyment. Take a look at the video above!

America celebrates Independence Day

People all across America geared up on Wednesday to celebrate Independence Day, a tradition that often includes copious amounts of beer, barbecued meats, carnivals, parades and fireworks.

Pakistan re-opens NATO supply routes to Afghanistan

Pakistan has decided to re-open supply routes that the United States and its allies have used to supply their troops in Afghanistan, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Tuesday.