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J.K. Rowling's new 'Harry Potter' tale

In honor of Halloween, J.K. Rowling is delving into the back story of one of "Harry Potter's" more twisted Hogwarts professors.

Comedian, rap mogul arrested

Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight and comedian Micah "Katt" Williams were arrested Wednesday, accused of stealing a photographer's camera last month.

Suspected trooper killer caught

After 48 days of living in what one resident called a war zone, the people of northeast Pennsylvania are relieved now that Eric Frein is in custody.

Is Iran paying men to fight in Syria?

Syrian rebels claim that Iran is paying Afghan mercenaries to fight against them in Syria. Nick Paton Walsh has more.

U.S. advisers to ISIS hot zone?

Pentagon officials are readying a plan that would deploy U.S. military advisers to the volatile Iraqi province of Anbar to advise and assist Iraqi security forces in a region currently dominated by ISIS militants.

Man pinned under truck 17 hours

A North Carolina man was involved in a car accident and was pinned under his vehicle for 17 hours before being rescued.

Is this freaky or amazing art?

3-D neon paint was introduced at the Living Art America competition in Atlanta, and the results were illuminating!

New species of frog found in ... NYC

New York is famous for its singular residents: Loudmouthed taxi drivers. Hirsute Brooklyn hipsters. Upper East Side patrons of the arts.

Tyson: CNN anchor 'full of s**t'

"CNN Tonight's" Don Lemon catches flack from Mike Tyson during an interview about his new television series and book.

LeBron ad you'll be talking about

NBA's LeBron James has a new Nike ad that premieres the same night he returns to the court as a Cleveland Cavalier.

WWII wreckage raised from lake

The wreckage of a World War II plane that disappeared roughly 70 years ago is being hauled out of a Canada lake.

Suze Orman on CEO coming out

Erin Burnett and Suze Orman discuss the significance of Apple CEO Tim Cook's public announcement that he is gay.

North Korean officials shot over TV?

According to South Korean reports, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un executed party officials for watching soap operas.

Honey Boo Boo's sister blasts mom

Honey Boo Boo's sister Anna Marie speaks to ET about her claims that she was molested by her mother's ex-boyfriend.

Oh, the horror? It's on your TV

With all the scary stuff happening in the world, it wouldn't be surprising if TV audiences steered clear of horror. But in fact, they're doing the opposite.

Are black cats really so bad?

It's Halloween, and for many of us, that conjures up a familiar image.

Girl, 8, scolds Senate candidates

An 8-year-old North Carolina girl is sick of the heated Senate race where more than $100 million has been spent on mostly negative TV ads.

Cups a clue in family's mystery deaths

Benjamin and Kristi Strack lay dead on their bed. On the floor near them lay the bodies of three of their children, from 11 to 14 years-old.

4 dead: Plane hits FlightSafety building

A plane appears to have crashed at a building at Wichita's Mid-Continent Airport in southern Kansas on Thursday morning, CNN affiliate KSNW reported.

New clue in Amelia Earhart mystery?

Could one of aviation's most enduring mysteries be solved? An aircraft recovery group says it may already have a part of Amelia Earhart's plane, and it thinks it knows where to find the rest of it.

Terrifying cliff dive caught on video

A diver in Negril, Jamaica, takes a high-cliff dive with a GoPro camera to capture this breathtaking video.

Pop star's odd act as kid is born

CNN's Lisa France explains why Robbie Williams is either the best or worst husband on the planet.

Celebrities have already signed up

The manned Virgin Galactic flight broke apart during a test over the Mojave Desert, killing one pilot and injuring a second pilot.

When space travel goes wrong

Note: This list includes accidents that affected astronauts or other staff related to the spacecrafts. Accidents that involved unmanned spacecraft are not included.

A future built on accidents

With the same peril that the Wright Brothers faced in becoming the first men to fly planes, mankind's quest for space tourism is also fraught with deadly trial and error.

Branson tweets after tragedy

Richard Branson is headed to be with his team after Virgin's SpaceShipTwo goes down. CNN's Jake Tapper has more.

Antares rocket operator hit destruct

After it became apparent there was a problem with the launch of the NASA-contracted Antares rocket, the company that operated the flight hit the destruct button, a spokesman said Thursday.

The truth about launching spaceships

Meg Urry says the crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShip Two is a reminder that rocket science is difficult.

Gingrich: My midterms prediction

President Barack Obama has turned off large parts of America through radicalism, incompetence and political ineptness. As my friend Barry Casselman argues, "Obama has the worst political tin ear I've seen at that level. (I realize he thinks he is bringing out his base vote). But he's almost daring most Americans to turn against him." My prediction for midterm election night this coming Tuesday is that many Americans are going to take the President up on his dare.