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August 1st, 2013
07:00 PM ET

Castro: 'I'm a normal person'

Ohio kidnapper Ariel Castro speaks out as he's sentenced in court to life without parole plus 1,000 years.

RELATED STORY: Judge sentences Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro to life, plus 1,000 years

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Filed under: Ariel Castro • Brian Todd • Ohio
August 1st, 2013
06:35 PM ET

Michelle Knight: 'I cried every night'

The families of Ariel Castro's victims expressed raw emotion during his sentencing. CNN's Martin Savidge reports.

RELATED STORY: Judge sentences Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro to life, plus 1,000 years


Filed under: Ariel Castro • Martin Savidge • Ohio
August 1st, 2013
12:17 PM ET

Raccoon's dancing partner gets TV deal

Hillbilly dances with raccoon, gets reality show deal. CNN's Jeanne Moos has the unlikely friendship behind the viral hit.

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Filed under: Jeanne Moos
August 1st, 2013
12:15 PM ET

Ex-Pakistani president faces indictment

Former President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf is expected to be indicted in connection with the death of Benazir Bhutto.

RELATED STORY: Lawyer: Pakistani court to indict ex-president Musharraf in Bhutto killing


Filed under: Benazir Bhutto • Pakistan • Pervez Musharraf • Wolf Blitzer
August 1st, 2013
12:11 PM ET

Police shoot unarmed man in his driveway

Questions are being raised after police shot an unarmed man in his own driveway. CNN's Nick Valencia reports.

RELATED STORY: Florida deputies shoot man they mistook for car thief in his own driveway


Filed under: Florida • Nick Valencia