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Pope Francis has garnered fans around the world since his election last March, but he's become increasingly popular in an unlikely place. CNN's Chris Lawrence reports on the influence Francis has had on the right and left in American politics.
A federal worker is sentenced to prison for telling his job he's a CIA agent, costing the government $1 million.
Police have revealed new details about the bloody attack on Virginia state Sen. Creigh Deeds - stabbed more than ten times by his own son, who went on to commit suicide. CNN's Chris Lawrence investigates how shortages in the mental health care system may be to blame.
CBS's Laura Logan has apologized for her "60 Minutes" piece about the Benghazi attacks, which used an unreliable source.
Two 747 passenger planes nearly collided in the skies over Scotland. CNN's Chris Lawrence reports on what may have caused another near crash.
"Shut down Blackberry, shut down equipment, and go home." That's the message that federal employees are getting from their bosses today as they prepare for a potential government shutdown. CNN's Chris Lawrence details the possible fate of federal employees during a shutdown.
She was Harvard educated, nine months pregnant, and spending a quiet Saturday afternoon with her husband at a mall in Nairobi– when together, they were gunned down by Somali terrorists. A brilliant vaccines researcher with the Clinton Global Initiative, Elif Yavuz is now being mourned by family, friends, and her boss, former Pres. Bill Clinton.
CNN's Chris Lawrence profiles the woman friends remember as "amazing," "wonderful," and "beautiful."
It was a day of chaos and tragedy, but in the midst of Monday's Navy Yard shooting, there were moments of heroism as well. Navy Yard employees, including one man who led a blind co-worker out of the building, share with CNN's Chris Lawrence how they survived the chaos.
A new video obtained by the New York Times allegedly shows rebel fighters brutally executing Syria soldiers. CNN's Chris Lawrence reports on the debate over who the rebels are.
Some of President Obama's critics say delaying action in Syria gives the al-Assad regime time to hide key targets, but Pentagon officials say strikes will be as effective one month from now as they are today. CNN's Chris Lawrence investigates.