• Scotland's independence vote: The essentials

    Scotland Yes movement


    On Thursday, Scots go to the polls to vote on the future of their country.

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    By Laura Smith-Spark CNN
  • Scotland independence vote


    Why is the US nervous about Scottish vote?

    When it comes to the prospective divorce of its closest friend, the United States is following the advice column carefully: don't take sides, keep your opinions to yourself, and avoid getting dragged into the fray.

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    Study: Schizophrenia is 8 diseases

    What we know -- and psychiatrists have diagnosed for decades -- as schizophrenia may really be eight separate diseases, research published in The American Journal of Psychiatry suggests.

    Scientists at Washington University in St. Louis analyzed the D...

  • Han River, North Korea, South Korea


    US man detained by river near North Korea

    South Korean marines detained an American man on the bank of a river bordering North Korea late Tuesday, according to a South Korean Defense Ministry official and a senior U.S. State Department official.

  • ISIS flag carrier

    ISIS video is counterpoint to Obama speech

    The production is slick. The imagery: ominous.

    The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria is out with a new video from its Al Hayat Media Center. ISIS also produced the videos of the beheadings of two American journalists and a British aid worker.

    It took nea...

  • Adrian Peterson

    Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

    Legal issues to keep Peterson off the field

    Running back Adrian Peterson will not play for the Minnesota Vikings until his legal issues are resolved, the team said early Wednesday.

  • Eric Frein state police shooting suspect

    Pennsylvania State Police

    Police: Suspect might target more officers

    He's a survivalist with an extensive shooting background and a grudge against law enforcement, officials say.

    And now authorities worry the man suspected of gunning down two Pennsylvania State Police troopers may be on the hunt for more officers.


  • Cromarty Harbor Scotland

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    Scotland: Last day before independence vote

    Politicians are making their final pleas to Scottish voters Wednesday, the last day of campaigning before they head to the polls to vote on independence.

    Opinion polls put the two sides neck-and-neck ahead of Thursday's historic referendum, which coul...

  • Joe Biden file

    Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

    Jewish group chides Biden for using offensive term

    Vice President Joe Biden "should have been more careful" in a speech when he used a term that some consider anti-Semitic, the national director of the Anti-Defamation League said Tuesday.

  • Adrian Peterson MVP award


    Adrian Peterson loses big Castrol endorsement deal

    Adrian Peterson has lost one of his most significant endorsement deals over child abuse charges.

    "In light of recent events, Castrol has decided to end our relationship with Adrian Peterson," Paul Giblett, a spokesman for the company said Tuesday.


  • Joan Rivers

    Trae Patton/Turner Entertainment

    Source: Joan Rivers' doc did biopsy, selfie

    The cardiac arrest leading to Joan Rivers' death happened as the comedian's personal doctor began performing a biopsy on her vocal cords, a source close to the death investigation told CNN.

  • James Holmes, March 12, court hearing

    Reuters/Pool New

    Parents of Aurora victim sue ammo sellers

    The parents of a woman killed during the Colorado theater shooting two years ago are suing four online retailers for negligence.

  • Dabiq

    ISIS turns to glossy magazine for propaganda

    ISIS has used videos of its shocking beheadings of Western hostages to seize the world's attention, threatening the United States and its allies.

  • Occupy Wall Street protests enter 24th day

    Occupy abolishes $4M in other people's student loan debt

    After forgiving millions of dollars in medical debt, Occupy Wall Street is tackling a new beast: student loans.

  • Ebola virus


    Poll: One in four Americans worry about Ebola

    Roughly one in four Americans are worried that they or someone in their family will become a victim of the virus, according to a new survey.

  • Chuck Hagel, Martin Dempsey, ISIL map

    Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

    General open to anti-ISIS U.S. ground troops

    America's top military officer raised the specter Tuesday of U.S. troops in Iraq taking on a combat role to fight ISIS, a position that was quickly knocked down by the White House.

  • Bacterial meningitis sample

    REUTERS/Harrison McClary

    Georgetown student dies of 'apparent meningitis'

    Andrea Jaime was a student in Georgetown University's School of Nursing and Health Sciences. Yet before she could graduate and help others, she became a patient herself.

    And on Tuesday, Jaime died from what the Washington school said was "apparent me...

  • NASA astronaut with Boeing capsule

    REUTERS/NASA/Handout via Reuters

    Boeing, Space X to launch NASA back into space

    Boeing and SpaceX have been awarded contracts to become NASA's space taxis, shuttling astronauts to and from the International Space Station, the agency announced Tuesday.

  • Eric Frein state police shooting suspect

    Pennsylvania State Police

    Police hunt named suspect in trooper shooting

    Authorities warned Tuesday that the man believed to be behind the ambush of two Pennsylvania State Police troopers is "armed and dangerous" and may not be finished with targeting law enforcement officials.

    Eric Matthew Frein is wanted for murder in t...

  • King Richard III skull

    University of Leicester

    Richard III's bones reveal fatal blows

    Richard III was the last English king to lose his life on the battlefield. Scientists who have been testing his remains -- found under a parking lot in the English city of Leicester -- now believe they know how he died.

  • Ray Rice on the field

    Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

    NFL players' union files Ray Rice appeal

    Ray Rice took the first step toward a possible return to the football field Tuesday evening when the NFL players' union announced it had filed an appeal of his indefinite suspension by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

    Goodell initially had suspended th...

  • Tony Stewart 2

    Joe Skippe/Reuters

    Tony Stewart case goes to grand jury

    The evidence gathered after Tony Stewart's race car struck and killed another driver who was walking on the track will be given soon to a grand jury, a district attorney in upstate New York announced Tuesday.

    Michael Tantillo, the Ontario County Distr...

  • Steven Sotloff


    Sotloff's fixer recounts ISIS abduction

    American journalist Steven Sotloff began his last journey into Syria with a surprise gift for his fixer, Yosef Abobaker. It was a small camera.

    "Happy birthday!" Sotloff told his guide, whom Sotloff had befriended a year earlier by interviewing Abobak...

  • NFL commissioner Roger Goodell at NFL Draft

    Mike Segar/Reuters

    NFL scores huge ratings despite scandals

    All last week, the NFL was dealing with fallout from the Adrian Peterson and Ray Rice scandals. But when it came to ratings, it was a touchdown.

    The NFL had the top three broadcasts in the U.S. last week with Sunday Night Football, Thursday Night Foot...

  • US Capitol


    House leaders lobby members on ISIS vote

    A day before the House votes on whether to give President Barack Obama the authority to train and arm Syrian rebels to fight ISIS, leaders of both political parties are working the phones and buttonholing members to secure support for the measure.


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