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(CNN) - Prince William and Kate started their whirlwind tour of New York City on Monday, attracting crowds of well-wishers and heavy security.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived Sunday for a three-day trip, their first to the Big Apple, which could include mingling with the American version of royals.
Excited royal watchers gathered outside their hotel hours before their arrival, braving the nighttime winter chill. The Empire State Building also got in on the action, changing its world-famous lights to red, white and blue - the colors of the Union Jack flag.
(CNN) – With multimillion dollar endorsement deals on the line, and fans representing just about every political spectrum, it is no wonder sports stars are often hesitant to wade into anything deemed even remotely controversial.
But that hasn't been the case with the recent protests in support of Eric Garner and Michael Brown. Tonight lebron james, arguably the biggest sports star on the planet, could join a number of other athletes like Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose, Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush, And Cleveland Browns' cornerback Johnson Bademosi, who were spotted wearing T-shirts with the words "I can't breathe."
(CNN) – Groups are blasting Rolling Stone for not asking more questions before it published a gripping article about a campus rape at the University of Virginia.
The magazine detailed a freshman named Jackie who was allegedly gang raped at a frat party. Several reporters unearthed discrepancies in the story, and the magazine has since issued two apologies. The first said it misplaced its trust in Jackie. Then the magazine updated its statement saying "these mistakes are on Rolling Stone, not on Jackie."
The fraternity named in the article, Phi Kappa Psi, denies any wrong doing.
(CNN) - The element of surprise was lost in a failed U.S. military raid to rescue two hostages being held by al Qaeda militants in Yemen, a senior Defense Department official said Saturday.
American photojournalist Luke Somers and South African Pierre Korkie, a "respected teacher" who was to be released on Sunday, were fatally shot in the compound by a terrorist as the secret mission unfolded, a U.S. official said.
The relief group Gift of the Givers, which was helping secure Korkie's release, had recently informed his wife that "the waiting is almost over."
(CNN) – American officials are bracing for violence overseas, fearing worldwide reaction to a new report due out Tuesday on the Central Intelligence Agency's history of torture after the 9/11 attacks.
U.S. embassies and consulates have increased their security presence and 2,200 Marines have been placed on high alert, ready to respond to any crisis.