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world lead

March 26th, 2014
06:16 PM ET

A close-up look at a Boeing 777 voice recorder

(CNN) – One critical piece of equipment on missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 that could solve this whole mystery are the flight data and cockpit voice recorder, the so-called "black box."

CNN Victor Blackwell got a close-up look at one from a Boeing 777.

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national lead

October 31st, 2013
06:06 PM ET

Federal prosecutor will look into Kendrick Johnson case

Macon, Georgia (CNN) - Nearly 10 months after their son died, the parents of Kendrick Johnson are finally getting what they've been asking for: another investigation into the teen's mysterious death in the gym of Lowndes High School in Valdosta, Georgia.

Michael Moore, the U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, said Thursday that federal authorities will investigate the circumstances behind the death of Johnson, whose bloody body was found inside a rolled-up gym mat on January 11.

Johnson's family suspects the 17-year-old was murdered and that someone has tried to cover up evidence in the case.

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