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Fruit recall affects Costco, Trader Joe's, Walmart, Kroger stores

(CNN) -- If you've picked up fruit at Costco, Trader Joe's, Kroger or Walmart stores recently, keep reading. (Full Story)

U.S. bans flights into, out of Israel, citing rocket attacks

(CNN) -- The Federal Aviation Administration has told U.S. airlines that they are prohibited from flying to or from Israel's Ben Gurion Airport for up to 24 hours. (Full Story)

Clues sought in slaying of FSU law professor

(CNN) -- Days after a nationally renowned criminal law professor was found with a gunshot wound to his head, his death is being investigated as a homicide. (Full Story)

MERS may be airborne, scientists say

(CNN) -- The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus, better known as MERS, may be an airborne virus, according to an observation paper published Tuesday in the journal mBio. (Full Story)

Three New Mexico teens charged with killing homeless men

(CNN) -- Three teens admitted to police they attacked two homeless men who were found dead in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Saturday, police said. (Full Story)

Johns Hopkins to pay $190 million after doctor taped patients

(CNN) -- Johns Hopkins Health System has agreed to pay $190 million to settle the case of a gynecologist who secretly photographed and recorded his patients. (Full Story)

'Treme' actor settles racial profiling lawsuit against Macy's

New York (CNN) -- Actor Robert Brown has reached a "settlement in principle" in his racial profiling lawsuits against Macy's and New York, according to court documents and a statement from the retailer. (Full Story)

New York man dies after chokehold by NYPD

(CNN) -- Confronted by police trying to arrest him for allegedly selling illegal cigarettes, Eric Garner raised both hands in the air and, with passive defiance, told the officers not to touch him. Seconds later, a video shows the officer behind him grab the 350-pound man in a chokehold and pull him to the sidewalk, rolling him onto his stomach. (Full Story)

New Hampshire teen missing 9 months is home

(CNN) -- A New Hampshire teen who disappeared nine months ago is back home, the state attorney general's office said Monday. (Full Story)

Police: 25-pound boy beaten, nearly starved by family

(CNN) -- A 7-year-old Pennsylvania boy beaten for sneaking food was nearly starved and weighed only 25 pounds when he arrived at a hospital, authorities said. The boy sometimes ate insects he caught on his porch. (Full Story)


~ Top 5 World News Stories ~


U.S.: Rebels caused MH 17 crash, but who pulled trigger?

(CNN) -- Ukraine opened criminal cases Tuesday against Russia's defense minister and a Russian businessman, calling both "accomplices of terrorists." (Full Story)

Queen's horse Estimate fails drug test

(CNN) -- Britain's Queen Elizabeth II cheered Estimate on to success at the Gold Cup in 2013 but now her five-year old filly is in the dock. (Full Story)

Body of fugitive billionaire in Sewol ferry case found

Seoul, South Korea (CNN) -- The Sewol ferry disaster appears to have taken another life -- this time of the man whom some blamed for the sinking. (Full Story)

UK will create independent inquiry in death of ex-KGB agent

London (CNN) -- The UK Home Office will hold an independent public inquiry into the 2006 death of Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko, it announced Tuesday. (Full Story)

15,000 flee after Boko Haram overtakes Nigerian town

Kano, Nigeria (CNN) -- A days-long raid on a northeast Nigerian town by Boko Haram left dozens dead and displaced more than 15,000 residents, Nigeria's National Emergency Management Agency reports. (Full Story)