George Zimmerman Murder Trial Goes to Jury on Friday

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_c656812cbc.jpgJoe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images(SANFORD, Fla.) -- A jury will soon decide to either make George Zimmerman a convicted murderer or let him leave court a free man. Mark O'Mara, the lead attorney on the Zimmerman team, will present his pitch to the all-female jury of six on Friday that the former neighborhood watch captain shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in self defense after he was brutally assaulted.

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John Kerry's Wife in 'Good' Condition, Starts Rehab

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_66b98b35c9.jpgMark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The condition of Teresa Heinz Kerry has been upgraded to "good," State Department spokesman Glen Johnson said in a statement Thursday. Heinz Kerry, the wife of Secretary of State John Kerry, suffered seizure-like symptoms last Sunday while vacationing in Nantucket and was brought to Massachusetts General Hospital for treatment.

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Melting Alaskan Glacier Yields New Remains of Decades-Old Crash

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_d868ff85c6.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) -- The Alaskan Command is working with the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command, a division of the Department of Defense, to recover human remains and debris ensconced in an Alaskan glacier from a plane crash that took place 61 years ago.

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Prosecutor Calls Zimmerman 'Liar' Who Should Be Convicted of Murder

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_001b2b49ab.jpgJoe Burbank - Pool/Getty Images(SANFORD, Fla.) -- George Zimmerman stared straight ahead for most of the afternoon as a prosecutor told the Florida jury that Zimmerman is a "liar" who should be convicted of second degree murder for shooting Trayvon Martin.

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30,000 California Inmates Go on Hunger Strike

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_b0c09eff9a.jpgComstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- As many as 30,000 California state prison inmates refused meals for the fourth day to protest rules and policies that they claim are inhumane. “The CDCR (California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation) is recklessly placing people in solitary confinement and not following proper procedures at all,” Alexis Agathocleous, staff attorney for the Center of Constitutional Rights, told ABC News.

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