The five most popular stories on CNN.com in the past 24 hours, according to NewsPulse.
Sanchez out after controversial comments: CNN anchor Rick Sanchez abruptly left the network Friday afternoon, just one day after making controversial comments on a satellite radio program.
J.K. Rowling hints about more Harry Potter: Fans, rejoice - J.K. Rowling offered a bit of hope on Friday that, perhaps, the final Harry Potter story has yet to be told.
Liberal coalition rallies for jobs, education: A coalition of liberal and progressive groups, including unions and civil rights activists, rallied in Washington Saturday to press for good jobs, immigration and¬†education reform in a show of strength one month out from midterm elections.
U.S. apologizes for infecting Guatemalans: The United States apologized Friday for a 1946-1948 research study in which people in Guatemala were intentionally infected with sexually transmitted diseases.
Life of a Navy surgeon: Blood letting, rum rubs and even the sight of Australia were some of the treatments used ‚Äď with varying degrees of success ‚Äď by surgeons of Britain‚Äôs Royal Navy to treat patients from the late 1700s to the late 1800s, government records released Friday show.