The day's most popular stories
David Duerson holds up his drivers license that shows he is an organ donor at Chicago's Soldier Field in 1999.
February 26th, 2011
10:10 PM ET

The day's most popular stories

The five most popular stories on CNN.com in the past 24 hours, according to NewsPulse.

Voodoo sex ceremony starts fatal fire: Candles used in voodoo sex ceremony caused a fatal five alarm fire after they tipped over and ignited bed sheets in a Brooklyn, New York, apartment, police said.

Canadian judge under review for controversial remarks: A Canadian judge whose controversial ruling and remarks in a sexual assault case sparked outrage is being investigated by the Canadian court system, a website statement said Friday.

What will happen to former NFL player's brain?: David Duerson, a 50-year-old former player for the NFL's Chicago Bears, committed suicide by shooting himself in the chest. The details remain hazy, but family members believe that Duerson avoided injuring his brain so that it could be tested for disease.

Forgotten graves home to the invisible dead: The Shropshire gravesite is in the Appalachian foothills outside Gore, Georgia. About 1,000 feet from the clearing is an old, abandoned church on a dusty dirt road. Experts say that if slaves or former slaves are buried at the site, it would be a unique archeological find.

U.N. Security Council comes down on Gadhafi as opposition takes shape: The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Saturday night to punish Moammar Gadhafi's government in Libya for violence against unarmed civilians, hours after the nation's budding opposition picked a former top official as its interim leader.

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  1. al amran

    That is why everybody hates america, and soon you will get bomb by our beloved brother Osama

    February 27, 2011 at 1:39 pm | Report abuse |
  2. banasy

    I need some one to please fuk me in the ass

    February 27, 2011 at 3:26 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Lizard King

    Wow you trolls that's stealing peoples name should do the world a favor and kill yourselves. u are not funny. u are a sad bunch and shouldn't be allowed to breathe the same air as other ppl. It must be hard to look at yourselves in the mirror and see ugliness looking back at u.

    February 27, 2011 at 4:23 pm | Report abuse |
  4. President OBAMA (relaxing at the White-House) .....at this very moment.....

    Actually RUFFNUTT , my good man.. "When im done with the U.S. we'll all be at the bottom of the food-chain""..

    February 27, 2011 at 5:20 pm | Report abuse |
    • RUFFNUTT

      ..yaeh..right we have unlimited money.. if we get broke we can just print some up..

      February 27, 2011 at 7:40 pm | Report abuse |
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