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A Mississippi police officer was shot in the head while responding to a robbery in Clarksdale, authorities said.

Posted: February 14, 2016, 11:28 am
So much for a warm and fuzzy Valentine's Day.

Posted: February 14, 2016, 11:28 am
Multiple people were killed and at least 10 injured when dozens of vehicles slammed into each other on a stretch of Pennsylvania interstate in Lebanon County, officials said Saturday.

Posted: February 14, 2016, 9:44 am
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump called on Senate Republicans to block any effort by President Barack Obama to nominate a successor to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

Posted: February 14, 2016, 5:41 am
Justice Antonin Scalia's death broke with seismic force over Washington Saturday, setting up a monumental election year battle over whomever President Barack Obama chooses to succeed him with a nomination that could tilt the Supreme Court toward liberals.

Posted: February 14, 2016, 5:11 am
President Barack Obama entered what's certain to become an acrimonious election-year battle Saturday, declaring he would act "in due time" to replace Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, whose sudden death was announced Saturday.

Posted: February 14, 2016, 4:28 am
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died at the age of 79, a government source and a family friend told CNN on Saturday.

Posted: February 14, 2016, 4:07 am
If you were wanting to escape the winter weather by hitting the warm beaches in Florida, you might want to steer clear of the water. Thousands of sharks are migrating right off the coast of some popular beach towns.

Posted: February 14, 2016, 2:11 am
An Alabama woman who was convicted of murder in her granddaughter's running death has died in prison, authorities said.

Posted: February 14, 2016, 1:05 am
Two brothers allegedly kidnapped by their biological mother and taken to Mexico six months ago have been reunited with their father.

Posted: February 14, 2016, 1:04 am
The governor of Hawaii has signed an emergency proclamation regarding Zika and other mosquito-borne illnesses.

Posted: February 14, 2016, 1:03 am
The Northeast braces for "life-threatening" temperatures as bitter cold arctic air blows through much of the Northeast this weekend.

Posted: February 14, 2016, 1:00 am
Politicians used Twitter to offer condolences and give their reactions after the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. The iconic conservative justice died Saturday at the age of 79.

Posted: February 14, 2016, 12:55 am
An Arctic surge will bring bitter cold air to the Northeast this weekend, with record low temperatures expected.

Posted: February 13, 2016, 11:00 pm
A record-breaking 5.1-magnitude earthquake struck Oklahoma early Saturday morning.

Posted: February 13, 2016, 10:59 pm
It was supposed to be an ordinary buy-and-sell: a Brooklyn teenager buying sneakers from a seller he encountered on craigslist.

Posted: February 13, 2016, 10:59 pm
Maureen Peters thought she would never see her family again. For hours on Sunday night, the Royal Caribbean cruise passenger clung to her mattress to avoid falling off her bed as huge waves tossed around the massive ship, the Anthem of the Seas.

Posted: February 13, 2016, 3:36 pm

Posted: February 13, 2016, 3:45 am
The band OK Go is best known for innovative music videos, and this time its members may have topped themselves.

Posted: February 13, 2016, 3:19 am
Cooper Stutler's teacher told his second-grade class to put their shirts over their noses as they crossed the playground to get snacks.

Posted: February 13, 2016, 2:46 am
Police are checking reports that two teenagers were shot Friday morning at Independence High School in Glendale, Arizona, Glendale police Officer Tracey Breeden told reporters.

Posted: February 13, 2016, 2:27 am
Her son and his friend killed 13 people at Columbine High School almost 17 years ago. Sue Klebold has lived with guilt since -- guilt for what her son did and how she, a loving mother, raised a boy who became a mass murderer.

Posted: February 12, 2016, 10:35 pm
Gravitational waves are a reality, according to scientists from an institution that has been hoping to observe them.

Posted: February 12, 2016, 4:47 pm
Lingerie fittings in China. Karma Sutra sculptures in India. These wildly romantic journeys beat a candle-lit dinner

Posted: February 12, 2016, 4:15 pm
Mario Woods, who was shot dead by San Francisco police, had more than 20 gunshot wounds, according to an autopsy report.

Posted: February 12, 2016, 3:59 pm