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Marine charged in death of pregnant lover

Police in Anchorage, Alaska have arrested a California-based Marine suspected of killing his pregnant lover.

Vargas, others appeal to Obama administration on deportations

Filmmaker and activist Jose Antonio Vargas and 10 others asked the U.S. government on Wednesday to halt deportation proceedings against undocumented immigrants like themselves who have strong and productive ties to the United States.
Officer suspended after pointing rifle at Ferguson protester

Officer suspended after pointing rifle at Ferguson protester

A police officer from St. Ann, Missouri, has been relieved of duty and suspended indefinitely after pointing an assault rifle at a protester, in Ferguson, the St. Louis County Police Department said in a statement.
Bank of America nears record settlement

Bank of America nears record settlement

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Bank of America is on the verge of finalizing a deal with the government to pay more than $16.5 billion in what would be the biggest mortgage securities fraud settlement.

Woman caught in crossfire of nightclub shooting

Police in Orlando, Florida say an innocent woman was killed while officers were trying to stop a man who was waving a gun outside a downtown nightclub Tuesday.

Cops give up tank

 Michigan's Saginaw County Sheriff's Office has 19-ton tank that can resist mines and survive ambushes, but after a year with the force it's rolling out of town.

Progress in Ferguson?

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder was in Ferguson, Missouri Wednesday to discuss the police killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.

Jellyfish invade California lake

Dry conditions have triggered a spike in the freshwater jellyfish population in California's Lake Oroville. The appearance of jellyfish in Lake Oroville is not completely unheard of, but they are sporadic and unpredictable.
Twinkie bakery to close, putting 400 out of work

Twinkie bakery to close, putting 400 out of work

Just 13 months after Twinkies made their celebrated comeback to store shelves, one of the four bakeries that make the cream-filled treats is closing.
Bank of America nears record settlement

Bank of America nears record settlement

Bank of America is on the verge of finalizing a deal with the government to pay more than $16.5 billion in what would be the biggest mortgage securities fraud settlement.
California man donates 125th gallon of blood

California man donates 125th gallon of blood

A Pacific Beach man received a celebration at the San Diego Blood Bank Tuesday for nearly 40 years of donations. Bob Fisher's chair was decorated with balloons and a sign that read, "125 gallons!"
Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled on fears of salmonella

Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled on fears of salmonella

The Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that nSpired Natural Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling several lots of peanut, almond and other nut butters on fears of salmonella contamination.
Hiker finds 125 million-year-old dinosaur tracks near Moab

Hiker finds 125 million-year-old dinosaur tracks near Moab

A hiker has discovered a new collection of footprints left behind 125 million years ago by a number of different dinosaurs.
NM teen struck by lightning at football practice

NM teen struck by lightning at football practice

A 13-year-old Las Cruces boy will be transferred to a burn center following a lightning strike during 8th grade football practice at Picacho Middle School, according to police.
Johnny Manziel becomes Johnny Bench for Browns

Johnny Manziel becomes Johnny Bench for Browns

Johnny Manziel is a backup quarterback for the Cleveland Browns. Brian Hoyer was named the starter Wednesday morning, with Manziel receiving the No. 2 spot.