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Bill Cosby facing litany of allegations

Bill Cosby facing litany of allegations

  It seems as if every day brings another allegation that further dismantles Bill Cosby's image as the jovial, pudding-loving patriarch whose family-friendly brand of comedy tickled successive generations.
3 things Rick Perry should know about income inequality

3 things Rick Perry should know about income inequality

 Texas Gov. Rick Perry said this week that income inequality is not a problem in his state.

Garbage man delivers Christmas presents

On Monday, 4-year-old Liam Sadler did what he always does. He waited patiently for the garbage man to make his routine stop at his Evansville, Indiana home. This week, however, it was a special visit that came with a surprise.

Brennan defends CIA

In what came as a surprise to many, Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan said it is unknowable whether torture was necessary to get key intelligence in the frightening years after the September 11th attacks.

Golden Globes: Hollywood shines

"Birdman" took flight at Thursday's Golden Globe nominations, taking home seven overall to lead the way, including Best Musical or Comedy and Best Actor for Michael Keaton.

Budget deadline: down to the wire

Hours before the government was set to run out of money, Congress is debating a bipartisan, trillion-dollar spending bill, and it may not have the votes to pass.
Jessica Chambers' phone provides leads, prosecutor says

Jessica Chambers' phone provides leads, prosecutor says

In this patch of rural Northwest Mississippi, the tire tracks stand out. They lead up an embankment to a tree, partially scorched from the car fire that would ultimately kill Jessica Chambers

New Mexico missle silo for sale

 It might be the safest home for sale in all of New Mexico. "I say come out and look, make an offer, and you can have your underground castle right away," said realtor Jim Moore.
Heavy rain, power outages hit California; blizzards, flooding, high winds expected

Heavy rain, power outages hit California; blizzards, flooding, high winds expected

 (CNN) -- It hasn't rained much in California in recent years. But when it does rain, it pours, as the state's residents discovered Thursday.
Jessica Chambers' phone provides leads, prosecutor says

Jessica Chambers' phone provides leads, prosecutor says

 BATESVILLE, Mississippi (CNN) -- After obtaining warrants and cracking a password, police were able to access Jessica Chambers' phone records and are following up on leads, a prosecutor said Thursday.
California highway standoff ends, with father arrested in missing family case

California highway standoff ends, with father arrested in missing family case

 (CNN) -- A California highway standoff ended Thursday when SWAT teams surrounded and arrested a father being sought in an Amber Alert along with four of his missing children, Montebello Police Department Capt.
Walmart cuts iPhone price by $50

Walmart cuts iPhone price by $50

 Walmart is slashing prices on the latest iPhones. The iPhone 6 Plus is now on sale for $229 and the iPhone 6 sells for $129, Walmart said.
Jeb Bush's financial activity raises doubts about presidential run

Jeb Bush's financial activity raises doubts about presidential run

 A spokeswoman for Jeb Bush said Thursday that the former Florida governor's investments would not be an obstacle as he continues to mull a presidential bid.

Homeowner leaves poop package for thieves

Revenge is a dish best served cold and in the case of a D.C. couple, stinky. After falling victim to thieves who swiped packages off of their front porch several times, they decided to teach them a lesson, with a package filled with poop.
Here's what's tucked in the $1 trillion spending bill

Here's what's tucked in the $1 trillion spending bill

 The Congress that has done virtually nothing for two years is wrapping up 2014 with a bang.