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Bartender accused of plot to poison House Speaker John Boehner

An Ohio man says he served drinks to House Speaker John Boehner for years and he told police that's how he was planning to kill the lawmaker.
Police: Kids, left alone, die in house fire while mother out getting hair done

Police: Kids, left alone, die in house fire while mother out getting hair done

Two children, left alone in their Louisiana home, were killed in a house fire while their mother was out getting her hair styled at a salon, authorities said.
Heisman winner Marcus Mariota declares for NFL draft

Heisman winner Marcus Mariota declares for NFL draft

Oregon junior quarterback Marcus Mariota, winner of the Heisman Trophy for the 2014 season,
House votes to repeal Obama immigration actions

House votes to repeal Obama immigration actions

The House approved an all-or-nothing measure that ties Homeland Security funding to the undoing of President Barack Obama's immigration moves -- setting the stage for a clash with the new Republican-led Senate.
The best blood test you'll ever take

The best blood test you'll ever take

Blood tests are a drag.
5 ways to eat healthier this year and lose weight in the process

5 ways to eat healthier this year and lose weight in the process

 (Health.com) -- Nutrition is a hot topic these days, yet many of my clients still struggle with consistently following through with "the basics," and the stats show that missing the mark on many healthy habits is the norm.
25-year-old Doritos contestant could earn $1 million from $80 ad

25-year-old Doritos contestant could earn $1 million from $80 ad

Actor, dancer and Doritos enthusiast Alex Pepper has already turned a 30-second film with an $80 budget into a $25,000 payoff. With a bit more luck, it could even make him a millionaire.
Why Facebook parenting can backfire

Why Facebook parenting can backfire

 (CNN) -- Just about every day on Facebook, I see posts by parents asking for advice related to their children. Granted many of my friends are parents, but I imagine you see similar posts when you log on as well.
Man finds himself alone on Delta flight

Man finds himself alone on Delta flight

 (CNN) -- Imagine boarding your next flight and having the entire cabin to yourself.
Traffic lights on your windshield could get you home faster

Traffic lights on your windshield could get you home faster

Being stuck in traffic is one of the most infuriating experiences for a driver, but researchers at Carnegie Melon University may have found a solution.
Man finds himself alone on Delta flight

Man finds himself alone on Delta flight

Imagine boarding your next flight and having the entire cabin to yourself.
Juvenile defendant helps save life of police officer

Juvenile defendant helps save life of police officer

 A teen who lands in lockup a few times can get on a police department's nerves.
Astronauts relocate after space station alarm

Astronauts relocate after space station alarm

 A possible leak in the cooling system on the International Space Station has resulted in the evacuation of the U.S. crew from the American segment of the station to the Russian segment, NASA said Wednesday.
Macklemore 'pops some trash' on Sesame Street

Macklemore 'pops some trash' on Sesame Street

 (CNN) -- One man's trash is another puppet's treasure.
Matthew McConaughey's 'Dazed and Confused' and other celeb auditions

Matthew McConaughey's 'Dazed and Confused' and other celeb auditions

 (CNN) -- It's safe to say Matthew McConaughey nailed it during his audition for "Dazed and Confused."