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South braces for snow, sleet -- and ice

South braces for snow, sleet -- and ice

A few weeks ago, metro Atlanta residents gleefully noted that a Georgia groundhog, ahem, failed to see his shadow -- a sure sign of an early Southern spring. Looks like it won't be all that early.
Arrests of Wesleyan students made after overdoses of Molly drug

Arrests of Wesleyan students made after overdoses of Molly drug

Police have arrested four students from Wesleyan University in connection with a drug overdose over the weekend. They are to appear in court next week.
What was motive to kill the 'American Sniper?'

What was motive to kill the 'American Sniper?'

Even with a conviction, the "American Sniper" murder trial never answered the one question that still haunts the families of Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield.
Train technology prevented tragedy in Southern California, officials say

Train technology prevented tragedy in Southern California, officials say

If Tuesday's fiery wreck involving a passenger train and a pickup in Southern California had occurred five years ago, more people likely would have been injured, and some might have died, officials with the commuter service said.
State Department official arrested, accused of soliciting sex from minor

State Department official arrested, accused of soliciting sex from minor

A U.S. State Department official was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of soliciting sex from a minor, Fairfax County police said.

BBQ bandit strikes again

San Antonio's "BBQ Bandit" has struck again.

Soldier takes AIDS fight to Uganda

Ten years ago, Army Reserve Capt. Frank Musisi went home to Uganda, to the village where he grew up. He was still at the beginning of a career that began when he came to America to go to school.

Fined for praying too loud

A Lisbon, North Dakota woman has been fined for praying too loudly on city sidewalks. After two court dates and paying $150 in fines for "unnecessary noise", Martha Nagbe isn't giving up sharing her faith.

Rocket re-entry lights up sky

A meteor-like object spotted streaking across the night sky above Salt Lake City, Utah Monday evening has been identified.
Jury finds Eddie Ray Routh guilty in 'American Sniper' case

Jury finds Eddie Ray Routh guilty in 'American Sniper' case

It took a Texas jury less than three hours to find Eddie Ray Routh guilty of capital murder in the deaths of two men, including Chris Kyle, the author of the bestselling book "American Sniper."
'American Sniper' case goes to jury

'American Sniper' case goes to jury

The arguments are over. The fate of Eddie Ray Routh now rests with the jury.
Who are the missing UK girls thought to be in Syria?

Who are the missing UK girls thought to be in Syria?

  In airport surveillance pictures, the three young women look like typical travelers. But their destination was anything but ordinary.
Maya Angelou to be honored with postal stamp

Maya Angelou to be honored with postal stamp

 Maya Angelou will soon be commemorated in a new forever stamp.
McConnell makes concessions in DHS funding fight

McConnell makes concessions in DHS funding fight

  Senate Republicans have made key concessions in the battle over funding the Department of Homeland Security ahead of a deadline looming at the end of this week.
Maya Angelou to be honored with postal stamp

Maya Angelou to be honored with postal stamp

Maya Angelou will soon be commemorated in a new forever stamp.