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Sod 'floating' from heavy rainfall in north Alabama

Sod 'floating' from heavy rainfall in north Alabama

We've never seen anything like this – have you? It looks like someone is 'surfing' on sod that got a heavy dose of rain on Friday.
Beretta relocates fearing stricter state laws

Beretta relocates fearing stricter state laws

Fear of stricter state gun laws is pushing Beretta USA to move all of its manufacturing from Maryland to Tennessee.  The gun manufacturer said Tuesday that it is "very worried" about keeping a factory in Maryland.
Only 3 in 10 Twitter workers are women

Only 3 in 10 Twitter workers are women

Twitter's staff looks just like that of other tech companies: overwhelmingly male and white. Overall, only 3 in 10 employees there are women and 59% of its workforce is white.
Macan - Porsche's physics-defying SUV

Macan - Porsche's physics-defying SUV

Porsche already made my favorite SUV to drive, the Cayenne. Now there's something even better, the new Porsche Macan, a smaller SUV that's lighter, quicker and even more fun.

Game on in pivotal Georgia Senate race

The general election race for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat is kicking into high gear now that the GOP has a nominee.

MH17: What happens to the victims' bodies next?

Miles away from the somber ceremony on a tarmac where coffins containing the remains of victims of Flight MH17 were returned, dozens of forensic scientists at a military base in the Netherlands were preparing for the grim task of identifying th

Teen pilot killed at sea in quest to set world record

An American teenager who was trying to set a world record for flying around the world was killed and his father is missing after their plane crashed into the ocean off American Samoa on Tuesday night, the boy's family said.

Travelers left stranded

The Federal Aviation Administration has grounded flights to Tel Aviv for a second straight day amid concerns about rocket attacks in the region.

Solemn homecoming for plane crash victims

Seven days after the Malaysia Airlines disaster the first 40 coffins containing the remains of those killed on Flight 17 came home to the Netherlands in a solemn ceremony attended by the Dutch king and queen and relatives of those lost.

Gunman's journal released

A judge has released the journal of accused Seattle Pacific University shooter Aaron Ybarra.

Lawn mower grandma rewarded

A feisty Odessa, Texas grandmother who fought back against thieves is getting some unexpected help.
Lawsuit: 'Duck Dynasty' stole 'My Favorite Color is Camo' idea

Lawsuit: 'Duck Dynasty' stole 'My Favorite Color is Camo' idea

When Uncle Si Robertson declared on "Duck Dynasty" that "My favorite color is camo" it spurred a line of clothing sold to the A&E show's fans, according to a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday.
9/11 Commission a decade later: 'Terrorism not going away'

9/11 Commission a decade later: 'Terrorism not going away'

America's longest war. Much more National Security Agency surveillance. An alphabet soup of new government departments and agencies. Long security lines at airports.

Viral Video: Father makes plea from daughter's gravesite

An Arkansas father's message given from his daughter's grave site has gone viral. In the video. Rick Ellis tell how his daughter was killed four years to the day by a drunken driver, her mother.
Acknowledging global unrest, Obama forges ahead with fundraising swing

Acknowledging global unrest, Obama forges ahead with fundraising swing

As President Barack Obama helped Democrats bank millions in campaign cash on Tuesday, he acknowledged his administration is confronting "some big overseas challenges" in the Middle East, Ukraine and elsewhere.