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St. Louis woman watches TV, learns home was used as torture chamber

St. Louis, MO (KMOV) -- It sounds like a made-for-TV movie, but instead it's a real life nightmare for one St. Louis woman. It's a typical North County ranch house on a tree-lined street.

Man charged with murder 23 years after abusing infant daughter

A Tennessee man convicted and jailed for abusing his two infant children is charged with murder -- 23 years later.

Why I will still get a pelvic exam

Editor's note: CNN Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen is the author of "The Empowered Patient." The opinions expressed in this article are solely hers.

Airline captain buys pizza for passengers stuck on stranded flight

Cheyenne, WY (KDVR) -- A three-hour Frontier Airlines flight from Washington, D.C., to Denver on Monday turned into seven hours after severe weather rumbled through Denver.

Citigroup faces $7 billion mortgage reckoning

Citigroup looks like it's next to face a reckoning for the mortgage crisis. Published reports say Citi is close to $7 billion deal to settle charges that it packaged bad mortgages during the run-up to the financial crisis.

Fierce storms kill 5, leave more than 400,000 without power

A rash of severe weather pummeled several eastern states Tuesday, killing at least five people and leaving more than 400,000 without power.

Sarah Palin calling for Obama's impeachment over border crisis

Sarah Palin said President Barack Obama's inaction over the escalating crisis on the southern border is grounds for impeachment.

Georgia hot car death: More search warrants released

A series of documents released Monday revealed more details of the investigation into what happened the day a Georgia toddler died in a sweltering car -- and whether his father abandoned him on purpose.

Roller coaster derails, injuring 4 at Six Flags in California

Americans love roller coasters -- until something goes wrong.