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White House press secretary Jay Carney resigns

Jay Carney is stepping down as White House press secretary, President Barack Obama announced on Friday. Obama said Carney told him of his decision in April, and Carney later said he plans to leave the position in mid-June.

$1,600 water bill shocks Arizona family

Phoenix, AZ (KPHO) -- The Doughty family in Phoenix had a near miss back in February when a car slammed into their house and came to a stop within inches of a sleeping 5-year-old boy.

Snapchat CEO 'mortified' by leaked e-mails

The CEO of popular messaging app Snapchat is apologizing after a set of filthy e-mails he wrote several years ago to his fraternity brothers at Stanford University was leaked publicly this week.

Bryan Cranston hints 'Breaking Bad' may not be over

More "Breaking Bad" yo?

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigns

President Barack Obama said Friday that he decided to accept Eric Shinseki's resignation after previously supporting his Veterans Affairs secretary because of Shinseki's "belief that he would be a distraction from" making the

PA veteran returns to Vietnam in search of MIA comrades

Luzerne County, PA (WNEP) -- A Vietnam veteran is returning to Southeast Asia to help find two fellow Marines who are still considered Missing in Action.

Firefighters rescue tiny dog from storm drain in N.C.

A small dog had to be rescued from a storm drain Wednesday night after somehow falling through the cracks. The black and brown Yorkie fell about three feet down a drain at an apartment complex in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Jindal blasts Common Core at GOP conference

Louisiana Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal said Thursday he's against Common Core, the academic standards that have many conservatives decrying the program as an overreach of the federal government.

Shinseki announces fixes for VA system

Embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki announced several changes in the VA system on Friday, saying he'll remove senior leaders at the Phoenix VA center and eliminate performance awards for VA leaders in 2014.

Source: New hearing set for U.S. Marine held in Mexican prison

A judge has scheduled a new hearing for a U.S. Marine and Afghanistan war veteran who's been held in a Mexican prison for nearly two months, a judicial source said.