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Bank robber wearing drag shot by Seattle PD after car chase

Seattle, WA (KCPQ) -- A man dressed in drag who crashed his car shortly after robbing a bank was shot and killed by police Thursday morning, the Seattle Police Department said.

State Department defends $400K artwork for embassy in Pakistan

  The State Department defended its Art in Embassies program on Wednesday following a report that it plans to purchase a $400,000 sculpture for the embassy compound under construction in Islamabad.

U.S. denies trying to overthrow Castro with Twitter clone

The U.S. government acknowledged Thursday it created a Twitter-like social media service for Cubans, but denied the effort was meant to subvert the island nation's communist government.

Bill Clinton says he 'wouldn't be surprised' by alien visit

  It has been a question plaguing man for ages: Are we alone in the universe?

Robot exoskeleton lets 4-year-old lift arms, reach for the stars

  A child throwing a ball. On the face of it, a simple act, but for four-year old Hannah Mohn this is a milestone.

NJ teen wins scholarship after losing lawsuit against parents

Springfield, MA (WSHM) -- The New Jersey teenager who made international headlines last month when she sued her mother and father for financial support and college tuition announced she will be attending Western New England University (WNEU) in

CDC: 1 in 68 U.S. children has autism

One in 68 U.S. children has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a 30% increase from 1 in 88 two years ago, according to a new report released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Jindal on Obamacare sign-ups: So what

Louisiana Gov.

Not again. What is it about Fort Hood that makes it a target?

It's a scene that's becoming all too familiar at Fort Hood: flag-draped caskets for soldiers who've survived war, only to be killed at home. A shooting Wednesday left four people dead, including the gunman, who committed suicide.

Robot exoskeleton lets girl lift her arms, reach for the stars

A child throwing a ball. On the face of it, a simple act, but for four-year old Hannah Mohn this is a milestone.