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Police: 11-year-old scares intruder away with shotgun

An 11-year-old used a shotgun to scare an intruder away from their home.

The Midwest and Northeast dig out from latest winter storm and record snowfall

From the Plains to the Northeast, a second brutal winter storm in a week has left behind a deadly trail and record amounts of snow.

Police: Ex-NFL star Warren Sapp arrested on soliciting prostitution charge

Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive tackle Warren Sapp was arrested and charged with soliciting a prostitute early Monday, just hours after covering the Super Bowl for the NFL Network, Phoenix police said.

Top lawmaker wants to put Roger Goodell in the hot seat

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will likely find himself in the Washington hot seat if a top congressional investigator gets his way.

Why Vegas isn't making money anymore

America's big casino companies are rolling the dice far from the Las Vegas strip. Sin City's real gamble is in China.

10 ways to stay safe when buying and selling online

Craigslist reports about 80 million ads on its site each month, so even if you haven't met a stranger to buy or sell something online, chances are you know someone who has.

Super Bowl XLIX posts record overnight TV ratings

Like the New England Patriots, NBC's broadcast of the Super Bowl was a champion on Sunday night.

Vine launches kid-friendly app

Finding kid-friendly content on social media can be all twerk and no play. But Vine, the six-second video sharing app, has launched a standalone version called Vine Kids to filter out inappropriate posts for its tiniest users.

4,180 crash claims filed against GM as window closes

More than 4,180 claims have been filed against General Motors, alleging the automaker's vehicles with faulty ignition switches caused deaths and injuries.

2 killed as storm heads Northeast for a second round of pounding in a week

A deadly storm that buried the Midwest in snow is marching east. Millions will wake up Monday to sleet and blizzard conditions in the Northeast -- the second round of winter weather pounding in a week.