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Flooding threatens already drenched Midwest, South

A powerful spring cold snap brings more rain and snow to a soggy U.S. heartland Wednesday, putting more pressure on riverside communities from the upper Midwest to the Deep South.

M*A*S*H actor Allan Arbus has died

Allan Arbus, the actor who played psychiatrist Maj. Sidney Freedman in the M*A*S*H television series, has died, his daughter's representative said Tuesday. He was 95.

Get ready for another round of 'Dodgeball'

Male model Derek Zoolander might not be the only beloved Ben Stiller character that's ready for round two.

Charges against ricin suspect dropped

The Mississippi man accused of sending ricin-tainted letters to President Barack Obama and other officials has been released from federal custody, a spokesman for the U.S. Marshals Service said Tuesday.

Fugitive on 'Most Wanted' list returned to U.S.

Eric Toth, a suspected child predator who was a "most-wanted" fugitive when captured in Nicaragua, has been returned to the United States, FBI and Justice Department officials said.

Suspect in thwarted alleged terror plot denied bail

One of two men accused of planning to carry out an al Qaeda-supported attack against a passenger train traveling between Canada and the United States was denied bail Tuesday.

Ex-teacher accused of child pornography caught in Nicaragua

One of the FBI's Ten Most Wanted fugitives was picked up Saturday in Nicaragua, according to a federal law enforcement official.

Boston bomb suspect: My brother was the mastermind

The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings has indicated that his older brother, not any international terrorist group, masterminded the deadly attack, a U.S. government source said.

A town copes with lives lost in Texas blast

Since they were little boys growing up West, Texas, brothers Doug and Robert Snokhous did everything together. They fixed cars, went hunting, golfed and barbecued together.

Extreme flooding hits Midwestern states

Heavy rains have caused flooding in several Midwestern states, leaving some homeless and rivers at dangerous levels.