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Woman dies after vehicle drags her 3 miles down Massachusetts road

A woman died after a vehicle struck her in a Massachusetts town late Monday and dragged her for more than three miles, authorities said.

George Zimmerman due in court today after allegedly pointing gun at girlfriend

Four months after he was acquitted of murdering teenager Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman is expected to return to court Tuesday in Florida's Seminole County -- this time after allegedly pointing a shotgun at his girlfriend.

2 are dead in Colorado mine accident; 19 injured

Authorities do not yet know what caused an accident at a silver mine in southwest Colorado that killed two miners and injured 19.

George Zimmerman arrested in Florida

George Zimmerman was arrested Monday afternoon in central Florida "after deputies responded to a disturbance call," the Seminole County Sheriff's Office said in a news release.

Meningitis Fast Facts

Here's a look at what you need to know about meningitis.

Dallas Zoo lion kills lioness in front of visitors

A lion at the Dallas Zoo bit and killed a lioness in their exhibit as visitors watched Sunday afternoon in an attack officials said they couldn't immediately explain.

Tornadoes rip through Midwest, killing 6 and devastating neighborhoods

They sifted through the darkness, hoping their flashlights would shine on something -- anything -- salvageable. Instead, they found their life's belongings strewn in pieces among heaps of rubble where their homes once stood.

Four Marines killed in accident aboard Camp Pendleton

Four Explosive Ordnance Disposal Marines were killed in an explosion at approximately 11 a.m. on Wednesday during range maintenance operations aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.

Sony's PlayStation 4 goes on sale

PlayStation 4 went on sale in the United States and Canada early Friday, the first new gaming system in seven years from Sony, which desperately needs a hit.

Can package delivery save the Postal Service?

The U.S. Postal Service is aggressively chasing the package delivery business.