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Jon Stewart to sign off 'Daily Show'

It is the end of a fake-news era. Jon Stewart, whose wit defined "The Daily Show" for more than 15 years, will sign off the iconic Comedy Central program later this year, the cable channel said on Tuesday.

11-year-old chared with death of infant in Ohio

Police said an 11-year-old child beat a two-month-old to death while the babysitter was sleeping. The child, Zuri Whitehead, died with extensive internal injuries at the hospital after paramedics were called to the home.

Cuddling convention offers platonic snuggles

For most of her life, Kimberly Jensen has spent Valentine's Day alone. But on Saturday she will be cuddling up to a complete stranger.

White House confirms death of ISIS hostage Kayla Jean Mueller

The family of Kayla Mueller, an American woman held captive by the Islamist terror group ISIS, said it has received confirmation that she is dead.

Home Depot looking for 80,000 part-time workers

Home Depot is going on a hiring spree. The home improvement retailer said Tuesday that it has started hiring 80,000 part-time and seasonal workers ahead of its busiest time of the year.

Measles case reported in another state: Georgia

Georgia has its first confirmed case of measles since 2012, the state's Health Department said Monday.

Jindal won't 'evolve' on same-sex marriage

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal won't join the ranks of politicians who have "so called evolved" on same-sex marriage, he said Tuesday.

Oil at $55 per barrel is here to stay

Waiting for oil prices to go back up to $100 per barrel? Don't waste your time. It ain't gonna happen any time soon, according to a new report.

Neil Armstrong's widow finds artifacts from moonwalk in a closet

  Any traveler who returns with mementos from their adventures might struggle deciding what exactly to do with them.

Vets fight to save hero dog who tried to shield owner from house fire

Deadly flames licked all around her, but a heroic dog in a suburban Cincinnati basement refused to leave her owner. Now that dog, a 9-year-old boxer named Carmen, has a team of vets fighting around the clock to save her life.