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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.

Long-lost U.S. son found after 35 years illegally crossing Mexican border

For a while there, Kathy Amaya thought her long-lost son was gone forever. He was 2 years old when her estranged husband took the boy to San Luis Potosi, Mexico, to visit grandparents.

What's next for Blockbuster's empty stores

Blockbuster's closing signals the end of an era, but it also means there's a lot of retail space to fill.