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Denver school break-in appears to be burglary case, police chief says

Two 15-year-olds broke into a Denver middle school armed with what appeared to be BB guns and ransacked several rooms before being taken into custody, police Chief Robert White said Tuesday.

New Jersey mall shooter found dead

[Breaking news update at 4:23 a.m. ET]

Justices dismiss state law restricting medical abortions

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a pending appeal from Oklahoma officials who were defending a state law limiting abortions performed with medicine instead of surgery.

Squeezed middle class look to dollar stores

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- With the economy recovering at only a snail's pace, consumers are still feeling pinched and are on the hunt for the best bargains. For many, that now means shopping at dollar stores.

Child care more expensive than college in many states

Child care costs continue to soar, with prices so high in some parts of the country that they exceed tuition at state colleges.

LAX Shooting: The latest on the suspect, the victims and the warning that may have come too late

After a weekend of intense investigation, authorities are piecing together more details about Friday's fatal shooting at Los Angeles International Airport -- including the suspect's behavior earlier in the week and a warning from his fa

Stocks: How much juice does the market have?

The bulls may just keep on running.

Honda recalls minivans over brake issue

Honda is recalling 344,000 Odyssey minivans for a sensor issue that can cause the vehicle to brake on its own.

Alligator captured in Chicago's O'Hare Airport

Carrying an alligator bag on an airline flight is fine, but live alligators are banned from boarding. That might explain why a toothy reptile was slithering around Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on Friday.

San Fran to be turned into Gotham City for 'Batkid'

A 5-year-old boy named Miles doesn't know it yet, but he's about to have a big day of crime fighting ahead of him.