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Randy Travis travels 'the road to recovery,' fiance says

Country singer Randy Travis left a Texas hospital and entered a physical therapy facility, his publicist said Wednesday.

Report: TSA employee misconduct up 26 percent in 3 years

Let's get this out of the way straight off: The Transportation Security Administration is probably not going to top anyone's list of Favorite Federal Government Agencies.

Feds: California teen alleges captivity, sexual abuse on marijuana 'farm'

Two Northern California men are due in federal court Wednesday in what began as another big pot-growing drug bust but what has become a horrifying story of one teenager's alleged torment, captivity and sexual abuse.

NFL does away with AFC, NFC Pro Bowl; replaces with player draft

National media reports have confirmed the National Football League announced on Wednesday, they are doing away with the traditional format of the Pro Bowl which places the AFC against the NFC.

O.J. Simpson granted parole, not freed yet

O.J. Simpson was granted parole Wednesday on some charges related to his 2008 armed robbery convictions. But he won't be freed from prison just yet because his sentences were to be served consecutively.

Google to make Starbucks Wi-Fi 10 times faster

Google is teaming up with Starbucks to make Wi-Fi at its coffee shops 10 times faster.

Home prices keep soaring

Home prices continued to gain steam in May according to a closely-watched reading, even as mortgage rates climbed.

Anti-Muslim slant by American media giants reaps criticism

A scholar of world religions writes a book about Jesus. A woman, whose politician husband is caught in a sex scandal twice, decides to stand by him. Nothing out of the ordinary.

Arkansas girl battles brain-eating amoeba; doctors see signs of hope

Doctors say there may be a glimmer of hope for a 12-year-old girl in Arkansas who is infected with a rare but deadly brain-eating parasite.

Is 'Fifty Shades' to blame for rise in handcuff emergencies?

The bestselling erotic novel "Fifty Shades of Grey" may have done more than spice up readers' love lives.