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Wife accuses 'Scandal ' actor Columbus Short of violence

Columbus Short's wife swears the "Scandal" actor threatened to kill her and himself with a knife last week.

Colorado woman shot dead while on phone with 911 for 13 minutes

A Denver woman called 911 when her husband began to hallucinate and speak of "the end of the world." For 13 minutes, the wife spoke of fear -- for herself, their three scared children, her husband.

Atlanta to get MLS team

Atlanta, GA (WGCL) -- Major League Soccer is coming to Atlanta. Arthur Blank and Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber along with Mayor Kasim Reed made the announcement Wednesday on the future of soccer in Atlanta.

Porsha Williams scuffles on 'Real Housewives', gets arrested

 Well, this is going to be ratings gold.

Survey: many Americans wary of future tech advancements

Americans are generally excited about the new technology they expect to see in their lifetimes. But when confronted with some advances that already appear possible -- from skies filled with drones to meat made in a lab -- they get nervous.

Ousted Yahoo exec gets $58 million severance after only 15 months on job

Former chief operating officer Henrique de Castro left Yahoo with a severance package worth $58 million, according to a regulatory document filed Wednesday with the SEC.

OR: city drains 38 million gallons from water supply after teen urinates in it

Portland, OR (KPTV) -- A 19-year-old man was caught on camera urinating in a reservoir that holds Portland's drinking water Wednesday, according to city officials.

Beer, grilled cheese and really clean clothes

Nestled on a New York side street, a new type of laundromat has opened its doors, offering gourmet cheese sandwiches and drop-off laundry services.

US Airways won't fire worker who sent lewd tweet

The US Airways employee responsible for sending out a pornographic tweet Monday will not be fired, the company said, because it was a mistake.

Miley Cyrus faces long recovery from 'extreme allergic reaction'

Miley Cyrus could be in celebrity sick bay for another three weeks because of an "extreme allergic reaction" to an antibiotic, her representative said Thursday.