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Clouds help crews battle Idaho wildfire

When Seattle pot smokers got the munchies this weekend, the cops had their back. Now that marijuana is legal in Washington, there's not much police could do about weed-toting revelers at the city's Hempfest.

Lawyer: Penn State reaches first settlement in Jerry Sandusky victim suits

man who was sexually abused by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has settled his civil suit against the university -- the first to do so, his lawyer said.

JPMorgan hiring in China being investigated

Authorities are investigating whether JPMorgan Chase's Chinese offices hired young workers from prominent Chinese families that in turn offered the bank business.

Ferrari sells for record $27.5 million

A 1967 Ferrari convertible sold for $27.5 million at an auction in Monterey, Calif., the highest price ever paid for a Ferrari at auction. In fact, it's the highest price ever paid for any road car at auction.

Lawmakers: NSA reform needed

Republican Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan said Sunday he's hopeful the House will have another chance to vote on a measure that would curb the National Security Agency.

U.S. average gasoline price tops $3.54

The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline has increased one tenth of a cent to $3.542, marking the second consecutive increase, the motorist group AAA said Saturday.

Hockey in bathing suits

 Imagine playing an intense, high-speed game while tumbling over your teammates. Now, do it all while holding your breath.

Can we predict Alzheimer's a decade before symptoms?

One day when she was 76 years old, Rosa Rodrigo took a wrong turn out of a shopping center parking lot and found she had no idea where to turn next.

Baby kidnapped: High-speed chase dashcam video released from Georgia deputies

A Georgia baby is back home with his mom after a scary ordeal. Authorities say a friend of the baby's mom kidnapped the boy and later led deputies on a high-speed chase, with the baby in the car.

Shrimp shortage leads to record high prices; Gulf Coast shrimpers set to benefit

You may have to skimp on the shrimp this summer.