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Cowboys' player out on bail after arrest in crash that killed teammate

Dallas Cowboys nose tackle Josh Brent was released from jail on $500,000 bond Sunday -- around the time his team pulled off an emotional, last-second win -- after his arrest in the fiery weekend car crash that killed his teammate.

George Zimmerman sues NBC Universal over edited 911 call

George Zimmerman, charged in the shooting death of a 17-year-old Florida boy, sued NBC Universal on Thursday for using "the oldest form of yellow journalism" by editing an audio tape of his 911 call to make him sound racist, the lawsu

Photographer says death photo was attempt to alert subway driver

The photographer who took the picture of a man about to be fatally struck by a New York subway car said Thursday that he did so in a desperate attempt to alert the driver of the train to stop.

Pearl Harbor survivor, 91, helps identify unknown dead

Warren P. Hickok broke his right leg as a boy. Payton L. Vanderpool Jr. had a missing front tooth.

Hunters may have found missing Iowa cousins

An Iowa family that's been hoping for good news since two young cousins disappeared in July is now grappling with the worst.

Barefoot 'homeless' man from viral NYPD photo has apartment, city agency says

The barefoot, apparently homeless man depicted in a widely publicized photo of a New York police officer offering him a pair of boots is not really homeless, according to the head of a city agency.

Pot smokers enter legal limbo in Washington, Colorado

A legal haze descends on Washington state pot smokers Thursday, when possession of up to an ounce of marijuana by adults becomes legal, but growing and selling it remains a crime.

Washington to start issuing same-sex marriage licenses

Shortly after the clock struck midnight, two Seattle women legitimized their 35 year love affair early Thursday by becoming the first same-sex couple to receive a marriage license in King County, Washington.

Longer school day coming for thousands of students

School's going to be a little longer for about 20,000 U.S. students next year.

"Touch" Connects With a Special Two-Hour Season Two Premiere Friday, February 8, on FOX

  TOUCH, the critically acclaimed adventure drama series starring Emmy Award winner Kiefer Sutherland (“24”),