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Researchers: We can hack an iPhone through the charger

Apple devices, from Macs to iPhones, have always been able to boast of advanced safety from viruses, spam and the like. Now, apparently, not even your phone charger is safe.

'Idol' alums Diana DeGarmo, Ace Young marry

After a year-long engagement, former "American Idol" contestants Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo are now man and wife. The couple tied the knot on Saturday evening in Los Angeles, according to People magazine.

FBI releases 2012 preliminary annual crime stats

According to the FBI's Preliminary Annual Uniform Crime Report, released today, the nation experienced a 1.2 percent increase in the number of violent crimes and a 0.8 percent decline in the number of property crimes in 2012 when compared w

Ford recalling 465K cars for fuel leak

Ford Motor is recalling 465,000 of its current model year cars due to a fuel leak that poses a fire risk.

Bidding begins for lunch with Warren Buffett

Bidding for the most expensive power lunch of the year kicked off Sunday evening, with investment guru Warren Buffett's annual effort to raise money for a poverty-fighting charity.

Swimmer swept over Yosemite waterfall

Park rangers will resume their search Monday for a teenage swimmer who was swept over a nearly 600-foot waterfall in California's Yosemite National Park over the weekend.

Southern California fire scorches 25,000 acres

A wind-whipped wildfire in Southern California grew to some 25,000 acres on Sunday as hundreds of homes remained under evacuation orders.

Death toll in Oklahoma rises to 16; hunt for 6 missing continues

Oklahoma had barely started clearing the rubble from a monstrous tornado two weeks ago when another rash of twisters plowed through this ill-fated swath of Tornado Alley.

Family of girl desperate for transplant says she can't wait for policy to change

The parents of a 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl who's been waiting more than a year for a lung transplant says the girl has essentially been "left to die."

Deadly MERS-CoV virus spreads to Italy

The sometimes deadly MERS-CoV virus has spread to Italy, the World Health Organization said in statements this weekend.