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CONSUMER ALERT: Frozen fruit linked to hepatitis A recalled

Townsend Farms is recalling bags of a frozen fruit mix commonly used in smoothies because they could be contaminated with the hepatitis A virus, the company said in a statement.

Judge accepts theater shooting suspect's insanity plea

A Denver-area judge on Tuesday accepted a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity by Colorado movie theater shooting suspect James Holmes, according to CNN affiliates KMGH and KUSA.

Storm chasing: Science, thrill-seeking or tourism?

A menacing tornado churned behind Mike Eilts as the storm chaser's truck sped away. It seemed like the perfect escape, until Eilts realized he was barreling toward a dead end.

Sex assault in military 'enemy to morale, readiness,' senator says

Calling sexual assault in the military "an enemy to morale and readiness," Sen. James Inhofe urged his colleagues on the Senate Armed Services committee to tread carefully in tackling the issue.

Mississippi man indicted, allegedly sent ricin letters to Obama and other officials

A Mississippi man was indicted Monday in the mailing of ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and two other officials.

Missouri residents told to evacuate after levee breach

Hundreds of people were being evacuated from their homes in Missouri after a levee was breached Monday night.

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.