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Police arrest 15-year-old girl accused of cyberbullying in Florida

Police in St. Petersburg, Florida, have arrested a 15-year-old girl who they say sent several hundred threatening texts to three other 15-year-old girls.

FDA takes first step toward banning trans fats from U.S. foods

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday took a step toward potentially eliminating trans fats from the food supply with a preliminary determination they are no longer "generally recognized as safe."

Body found in hospital stairwell: San Francisco sheriff details what went wrong

No one ordered a full search for a missing San Francisco hospital patient until nine days after she disappeared, authorities say. Nine days.

Voters may have sealed Astrodome's fate

Is the dome doomed? Voters may have given the Astrodome, Houston's iconic and once cutting-edge stadium, the kiss of death.

Man charged with murder in Mississippi family's deaths

A 42-year-old man was charged Wednesday with arson and two counts of murder in connection with the deaths of a woman and her 7-year-old son in Mississippi.

Blockbuster to close all U.S. retail stores

Movie rental chain Blockbuster will end its retail and mail order services by January of next year.

Oldest woman in New York City Marathon dies hours after crossing finish line

The oldest female contestant in the 2013 ING New York City Marathon died just hours after completing her 25th consecutive appearance at the race, her daughter says.

Inmates: MacNeill said cops 'can't prove it was me'

Three inmates who served time with Martin MacNeill in federal prison testified Tuesday that the former Utah doctor told them investigators didn't have enough evidence to prove he killed his wife.

Richie Incognito says he's 'weathering the storm'

It should have been a great morning for Richie Incognito. A brand new black Ferrari was delivered to his Florida house on Tuesday.

Missing Mississippi family found dead

Heartbroken and baffled. That's how friends and relatives of a Mississippi family described themselves the day authorities said they'd found the bodies of Atira Hill, Laterry Smith and Jaidon Hill, 7.