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Ricin suspect to appear in court

A 41-year-old Mississippi man accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and others will appear in court Thursday where a judge will decide whether he should remain in custody.

Missing Pennsylvania woman reappears 11 years later in Florida Keys

A Pennsylvania woman who mysteriously disappeared 11 years ago has resurfaced in Florida, saying that she just walked out on her family, her life and her problems.

California wildfire burns nearly 3,000 acres

Firefighters continue to battle what has been a fast-growing Southern California wildfire -- one that has already consumed more than 2,950 acres.

Carjacking victim recalls differing demeanors of bombing suspects

During the 90-minute ride of terror, Tamerlan Tsarnaev kept talking. He barked out orders, detailed his hatred of Americans and asked his carjacking victim to remain calm.

Latest on the Boston Marathon bombings

Two weeks after twin blasts near the Boston Marathon's finish line, the story continues to develop -- including new insights and movement on the investigation, the victims and more. New developments:

Latest on the Boston Marathon bombings

Two weeks after twin blasts near the Boston Marathon's finish line, the story continues to develop -- including new insights and movement on the investigation, the victims and more. New developments:

Sketch of suspect in Michigan abduction released

Police have put a face with the description of a man suspected of kidnapping a Michigan gas station cashier.

A May 1st snow storm? There's no way this is happening

What's up with this weather? The calendar says May 1, but it might as well be winter across the front range of the Rockies where 5 inches or more of snow will be the norm from Cheyenne south to Denver.

Hundreds flock to vigil for slain California girl

Leila Fowler's oldest brother says he isn't ready to say goodbye. "I'm not saying goodbye to Leila. I'm saying 'See you later.' There are no goodbyes," Justin Fowler said Tuesday night.

What is bipolar II disorder?

Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones has "pro-actively" checked into a health care facility, her publicist said Tuesday.