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5 reasons why 'American Sniper' is a smash hit

"American Sniper," Clint Eastwood's film about Navy SEAL marksman Chris Kyle, stunned just about everyone by earning $105 million over its first weekend in wide release -- an unprecedented haul for a downbeat, R-rated drama releas

Billionaires battle for the Internet in space

A handful of ultra-rich guys are racing one another to deliver the Internet from the sky.

Many spouses are cheating - financially

If you're keeping financial secrets from your spouse, you're not alone.

Boston doctor dies after hospital shooting; suspect dead

A doctor who was shot early Tuesday morning at Brigham and Women's Hospital has died, according to Boston Police.

Sex offender living with Arizona judge gets arrested

A Maricopa County Superior Court judge has found herself embroiled in a sticky situation stemming from her personal life.

6 missing after massive mansion fire in Maryland

Search for 6 missing after Annapolis mansion fire could take days

Paris mayor: We intend to sue Fox News

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo told CNN Tuesday she intends to sue Fox News in the wake of the channel's coverage of supposed "no-go zones" for non-Muslims. Hidalgo said the channel had "insulted" her city.

Trial of Aurora theater shooter begins with 9,000 potential jurors

The logistics of putting James Holmes on trial are as staggering as the carnage he allegedly committed in a crowded movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, in July 2012 when 12 people were killed and 58 others injured in gunfire.

MSNBC shuns guest who made racially charged remark about Jindal

MSNBC is distancing itself from a guest who asserted on Monday that Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal "might be trying to scrub some of the brown off his skin."

5-year-old boy finds gun, shoots baby brother in head

The mother called 911 to say her 5-year-old boy shot his baby brother with a paintball gun. But it wasn't a paintball gun. It was a .22-caliber Magnum revolver. And the 9-month-old boy didn't survive.