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Senior couple charged in decades old cold cases

Alice and Gerald Uden seemed the typical family to the outside observer. They raised two children in rural Missouri, kept to themselves and attended church regularly.

Suspect to be charged after hoax bomb threat shuts Jacksonville airport

An incident involving suspicious packages that forced the evacuation of Jacksonville International Airport was a hoax, a federal law enforcement source said Wednesday.

Government shutdown: What we know and don't know

We're only two days into this government shutdown, but it already seems like we've been here before. And in a way, we have.

BMW recalling 76,000 cars for brake problem

German luxury automaker BMW is recalling about 76,200 cars in the U.S. for a problem that could result in reduced braking power.

Barilla president apologizes again for anti-gay remarks

The head of Barilla pasta issued a new apology and said he will meet with gay groups, adding he "has much to learn" about the evolution of the family.

Senate for fourth time rejects House anti-Obamacare provisions

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Shutdown threatens nutrition for mothers, children

The government shutdown could make it harder for millions of women and children to get the health care they need.

Sheriff: Shooter thought wife had sex with Louisiana pastor

A sheriff says he's closer to finding the motive behind the fatal shooting of a Louisiana pastor who witnesses say was gunned down by a former deacon as the horrified congregation looked on.

The simple thing your mall can do to protect you

In the wake of the Westgate shopping mall horror in Kenya, your local mall wants you to know it is doing everything possible to protect you. That's bunk -- at least if you listen to one very knowledgeable former beat cop.

Report on deaths of 19 firefighters can't answer some questions

Though an in-depth report released Saturday assigned no blame in the death of 19 elite Arizona firefighters, it did raise some key issues about the day the men died.