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Celeb chef Paula Deen admits using racial slur in deposition

Celebrity chef Paula Deen denies she's ever told racial jokes, but she did acknowledge using the "N" word, according to her deposition in a lawsuit.

Up in the sky, look: It's Supermoon!

The heavens will deliver a rare treat to moonstruck romantics and werewolves Sunday who rise before the sun. A feat of lunar synchronicity will create a Supermoon.

Farm failure bill portends problems for immigration in the House

Momentum in the Senate may be building for passage of a comprehensive immigration reform bill after a border security deal was announced this week, but House GOP opposition to immigration legislation remains the biggest roadblock to a bill gett

U.S. seeks Snowden extradition in NSA leaks case

The United States has contacted authorities in Hong Kong to seek the extradition of Edward Snowden, the man who admitted leaking top-secret details about U.S. surveillance programs, a senior U.S. administration official said Saturday.

VIDEO: Intoxicated 13-year-old leads cops on chase

A 13-year-old boy stole his grandmother's car and led police on a chase and it was all caught on video.

'Debt relief' firms misleading student loan borrowers

Firms offering student loan "debt relief" are deceiving borrowers into paying hundreds or even thousands of dollars for access to free government programs, according to a recent consumer watchdog report.

Feds nab KKK member, accomplice for lethal X-ray plot

Two New York state men have been charged in a bizarre plan to develop a mobile X-ray system that would be used from afar to silently kill people that they deemed "undesirable," federal officials said.

American Airlines flight to Miami diverted to Denver after report of smoke in cockpit

An American Airlines plane was diverted to Denver International Airport on Friday because the crew reported smelling smoke in the cockpit, an airline spokeswoman told CNN.

Woman's water tank death ruled accidental

A 21-year-old woman whose body was found in a water tank of a Los Angeles hotel in February was the victim of an accidental drowning, medical examiners reported Thursday.

Baby shot dead during parental dispute, sheriff's office says

A 6-month-old girl was fatally shot Wednesday while her parents were involved in a domestic dispute, authorities said. The incident occurred in Knoxville, Tennessee, the Knox County sheriff's office said.