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Roger Ebert, renowned film critic, dies at age 70

The last hand in the "two thumbs up" film critic team, Roger Ebert, died Thursday, two days after revealing cancer returned to his body.

'Arrested Development' to return May 26

When "Arrested Development" comes to Netflix this spring, it looks like the majority of you won't have to stumble bleary-eyed into the office after marathon-watching its return.

'Arrested Development' to return May 26

When "Arrested Development" comes to Netflix this spring, it looks like the majority of you won't have to stumble bleary-eyed into the office after marathon-watching its return.

Language like "illegal immigrant" seen as a challenge during immigration debate

There's the N-word and the F-word -- euphemisms for offensive terms many know but which most of us would never consider using in polite company.

Search on for person who shot, killed 1 outside Fort Knox building

Authorities continue to look for the person who killed an Army civilian employee in a parking lot outside a Fort Knox building -- in a shooting that they said stemmed from a personal dispute.

Connecticut lawmakers pass sweeping gun measure

Still stinging from the shooting deaths of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Connecticut lawmakers have approved what advocacy groups call the strongest and most comprehensive gun legislation in the nation.

Texas county halts to honor slain district attorney, wife

It's been five days since Kaufman County's top prosecutor and his wife were found shot to death in their own home. Five days of fear as the killer or killers remain at large.

RECALL: Hyundai, Kia recalling 1.6 million vehicles

Kia and Hyundai, Korean sister auto companies, said Wednesday that they are recalling over 1.6 million vehicles. The cars, it seems, share a defect in their brake lamps.

Jay Leno announces 'Tonight Show' exit

On Wednesday, Jay Leno confirmed the rampant reports that he's once again departing "The Tonight Show," presumably for good this time.

Two win contest aimed at blocking robocalls

We've all been there. You're in the middle of cooking a great meal or just sitting down to eat at a restaurant or in the last five minutes of a favorite TV show when your phone rings.