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Taco Bell will drop kid's meals

Taco Bell announced Tuesday it has become the first national fast food chain to drop its kid's meals, saying it will discontinue the toy and food combos at some locations this month and across the brand by next year.

It's a boy! Catherine gives birth to royal baby

It's a boy! Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and husband Prince William on Monday welcomed their first child.

Production of 'Glee' delayed until August in wake of star's fatal overdose

The producers of "Glee," and Fox Broadcasting Company, will delay the start of production of the TV series until early August in the aftermath of star Cory Monteith's drug-related death, officials said.

Quake hits northwest China; 75 dead

Rescue teams are scrambling to reach the site of Monday morning's strong and shallow earthquake in northwest China that has killed at least 75 people, according to state media.

Apple's developer site shut down by hack attack

Apple's developer site has been shut down due to a hacker attack.

Apprentice to master: Froome wins Tour

The apprentice became the master as the wheels stopped turning in the 100th Tour de France on a balmy Paris evening.

Mickelson wins Open with late charge

All the talk at Muirfield has been about which drought would be broken. Would world No. 1 Tiger Woods win his first major in five years? Could Lee Westwood complete his 18-year quest for a major title?

For those living on border, security is complicated subject

Joe Metz, a straight-talking Texas rancher on the U.S.-Mexico border, awoke recently to find 50 cows roaming freely in his front yard. Undocumented immigrants, he says, left a gate open as they crossed his land, which abuts the Rio Grande.

5 convicted over deadly Costa Concordia cruise liner wreck in Italy

Five people were convicted of multiple manslaughter and causing personal injury Saturday over the deadly wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise liner off the Italian coast last year -- but only two may serve any prison time under the plea bargain

Metallica reveals film footage, rocks secret show at Comic-Con

Metallica appeared at Comic-Con in San Diego on Friday to promote their upcoming 3-D IMAX concert film "Metallica Through the Never." The band debuted footage from the movie to a crowd of fans in the Convention Center's Hall H and