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Gwyneth Paltrow named 'World's Most Beautiful Woman'

Gwyneth Paltrow and Beyonce can now claim to be the most beautiful BFFs in the world.

Actor Bryan Cranston sets record straight on stolen 'Breaking Bad' scripts

"Breaking Bad" fans feared the worst when scripts for the series' finale were stolen from star Bryan Cranston, but everyone can breathe a sigh of relief.

Boston bombings investigation moves forward

Here's the latest information on the Boston Marathon bombings.

High speed trading fueled Twitter flash crash

One scary -- and false -- tweet, and the Dow quickly plunged 140 points, or roughly 1%. Many are pointing fingers at high speed trading by computers for the swift decline.

Town devastated by fertilizer explosion is guided by the West way

Next to the 24-hour Czech Stop off I-35 in central Texas, travelers line up to get a taste of the pastries and breads that define this community.

'A train has been lifted off my shoulders,' former suspect in ricin case says

Thrust into the headlines last week, accused of sending ricin-tainted letters to President Barack Obama and two other officials, Paul Kevin Curtis is a free man again.

Flooding threatens already drenched Midwest, South

A powerful spring cold snap brings more rain and snow to a soggy U.S. heartland Wednesday, putting more pressure on riverside communities from the upper Midwest to the Deep South.

M*A*S*H actor Allan Arbus has died

Allan Arbus, the actor who played psychiatrist Maj. Sidney Freedman in the M*A*S*H television series, has died, his daughter's representative said Tuesday. He was 95.

Get ready for another round of 'Dodgeball'

Male model Derek Zoolander might not be the only beloved Ben Stiller character that's ready for round two.

Charges against ricin suspect dropped

The Mississippi man accused of sending ricin-tainted letters to President Barack Obama and other officials has been released from federal custody, a spokesman for the U.S. Marshals Service said Tuesday.