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Raging floodwaters rip through Colorado town, leaving 1 dead, 3 missing

Roads ripped to rubble by floodwaters up to 10 feet deep, rushing up to 30 mph. Shattered homes near others still standing upright. One person dead, three others missing.

Obama says backlog reduced in veterans' disability claims

President Barack Obama unveiled initiatives Saturday in education and health for war veterans and highlighted how his administration has reduced by 20% the government's woeful backlog of veterans' disability claims.

Japan debt tops 1 quadrillion yen

Japan's finance ministry has released data showing that the country's debt burden has topped 1 quadrillion yen for the first time.

Nearly half of all video-gamers are women

A new report suggests adult women are nearly half of all video game players. That's a number that can be read in the changing tone of some of today's top games.

Obama: Snowden can 'make his case' in court, Olympics boycott bad idea

President Barack Obama on Friday outlined steps being taken to restore public confidence in U.S. intelligence gathering measures after leaks by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden rocked his administration and roiled U.S.

Florida man allegedly kills wife, posts confession, photo of body on Facebook

People confess to a lot of things on Facebook: their frustrations, bad habits, secret longings and new loves.

Flooding claims more lives in rain-battered states

Floodwater in Oklahoma swept away and killed a man who was trying to save his daughter from a stranded vehicle early Friday, adding to the toll from flooding and storms plaguing a number of states this week.

YouTube creators target Vine, Instagram with MixBit

The people who created YouTube are getting into the quickie-video app business ... with a twist.

New NFL bag policy to be in effect this year to enhance public safety

The NFL is enhancing its public safety policy this year to include the type of bag you can bring into the stadium. This is a league-wide policy that applies to all stadiums including the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Why more Amber alerts will be waking you up

Many Californians were startled awake Monday night and early Tuesday morning by Amber Alerts that made screeching noises on their cell phones. Some people even took to Twitter to complain. They better get used to it.