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Statue of Liberty reopens on New York state's dime

The Statue of Liberty reopened Sunday morning thanks to state funding after it had been closed for 12 days as a result of the partial government shutdown.

Texas man stabs wife 24 times, then self; both in serious condition

A man and wife are in serious condition with stab wounds. The woman was wounded 24-times and the man apparently somehow stabbed himself several times.

Doctor choice in Obamacare? Not so much

Premiums and deductibles may not be the only surprises awaiting Americans shopping for health insurance on the Obamacare exchanges.

MacNeill murder trial: Did Utah doctor kill his wife?

When EMS workers arrived at the Pleasant Grove, Utah, home of Michele and Dr. Martin MacNeill, they found a tragedy.

9-year-old Las Vegas stowaway returns to Minneapolis

The 9-year-old boy who sneaked onto a plane for a trip to Las Vegas is back in his hometown of Minneapolis, a family spokesman said Saturday night.

Los Angeles airport terminal shuts briefly after dry ice in plastic bottle explodes

Dry ice in a plastic bottle exploded in an employee restroom at Los Angeles International Airport, causing a brief shutdown of one terminal, the FBI said.

For sale by owner: Homeowners ditching brokers

Bolstered by the housing recovery, a growing number of homeowners are going it alone when selling their homes hoping to save thousands of dollars in commissions.

Suspect named in beating of blind man in Philadelphia

A suspect has been named in the October 2 beating of a blind man, the Philadelphia Police Department said Friday.

California jury clears Toyota in wrongful death lawsuit

A California jury on Thursday rejected claims that Toyota was responsible for the death of a woman in a 2009 crash that resulted from a sudden and uncontrollable acceleration of one of its cars.

Ariel Castro did not die of auto-erotic asphyxiation, coroner says

An Ohio medical examiner contradicted reports that kidnapper Ariel Castro died from auto-erotic asphyxiation.