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Wisconsin Spa shooting: Wife told court 'I don't want to die'

Murder-suicides, by their very nature, leave a mountain of unanswered questions. When the killer pulls the trigger first on his victim and then himself, he takes with him to the grave the reasons that compelled the angry, desperate act.

What to expect at Tuesday's Apple event

Apple is expected to announce a smaller 7.85-inch version of its iPad at a press conference in San Jose, California, Tuesday morning.

Cameras for adrenaline junkies go mainstream

When 33 Chilean miners were trapped underground in 2010, the government sent GoPro cameras 2,300 feet down to film the group and their eventual rescue.

Kennedy son goes on trial in alleged assault of two nurses

The trial of Douglas Kennedy, who is accused of assaulting two New York nurses in January, begins Monday morning. He faces misdemeanor changes of harassment and child endangerment, attorneys on both sides have said.

'No place in cycling': Lance Armstrong stripped of Tour de France titles

Lance Armstrong is losing the seven cycling titles that made him a legend. The International Cycling Union announced Monday that Armstrong is being stripped of his Tour de France titles.

Relative shoots costumed girl after mistaking her for a skunk

A little girl was fighting for her life early Monday after she was shot outside a Halloween party by a relative who mistook her costume for a skunk.

Gallup poll: 3.4 percent of Americans identify as LGBT

Measuring the nation's gay population has always been tricky. Those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender are still subject to social stigma, and many are not comfortable answering questions about their identity.

Internet providers to begin warning customers who pirate content

It is about to get a bit more difficult to illegally download TV shows, movies or music online.

Year of the electric car blows a fuse

This year was supposed to be the year of the plug-in car but, as 2012 draws to a close, it looks like the electric car market still isn't fully charged.

Women are back on the job

Women are finding their way back into the workforce.