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Detroit inmate who stabbed deputy, escaped in his uniform is captured

A Detroit man, who stabbed an officer outside a courtroom and escaped wearing the officer's uniform, has been captured, authorities said.

Newlywed wife accused of pushing husband off Montana cliff

A woman in Montana is accused of pushing her husband off a cliff after an argument. The pair had been married for just more than a week.

3-year-old dies from gunshot wound at Yellowstone

Rangers at Yellowstone National Park are investigating the shooting death of a 3-year-old girl at a campground inside the park.

Man pleads guilty to tricking pregnant girlfriend into taking abortion pill

When an elated Remee Lee told her boyfriend she was pregnant, his reaction wasn't what she was expecting. He wasn't happy, Lee says. In fact, he begged her to abort.

Study: Smaller testicles, more-involved dads?

Oh, boy. Here's a scientific study that might send a bout of collective laughter across humanity. Followed by some obscure measuring.

Siblings make clothes for girls 'to just be kids'

Cousins Maya Choksi and Grace Gericke decided early on they didn't like girls clothing on store shelves.

State Department: Kerry's remark on al-Assad giving up weapons 'rhetorical'

The State Department sought Monday to clarify comments from Secretary of State John Kerry about how Syrian President Bashar al-Assad could prevent a military strike from the United States.

Same-sex benefits at conservative Wal-Mart: What gives?

Wal-Mart's move to offer benefits to same-sex partners has created a lot of buzz. It was met with praise from progressive groups and disappointment from the religious right. But it also had some scratching their heads.

Festival ride malfunction injures 12 children in Connectucut

A malfunction at a festival swing ride in Connecticut sent children crashing into each other and onto the ground -- and raised new questions about the safety of such rides.

Bruno Mars booked for Super Bowl halftime show

Grammy-winning pop singer Bruno Mars will deliver the Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show next February, the NFL announced Sunday.